Shrinking, the new show on Apple TV+ is the perfect blend of comedy and emotions. The series follows a therapist, Jimmy Laird, who is dealing with the loss of his wife. He now adopts a new approach to his life, being blatantly honest with everyone, which in turn also starts to affect his clients’ lives.
The show premiered on January 27 and has so far aired three episodes. Each episode of the show is packed with some impressive songs that further exemplify the impact of the comedy-drama. So which all songs have been featured in the show till now? Read on to find out.
The show features a theme song titled Frightening Fishes by Benjamin Gibbard and Tom Howe. Additionally, every episode features a number of tracks. Here are all the songs that have been featured in Shrinking so far:
Episode 1, Coin Flip:
- Frightening Fishes By Benjamin Gibbard & Tom Howe (Theme Song – Features In Every Episode)
- Prelude/Angry Young Man By Billy Joel
- Unconditional I (Lookout Kid) By Arcade Fire
- Oxford Comma By Vampire Weekend
- Mid Air By Paul Buchanan
- Spirits By The Strumbellas
- Get Closer By Life In Film
- Endangered Birds By Christian Lee Hutson
Episode 2, Fortress Of Solitude:
- Psycho Killer By Talking Heads
- These Are The Days By Inhaler
- Seventeen By Sjowgren
- This Life By Vampire Weekend
- Do You Wanna Talk By Circa Waves
Episode 3, Fifteen Minutes:
- Absolutely (Story Of A Girl) By Nine Days
- Everybody By Elliphant Feat. Azealia Banks
- I Know The End By Phoebe Bridgers
- Hurts To Be Alive By Whitmer Thomas
The list will be updated as more episodes are released.
Who has Curated the Soundtrack for the Series?
Christa Miller and Tony Von Pervieux have served as music supervisors over the soundtrack. Tom Howe has composed the score for the series. The British composer has previously worked on over 100 films and shows. He is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Howe’s other works include Exodus: Gods & Kings, The Legend of Tarzan, Wonder Woman, Mulan, Ted Lasso: The Missing Christmas Mustache, World Of Calm, Carlos Ghosn: The Last Flight, The Great Pottery Throwdown, Killer Uncaged and Whiskey Cavalier.
How Many Episodes are there in Shrinking?
The first season of the show is all set to have 10 episodes. New episodes are being released weekly on Wednesdays, with the finale set to air on March 24. The show has so far been received well by the critics and audience.
“A grieving therapist starts to break the rules by telling his clients exactly what he thinks. Jimmy has lost his wife and wants to try a new approach to his loss, but it is unclear how this will help others,” reads the official synopsis.
Shrinking features How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel as Jimmy Laird, the protagonist. He is joined by Jessica Williams as Gaby, Luke Tennie as Sean, Michael Urie as Brian, Lukita Maxwell as Alice, Christa Miller as Liz, and Harrison Ford as Dr. Paul Rhodes.
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