Netflix's new series One Day has been all people can talk about in recent days following its release, especially when it comes to its time capsule soundtrack.


The heartbreaking series follows the story of Emma Morley (Ambika Mod) and Dexter Mayhew (Leo Woodall), who first cross paths on the night of their graduation from Edinburgh University – an encounter which changes both of their lives forever.

The story, which is adapted from David Nicholls's book of the same name, follows them across the following two decades as they navigate life's highs and lows – both together and separately – with Em and Dex quickly grasping that things are so often out of one's control, regardless of your wants and needs.

Across the 14-parter is a soundtrack full of iconic songs from the likes of Joan Armatrading, New Order, Blur, Belle & Sebastian and many more.

If you're itching to listen again, we've found a great One Day soundtrack playlist on Spotify, which should do the job nicely.

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Read on for a full rundown of the music featured in Netflix's One Day.

One Day soundtrack

Episode 1

  • Your Love - Frankie Knuckles
  • Good Life - Inner City
  • Theme From S-Express - S’Express
  • Love in a Car - The House of Love
  • Love and Affection - Joan Armatrading
  • Saturday Sun - Nick Drake
  • Rip It Up - Orange Juice
  • Temptation - New Order
  • These Days - Nico
  • Falling Colour - Vanbur
  • This is the Day - The The

Episode 2

  • Un Bel Di Vedremo Maria Callas - Madama Butterfly Act II
  • Madama Butterfly, Act II - Un Bel Dì Vedremo Maria Callas
  • Here Comes Your Man - Pixies
  • Last Look - Vanbur
  • Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
  • The Whole of the Moon - The Waterboys
  • Falling Colour - Vanbur
Ambika Mod and Leo Woodard in Netflix's One Day looking into each other's eyes.
Ambika Mod and Leo Woodard in Netflix's One Day. Netflix

Episode 3

  • Back to Life (However You Want Me) - Soul II Soul, Caron Wheeler
  • Bill is Dead - The Fall
  • After Hours - The Velvet Underground
  • Iceblink Luck - Cocteau Twins

Episode 4

  • I am the Black Gold of the Sun - Rotary Connection
  • You've Got A Woman - Lion
  • Something on Your Mind - Karen Dalton
  • Anyone Who Knows What Love Is - Irma Thomas

Episode 5

  • Anthem - N-Joi
  • Something Goin On - Todd Terry
  • My Dove to Sleep - Vanbur
  • Save Me - Joan Armatrading
  • Northern Sky - Nick Drake
Dexter and Emma sat on the sand next to one another at the beach
Leo Woodall as Dexter and Ambika Mod as Emma in One Day.

Episode 6

  • Jump - Studio Pressure
  • The Only One I Know - The Charlatans
  • Step It Up - Stereo MCs
  • Fallen - One Dove
  • Popscene - Blur
  • Push The Feeling On - Nightcrawlers
  • Thinking About You - Radiohead

Episode 7

  • Rocks - Primal Scream
  • Glory Box - Portishead
  • The Wild Ones - Suede

Episode 8

  • Connection - Elastica
  • Lo Boob Oscillator - Stereolab
  • Dreams - The Cranberries
Leo Woodall as Dexter Mayhew in One Day sitting in a hall at a table with others but turned around and staring at the stage.
Leo Woodall as Dexter Mayhew in One Day. Netflix

Episode 9

  • The Four Seasons, Spring - Vivaldi
  • To The End - Blur
  • On & On - Longpigs

Episode 10

  • Brimful of Asha (1998 remix) - Cornershop (Norman Cook remix)
  • Set You Free (1994 edit) - N-Trance
  • A Design For Life - Manic Street Preachers
  • Candy - Cameo
  • Show Me Love - Robyn S
  • Release The Pressure - Leftfield
  • Sonnet - The Verve

Episode 11

  • Save Tonight - Eagle-Eye Cherry
  • Secret Smile - Semisonic
  • Get Me Away From Here I’m Dying - Belle & Sebastian
  • Trash - Suede
  • She Bangs The Drums - The Stone Roses
  • Protection - Massive Attack With Tracey Thorn Waterloo
  • Sunset - The Kinks
  • Rebel Without A Pause - Public Enemy

Episode 12

  • Obsolète - MC Solaar
  • The Shining - Badly Drawn Boy
  • Pitseleh - Elliott Smith
  • The Book of Love - The Magnetic Fields
Close-up of Emma, who's smiling
Ambika Mod as Emma in One Day. Netflix

Episode 13

  • Flowers - Sweet Female Attitude
  • Up With People - Lambchop
  • Tijuana Lady - Gomez
  • Olympian - Gene
  • Once Around The Block - Badly Drawn Boy
  • Magic In The Air - Badly Drawn Boy
  • Weather With You - Crowded House
  • Asleep In The Back - Elbow
  • Satellite of Love - Lou Reed
  • Show - Beth Gibbons, Rustin Man

Episode 14

  • Coventry Carol (Lully, Lulla) - Kenneth Leighton
  • Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex
  • Where Were You - Mekons
  • Where Is My Love - Cat Power
  • Lilac Wine - Jeff Buckley
  • Falling Colour - Vanbur
  • In Cold Light - Vanbur

One Day is available to stream now 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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