Music plays a vital role in Tim Burton’s take on the Addams Family, Wednesday.


The new Netflix series stars Jenna Ortega as the titular character, following her on her mission to harness her emerging psychic ability, stop a monstrous killing spree and solve a decades-long supernatural mystery, all while setting into a new school.

Along the way, the spooky action is often intensified by the show’s gothic score and soundtrack consisting of classic hits, pop songs, and instrumental covers.

It may surprise longtime fans that Wednesday does not feature The Addams Family’s iconic theme song, but Danny Elfman’s eerie score more than makes up for its absence.

So, without further ado, read on to find out more about the soundtrack for Netflix's Wednesday.

Wednesday soundtrack: Every song in the Netflix show

Episode 1

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rein – Édith Piaf

In My Dreams – Roy Orbison

Can't Stop – Rhythmking

La Llorona – Chavela Vargas

Paint It Black – Wednesday's cover of The Rolling Stones

Episode 2

Don't Worry Be Happy – Nevermore's a cappella group covering Bobby McFerrin

Episode 3

Space Song – Beach House

Winter – Antonio Vivaldi

Nothing Else Matters – Metallica (instrumental)

Episode 4

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in episode 101 of Wednesday
Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in episode 101 of Wednesday Courtesy Of Netflix

Tierra Rica – Carmita Jiménez

It's A Shame (feat. Pink Feathers) – RAC

The Beginning – Magdalena Bay

Someone Like You – Bravo and Immortal Girlfriend

Secrets – Birthday Girls

Goo Goo Muck – The Cramps

Levels – henry parsley and Amy Caddies McKnight

Physical – Dua Lipa

La Mamma Morta – Umberto Giordano

Episode 6

Sciuri Sciura – Blonde Redhead

Episode 7

If I Be Wrong – Wolf Larsen

Perfect Day – Hoku

Who composed the soundtrack for Wednesday?

Moosa Mostafa as Eugene Otinger, Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in episode 104 of Wednesday.
Moosa Mostafa as Eugene Otinger and Jenna Ortega as Wednesday in Wednesday Courtesy of Netflix

The theme music for Wednesday was created by Danny Elfman, the Emmy-winning composer and singer who has worked frequently with Tim Burton. Both Elfman and Chris Bacon (Bates Motel, Smash) composed music for the whole series.

Elfman has written the scores for most of Tim Burton's projects, from Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands to Big Fish, Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas, for which he also provided Jack Skellington's singing voice.

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