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EastEnders Season 1 Soundtrack

Songs:  95  | Scene descriptions: 119 timelines  |  Airing date: Finished  |  Episodes: 19  |  Last episode: 31 January 2023

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The soundtrack to EastEnders Season 1 music, view and listen to all the songs from the 2023 TV series, listed by episode, with scene descriptions and timelines, entire tracklist from the series.


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Season 1 • Episode 1: ‘1 January 2023’ (S01E01)

1 January 2023
12 songs


1. playEastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:27′] End credits.
2. playSaturday Night – Whigfield
[0:02′] A man arrives late at the party and talks with Stacey.
3. playMr. Brightside – The Killers
[0:03′] Phil and his wife enter a club and arrive at their reservation.
4. playNever Gonna Give You Up (Cake Mix) – Rick Astley
[0:06′] People are dancing at the house party.
5. playCrazy What Love Can Do – David Guetta, Becky Hill & Ella Henderson
[0:07′] Phil threatens Keanu at the club.
6. playNever Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
[0:08′] Jean is being checked on by her daughter and granddaughter.
7. playGirl You Know It’s True – Milli Vanilli
[0:09′] Fred enters the room where the three women are staying.
[0:09′] Stacy goes downstairs to see the landlord.
8. playAgadoo – Black Lace
[0:16′] The landlord is hanging out in the kitchen.
9. playTrue – Spandau Ballet
[0:18′] Keanu is trying to say goodbyes to his ex.
10. playGet Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean
[0:19′] Jean and her boyfriend are expressing their feelings.
11. playRasputin – Majestic & Boney M.
[0:21′] Jean passed out after doing the new year’s countdown.
12. playLove Machine – Girls Aloud
[0:22′] The song is played after Phil and his sister hug.

Season 1 • Episode 2: ‘2 January 2023’ (S01E02)

2 January 2023
6 songs




1. playEastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26′] End credits.
2. playFor What It’s Worth – Liam Gallagher
[0:01′] Phil and his wife talk in the kitchen after she yells at the kids to get ready.
3. playCountry House – Blur
[0:02′] Music plays faintly in the background when the guys have a conversation at the diner.
4. playRed Blooded Woman – Kylie Minogue
[0:06′] The police arrive at the crime scene to investigate the case. Leah runs into Phil and claims that it was his fault that she lost her son.
5. playWelcome to Hell – Plan B
[0:09′] Music plays in the background when the boys serve a customer at the fish bar.
6. playA Sky Full Of Stars – Coldplay
[0:22′] The family gathers at the diner and they talk about Lilly. When Freddie enters, he gives his aunt a big hug and tells her that he loves her.

Season 1 • Episode 3: ‘3 January 2023’ (S01E03)

3 January 2023
1 song


1. playEastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
[0:01′] Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26′] End credits.

Season 1 • Episode 4: ‘4 January 2023’ (S01E04)

4 January 2023
5 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
2. play Tranz – Gorillaz
[0:07’] Sharon gets out of a coffee shop and calls Ben after she sees him passing through.
3. play Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
[0:10’] Suki is trying to do her job but Nish keeps getting on her nerves.
4. play I’m In Love With You – The 1975
[0:14’] Stacey is trying to find out Lily’s computer’s password.
5. play Our Song – Anne-Marie & Niall Horan
[0:17’] Suki and Nish confront Harvey and his wife about what happened to the boy.

Season 1 • Episode 5: ‘5 January 2023’ (S01E05)

5 January 2023
1 song


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:28’] End credits song.

Season 1 • Episode 6: ‘9 January 2023’ (S01E06)

9 January 2023
1 song


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26’] End credits song.

