The Last King of Scotland Soundtrack

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 11 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Last King of Scotland”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 11 songs featured in “The Last King of Scotland”:

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"Nakawunde" by Percussion Discussion Afrika
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Opening credits. Nicholas rides a bus in Uganda. He asks a woman about the soldiers and gets told there is a coup. He gets acquainted with a girl he's met. Title screen. Nicholas' bus arrives.
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"Toko" by Momo Wandel
Timestamp: 0:08 | Scene: The doctors treat some villagers. Nicholas loses a patient.
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"Fever" by Jingo
Timestamp: 0:22 | Scene: Nicholas rides in the President's car. They arrive at the Presidential compound.
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"The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond" by The Nyonza Singers
Timestamp: 0:45 | Scene: In the President's compound the choir sing in the garden. Nicholas and Idi watch (among others). Nicholas stares at Kay.
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"Me and Bobby McGee" by Angela Kalule
Timestamp: 0:54 | Scene: The singer sings live in the bar. Nicholas drinks and smokes at the bar. Nicholas watches 2 men talk at a table and they catch his eye.
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"Save Me" by E.T. Mensah & The Tempos Band
Timestamp: 0:57 | Scene: Nicholas by the swimming pool. He talks to Kay about her son. Stone tells Nicholas that Idi has gone missing.
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"Kasongo" by Afrigo Band
Timestamp: 1:06 | Scene: The band perform live at the party at night. Idi introduces Nicholas to Betty and Joy. Idi climbs on a horse.
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"Bukom Mashie" by Oscar Sully & The Uhuru Dance Band
Timestamp: 1:08 | Scene: 2nd song at the party. People having fun in the pool. Nicholas drinks at the bar and thinks.
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"Love Is You" by Ofo The Black Company
Timestamp: 1:09 | Scene: 3rd song at the party. Nicholas tells Kay he shouldn't be here and they leave the party area to make love.
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"Acholi Pot Song" by The Ndere Dance Troupe
Timestamp: 1:51 | Scene: Shots of the real Idi Amin. 1st song in end credits.
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"Voice of the Forgotten" by Kawesa
Timestamp: 1:56 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin’s regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

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