Relax: Here’s Every Song In Bandersnatch, To Set The Ultimate ‘80s Mood

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If you’ve been missing the ‘80’s nostalgia-meets-horror aesthetic of Stranger Things, the Black Mirror movie Bandersnatch has you covered — at least musically. Netflix lovers are obsessed with the choose-your-own-adventure flick that blurs the lines between video game and movie for one-of-a-kind entertainment for the streaming age. Though the technology behind Bandersnatch might seem like the future of entertainment, the soundtrack is a blast from the past.
If you’ve spent hours trying to figure out all of the possible endings for protagonist Stefan (is it possible one of the still undiscovered endings might not lead to total horror?), then you have spent some time with the sounds of the ‘80s. For those of us who have been wondering non-stop what on earth the song is that plays on the Now 2 cassette that is among the first choices you make for Stefan (you didn’t pick the Thompson Twins, did you?), What’s On Netflix has compiled a list of all the songs in Bandersnatch. Check out the top nine ‘80’s jams to bob your head to while hunting down horrific Easter eggs hidden in the paths of the film.
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Frankie Goes To Hollywood “Relax”

This one’s guaranteed to get stuck in your head no matter what paths you chose, since it plays on Stefan’s alarm clock every time you start over.
2 of 9
Eurythmics “Here Comes The Rain Again”

If you’ve been Googling “the song on Now 2,” here’s your answer.
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Thompson Twins “Hold Me Now”

Nod your head to this chill ditty while you drive to Tuckersoft, totally unaware of the dangers to come.
4 of 9
Kajagoogoo “Too Shy”

If you can’t quite make out the lyrics, they’re: “Hush, hush, eye to eye”
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XTC “Making Plans for Nigel”

“Making Plans for Nigel” could also have been called “Choosing Paths for Stefan.”
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Tangerine Dream “Love On A Real Train”

If you pick the right path, Colin and Stefan have an out-of-this-world adventure and this song helps set the mood.
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Lorenzo Senni “The Shape of Trance To Come”

Ok, so these EDM beats might be harder to get stuck in your head, but they’re undeniably fun to dance to.
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Laurie Anderson “O Superman”

If you were crying too hard during one of the saddest endings and couldn’t make out the music, listen to it now.
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Depeche Mode “New Life”

Whether you’re a video game nut or just love starting Stefan’s morning over, again and again, the title of this song couldn’t be more relevant.

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