Power Book 4: Force's soundtrack is off to a blistering start

Eve Edwards February 7, 2022
Power Book 4: Force's soundtrack is off to a blistering start

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As one instalment of Power Book comes to an end, another begins.

This February, we saw Tariq St Patrick’s latest story arc conclude in the second season of Power Book 2: Ghost. Now, viewers head to Chicago to catch up with Tommy Egan’s antics as a new season of Power Book 4: Force begins. The new season launched on Starz on Sunday, 6 February 2022.

As ever, the new season of Power Book 4 has a stellar soundtrack. So, let’s take a look at the soundtrack used in the first episode of the new season.

Power Book IV: Force | Official Trailer | STARZ

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Power Book 4: Force soundtrack off to a promising start

As of yet, only three episodes of Power Book 4: Force have been released. Here are the songs featured in episode 1:

  • U Mad – Vic Mensa (ft Kanye West)
  • Wishing – Ohh Jani 
  • Warm Body – Mickey Shiloh
  • Can You Feel It? – Young Kam

Episode 2 introduces some new music:

  • Even If It Hurts – Sam Tinnesz
  • Diamond – Lee Richardson, Tom Ford, James Cocozza & Jonathan Murrill
  • Butterfly Effect – Travis Scott

Here are some of the songs featured in the third episode:

  • Up From The South – The Budos Band
  • Louder Than Words – Al Wilkinson
  • Berzerk – Big Sean (ft Hit-Boy & A$AP Ferg)
  • Firm and Strong – Popcaan
  • Love Scars – Trippie Redd

We will continue to update this soundtrack list as episodes of Power Book 4: Force are released weekly.

Meet the music producers behind Power Book 4: Force

Derryck “Big Tank” Thornton returns to the show as music supervisor. The film composer, who also produces for the likes of Christina Aguilera and Omarion, just completed work on the Power Book 2: Ghost series.

Additional music is provided by Chris Hanebutt, while the editing was carried out by Jason and Jeff Lingle.

Hanebutt is returning to the show having worked on the additional score for the franchise. Jason and Jeff Lingle are both new to the Power Book series, joining the team on the Force series for the first time.

  • READ MORE: Exploring the songs featured in Power Book 2: Ghost’s season 2 finale
Screenshot: Power Book IV: Force | Official Trailer | STARZ YouTube

Power Book fans compare Force and Ghost theme songs

With 50 Cent as executive producer on the Power Book series, it’s no surprise the show features a killer soundtrack. 50 Cent’s Big Rich Town served as the theme song for Power Book 2: Ghost but the Power Book 4: Force series has a new theme song.

The theme is a new single from 50 Cent featuring two of Chicago’s finest, Lil Durk and Jeremih. It’s entitled ‘Power Powder Respect’. 50 Cent released the song in January to get fans hyped for the new season of Power Book 4: Force. He also released an accompanying music video on 17 January.

Since the release of the new Power Book 4 series, fans have been comparing it to the Power Book 2: Ghost theme song. One viewer tweeted: “This new Power got mad as theme song, but Big Rich Town is better (sic).”

However, others have thrown praise on the new theme song. One fan tweeted it: “Sefinitely set the tone for the show – it’s dark, moody and kinda menacing.”

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Eve Edwards is a staff writer for The Focus who has been with GRV Media since April 2019. Having gained a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Bristol, Eve joined GRV starting out as a writer for Reality Titbit before making her way over to HITC. With a passion for music, TV, and cultural news, Eve eventually found a home at The Focus. Eve spent 2021-2022 freelancing for GRV Media while she completed a Masters in Music Performance, and brings her wide array of interests to the company in her written work. In Eve's spare time you'll find her working her way through the day's Wordle, Heardle, and Quordle, or struggling to complete The Guardian's cryptic crossword.