‘The Matrix Resurrections’ is a 2021 science fiction action film directed by Lana Wachowski who also co-wrote the movie with David Mitchell and Aleksander Hemon. It is the fourth installment of the ‘Matrix’ film franchise and the sequel to ‘The Matrix Revolutions.’ The movie starred Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Carrie-Ann Moss, and Lambert Moss, all of whom were reprising their roles from the previous movies. Others starring in the film include Jessica Henwick, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Neil Patrick Harris, Jonathan Groff, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. The film’s soundtrack features music written by Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer. All the tracks from Disc One are original and written especially for the film in 2021. The second disc features remixes. Here are the songs from ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ soundtrack ranked.
24. Swarm, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
The tune ‘Swarm’ plays during the Swarm Mode scene when thousands of The Analyst’s Bots chase Trinity and Neo through the city streets. It is the penultimate sequence in ‘The Matrix Resurrections,’ says Screenrant.
23. I Like Tests, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘I Like Tests’ is a piece of music composed by Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer for the ‘The Matrix Resurrection’ soundtrack. It is the nineteenth track on the soundtrack album.
22. Infiltration, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Infiltration’ plays in one of Neo’s dream sequences when Trinity sits facing a wall with enemies infiltrating from behind. It replicates a scene from the original Matrix film, although it is history repeating itself rather than a flashback.
21. Recruiting, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Recruiting’ is the seventeenth track on ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ soundtrack, between ‘Bullet Time’ and ‘Infiltration.’
20. Exiles, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
In the Matrix series, exiles are programs that refuse to submit to deletion or return to the Source, despite having malfunctioned, been replaced by newer programs, or outliving their purpose. The composers used this theme as the inspiration for the tune ‘Exile.’
19. Broadcast Depth, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
The name of ‘Broadcast Depth’ comes from a comic story written and illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz for ‘The Matrix Comics Series 2.’ It was also included with corrections in ‘The Matrix Comics Volume 2’ and ‘The Matrix Comics: 20th Anniversary Edition.’
18. Escape, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Escape plays around halfway through the film. It is the twelfth track on ‘The Matrix Resurrection’ soundtrack.
17. Simulatte Brawl, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
All the action scenes in ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ are backed by music to enhance the atmosphere and engage the audience. ‘Simulatte Brawl’ is one of the songs played during the fight scene in the coffee shop.
16. Sky Scrape, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
Sky Scrape is one of the songs played in the film’s final scenes. On the soundtrack album, it is track 23 on Disc One.
15. Inside IO, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
IO is a large underground cavern. It is an improvement of Zion, which featured in earlier Matrix movies, as it has an artificial sky and its own weather and atmosphere, says Matrix Wiki. ‘Inside IO’ is a track played in a scene inside the cavern.
14. Enter IO, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
The music playing in the scene where the underground cavern of IO is entered for the first time is called ‘Enter IO.’ It is the tenth track on Disc One of the movie’s soundtrack.
13. The Dojo, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
Neo is tested to see if he is worthy of being awoken by fighting the Morpheus program in the dojo test. The music playing in the background during this scene is ‘The Dojo.’
12. Into the Train, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Into the Train’ is the name of the piece of music played when Neo gets on the train and a fight scene follows.
11. Set and Setting, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Set and Setting’ is the title of one of the tracks on the film’s soundtrack, and it is also a slang term used by drug users for how they prepare to avoid the experience of a bad trip. Machine Morpheus talks about the set and setting in the accompanying scene where they try to meet through the mirror.
10. I Can’t Be Her, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
The twentieth song on Disc One ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ soundtrack is ‘I Can’t Be Her.’ It features towards the end of the film.
9. It’s in My Mind, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
Another great song from ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ is ‘It’s in My mind.’ It is the fourth song on the movie’s soundtrack album, and it features in one of the film’s earlier scenes.
8. Two and the Same, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Two and the Same’ is one of the songs written by Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer for the movie, and it played in the opening scene of ‘The Matrix Resurrections.’
7. Bullet Time,Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
People’s perceptions of ‘Matrix’ are discussed in a meeting, and action scenes are shown to reflect how people interpret ‘Matrix.’ While the meeting and the action scenes are playing, the backing music played is ‘Bullet Time.’
6. I Fly or I Fall, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
Neo is shown standing on the top of a skyscraper about to step over the edge several times during the scene in which ‘I Fly or Fall,’ and this reflects the track’s title.
5. Factory Fight, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Factory Fight’ is the name of the instrumental playing in the background during the coffee shop fight scene. It plays during the main altercation takes and stops several times while one-to-one fights and dialogue take place.
4. Meeting Trinity, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
‘Meeting Trinity’ is played when Neo and Trinity meet for the first time. Trinity had died earlier in the Matrix franchise, then recovered and rebuilt by the Machines. Her new identity is Tiffany, a married woman with children. When she meets Neo in the coffee shop, she only knows him as Thomas Anderson.
3. The Opening-The Matrix Resurrections,Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
One of the best songs in ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ soundtrack is the opening music. It references Don Davis’s ‘Main Title’ from the original ‘The Matrix’ movie. Alessandro Adriani created a remix of the instrumental sequence that is on disc two of the soundtrack.
2. My Dream Ended Here, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
Not only is ‘My Dream Ended Here’ played in the powerful final scene of ‘The Matrix Resurrections,’ but it is also used in the movie’s trailer. It is one of the best songs from the film’s soundtrack. The song references ‘The Power Plant,’ written by Don Davis for ‘The Matrix.’ Disc two of the soundtrack features a Marcel Dettmann remix of the track. According to Decode Magazine, Dettmann reimagined the song to give it a more club-friendly feel.
1. Neo and Trinity Theme (Johnny Klimek & Tom Tykwer Exomorph Remix), Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer, 2021
The only single released from ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ soundtrack was ‘Neo and Trinity Theme.’ It was a remix that was composed by Johnny Klimek and Tykwer, who also composed the rest of the soundtrack.