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 See also: Metro Last Light Original Soundtrack 

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Metro 2033's Original Soundtrack was composed by Alexey Omelchuk and Geogogiy Beloglazov, (also known as Anthesteria) and was engineered by Dmitry Kuzmenko. The soundtrack has received high praise from fans and critics alike for doing a good job of adding to the overall experience of the game and heightening the tone of the game. While most songs of Metro 2033 do not have definite names, many have been proposed by fans and song uploaders. The musical pieces of Metro 2033 are as follows (in a rough, general, order of sequence they can be heard in, or otherwise of notability).

Intro ThemeEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Intro Theme

The intro theme acts as the main theme of the game. It plays during the opening cinematic and in a few other select spots in the game, such as during Boris' death on the way to D6. The piano sets the tone of a world gone by and the electric guitar foretells the danger left in the destruction's wake. Many songs in Metro 2033 have unconfirmed titles. This song for example has the title of 'After Leaving the House Forever'.

Menu ThemeEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Main Menu Theme

A guitar variant of the opening theme. This song plays primarily on the main menu. The mood is more simple than the intro theme.

Prologue Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 1 - Prologue Intro Suite

The "suite" to Metro 2033's prologue level plays during Artyom's narrative. The song defines much of Metro 2033 - setting up a harsh, and cruel atmosphere with dark ambient tones common though-out all the suites.

The TowerEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - The Tower

As known as "Fear of the Future" as an unconfirmed secondary theme of the game. The Tower plays during the prologue as well as during the last levels of the game. The tone of this song reflects the trials of the journey and the dangers currently being faced.

By Land, HomeEdit

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Metro 2033 soundtrack - By land, home

'By Land, Home' is a beautiful and chilling song. A part of it is played during Hunter's and Alex's argument after the nosalises have been defeated during the level Hunter.

Main Theme AlternateEdit

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Metro 2033 soundtrack - Main Theme

This untitled song is another variant of the main theme. It is played during the intro of the level Exhibition.

Guitar Song (1)Edit

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Metro 2033 OST - Guitar Song (1)

This tune is played a few select times by guitarists. This tune reflects the destruction of the world. Guitar tabs for this song can be found here. This song has three unconfirmed titles: 'In the Skies', 'In a Circle of Friends', and 'Thoughts about Home'.

Guitar Song (2)Edit

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Metro 2033 OST - Guitar Song (2)

This tune, like the first, is played a few select times by guitarists, as well as during the intro of the level Hunter, when the camera looks at Artyom's post cards. It reflects the destruction of the world and life in the metro. Guitar tabs for this song can be found here.

Guitar Song (3)Edit

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Metro 2033 OST - Guitar Song (3)

This song covers the same ground the first two guitar songs and is also played a few select times by guitarists. Guitar tabs for this song can be found here.

The ChaseEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - The Chase

This song can be heard at the level header of Chase. It's wild but reserved tone gives a sense of danger and mystery.

RigaEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Riga

This more light hearted and jazzy tune is played almost solely in Riga and Exhibition. It is always heard from record players.

Lost Tunnels Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 2 - Lost Tunnels Intro Suite

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Playing during Artyom's narration in Lost Tunnels and other levels. The song is very minimalist, and heavily relies on over-riding tones to create distubing ambiance.

Depths Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 3 - Depths Intro Suite

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This suite plays at the beginning of Bridge and Dark Star, both times over Artyom's narration. Like the suites before it, it is dark, and subtle.

Tunnels Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 4 - Tunnels Intro Suite

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Perfectly suited to images of mutants and anomalies, and almost channeling old-school horror, this song plays during the intro to Lost Catacombs and during Dungeon.

The MarketEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - The Market

'The Market' is an upbeat guitar song, being Metro 2033's 'rock theme'. It is based on "0305030 riff" from british rock band "Muse". It can be played at the record player in Riga, heard in the market, as well as on the tape recorder in Dead City and several other locations including Defense of all places. This is the song also played in the armored truck at the beginning of Driving to Sparta.

