Black Mirror: Charlie Brooker shares San Junipero playlist
In “San Junipero,” the ’80s-tinged episode of the new Black Mirror season, two seemingly young women named Kelly and Yorkie fall in love during scenes set to tracks by Belinda Carlisle, The Bangles, and The Smiths.
Though the setting is bizarrely confusing until the middle half of the episode — no spoilers here! — Black Mirror fans were amused by the show’s apparent journey to the past, as most episodes only play with the future.
Now the show’s creator Charlie Brooker has indulged viewers in an “San Junipero”-themed Spotify playlist featuring tracks that are heard in the show — “Heaven Is a Place On earth” and “Walk Like an Egyptian” — and some didn’t make it in “for rights/ other reasons,” Brooker says.
For those who have seen the episode: Yep, he also includes ’90s hit, Alanis Morissette’s “Ironic.” Check out the selection below.