The Bridgerton The musical covers are true works of art.
Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration. But do you remember that moment, halfway through the first episode, when you suddenly realized that you recognized the violin composition being played during the ball scene? And not because it was “Ode to Joy” or some other famous classical piece?
Many viewers expressed their surprise and joy that a violin cover of Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” was included at this time. It was totally anachronistic for the time, of course, but it perfectly reflected the mood of the search for the perfect suitor in Regency-era London society. Just like Grande, Bridgerton The heroine of the first season, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), is said to be heartbroken and heartbroken in public – and her romances reported by the mysterious Lady Whistledown.
Fortunately, Ariana Grande’s blanket was not just a one-off. The hit Netflix series is peppered with covers of pop songs by a band called the Vitamin String Quartet, reminding us that formal balls were just the clubs and house parties of the day.
“There were only a few bullet moments where [show creator Chris Van Dusen] wanted to have something modern, ”composer Kris Bowers, who worked on Bridgerton, Recount Variety. “The Vitamin String Quartet is one of the go-to bands for this sort of thing. They are from Los Angeles and are known for their tributes.
Here, all Bridgerton musical covers that you heard in the first season.
“Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande
“Girls like you” from Maroon 5
“In my blood” by Shawn Mendes
Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy”
If you delve into Spotify, you’ll see that the Vitamin String Quartet also features covers of songs from artists like Lana Del Rey and Lizzo. BRB, playing these songs on repeat and pretending I’m in it Bridgerton. Let’s dance, Lady Whistledown!