Aftersun Soundtrack: Every Song Featured in the movie – Dubbed as one of the best films of 2022, Aftersun is an emotion. The debut feature film by writer-director Charlotte Wells explores the raw emotion between a daughter and a father. Premiering at Cannes Festival, the film won a jury award along with great reviews. Then the film went on to be showcased at multiple film festivals in countries across the world which only added to all the praise both actors and the director were showered on.
The film follows a father-daughter duo taking a holiday to celebrate the father’s 31st birthday in Turkey. Based in the early 2000s, the film is a peek into the girl’s memories of her relationship with her father. She reminisces about the time when they went to Turkey for his birthday. While collecting memories for their future, both come to understand each other better. This film is a very emotional film that doesn’t have many dialogues, but the emotions are portrayed by powerful performances by the actors. A unique but still very raw relationship between a 31-year-old, very young father and his 11-year-old, more mature than her age daughter.
Aftersun Soundtrack – All Songs Featured in the movie:
Apart from all the aspects of acting, directing, and cinematography, what makes the film leave an indelible mark on you is its music. The film’s original music is composed by Oliver Oates, previously known for his work in “The Stranger ” and “Significant Other.
His hard work definitely pays off, as the emotion showcased by the actors and the music delivers some of the best performances. Along with a whole album of original music by Oliver, there is a list of songs in the film which only add to the beauty. From “Under Pressure” by Queen and David Bowie to Gamsız Hayat by Candan Erçetin, which is a tribute to Turkey – the holiday location, the film has a perfect collection of songs to add to your playlist.
- Lucky You – The Lightning Seeds
- Macarena (Bayside Boys Remix) – Los del Río
- Road Rage – Catatonia
- Drinking in L.A. – Bran Van 3000
- Real Gone Kid – Deacon Blue
- Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
- Losing My Religion – REM
- Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
- Never Ever – All Saints
- For he’s a jolly good fellow – cast
- Gamsız Hayat – Candan Erçetin
- Under Pressure – Queen & David Bowie
- The Tide Is High – John Holt
- 5,6,7,8 – StepsTender – Blur
- My Oh My – Aqua