Capitol Records will release two volumes of music from season two of Bridgerton tomorrow, March 25, co-inciding with the return of the Netflix and Shondaland series.
In keeping with the tradition of Julia Quinn’s novels, season two tells the romance story of Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest for love.
Bridgerton comes to Netflix from Shondaland and is executive produced by Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Tom Verica and Chris Van Dusen. Van Dusen, who also served as creator and showrunner, tapped music supervisor Justin Kamps and composer Kris Bowers for music that infuses the period drama with a modern sensibility. View the trailer below:
Bridgerton Season Two (Covers from the Netflix Series) is filled with orchestral versions of songs from iconic artists of the past three decades. Pre-save / pre-add HERE. Vitamin String Quartet return with their interpretations of Nirvana’s “Stay Away” and Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own” after covering Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes and Billie Eilish for the first season. Emmy-nominated Kris Bowers reimagines Madonna’s “Material Girl” and “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham,” a Jatin-Lalit/Lata Mangeshkar song from the hit 2001 Bollywood film of the same name. Duomo offers fresh takes of Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” and P!nk’s “What About Us.” Hannah V & Joe Rodwell, Steve Horner and Midnite String Quartet also contribute. See below for the full track listing.
Bridgerton Season Two (Soundtrack from the Netflix Series) features Bowers’ score. The composer, who previously worked with Shondaland on For the People, gave fans an exclusive look at the creative process behind the music in this recent ET feature.
After the series’ late 2020 debut, Oprah Daily declared,
“one of the main contributors to the magic that is Netflix’s Bridgerton is the music.”
Entertainment Weekly said,
“Bridgerton promised us it wouldn’t be our grandmother’s period piece. And that extends to its score…[which is] bursting with lush string quartet covers of pop songs.”
“The smash-hit…is peppered with covers of pop songs by a group called Vitamin String Quartet, reminding us that formal balls were just the clubs and house parties of the day.”
Check out NYLON’s interview with Vitamin String Quartet HERE.
‘Bridgerton Season 2’ starts on Netflix tomorrow, March 25.