Music From Queen Sugar

    One of the things that makes Queen Sugar so sweet is its stunning soundtrack. Below is a list of every song featured on the show to date, broken down by episode.

    As a gift to Queen Sugar fans, a few songs will be available as free downloads for a limited time.

    Episode 13: “Give Us This Day”

    Alex Isley

    Alex Isley – “Inevitable” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Alex Isley
    Visit the artist’s website



    Solo Woods – “Long Ways” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Golden Woods Publishing



    Kan Wakan – “Molasses”  

    Henry Gray & The Cats – “That Ain’t Right”

    Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – “Agenda”

    Chophouze – “Streets Buzzin'”

    Chophouze – “Stacks on Stacks”

    Rebirth Brass Band – “Do Whatcha Wanna”

    Andreya Triana – “Lost Where I Belong”

    Episode 12: “Far Too Long”

    Louis Baker – “The Way” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Louis Baker and Aston Road
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    Incisive feat. Shakka – “Push” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of My-ish Inc Limited
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    Irma Thomas – “I Need Your Love So Bad”

    Drifting Euro Trains – “No Suits”

    Louisiana Red – “I’m A Roaming Stranger”

    Jade – “Don’t Walk Away”

    Henry Gray and the Cats – “How Could You Do It?”

    Episode 11: “All Good”

    Stephanie McDee – “Call the Police” (Buy on iTunes)



    Tank and the Bangas – “Eggs Over Easy” (Buy on iTunes)

    Provided by the courtesy of Tank and the Bangas LLC



    James Davis – “Can’t Love Me”

    Saun & Starr – “Big Wheel”

    Tanya Morgan – “Worldmade”

    Steve Rice – “The Love Game (Cocktail Trio)”

    Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – “Used Me Again Lose Me Forever”

    Episode 10: “So Far”


    Kllo – “Make Me Wonder” (Buy on iTunes)

    Licensed courtesy of Remote Control Records





    ROM – “You Love Em (Feat. Emmavie)” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Soulection



    Sunnyland Slim – “Brown Skin Woman”

    Charlotte Day Wilson – “Work”

    Sofi Tukker – “Hey Lion”

    Johnny Adams – “I Want to Do Everything For You”

    Legbore – “Behind” [library]

    Episode 9: “Next to Nothing”


    Bonobo – “Kong” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Ninja Tune




    Irma Thomas – “I May Be Wrong”

    Jungle – “Drops

    Alessia Cara – “Stone”

    Henry Gray & The Cats – “Greyhound Blues

    Episode 8: “Where With All”

    BIg Jack Johnson

    Big Jack Johnson & The Oilers – “I Can’t Get No Lovin'” (Buy on iTunes)

    Written by Big Jack Johnson
    Courtesy of MC Records and Crucial Music Corporation


    Eli “Paperboy” Reed – “Movin'” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Yep Roc Records, Ocean Park Music Group and Warner Chappell Music Publishing



    Bahamadia – “UKnowHowWeDu”

    Irma Thomas – “I May Be Wrong”   

    Henry Gray & The Cats – “Feel Like a Stranger”

    Big Jack Johnson & The Oilers – “Late Night With Jack”

    Episode 7: “In No Uncertain Terms”

    Sweet Honey in the Rock – “Breaths” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Rounder Records
    Used by permission of Concord Music Group, Inc.


    LyvesLyves – “Shelter” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Lyves Music




    Lil Rascals Brass Band – “Knock With Me, Roll With Me”

    Henry Gray & the Cats – “The Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest”

    Henry Gray & the Cats – “Watch Yourself”

    The Diplomats of Solid Sound – “Soul Connection”

    Big Jack Johnson & the Oilers – “Oh Baby”

    Episode 6: “As Promised”

    Marian MerebaMarian Mereba – “Sinking Ships” (Buy on iTunes)

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    Louis BakerLouis Baker – “Heavy Stone” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Louis Baker and Aston Road
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    Saturn Never Sleeps – “Bit by Bit” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy Saturn Never Sleeps and Third Side Music




    Druu-In – “Da Alley”

    V-Dott – “Ol’ School”

    Paulie Rhyme – “One in A Million”

    Shana Halligan – “Too Soon”

    Wilbert Harrison – “Let’s Work Together”

    Tanya Morgan – “The Day I”

    Episode 5: “By Any Chance”

    Miloux – “Beaches” 

    Courtesy of Loop Recordings Aot(ear)oa
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    Ra-Re Valverde – “Grab the Sky” 

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    TWINKIDS – “ACTBY” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of North Star Media, LLC




    Resonators “Sweet Love Affair”

    Curtis Harding “The Drive”  

    Freddie King “Going Down”

    Roseau “You Don’t Know”

    Henry Gray and The Cats “Barack Obama Boogie”

    Phil Symonds “Lead Foot”

    Episode 4: “The Darker Sooner”

    Fink – “Deep Calm” 

    Courtesy of Ninja Tune and Third Side Music

    Buy Hard Believer on iTunes 



    Jacque Hammond – “Two” (Buy on iTunes)

    Produced by Jeremy Lawrence
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    Jacob Banks “Worthy”

    The Suffers “Slow It Down”

    Jacque Hammond – “Two”

    DJ Vadim (Ft. Sena) – “Run Along”

    Frankie Beverly & Maze – “Before I Let Go”

    Dominik Hauser – “Snakes and Gators”

    Pat Andrews – “Back Country Blues”

    Kero Uno (Ft. Kelsey Bulkin) – “Princess Diamond”


    Episode 3: “Thy Will Be Done”

    Lost Midas record coverLost Midas – “Head Games (Ft. Audris)” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy Of Tru Thoughts and Third Side Music




    Khari Mateen – “Day by Day” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Khari Mateen Music




    Michael Kiwanuka – “Love & Hate”

    Khari Mateen – “Day by Day”

    George Jackson – “All Because of Your Love”

    Meshell Ndegeocello – “Look Forward” (score)

    Alabama Shakes “Gemini”

    Meshell Ndegeocello – “We’re Not Selling” (score)

    Episode 2: “Evergreen”

    FleurieFleurie – “Hurts Like Hell” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Razor & Tie
    Courtesy of Capitol CMG


    Alexi Murdoch – “Shine”

    Eska – “Heroes & Villains”

    Nneka – “Mind vs. Heart”

     Andrea Peterman – “Where Are You Now”


    Episode 1: “First Things First”

    Nick Hakim – “The Light” (Buy on iTunes)

    Courtesy of Downtown Music Publishing LLC



    Meshell Ndegeocello – “Faithful”

    V-Dott – “Get That Doe”

    Lion Babe – “Wonder Woman”

    Oddisee – “Contradiction’s Maze (Ft. Maimouna Youssef)”

    Colm K – “Love to Love You”

    Timmy Thomas – “Cold Cold People”

    Le Son – “Without a Sound”

    Sugar Mama – “John Lee Hooker”

    Jono McCleery – “Darkest Light”

    Rebirth Brass Band – “I Ate Up the Apple Tree”

    Jidenna – “Long Live the Chief”

    J*DaVeY – “No More”

    Meshell Ndegeocello – “Oysters”

    U2 – “Drowning Man”