Dead CityEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Dead City

This brief but melancholy song reflects the ruins of the world. It is played in Dead City 1 and Dead City 2.

Surface Intro SuiteEdit

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A plesant but saddening misture of synthetics and piano, the 'Surface Intro Suite' plays during Artyom's narrations in Dead City 2, Defense, and Alley.

A Dog in the BoilerEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - A Dog in The Boiler

Revered by many fans to be the most eerie song in the game (and supplemented by a disturbing title), this song plays occasionally in Dead City 1, but most often in Dead City 2, as well as in other spots in the game.

Propaganda TuneEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Propaganda Tune

This waltzy song can be heard many times throughout the game. Its theme borrows heavily from the Soviet 1950's song "Moscow Nights" (Russian: Подмосковные вечера). It is played most notably in Dry.

Ghost TunnelEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Ghost Tunnel

This haunting song is also associated as being Khan's theme and plays during the level Ghosts. It is commonly associated with the supernatural aspects of Metro 2033. This song has an unconfirmed alternate title of 'Past - Present'.

NecropoleEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - The Anomaly

This alternate and darker version of 'Ghost Tunnel' delves even more into the supernatural and forbidding nature of the metro. It is unknown when this song plays, though since the unofficial title is "The Anomaly", it is likely to show up in the level: Anomaly. Like 'Ghost Tunnel' this song has an alternate title of 'Breaking Boundaries', however Necropole is the confirmed title of this song, when it was once a stand alone song.

Anomaly Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 6 - Anomaly Intro Suite

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Playing during the opening narration of Anomaly, this is another dark ambient tune.

Accident in TunnelEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Accident in Tunnel

This dark and atmospheric soundtrack can be heard in many parts of the game, including the beginning of Anomaly.

Sparta ChantEdit

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Metro 2033 Sparta Chant (Full Length)

As the name implies, this musical piece is heard while Artyom is exploring Sparta base. The music beautifully embodies sanctity and reflects on how the base used to be a Russian Orthodox Church. The soundtrack can also be heard in the shrine at the end of the level Cursed.

Combat Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 7 - Combat Intro Suite

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Unique mix of many breif sound-clips the likes of Machine Gun, the 'Combat Intro Suite' plays at the beginning of Front Line.

Front Line AmbientEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 8 - Front Line Ambient

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This ambient is a breif combat theme that plays during Front Line and Lost Tunnels. As equally subtle as some of the Suites, this song plays with low clambering drums, electrics, and high-pitched strings.

Nazi Megaphone TuneEdit

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Metro 2033 - Nazi Megaphone Music

This short marching propaganda tune is played in Front Line and Outpost on the Nazi's megaphones. It is not commonly considered part of the soundtrack but it obviously present in the game.

Ulman and PavelEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Ulman and Pavel

Played at the very beginni g of the game, during Miller's dialogue in the prologue, this cutscene-song is most famously played at the beginning of Trolley Combat. It reflects the situation Artyom is in and then moves onto the ability of the rangers, Ulman and Pavel, and then finishes with a subdued version of the main theme.

Trolley Combat SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 9 - Trolley Combat Intro Suite

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By far the heaviest and loudest of all Suites, the 'Trolley Combat Suite' is a short, looping, synthetics song that plays in the introductions of Trolley Combat and Black Station, and during Trolley Combat itself.

Trolley CombatEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Trolley Combat

A practical and action packed song, 'Trolley Combat' plays near the end of the titular level when the panzer attacks Artyom and Pavel. This song's unconfirmed title is "Fourth Reich".

Depot SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 10 - Depot Suite-0

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This suite plays at the beginning narration and during the level "Depot". It does an excellent job of giving a sense of the aftermath of sudden loss, and of having to find one's own way by the simple guidance of light.

Depot AmbientEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 11 - Depot Ambient

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This dark ambient plays at the beginning of Depot, as Pavel and Artyom sit in the railcar, and wonder as to what may lurk in the tunnels ahead.

