The Monarch: Legacy of Monsters soundtrack includes music by Kyu Sakamoto, Ray Charles and Big Mama Thornton. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Chris Black and Matt Fraction’s Apple TV+ series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters stars Anna Sawai as Cate Randa, a San Francisco native who learns about her late father’s mysterious past. Kiersey Clemons co-stars as May, a freelance coder. The storyline follows the main protagonists as they investigate a secret government program. Composer Leopold Ross (The Book of Eli) scored the Apple TV+ series; music supervisor Linda Cohen (Licorice Pizza) picked the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, the sixth installment of the MonsterVerse franchise.
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- “Sukiyaki” by Kyu Sakamoto (00:35): Cate and Kentaro (Ren Watabe) meet with May. The Monarch: Legacy of Monsters soundtrack songs plays from a restaurant’s speaker system. Kentaro presents a financial opportunity to May.
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- “What’d I Say, Pt. 1” by Ray Charles (00:01): The Monarch: Legacy of Monsters soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. Lee (Wyatt Russell) reports for duty in 1952 Manila. He talks to his superior about a brawl.
- “Hound Dog” by Big Mama Thornton (00:04): Lee meets Keiko (Mari Yamamoto) for the first time. The track continues during a transition sequence. Lee travels with Keiko and politely complains about her driving speed.
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Monarch: Legacy of Monsters airs weekly on Apple TV+. New episodes premiere every Friday through January 12, 2024. This article about Monarch: Legacy of Monsters soundtrack will be updated as the series progresses.
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