Season 1 • Episode 7: ’10 January 2023′ (S01E07)

10 January 2023
7 songs




1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26’] End credits song.
2. playPanjeba – Jasmine Sandlas & Manni Sandhu
[0:02′] In the kitchen, Stacey and her mother discuss Lily’s situation.
3. playHotter Than Hell – Dua Lipa
[0:05′] Zack and his girlfriend have breakfast at the diner.
4. playBe Here – Duke Dumont
[0:06′] Dee places the decorations for the party while talking to Kim.
5. playI Wanna See You – Glacier & Summit
[0:09′] Dee and Kim chat at the beauty salon before Lola comes in to start her shift.
6. playMiss You 2 – Gabrielle Aplin & Nina Nesbitt
[0:20′] Dee waits for her husband and informs him that they are going out for dinner because they need some time.
7. playBack To Life (However Do You Want Me) – Soul II Soul
[0:23′] Dee and her husband listen to music while she browses through the box of CDs when he gets a text from a tenant and rushes off.

Season 1 • Episode 8: ’11 January 2023′ (S01E08)

11 January 2023
12 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:27’] End credits song.
2. playNothing You Can Do – Cavendish Music
[0:01′] Dee drinks her coffee in the kitchen and talks with her husband about what happened the last night, upset that they didn’t get to spend some quality time together.
3. playThe Party Line – Belle and Sebastian
[0:02′] In the kitchen, Stacey and her husband discuss Lily’s decision about keeping the baby.
4. 10 Out Of 9 – Joseph Capalbo & Julianna Isabella
[0:06′] The kids hang out at the store. Suki comes and tells her son that the crisps are coming out of his wages.
5. playAngels – Robbie Williams
[0:08′] Zack goes to the restaurant to ask Ravi for one more chance.
6. playIf You Wanna Love Somebody – Tom Odell
[0:10′] Suki tells Ravi that Davinder disappeared with the postman’s son and a bottle of vodka.
7. play1989 – Aitch
[0:11′] The kids hang out and open the bottle of vodka.
8. playAll Action – Ty Frankel & Greggory Covington
[0:14′] Amy sits on the couch and is about to text Lily when her friend comes and soon after Ravi shows up.
9. playMine All Mine – Raphael Lake & Evan Gibb & Renn Anderson
[0:21′] Whitney talks to Zack at the bar and encourages him that he is a good chef.
10. playBeautiful Billo (From Disco Singh) – Diljit Dosanjh
[0:23′] Ravi takes Davinder to the shop to pay his debt and makes him apologize for his stolen things.
11. playThe Perfect Pair – beabadoobee
[0:25′] Zack continues to drink and thinks about calling Whitney.
12. playLove Goes Down – Plan B
[0:26′] Zack sits on the floor with his phone in his hand and starts crying.

Season 1 • Episode 9: ’12 January 2023′ (S01E09)

12 January 2023
7 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:28′] End credits song.
2. playOh My God – Kaiser Chiefs
[0:03′] Ravi approaches Dee at the diner and gives her a gift as a sign of reconciliation.
3. playManchild – Neneh Cherry
[0:05′] Lola goes to work as Denise is having a problem with Amy so she fills in for her.
4. playGood Woman – The Staves
[0:16′] At the restaurant, Lola tells her friends that she is getting married in two weeks’ time.
5. playHotter Than Hell – Dua Lipa
[0:17′] Whitney meets her friend Chelsea and talks to her about Zack and the baby.
6. playTropical Air Drive – Bustafunk
[0:20′] Ravi and Dee are doing shots at the bar while talking about her husband.
7. playStay Another Day – East 17
[0:22′] Honey asks Billy why he doesn’t look happy after hearing the news about Lola getting married. Honey comforts him and tells him that he has to support Lola and be there for her.

Season 1 • Episode 10: ’16 January 2023′ (S01E10)

16 January 2023
6 songs




1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26′] End credits song.
2. playHouse Work – Jax Jones feat. Mike Dunn & MNEK
[0:01′] Zack is doing some jogging around town when he bumps into Sharon.
3. playEver Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve) – Buzzcocks
[0:02′] Ravi is trying to talk to Denise after seeing her outside the restaurant.
4. playGirlfriend – Babbal Rai
[0:04′] Nish arrives at the grocery store to ask Suki if she’s ready for the tasting event.
5. playEl Fuego – Lee Richardson, Jonathan Murrill, Tom Ford, James Cocozza & Harold Alejandro Guerrero
[0:10′] Zack is waiting for Nish and Suki to finish their food and give him a review.
6. playWoman – Little Simz
[0:24′] Ravi is at the bar drinking a beer and drowning his sorrows.

