Soundtrack: The Martian

movie poster The Martian
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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 9 songs that can be heard in the action film “The Martian”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 9 songs from “The Martian”:

Song:Listen on:
Happy Days Theme - Pratt & Mcclain
Scene: Astronaut Mark Watney calculates the amount of water he needs to grow plants on Mars.
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Turn The Beat Around (love To Hear Percussion) - Vicki Sue Robinson
Scene: Mark listens to this song. NASA discovers he's still alive. They wonder what Mark might think.
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Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
Scene: Song can be heard in the Landrover. Mark brings the radioactive material back to the base.
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Rock The Boat - The Hues Corporation
Scene: Mark talks about his harvest and the many news he has received after it turns out that he is still alive.
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Don’t Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
Scene: Mark talks about having to arrange his food. He starts the supply shuttle.
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Starman - David Bowie
Scene: The director of NASA visits CNSA. Preparations for the launch of the second space shuttle are in full swing.
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Waterloo - Abba
Scene: Mark is about to core the shuttle to make it easier.
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Love Train - The O’jays
Scene: This song can be heard in the last scene of the movie.
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I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Scene: Credits.
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The original score of “The Martian” includes 17 songs by the film composer “Harry Gregson-Williams”.


Titel:Length:
Mars3:36
Emergency Launch3:09
Making Water2:38
Spotting Movement1:49
Science the S*** Out of This2:16
Messages from Hermes3:31
Sprouting Potatoes1:39
Watney's Alive!2:46
Pathfinder2:33
Hexadecimals2:33
Crossing Mars3:36
Reap & Sow2:21
Crops Are Dead3:26
Work The Problem1:58
Leaving Mars5:11
Build a Bomb5:06
I Got Him!4:45
Total Album Time: 52:53

What’s the movie about?
After a massive sandstorm on Mars and the evacuation of the NASA base station, everyone believes that the botanist Mark Watney (Matt Damon) has died. So the four survivors decide to stop searching for Watney and fly back to Earth.

But Watney survived and is now trying to survive on the inhospitable planet. After NASA realizes that Mark Watney has survived, they try to bring home the meanwhile named “Martian”. Also his crew members did everything in their power to bring Watney back to Earth and started a rescue mission on their own.

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