Check out the album of music inspired by ‘Roma’, with Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith and more

The album is simply titled 'Music Inspired by the Film Roma'

An album of music inspired by Oscar nominated movie Roma has been released and it features contributions from the likes of Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith and more.

The film, released just before Christmas on Netflix, details the story of a young maid’s life in Mexico City in the early ‘70s. It stars Yalitza Aparicio as main character Sophia and was directed by Gravity filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón Orozco.


The album, titled ‘Music Inspired by the Film Roma’, features 15 tracks. Beck covers Colourbox track ‘Tarantula’ with the help of Feist, Billie Eilish offers an electronic cut of When I Was Older’ while Cuarón’s 15 year-old daughter Bu Cuarón also appears on the album.

You can see the album art and full track listing below.


‘Music Inspired by the Film Roma’:

01. Ciudad de México – ‘Tepeji 21 (The Sounds of ROMA)’
02. Patti Smith – ‘Wing’
03. Beck – ‘Tarantula’ (Colourbox cover)
04. Billie Eilish – ‘WHEN I WAS OLDER’
05. Bu Cuarón – ‘PSYCHO’
06. UNKLE – ‘On My Knees’ (ft. Michael Kiwanuka)
07. Jessie Reyez – ‘Con El Viento’
08. El-P / Wilder Zoby – ‘Marooned’
09. Sonido Gallo Negro – ‘Cumbia del Borras’
10. Quique Rangel – ‘La Hora Exacta’
11. Ibeyi – ‘Cleo Who Takes Care of You’
12. DJ Shadow – ‘We Are Always Alone’
13. Asaf Avidan – ‘Between These Hands’
14. Laura Marling – ‘Those Were the Days’ (Mary Hopkin cover)
15. T-Bone Burnett – ‘ROMA’


The album is due for release on February 8 but you can pre-order it now.

Roma is nominated for Best Picture at this month’s Oscars. Yalitza Aparicio is also nominated for Best Actress while Marina de Tavira received a nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Alfonso Cuarón Orozco is also nominated for best director.

The ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 24. All the action kicks off at 5pm PT (1am GMT).

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