Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Soundtrack Lyrics)
01. Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Relax
“Relax” is the debut single by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, released in the United Kingdom in 1983.
It was written in 1982 after frontman Holly Johnson got the song’s basic idea while on his way to band practice.
02. Thompson Twins – Hold Me Now
The song is a mid-tempo new wavesong that uses a varied instrumentation, including keyboards, a xylophone, a piano and Latin percussion
03. Eurythmics – Here Comes The Rain Again
04. Kajagoogoo – Too Shy
“Too Shy” is a song written and recorded by English band Kajagoogoo, released in 1983. The first single from their debut album White Feathers
05. Tangerine Dream – Love on a real train
Love on a Real Train is a 1984 single by Tangerine Dream from the soundtrack for the film Risky Business.
06. XTC – Making Plans For Nigel
“Making Plans for Nigel” is a song written by bassist Colin Moulding of the English rockband XTC, released as the lead single from their 1979 album Drums and Wires
07. Laurie Anderson – O Superman
“O Superman (For Massenet)” was initially released as a single from Laurie Anderson first studio album, Big Science. It became an unexpected pop hit, reaching #2 on the UK singles chart in 1981.
08. Depeche Mode – New Life
“New Life” is Depeche Mode’s 2nd single and the 1st track on the album Speak & Spell. Its B-side is “Shout!”.
The single peaked at #11 in the UK and became Depeche Mode’s breakthrough hit. It wasn’t commercially released in the United States.
09. Tangerine Dream — Phaedra
Phaedra is one of the most important, artistic, and exciting works in the history of electronic music, a brilliant and compelling summation of Tangerine Dream’s early avant-space direction balanced with the synthesizer/sequencer technology just beginning to gain a foothold in nonacademic circles. The result is best heard on the 15-minute title track, unparalleled before or since for its depth of sound and vision. Given focus by the arpeggiated trance that drifts in and out of the mix, the track progresses through several passages including a few surprisingly melodic keyboard lines and an assortment of eerie Moog and Mellotron effects, gaseous explosions, and windy sirens. Despite the impending chaos, the track sounds more like a carefully composed classical work than an unrestrained piece of noise. While the title track takes the cake, there are three other excellent tracks on Phaedra. “Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares” is a solo Edgar Froese song that uses some surprisingly emotive and affecting synthesizer washes, and “Movements of a Visionary” is a more experimental piece, using treated voices and whispers to drive its hypnotic arpeggios. Perhaps even more powerful as a musical landmark now than when it was first recorded, Phaedra has proven the test of time.