Your Guide to Tick, Tick… BOOM Songs – Playlist, Background, and More

Your Guide to Tick, Tick… BOOM Songs – Playlist, Background, and More

The much-awaited Tick, Tick…BOOM has finally arrived at Netflix, and it has charmed everyone with its lovely story, talented cast, and, of course, beautiful songs. Lin-Manuel Miranda adapted the classic work of Jonathan Larson in a movie; which has practically stunned the world with its sheer brilliance.

Musicals always make the fans fall in love with the songs. This movie is no different. As there might be a plethora of people out there looking for the music they heard in the Netflix movie, here is a guide for all of them.

Lin-Manuel Miranda made his directorial debut with this movie, which is based on the musical of the same name by Jonathan Larson. The movie features some of the most talented stars in Andrew Garfield and Vanessa Hudgens, adding to that an absolutely stunning soundtrack, which was originally written by Larson himself. There is not a single speck of doubt about the quality of music in the film. So with no further adieu, here is a list of all the Tick, Tick… Boom songs that are featured in the movie.

Tick, Tick… Boom Songs – The Entire Playlist

The ability of glorious music is that it makes you feel all the emotions that the artist is going through, and while doing so, you discover all the emotions that you never knew you had. Tick, Tick… BOOM songs do exactly that, no matter if you are listening to the original versions of the film versions of them. Here is a list of all the songs that feature in the Netflix adaptation of the movie.

  • Real Life
  • Swimming
  • Why
  • Louder Than Words
  • No More
  • Sunday
  • Play Game
  • Boho Days
  • Johnny Can’t Decide
  • Come To Your Senses
  • Therapy
  • 30/90

I am pretty sure you really want to listen to each of these masterpieces. Go on, do it here. On another note, there are a few songs that stand out and deserve to be talked about as individual pieces, and that is exactly what we are going to do.

Louder Than Words

The flagship song of Tick, Tick…BOOM! Louder Than Words is a song that gives you a sense of completion as it does to each of the characters in the movie and the musical. The song brings all the story arcs to a conclusion, and it gets even more beautiful each time you listen to it. Talking about all the themes like inequality, injustice, creativity, and ambition, that are present throughout the story, this song gives a fitting end to the joyride of this masterpiece.

Best of Tick, Tick…BOOM songs – Boho Days

This acapella song is without a doubt the most catchy number from the musical. The song about life in the city of New York perfectly establishes the creative abilities of Jonathan, while never really failing to make the listener groove to the melody. The director has elegantly shot the entire sequence and captured all the raw energy and style in such a way that you almost feel you are part of the group.

Johnny Can’t Decide

This song is something that is going to stick with you forever, mainly because it is about a feeling that almost all of us have: confusion. The song comes at a very crucial moment in the film when Jonathan is not sure about what he should or should not do. The exquisite melody, paired with very profound lyrics, paints us a perfect picture of a man stuck between his life choices.

Well, I can’t just leave you craving for more such music when I am very well aware of someone who would just serve your taste. Treat yourself to Jonathan Larson himself, performing his rock monologue tick, tick…BOOM!

Tell us what is your favorite Tick, Tick… Boom songs are in the comments below.

ALSO READ: Andrew Garfield Became Jonathan Larson in Tick, Tick…BOOM! Because of a “Masseur”

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