Netflix's new comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy boasts an excellent soundtrack, so we've put together a full list of the songs in season 1 - and when you'll hear them. The TV show, based on the comics by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, is about a group of kids with extraordinary abilities are collected by an obsessive scientist and trained to become a superhero team. As adults they are estranged and lead very different lives, but are reunited when they need to attend their father's funeral... and also prevent the apocalypse.
The Umbrella Academy's soundtrack is an eclectic mix, from classic songs by The Doors and Nina Simone to modern hits like Woodkid's "Run Boy Run," with a few more obscure numbers thrown in as well. From the Academy's dance party in Episode 1 to the song that plays over the finale's credits, here's every track you'll hear in The Umbrella Academy season 1.
Episode 1: "We Only See Each Other At Weddings and Funerals"
- The Kinks - "Picture Book" - The babies arrive at the Academy.
- Fitz and the Tantrums - "The Walker" - The Umbrella Academy deals with the bank robbers.
- Tiffany - "I Think We're Alone Now" - The Academy members dance to Luther's record.
- They Might Be Giants - "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” - The donut shop fight scene.
Episode 2: "Run Boy Run"
- Woodkid - "Run Boy Run" - Five runs back to the Academy.
- Adam Ant - "Goody Two Shoes" - Klaus gets high.
- Queen - "Don't Stop Me Now" - Five fights Hazel and Cha-Cha.
- Paloma Faith - "Never Tear Us Apart" - Five finds his siblings in the apocalypse.
Episode 3: "Extra Ordinary"
- The Yardbirds - "Lost Woman" - Vanya writes her book.
- The Hollies - "We're Through" - Hazel and Cha-Cha arrive at the Academy.
- Nina Simone - "Sinnerman" - The Academy fights Hazel and Cha-Cha.
Episode 4: "Man on the Moon"
- Morcheeba - "Blood Like Lemonade" - Luther's morning routine.
- Tom Swoon - "Shingaling" - Hazel and Cha-Cha get high and start a fire.
- David Gray - "This Year's Love" - Diego finds Patch at the motel.
Episode 5: Number Five
- Noel Gallagher's High-Flying Birds - "In The Heat of the Moment" - Five in the apocalypse.
- Big Thief - "Mary" - Klaus returns on the bus.
- Don McGinnis - "Memory Bound" - Klaus and Diego fight at the VFA.
- Gerard Way (feat. Ray Toro) - "Happy Together" - Ending montage.
Episode 6: "The Day That Wasn't"
- The Doors - "Soul Kitchen" - Klaus and Dave go dancing.
- Toploader - "Dancing in the Moonlight" - Allison and Luther dance.
- Gin Wigmore - "Kill of the Night" - Five intercepts the message.
Episode 7: "The Day That Was"
- Three Dog Night - "One" - Harold's backstory is revealed.
- Radiohead - "Exit Music (For a Film)" - Ending montage.
Episode 8: "I Heard A Rumor"
- Lena Horne - "Stormy Weather" - Allison tells Claire a story.
- Mary J. Blige - "Stay With Me" - Cha-Cha searches the donut shop.
- Hooverphonic - "Mad About You" - The Academy find Allison at the cabin.
Episode 9: "Changes"
- Traditional French Children's Song - "Lundi Matin" - Seven refuses to eat oatmeal.
- Lesley Gore - "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" - Hazel and Cha-Cha fight.
- Smith Westerns - "All Die Young" - Five takes Dolores home.
Episode 10: "The White Violin"
- Heart - "Barracuda" - Vanya returns to her apartment.
- Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night" - The bowling alley shoot-out.
- Gerard Way (feat. Ray Toro) - "Hazy Shade of Winter" - End credits.