Season 1 • Episode 11: ’18 January 2023′ (S01E11)

18 January 2023
7 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26′] End credits song.
2. playDog Days Are Over – Florence + the Machine
[0:01′] Whitney puts some makeup on when Chelsea enters the room and tells her that there’s a delivery at Peggy’s.
3. playGetting Started – Sam Fender
[0:03′] Ben and Callum talk at the diner over a cup of coffee.
4. playIt Must Be Love – Madness
[0:07′] Freddie makes a mess while trying to wash the dishes at the bar. Customers start showing up asking for free drinks.
5. playOne Day Like This – Elbow
[0:15′] At the pub, Ravi waits for Chelsea and offers her a glass of champagne when she arrives.
6. playProtection – Massive Attack & Tracey Thorn
[0:21′] When Zack goes to the bar, Sam hands him a card that Whitney has left for him.
7. playDancing Queen – ABBA
[0:24′] On the couch, where Whitney and her pals are hanging out, they look at the scan’s initial photo of the unborn child.

Season 1 • Episode 12: ’19 January 2023′ (S01E12)

19 January 2023
2 songs



1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:28′] End credits song.
2. playAge of Consent – New Order
[0:19′] Jay joins Ben at the diner to ask him to be his best man.

Season 1 • Episode 13: ’20 January 2023′ (S01E13)

20 January 2023
2 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Intro song / Opening theme.
[0:26′] End credits song.
2. playUcha Lamba Kad – Anand Raj Anand
[0:21′] Jay joins Lola on the bench to apologize after their fight.

Season 1 • Episode 14: ’23 January 2023′ (S01E14)

23 January 2023
5 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:27′] Ending credits song.
2. play Hope – Arlo Parks
[0:02′] Lola looks in the mirror and is unsure if she is happy with the way she looks.
3. play The time is now – Moloko
[0:06′] Stacey talks with someone over the phone.
4. play Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart (instrumental only)
[0:14′] The girls prepare for the arrival of Denise at the party.
5. play A Girl Like You – Edwyn Collins
[0:19′] Billy talks with Phil in a bar about finding Lola’s mom.

Season 1 • Episode 15: ’24 January 2023′ (S01E15)

24 January 2023
10 songs




1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:27′] Ending credits song.
2. playAll Around The World – Lisa Stansfield
[0:01′] Sonia and Ricky talk in the kitchen before Ricky’s wife comes down and they all have a short chat before she rushes off.
3. playSleep Tight – Holly Humberstone
[0:02′] Jay makes sure that Lola is okay as she spends too much time in the bathroom.
4. playHalf As Good As You (feat. Alice Merton) – Tom Odell
[0:06′] Jay meets Billy at the diner and tells him that Lola is being too secretive.
5. playTake a Sip (feat. Big Baby Skinny) – FOUREYES
[0:06′] Outside, Ricky confesses to Sam that he is Lily’s baby’s father.
6. playYou Spin Me Round (Like A Record) – Dead Or Alive
[0:17′] At the pub, Jay and Billy drink beer. Kim starts the cocktail competition.
7. playBang Bang You’re Dead – Dirty Pretty Things
[0:21′] Sam meets up with Ricky again and assures him that everything will be all right even though his father knows the truth.
8. playA Little Respect – Erasure
[0:23′] Jay And Billy watch the video that Lola has recorded.
9. playTake Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
[0:26′] Ricky asks his mom not to move to Germany.
10. playRelax – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
[0:27′] Phil arrives at the pub and talks to Billy.

