‘Papicha’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: October 9, 2019 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Hippocampus has released a soundtrack album for the Algerian drama Papicha. The album features the film’s original music composed by Rob (aka Robin Coudert) (ManiacRevengeHornsTroy: Fall of a City, Planetarium). The soundtrack is now available to stream and download on Amazon Music, where you can also check out audio samples. Papicha is directed by Mounia Meddour and stars Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Zahra Doumandji, Yasin Houicha, Nadia Kaci and Meryem Medjkane. The movie, which has been selected as Algeria’s entry for the Best International Feature Film category for next year’s Academy Awards, follows a rebellious group of young women who attempt to stage a fashion show rejecting the hijab. The drama premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and is being released in French theaters this weekend. No domestic distribution deal has been set yet.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. Haik, Pt. 1 (1:50)
2. Faculty (1:15)
3. Funeral (2:48)
4. Shine (1:50)
5. Haik, Pt. 2 (2:07)
6. Hamam (3:12)
7. Grill, Pt. 1 (1:43)
8. Grill, Pt. 2 (1:46)
9. Le Pli (3:16)
10. Love on the Beach (2:54)
11. Migraine (1:52)
12. Défilé, Pt. 2 (1:27)
13. Tuerie (1:52)
14. Post tuerie (2:04)
15. Gate Synpiano (Early Demo) (2:31)
16. Le pli (Early Demo) (4:55)

  1. Al says:


    There were other songs in the movie that I have been trying to find – one of them is when they enter the taxi, and then go clubbing. It sounds more like pop-electro from the 90s. Would you know which song it is?

    Thank you,

    • sam says:

      I’m also looking for the same track in the taxi. thanks!

    • sam says:

      The track used in the taxi scene is actually “Technotronic – Get up”

  2. Morin T says:

    The track used for the taxi scene is “Pump up the jam” by Technotronic (1989)
    I’m still looking for the info on the track used in the scene on the beach when they go for à swim’ à killer piece of algerian indi folk rock ?

  3. Susan says:

    What song was played at fashion show?

  4. sally says:

    hi guys, does someone have the name of the lullaby at the beginning of the end credits ? thanks

  5. nivk says:

    hi guys, does someone have the name of the lullaby at the beginning of the end credits ? thanks