New Netflix series Beef landed on the streaming platform earlier in April and is already proving a hit thanks to its stellar cast, impressive writing and epic soundtrack.


Starring stand-up comedian Ali Wong and Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Beef is a tale of road rage that soon snowballs into so much more.

The characters' simmering rage is mirrored by the show's soundtrack, which mainly consists of songs from the '90s or early 2000s.

Speaking about the music choices, Beef creator Lee Sung Jin said: "Originally, I thought I was going to do deep '90s grunge cuts – Dinosaur Jr and bands like that.

"But what sprang about as we were discovering the show was that it might be more fun to do these songs from our past that weren't necessarily the coolest... songs that rode a fine line between art and commerce, but are still really, really great, like Hoobastank's The Reason."

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He continued: "The song wasn't necessarily on critics' top 10 lists at the time, but hearing it now, it really holds up. It's a great track. There's also the nostalgic element.

"Part of me feels that because these characters are stuck in their ways and are clinging to things in the past and can't seem to move forward, it felt appropriate to use these older songs that we haven't heard in a while."

Read on for the full Beef soundtrack.

Beef Netflix soundtrack

Episode 1

Liquid Dreams - O-Town (playing in Amy's car after the road rage incident)

The Reason - Hoobastank (Amy chases after Danny)

Episode 2

Shine - Collective Soul (Danny and Paul working out)

Ratchet - Jonathan James Johnson, Knight Ryder and Jermain Brown (Danny and Paul hit the club)

Same Squad - P-LO (Danny and Paul are still in the club)

Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos (Danny heads over to Amy's house)

Episode 3

Drive - Incubus (sung by Danny)

Danny and Amy standing opposite one another at a gathering, the atmosphere is tense

Episode 4

Fly (feat Super Cat) - Sugar Ray (Amy drives Paul home)

Nookie (GH Version) - Limp Bizkit (Danny, Paul and Isaac take shots)

Sundown in LA - Charles Laffer, Samuel Odiwe, BadFruit and Charlie Laffer (Amy arrives in Las Vegas)

Cure for Pain - Morphine (Amy and Paul's night in vegas)

Self Esteem - The Offspring (Danny's in trouble)

Episode 5

Natural One - Shearwater (Amy and Paul meet up)

Lonely Day - System of a Down (the burglary)

Episode 6

I Don't Want to Wait - Paula Cole (George and Mia's conversation)

Machinehead - Bush (the basketball game)

Paul sat on the toilet lid while on his phone

Episode 7

Amazing Grace (sung by Danny)

Somewhere Only We Know - Keane (Amy falls apart)

Episode 8

Mockingbirds - Grant Lee Buffalo (Danny's dilemma)

Episode 9

Jink - Tad (Danny, Paul, Isaac, Michael and Bobby on the road)

All Is Full of Love - Björk (Amy chases Danny)

Episode 10

Mayonaise - The Smashing Pumpkins (the hospital)

Beef is available to stream on Netflix. Sign up for Netflix from £4.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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