Season 1 • Episode 16: ’25 January 2023′ (S01E16)

25 January 2023
9 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:28′] Ending credits song.
2. playWhite Flag – Dido
[0:03′] After Sonia finds Ricky simulating his engagement with a cereal ring, they have a conversation in the kitchen.
3. playAge of Consent – New Order
[0:04′] Jack comes to the kitchen and lets Ricky know that he will have to talk to the police. Later, Sam shows up and tells him that she’s sorry she cannot stay.
4. playWalking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
[0:07′] Kim records a video of her and the bride, as Lola is getting ready for the big day and puts some makeup on.
5. playBy Your Side (feat. Tom Grennan) – Calvin Harris
[0:09′] Callum, Ben, and their little sister practice the dance in the living room.
6. playLike a Star – Corinne Bailey Rae
[0:10′] Lola comes back to the room wearing the wearing dress and her nose starts bleeding.
7. playSen Ve Ben – Serdar Öztop & Asli Demirer
[0:11′] Honey sees Jay at the diner and expresses her regret for being unable to attend the wedding due to issues at the market.
8. playHappy Hour – The Housemartins
[0:22′] The Mitchells gather in the living room and get ready for the wedding.
9. playJesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Otto Sieben
[0:26′] Ricky proposes to Sam while the guests are waiting for the ceremony to begin.

Season 1 • Episode 17: ’26 January 2023′ (S01E17)

26 January 2023
7 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:28′] Ending credits song.
2. playMendelssohn’s Wedding March
[0:08′] Lola walks down the aisle with her father and gets married to Jay.
3. playThis Time (I’m Gonna Try It My Way) – DJ Shadow
[0:14′] Music plays in the background when they wrap up the wedding cake while Lola sits alone at a table wearing her wedding dress and drinking coffee.
4. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star – Cast
[0:15′] Sonia plays this tune on the trumpet.
5. playLove Is a Losing Game – Amy Winehouse
[0:16′] Lola sits at the table and talks to Kathy, who reveals to her the truth about her daughter whom she gave up for adoption.
6. playWonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
[0:20′] Lola finally shows up at the wedding party and asks Jay to dance with her.
7. playIt Must Be Love – Madness
[0:26′] At the pub, the guests continue to party even after Lola and Jay go home.

Season 1 • Episode 18: ’30 January 2023′ (S01E18)

30 January 2023
8 songs




1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:26′] Ending credits song.
2. playHeart of Glass – Blondie
[0:03′] Zac receives a text stating that his prescription is ready to be picked up, so he immediately begins jogging through the marketplace.
3. playIt Feels So Good – Sonique
[0:10′] Zack bumps into Sam and asks her if she is not leaving for Germany anymore, then meets Martin and they have a short chat.
4. playDreadlock Holiday – 10cc
[0:15′] At the diner, Jack talks on the phone before Lily tells him that the news about her pregnancy has spread out at school.
5. playVenus – Bananarama
[0:18′] At the pub, Kathy watches a drag queen’s performance.
6. playSupermarket Flowers – Ed Sheeran
[0:18′] Kathy is surprised about the performance and admits that she would accept the show only if she had more customers.
7. playHold My Girl – George Ezra
[0:20′] Jay goes to give Lola a hug while she prepares dinner, then they chat on the couch.
8. playHandwritten – The Gaslight Anthem
[0:23′] Sonia and her boyfriend are having a chat across the table from Whitney and her friend as they discuss the drag show at the pub. Later, Zack also makes an appearance at the bar.

Season 1 • Episode 19: ’31 January 2023′ (S01E19)

31 January 2023
2 songs


1. play EastEnders Theme (New BBC TV Version 2009) – The Simon May Orchestra
Opening theme song of the series.
[0:28′] Ending credits song.
2. playOverload – Sugababes
[0:07′] Ravi runs into Denise while on his morning run and starts hitting on her.


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Distributor: BBC America, BBC Canada, UK Gold
Directors: John Greening, Michael Owen Morris, Steve Finn
Actors: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement


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