‘The Crown’ came to an end… and in the last season, the soundtrack shined with many cool songs.
Of course the music is not the central part of the series. But at least in the last season, the songs of The Crown They help us get into the era that the show recreates..
The last season was divided into two, with the first part arriving in November and the second in the middle of this month of December (just there for the Christmas marathon). Once we finished watching it, We must say that the soundtrack is pretty good, huh.
What is the last season of ‘The Crown’ about?
To understand most of the song choices, you have to remember what era season six of The Crown. The last batch of episodes puts us in the context of the late 90s and early 2000sspecifically during the last days of Princess Diana’s life.
And so, we see the repercussions that Lady Di’s death had in the immediate future, such as the accusations and theories from Mohamed Al-Fayed –father of Dodi, who was Diana’s partner– against the Crown for allegedly inciting the accident in France.
Then we see how The Royal Family faces a drop in popularity among the UK populationPrime Minister Tony Blair’s attempts to modernize the monarchy, the rise and fall of Blair himself as he forges alliances with the US, William’s entry into university and his approach to Kate Middleton and more…
However, what draws the most attention – SPOILER ALERT OPENS – is the controversy regarding Queen Elizabeth’s blessing on accepting the marriage of Prince Charles and Camilla, and his life reflection that opens the possibility of abdicating in favor of his son.
We have to say it: after a great controversy about how the series would close given the death of the Queen in 2022, it was given a sober, emotional ending that focused on How she would preserve her legacy as president.
10 cool songs from ‘The Crown’ that we heard in the last season
Now, as we said, since this is a season closer to contemporary times, we have a soundtrack with many cool songs, especially from the 90s. Here we review 10 songs from the last season of The Crownwith a brief summary of the episode where they appear.
“Da Funk” by Daft Punk (episode 2: Two Photographs)
But of course Daft Punk must come out on top if the context is France in the mid-90s. And what better than scoring a series with what we could say is his first great success.
The song appears in episode 2 of the sixth season of The Crown. In this episode, what we see is a controversy over a couple of photographs that a paparazzi takes of Diana and Dodi kissing. The photos would have been a request from Mohammed Al-Fayed, Dodi’s own father, to bother the British Royal Family since Diana still acts as a representative of the Crown in the eyes of the world, despite her divorce from Charles.
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