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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Review

May 05, 2014

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on May 05, 2014
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has audiences caught in its web, and part of its web-slinging success is the musical score. Check out Kidzworlds Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Review.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 had a soundtrack jam-packed full of gorgeous symphonic style melodies, so expectations were high for many Marvel fans when it came to the soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Composer Hans Zimmer created an incredibly different musical landscape for the movie, and it is just as surprising and interesting as the first soundtrack.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack is out now!The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack is out now!Courtesy of Columbia

The double album features tracks that are more edgy and in-your-face than the first film, and also more current with pop culture. The songs range from dub-step inspired to raw industrial and EDM. Inside the liner notes Director Marc Webb explains the film's music this way:

"I want Spider-Man to participate in the real world - I want him to listen to The Ramones and Dylan, Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar. He's a kid, and he's a participant in pop culture."

Pharrell is one of the Magnificent Six that composed the soundtrackPharrell is one of the Magnificent Six that composed the soundtrack

The TASM 2 soundtrack is ambitious, epic, peppy and current, and some of the experimental elements pay off - legendary guitarist Johnny Marr injected energy into many of the tracks with his amazing guitar riffs. Pharrell not only sang the track "Here," he helped write, produce and remix many of the tracks, giving it a fresh feel that lots of soundtracks lack.  Standout tracks include "Here," the beautifully lush "Song for Zula" by Phosphorescent (which has been featured on TV before) and "I'm Spider-Man" and "So Much Anger" will put you right back into some of the film's best moments.

Track List

Disc One

(Hans Zimmer and the Magnificent Six)

  1. I'm Electro
  2. There He Is
  3. I'm Spider-Man
  4. My Enemy
  5. Ground Rules
  6. Look at Me
  7. Special Project
  8. You Need Me
  9. So Much Anger
  10. I'm Moving to England
  11. I'm Goblin
  12. Let Her Go
  13. You're My Boy
  14. I Need to Know
  15. Sum Total
  16. I Chose You
  17. We're Best Friends
  18. Still Crazy
  19. The Rest of My Life
  20. You're That Spider Guy

Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys collaborated on It's On AgainKendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys collaborated on It's On Again

Disc Two

(Hans Zimmer and the Magnificent Six)

  1. The Electro Suite
  2. Harry Suite
  3. Cold War
  4. No Place Like Home
  5. It's on Again - Alicia Keys feat. Kendrick Lamar
  6. Song for Zula - Phosphorescent
  7. That's My Man - Liz
  8. Here - Pharrell Williams
  9. Honest - the Neighborhood
  10. Within the Web - Czarina Russell
  11. Electro Remix - Hans Zimmer and Alvin Risk

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Rating:4

 

Check out "Here" by Pharrell on the TASM 2 Official Soundtrack below.

 

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