Epic Records today released the official Girls5eva soundtrack (listen at Amazon Music), featuring nine songs from the series now streaming on Peacock. All eight episodes of the series are now available.
The Girls5eva soundtrack features original music from the show produced and composed by Jeff Richmond (Mean Girls on Broadway, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and co-written with series creator Meredith Scardino and the writers of Girls5eva.
Girls5eva star and Grammy Award winner, Tony and Emmy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress and author Sara Bareilles penned the song “4 Stars” for the series.
In addition to contributions from Milk Carton Kids and Andrew Rannells, the Girls5eva soundtrack also boasts six songs performed by the eponymous ’90s-girl-group-on-the-rebound Girls5eva – comprised of castmates Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps.
“Famous 5eva” (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Erika Henningsen, Ashley Park and Busy Philipps)
“Dream Girlfriends” (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps)
“New York Lonely Boy” (The Milk Carton Kids)
“Space Boys” (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Erika Henningsen, Ashley Park and Busy Philipps)
“I’m Afraid (Dawn’s Song of Fears)” (Sara Bareilles)
“The Splingee” (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps)
“Boyz Next Door (Puber-Dude)” (Andrew Rannells)
“Line Up” (Jeremiah Craft with Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps)
“4 Stars” (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps)
Next up, the Girls5eva stars will accompany Bareilles during her “Amidst the Chaos: Live (Again) from the Hollywood Bowl” livestream event this Friday, May 7 at 7pm ET on her YouTube Channel. Tune in here!
Beyond a set of fan favorites and songs from her latest full-length album Amidst the Chaos, Bareilles and her co-stars — Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps — will debut one of their collaborations from Girls5eva.
In the series, when a one-hit-wonder girl group from the ’90s gets sampled by a young rapper, its members reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot. They may be grown women balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents, and shoulder pain, but can‘t they also be Girls5eva?
The series stars Grammy Award winner and Tony and Emmy Award-nominated singer Sara Bareilles, Grammy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry, Emmy winning Saturday Night Live mainstay and comedy icon Paula Pell, and New York Times Best-Selling author, actor, activist, writer and host Busy Philipps.
Meredith Scardino serves as creator and executive producer for the series. Jeff Richmond, Tina Fey (Little Stranger), Robert Carlock (Bevel Gears), David Miner (3 Arts Entertainment), Eric Gurian (Little Stranger) also serve as executive producers.
Girls5eva is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.