[VIDEO] ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Solid’s Favourite Songs
When you’re a fan of Daisy Jones & the Six, then you definitely probably have the Prime Video drama’s soundtrack caught in your head.
The present’s spectacular roster of music consists of 25 authentic songs, written or co-written by Grammy Award winner Blake Mills with the assistance of musicians/songwriters reminiscent of Marcus Mumford, Phoebe Bridgers, Jackson Browne and Taylor Goldsmith, amongst others. The catchy tunes, carried out by the present’s forged, vary from Daisy Jones & the Six hits like “Have a look at Us Now (Honeycomb)” to disco gems from Daisy’s BFF Simone to early Dunne Brothers rock numbers.
The Aurora album by Daisy Jones & the Six, specifically, “feels like a band from the ‘70s that sounds type of like different issues, however truly is totally distinctive,” Suki Waterhouse, who performs keyboardist Karen, enthuses.
TVLine requested the present’s stars and govt producers to do the not possible: choose their favourite authentic track from the collection’ deep bench of legit earworms. Their selections embrace band staples like “Let Me Down Simple” and “Remorse Me,” but additionally lesser featured tracks from Aurora, in addition to a few non-Daisy Jones & the Six picks.
Plus, the group’s chief singers, Riley Keough and Sam Claflin, reveal which songs they discovered essentially the most difficult to sing, a lot in order that Claflin vows to by no means carry out one in all them once more.
Overview the forged and EPs’ favourite tunes beneath and hearken to them by urgent PLAY on the movies. Then hit feedback to share your No. 1 choose! (For scoop on the finale’s huge moments, take a look at our publish mortem here.)
“Flip the Swap”
Though the Dunne Brothers track predates Daisy’s time with the Six, it’s nonetheless a favorite of her portrayer Riley Keough. “I like that track, and it’s simply so cute,” the actress says. “[They] would play it, and I’d watch, and it was so candy.”
“Have a look at Us Now (Honeycomb)”
Billy’s first duet with Daisy stands out for his portrayer Sam Claflin, who calls it “an actual feel-good track.”
“It actually goes on such a journey, as effectively,” the actor continues. “There are moments the place it will get actually quick, after which it will get sluggish, after which it slows down fully, after which it goes again to going quick. It simply type of hits all the suitable notes.”
Keough additionally singles out the breakout hit that adjustments the trajectory of Daisy and Billy’s careers. “I typically neglect ‘Honeycomb’ as a result of it’s, like, so apparent,” the actress says, including that she and Claflin didn’t sing it too many occasions throughout filming. “I believe that that track might be my favourite track.”
“Let Me Down Simple”
It’s no shock that the primary monitor that Daisy and Billy actually wrote collectively is a well-liked choose among the many present’s govt producers.
“I like that track. It’s so catchy,” EP Lauren Neustadter says. “And I actually love the best way that we type of uncover the track over the course of Episode 5, and the way we see the entire factors of connection for Daisy and for Billy, after which clearly for Karen, Graham and the remainder of the band.”
EP/director James Ponsoldt can also be an enormous fan of “Let Me Down Simple,” describing it as “a complete earworm.”
As for writer Taylor Jenkins Reid, on whose guide the present is predicated, “I’ve moments the place one track’s my favourite, after which I’m like, no, one other track is my favourite,” Reid admits. “My daughter feels very, very strongly, at six-and-a-half years previous, that ‘Remorse Me’ is the perfect track on the album, and so generally we debate about it, as a result of, currently, my favourite is ‘Let Me Down Simple’… I’ll sing it within the bathe. That’s how good I believe it’s.”
“I like ‘The River,’ which is the one which got here onto the album final and has simply caught in my head all the time,” co-showrunner Will Graham shares. “I keep in mind when [executive music supervisor] Blake [Mills] got here in with these lyrics… One in every of them was, ‘I’m an echo in your shadow,’ and it was [one of] these moments the place a personality blows up within the track for you, and also you immediately hear Daisy’s voice coming by these different voices. It was simply extremely thrilling.”
Additionally becoming a member of “The River” bandwagon are Waterhouse (“It’s simply acquired such a roaring refrain,” the actress raves), Nabiyah Be (aka Simone) and Camila Morrone (aka Billy’s spouse Camila), who describes Claflin and Keough’s belting as “very of that period.”
And because the track got here to life later within the music manufacturing course of, it was additionally like a breath of recent air for Keough. “I believe all of us beloved ‘The River’ as a result of it was a track that we acquired on the finish. We’re like, ‘Oh, a brand new track we get to play,’ and it’s not the identical ones we’ve been taking part in for 3 years or no matter,” Keough shares with amusing.
However it wasn’t all enjoyable for the actress, who chosen it as her most difficult choose. “The tip of ‘River’ [is], like, actually psychotic,” Keough explains. “It’s, like, unending, and it’s lots of screaming or yelling.”
“Kill You to Attempt”
Sebastian Chacon and Josh Whitehouse, who painting drummer Warren and bassist Eddie, respectively, are each followers of “Kill You to Attempt,” which makes its debut in Episode 6.
“I like to play that track,” Chacon enthuses. “It’s, like, seven minutes, and there’s a bunch of various chapters to it, and it’s a really athletic drum half, the place I’m reaching throughout, and it’s only a loopy factor. By the top of it, I’m all the time sweating, and for that cause, I’m glad that we didn’t play it that that a lot within the present, as a result of then I’d’ve been knocked out. However I like that track.”
Tom Wright, who performs music producer Teddy, presents up this spot-on rationalization for why the Daisy-penned tune is his favourite: “As a result of the title says, ‘It is a life that I’ve lived.’”
“Remorse Me” additionally will get shout-outs from Waterhouse and Morrone. “All of the songs are wonderful,” Waterhouse provides.
“Ya Love Ain’t Sufficient”
Nabiyah Be “actually favored to sing” the disco tune carried out by her character Simone in Episode 7, the actress says.
“We did lots of work to verify she sounded just like the singers of the time, and never like me and my eclectic background,” Be provides. “I attempted to do all my vocals dwell, however I don’t suppose all of that went in. However I used to be actually attempting to attach as a lot as I may to whichever extras we had that day, and whoever was there.”
Favourite isn’t the phrase that Claflin would use to explain the emotionally tormented track written by Billy, which is just heard briefly within the present however is included on the Aurora album.
“I’m by no means going to sing it ever once more,” says the actor, singling it out as “essentially the most troublesome” for him to carry out as a result of “it’s so excessive.”