Destiny's FriendEdit

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Metro 2033 soundtrack - Destiny friend

'Destiny's Friend' (title is unconfirmed) is a sadder variant of the main theme. It plays at the beginning of the level Child when Sasha is trying to get his uncle to get up.

Fresh AirEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Fresh Air

This creepy song occasionally plays during the first minutes of the level Black Station as well as the intro to Tower. It's low wind-like tones reflect the poisoned nature of the earth and the danger that lurks under.

Missiles Are FlyingEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Missiles Are Flying

Contrary to its supposed title, this song does not play during the default Ending credits. Instead this song, full of wonder, plays in the Dead City, and at the ends of Anomaly and Black Station. An unconfirmed alternate title to this song is "Dead City", of which, it also plays in.

Polis Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 12 - Polis Intro Suite

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This short and seemingly pleasant song turns startling menacing to reflect the council's decision, plays during Artyom's narration in Polis.

Lost TunnelsEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Lost Tunnels

Despite the name, the song is only played in Polis. The malevolent beginning warning of danger changes into a more joyous song which emulates Artyom relief.

A Bad NewsEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - A Bad News

The oddly titled 'A Bad News' is a creepy song which features a sometimes startling bang. This song plays on the level into to Library but is reported to play during the level Biomass. There is also an unconfirmed alternate title of this song called 'They Are Above Us'.

Driving to Sparta Intro SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 13 - Driving to Sparta Intro Suite

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Though playing in other intros, this gutteral but airy dark ambient plays at the beginning narration to Driving to Sparta.

Red ArmyEdit

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Metro 2033 soundtrack - Red army

'Red Army' This adventurous to softened piece plays at the beginning of Driving to Sparta. 'Red Army' isn't currently the only known title for this song, it's alternate is 'Cemetery Compositions".

Up to The SurfaceEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Up to The Surface

Starting as what seems to be a variant on "A Dog in the Boiler" this song quickly changes into a mysterious and creepy piece. It is featured prominently when on the way to D6.

HopeEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Hope

'Hope' plays at the beginning of some chapters, notably Top, and gives off depressing vibes which, like many other Metro 2033 pieces, offers reflection into the destroyed world. 'Again on Top' is unconfirmed title of this song.

Top Tension SuiteEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 14 - Top Tension Ambience

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An astoundingly short and simple suite, this track plays in part in the beginning cutscene of Driving to Sparta, but more as a whole at Top.

Black AmbienceEdit

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Metro 2033 Extended Soundtrack 15 - Black Ambience

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'Black Ambiance' is an otherworldly, almost tribal and almost liquid track that plays as background music to Ethereal, and briefly in Child.

Walk OnEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Walk On

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This song plays on Dark Star, during the Dark One vision and during the final cutscene in the Enlightened Ending.

Ranger Ending Credit MusicEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Bad Ending Credits Music

This song plays during the default ending, but also when Hunter is speaking to Artyom after the dark one attack. It begins ominously but picks up as the adventure comes to a close, and the objective achieved. The final section of the song is ambiguous in tone and leaves the player to wonder. This song's unconfirmed alternate title is "By Fire and Sword".

Enlightened Ending Credit MusicEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Good Ending Credit Music

This soothing but haunting theme plays during the enlightened end-game cutscene as well as at the end of the level, Child. It plays a heavily distorted and remixed version of the main theme. For some the sounds may be lost in the wind but for others it signifies strength and change.

AloneEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Alone (Hip Hop)

One of the last set of oddballs in the official soundtrack, this hip hop song is associated with Metro 2033 though it is obviously not featured in the game.

Don't ForgetEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - Don't Forget (Hip Hop)

The second misfit in the soundtrack 'Don't Forget' is also another hip hop song to be associated with Metro 2033, though not featured in it.

One Step to the HorizonEdit

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Metro 2033 OST - One Step to The Horizon (Hip Hop)

'One Step to the Horizon' is the second to last of the four hip hop songs to be associated with Metro 2033 though not directly in the game.

Dead City (Hip Hop)Edit

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Metro 2033 OST - Dead City (Hip Hop)

'Dead City' is the last hip hop song associated with Metro 2033.

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