TV and Movies·Posted on Sep 30, 2019I'm Obsessed With All Of The Music From "The Politician"Also, I need Ben Platt's "River" cover on a streaming service immediately.by Taylor OwensBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Season 1 of Netflix's The Politician dropped this past weekend and it's full of drama, humor, and lots of fashionable blazers. Netflix That's all well and good, but if you ask me, the best part of the show is absolutely, 100% the music. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix / Via giphy.com To start, the theme song is Sufjan Stevens' ICONIC 2005 hit "Chicago." Netflix Anything Sufjan touches is gold!!! There's also Ben Platt's performance of Joni Mitchell's "River," which can only be described as talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show-stopping, spectacular, never the same, and totally unique. Netflix Jessica Lange's character Dusty Jackson is always quick to play a Shirley Bassey tune. Netflix And Ben Platt stans may notice that one of Ben's songs from his solo album Sing to Me Instead called "Run Away" is featured in a few episodes. Netflix It's not just me who can't stop talking about the music from The Politician. Twitter also appears to be deeply invested. Chloe Rae 🌻 @heychloerae Only 12 minutes into The Politician and it's already amazing? Also, they used my favorite Sufjan Stevens song for the intro music? Sold. 06:14 PM - 27 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite jack! @jackkrsch the music in the politician 04:32 PM - 27 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Dan Toro / MANCAKE @MANCAKE_ Anyone else loving @netflix’s @the_Politician & patiently waiting for a S1 soundtrack to drop on Apple Music? ♥️🕺♥️ 04:48 PM - 30 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Nick&Alex Yiakoumatos @nayiakoumatos @the_Politician can you make a playlist on Spotify? The music is incredible. @BenSPLATT your voice... goosebumps and tears here, after laughter 11:54 PM - 27 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite So, here's a playlist for Season 1 for all of you who found yourself saying, "I love this song! What is it?" Fingers crossed we get those Ben Platt covers ASAP! View this track on Spotify Check out more of our TV & Movie coverage here!