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From Ariana Grande to Taylor Swift, Here are Pop Song Covers You Might Have Heard in “Bridgerton”

From Ariana Grande to Taylor Swift, Here are Pop Song Covers You Might Have Heard in “Bridgerton”

The period drama series “Bridgerton” was a huge hit among viewers all over the world. Proof? It reached the top 10 list in 189 out of 190 countries with Netflix! Still talking numbers, its successful first season was already watched by 63 million people as of the first week of January 2021.

Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page portrayed their characters Daphne Bridgerton and Simon Basset so well, we got so hooked with the series! Here are photos of the two looking super cute on set:

Photo: Instagram/bridgertonnetflix

Scroll down for a recap on the pop song covers you might have heard in “Bridgerton,” plus details on the exact time and moment they were played at:

(Warning: if you haven’t watched the show yet, proceed at your own risk—there might be minor spoilers!)

1. “thank u, next” by Ariana Grande

Episode 1: Diamond of the First Water

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Starts at: 17:30

Covered by: Vitamin String Quartet

Scene: This song was played as the guests arrived at Lady Danbury’s ball, one of the first social events of the season. Some characters, such as Colin (played by Luke Newton), even danced to the song. And who could forget Daphne’s entrance, with her Mama and brother Anthony on her sides, as the whole room looked at her? 

2. “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5

Episode 1: Diamond of the First Water

Starts at: 26:40

Covered by: Vitamin String Quartet

Scene: As Daphne waited for the first of her callers to arrive, a cover of this Maroon 5 hit song played in the background. All the Bridgerton sisters and their Mama were in the same room, with Eloise at the dessert table, and Hyacinth, Francesca, and Daphne stitching.

3. “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes

Episode 2: Shock and Delight

Starts at: 53:18

Covered by: Vitamin String Quartet

Scene: The Duke of Hastings and Daphne surprised guests when they entered the main hall together, still as part of their ruse. They danced while talking about plans on how to make their “courting” believable to the eyes of other people.

Photo: Instagram/bridgertonnetflix

4. “bad guy” by Billie Eilish

Episode 3: Art of the Swoon

Starts at: 5:05

Covered by: Vitamin String Quartet

Scene: Guests danced to Billie Eilish’s “bad guy,” as Daphne and Simon began their plans for the night. Daphne was asked to dance by possible suitors, while Simon pretended to be jealous to keep other young ladies and their mothers from approaching him.

5. “Strange” by Celeste

Episode 5: The Duke and I

Starts at: 55:57

Covered by: Kris Bowers featuring Hillary Smith

Scene: The newlywed Duke and Duchess of Hastings headed to an inn, with plans of staying in separate rooms for their wedding night. But they ended up spending the night together after confessing their burning love for each other.

6. “Wildest Dreams” by Taylor Swift

Episode 6: Swish

Starts at: 11:40

Covered by: Duomo

Scene: Daphne and Simon finally arrived at the Hastings mansion to enjoy the early stage of their marriage. While spending their honeymoon outside, it eventually rains, adding a romantic touch to the scene.

Photo: Instagram/bridgertonnetflix

Check out this album with all these song covers on Spotify.

Also Read: Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page is Everyone’s New Favorite Candidate for the Next James Bond and We’re Here for It

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