Listen to Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’ from Severance, Season 1, Episode 9

British rock band Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades‘ was played on the latest episode of the Apple TV+ series Severance this week — Severance, Season 1, Episode 9, “The We We Are“.

The song was played right at the beginning of the episode as Irving wakes up at home and discovers his outie’s paintings and military background.

Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades‘ is the title track from the band’s fifth studio album, which was released in late 1980 on the British indie label Bronze.

The bass-driven song itself was released as a single and hit #15 on the UK Singles chart, remaining on the chart for 15 weeks.

Since its release, ‘Ace of Spades‘ has become the definitive Motorhead song.

So much so, to this day even as the band no longer exists, the track is still thought of as the Motorhead anthem.

As for Severance, the sci-fi thriller stars Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman, and Jen Tullock, and is currently streaming on Apple TV+.

The series is critically acclaimed, and has already been renewed for a second season. Although there is no word yet on when it will air.

Listen to Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades‘ from Severance in the song’s official music video, and on the band’s album of the same name.


About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered K-drama, K-pop, J-pop and music news for over a decade.