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Super Soundtrack: ‘Candyman’ (dir. Nia DaCosta)

Candyman directed by Nia DaCosta starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Tony Todd, and Vanessa Williams opened in theaters today. You can read my review of the film here, but the movie’s soundtrack features a variety of songs from Fiona Apple to Jamila Woods. Let’s talk about the soundtrack….

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Candyman directed by Nia DaCosta starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Tony Todd, and Vanessa Williams opened in theaters today. You can read my review of the film here, but the movie’s soundtrack features a variety of songs from Fiona Apple to Jamila Woods. Let’s talk about the soundtrack….

“The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis & Jr. 

Heard when the words UNIVERSAL start wrapping around the globe and the rest of the logos introduce the film

“Gotta See Change” by L. Young

Heard playing in background

“Sticky” by Ravyn Lenae

Heard playing in the background when we first see the 4 characters hanging out inside Anthony (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) and Brianna’s (Teyonah Parris) house

“Music Box” by Phillip Glass

Heard playing in background

“Like The Moon” by The Adults

Heard when Anthony (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) is looking up articles about Helen Lyle online

“Shameika” by Fiona Apple

Heard when the art critic is listening to the song

“Kadia Blues” by Orchestre Traoré

Heard playing in the background while Brianna (Teyonah Parris) and her brother Troy (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett) talk in the living room

“Lonely” by Jamila Woods ft. Lorine Chia

Heard playing through the girl’s headphones in the bathroom

“Ressurection” by Death

Heard as the final song in the film

Candyman is now playing in theaters. Get your tickets here.

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