“Promising Young Woman” is a one-of-a-kind film; there aren’t many films like it in the entertainment industry. Carey Mulligan stars as the blonde queen of vengeance in this thriller and dark comedy movie. “Promising Young Woman” was composed and directed by Emerald Fennell. The film revolves around a woman (Carey Mulligan) who is suffering from pain and trauma from a previous sexual assault as well as the death of a friend while attempting to balance revenge and forgiveness. The ideas in the film are both ageless and contemporary. “Promising Young Woman” slips in a sweet romance amid sad and heavy scenes. Other cast members featured in this movie include Jennifer Coolidge, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Laverne Cox, Bo Burnham, and Clancy Brown. “Promising Young Woman” has won various awards and accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Promising Young Woman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the title of this movie’s soundtrack, and it contains a total of 16 tracks. Anthony B. Willis, a renowned film score composer, composed the soundtrack. Four out of the sixteen tracks on the soundtrack were originally composed for the film. The soundtrack features entertaining, bold, and empowering tracks that are greatly loved by the fans. Here is the ranking of all the songs from the Promising Young Woman soundtrack.
16. Toxic – Anthony Willis
“Toxic” is featured in the movie’s last scene. This track was originally composed by Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, Cathy Dennis, and Henrik Jonback. Anthony Willis performed the version of this song featured on the soundtrack for this movie. “Toxic” encapsulates the movie pretty well as a pop thriller.
15. Angel Of The Morning – Juice Newton
The lyrics of this catchy song are about wrongdoers and those pretty good at victimizing other people. “Angel Of The Morning” was written by Chip Taylor and released in 1981. The version of this track that was included in the Promising Young Woman soundtrack was performed by Juice Newton and was included on her sixth studio album, Juice..
14. Downhill Lullaby – Sky Ferreira
This track is a trippy, dark rendition with a clear sense of violence, performed by Sky Ferreira. “Downhill Lullaby” is played when Cassie loses control while attempting to exact revenge.
13. UR EYES – BLESSUS
“UR EYES” is one of the great tracks on the Promising Young Woman soundtrack, performed by BLESSUS. The song is heard at an interesting point in the film when “Nightclub Cassie” runs into Ryan as she prepares to leave with a different guy in a fedora.
12. Drinks – Cyn
Cyn wrote and performed the song “Drinks.” The track’s video was directed by talented individuals in the entertainment industry, including The Chainsmokers, Taylor Fauntleroy, and John Legend. “Drinks” premiered first on the film’s soundtrack.
11. Come And Play With Me – DeathbyRomy
The sound of this song screams “all play,” yet the words tell a completely different narrative. “Come And Play With Me” plays during the scene where Cassie makes an appearance at the bachelor party for Al for her final act of vengeance.
10. Stars Are Blind – Paris Hilton
“Stars Are Blind” was originally written by Sheppard Solomon and Fernando Garibay. Different versions of this track have been released by various artists, including the one featured in the Promising Young Woman soundtrack. This version was performed by Paris Hilton and was released on his debut studio album, Paris.
9. Can’t Help The Way I Feel – Lily & Madeleine
This catchy song features the early 60’s retro sound with an ethereal, dreamy background melody. “Can’t Help The Way I Feel” is one of those songs that describes how new love feels. This track was composed and performed by Lily & Madeleine.
8. It’s Raining Men – DeathbyRomy
DeathbyRomy performs this classic tune. Cassie is filled with perseverance, courage, and the desire to terrorize any man who absolutely deserved it as a manner of exacting revenge, as the song plays in the film. The track features background humming at the opening and closing of the song, making it interestingly beautiful.
7. Nihilist – MUNA
Nihilist” was written and performed by the American electronic pop band MUNA. This song has great lyrics that grab your heart and move you. It really stands out and is as unique as it is refreshing.
6. Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby – Donna Missal
“Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby” tries to put across the idea that Ryan could be one of the good guys that would make Cassie happy. This is one of the tracks on the soundtrack that is ironic. Ryan is pretending to be charming and sympathetic to conceal his actual motives.
5. He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss) – Carmen Deleon
This track played in the background during Cassie and Ryan’s first date. The talented Carmen Deleon performed this track.
4. Selenas – Maya B
The number four song on the soundtrack is a song performed by Maya B. It was released in 2020 on the Promising Young Woman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
3. Uh-Oh – Cyn
Cyn is making an appearance on the soundtrack for the second time with another of her tracks, “Uh-Oh.” Cyn’s voice stands out in this track, making you want to listen to it again and again.
2. Last Laugh – Fletcher
This song sounds so powerful; hence it will make you feel like walking down the street like a supermodel on the runway. “Last Laugh” was composed by One Love, Fletcher, and Kinetics.
1. Boys – Charli XCX, DROELOE
“Boys” is featured as the opening theme for this film. This song is essential because it depicts Cassie’s determination to hold all of the boys accountable for what one of them did to wreck her best friend’s life.