The first track out of the gate is “Lighten Up Francis” by Puscifer (JLE Dub Mix) and I would be lying if I didn’t mention the first half of the song made me think of Maynard sitting in his basement with a wine buzz playing with his synthesizer. That isn’t a knock on the song either. You will just have to hear it to see what I mean. Next up is an amazing remix of The Cure’s “Underneath The Stars”. Renholder took an ok song and made it fantastic by focusing more on Smith’s voice and less on the jam.
The middle tracks on Underworld: Rise of the Lycans are anchored by another excellent song from William Control and the albums second song by the one and only Davey Havok. The second one with Havok’s side project Blaqk Audio. Both are strong songs that make you want to keep listening. You can see the official video for Deathclub on youtube.
It would be easy at this point to expect a let down with so many kickass songs already on this cd. To make sure that isn’t the case, I give you two of my favorite tracks from the cd. Drop Dead, Gorgeous wins lyric of the night with “If I see you again and this gun is loaded, you’ll sleep in hell” from the song “Two Birds, One Stone”.
love is what i lost
we had a connection
This feeling has gone too far
and killed two birds with one stone
a terrible love song
you sang it so sweet
and if i ever see you again
and this gun is loaded
you’ll sleep in hell
you’ll sleep in hell
-Drop Dead, Gorgeous
Not too be outdone and immediately following is King Black Acid with a chorus that absolutely makes the song “Let’s Burn”.
And all those girls
they want those boys
with the stars in their eyes
they dance so close to the fire
it burns like a white hot light
-King Black Acid
I had high hopes for this soundtrack going in, but even I am surprised how good it is. This CD is loaded with smokin songs from start to finish including 4 tracks that all have to share the “Repeat This Track” button. If the movie is even remotely close to being as good as the soundtrack, it is gonna be a hit. Check it out and leave your own feedback in the comment section.