Jordan Peele's Us Is the First Film to Take Over Spotify With a Playlist of Memorable Soundtrack Hits

The movie has its own hub with music curated by the writer-director

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For the first time ever, a movie has its own hub on Spotify.

To drum up interest in Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror film, Us, the Oscar winner, who wrote and directed the movie, curated a playlist of notable soundtrack songs, one of which is from Us and the others from other noteworthy series and movies.

Beginning today, the movie, which opens Friday, has taken over Spotify’s TV & Movies hub for Spotify Premium and free users.

In the playlist, you’ll hear Peele himself, who recorded introductions to some of the memorable songs like Harry Belafonte’s “Banana Boat Song (Day-O),” which memorably appeared in Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic, Beetlejuice, in a scene where characters are possessed to sing and dance to the song.




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