Pick some incredible elements from popular shows like La La Land, The OA, This is Us, and Magnalio and put them into one bucket to get the magical music journey, “Soundtrack.” This is the best way to describe the musical drama “Soundtrack” from the “Smash” executive producer, Joshua Safran. It’s a movie that combines love, compassion, and disappointment depicting a series of missed opportunities.
“Soundtrack” is one of the top-rated Netflix TV series that captured a gigantic audience base on its debut. The series beautifully portrays a story of love and passion for music. The plot connects a group of diverse and disparate people in Los Angeles with a bond of music that ignites in their hearts and minds. Created as “Mixtape” for a popular TV network, “Soundtrack” defines the meaning of music and highlights “all songs are love songs.”
“Soundtrack” effectively utilizes the true essence of music, with a backdrop of a fun-packed family drama. The outstanding placement of tunes and music highlights the emotions and the feeling of members of the family.
The first season of ”Soundtrack” debuted on December 18 and instantly become one of the top shows. It garnered huge positive reviews from the fans due to its unique and out-of-the-box plots. Although the show received a mixed review from the critics, it secured a place in the hearts of the fans. Due to its mixed critic’s review, “Soundtrack” failed to much success in terms of rating. The show holds a 38% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While a 6.8 rating on IMDb. However, there are many fans of the twist-loaded musical journey. The performance of the cast, the cinematography, and the choreography delighted many fans. The audience appreciated the conceptual approach to the romantic musical drama. Although “Soundtrack” was titled “the failed experiment,” the show added a pinch of creativity to the old-school plots.
Soundtrack TV Series Plot
“Soundtrack” is one of the popular American musical drama fantasies created by Joshua Safran. Its debut season premiered on the famous streaming platform Netflix in December 2019. The series depicts a clear picture of the love stories connecting diverse people in contemporary Los Angeles through a beautiful musical journey. The creators describe each episode of the series as a track that depicts a strong emotional story.
“Soundtrack” opens up with Sam looking into the camera. It starts on a cheerful note defining how every song is a love song. The story beautifully sketches the essence of love through music and defines the importance of finding the perfect music that defines an individual’s life experience. The plot takes the audience to intertwine timelines with the romantic lead characters Sam and Nellie. Every episode is a track that centralizes two characters who frequently wander in an extraordinary world of musical fantasies. However, the creator has added a twist and turn to surprise the audience at a few points. The timelines of the two characters often overlap to re-channelize the plot and bring some new to the audience. The lip-sync of every track with the series is top-notch, and it often confuses the viewers as if the characters are signing themselves.
“Soundtrack” primarily revolves around two characters – Sam, a widower forced to move out of his own house due to some uneven circumstances. Sam loves music, and he is quoted as a songwriter and singer in the show. The story moves on to introduce Nellie, an artist who plays a significant role in the show. “Soundtrack” also features tons of tons of support characters surrounding the show leads, Sam and Nellie. Some of them are – Sam’s cousin Dante, Annette, Dante’s mom, Nellie’s mother, Frank, Nellie’s father, Margot, Joanna, and more.
“Soundtrack” Cast List
The soundtrack features a bucket full of popular faces. Its lead character Sams and Nellie is played by Paul James and Callie Hernandez, respectively. Jenna Dewan plays Joanna; Madeleine Stowe plays Margot. Jahmil French plays Dante Sands, Megan Ferguson plays Gigi. Apart from them, Marianne Jean Baptiste plays Annette Sands, Christina Milian plays De’ Andra, Isaiah Givens plays Barry Hughes, etc.
Will “Soundtrack” Comeback with its Season2?
The first season of “Soundtrack” landed on Netflix in December 2019 and received a mixed review. Although the show ranked on top Netflix shows for a while, negative reviews push back the show. After season 1, the makers maintained absolute silence about the show’s future. However, a few days back, the creators claimed “Soundtrack” as a failed experiment. So, seeing the negative approach of the show makers, we can speculate that “Soundtrack” will most probably not bring its next season. However, if the makers come up with any news about the show, we will be the first to update you.
How to Watch “Soundtrack” TV Show Online?
“Soundtrack,” one of the most viewed 2019 TV shows, is available on the popular streaming platform Netflix. The premium members can enjoy the musical ride of the “Soundtrack” on Netflix.