Deadpool (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Deadpool
(Original Motion
Picture Soundtrack)
Deadpool soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by Junkie XL
Released February 12, 2016
Genre Film score, electronic music, pop, hip hop, electronic rock
Length 1:08:12
Label Milan Records
Producer Tom Holkenborg
Junkie XL chronology
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(2015)Point Break2015
Deadpool
(2016)
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(2016)Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice2016
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(2014) X-Men: Days of Future Past2014
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(2016) Deadpool2016
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(2016) X-Men: Apocalypse2016

Deadpool (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack to the 2016 film Deadpool, composed by Junkie XL, under his legal name Tom Holkenborg.

Following the release, the soundtrack made the 30 mark on the Billboard 200, and topped the soundtrack list also from Billboard.

Development[edit]

In January 2016, Holkenborg confirmed that he would compose the score for Deadpool,[1] the composition mainly utilized 80's synthesizers that added to the immersion.

Holkenborg used an ARP 2600 and a Synclavier, for Deadpool's 'riffs' and battles, while an Oberheim is mainly for more emotional scenes. A complete orchestra was mainly used for Colussus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead, to give feeling and honor from previous films.[2]

Additional songs[edit]

The soundtrack also includes "Deadpool Rap" by YouTube personalities TeamHeadKick, featuring updated lyrics that reference the film rather than the video game,[3] "Shoop" by Salt-N-Pepa, "X Gon' Give It to Ya" by DMX, and more.

Release[edit]

The soundtrack album was released digitally on February 12, 2016, featuring both Holkenborg's score and the additional songs. Physical copies of the soundtrack became available through Milan Records on March 4, 2016.[4]

Commercial performance[edit]

The soundtrack debuted at number 30 on the Billboard 200, selling 18,000 units in the first week.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Track listing
No. Title Performed by Length
1. "Angel of the Morning" Juice Newton 4:12
2. "Maximum Effort"   2:08
3. "Small Disruption"   1:12
4. "Shoop" Salt-N-Pepa 4:08
5. "Twelve Bullets"   2:50
6. "Man in a Red Suit"   2:20
7. "Liam Neeson Nightmares"   1:56
8. "Calendar Girl" (1999 Remastered Version) Neil Sedaka 2:37
9. "The Punch Bowl"   5:55
10. "Back to Life"   2:12
11. "Every Time I See Her"   0:54
12. "Deadpool Rap" TeamHeadKick 3:25
13. "Easy Angel"   2:31
14. "Scrap Yard"   1:02
15. "This Place Looks Sanitary"   6:50
16. "Watership Down"   4:10
17. "X Gon' Give It to Ya" (Radio Edit) DMX 3:37
18. "Going Commando"   3:46
19. "Let's Try to Kill Each Other"   1:00
20. "Stupider When You Say It"   2:24
21. "Four or Five Moments"   0:54
22. "A Face I Would Sit On"   3:07
23. "Careless Whisper" George Michael 5:02
24. "Mr. Sandman" The Chordettes 2:23
Total length: 1:08:12

Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony. Conducted by Nick Glennie-Smith.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 18
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 66
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 123
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 198
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 48
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 97
US Billboard 200[12] 30
US Soundtrack Albums (Billboard)[13] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Holkenborg [@Junkie_XL] (October 3, 2015). "On Monday I will start on @deadpoolmovie!!!! So excited!!! pic.twitter.com/BvztrZxiFG" (Tweet). Archived from the original on January 4, 2016. Retrieved October 4, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ Lufkin, Bryan (February 17, 2016). "How '80s Synths Make Deadpool's Soundtrack So Awesome". io9. Archived from the original on February 22, 2016. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "The 'Deadpool' Soundtrack Is As Crazy As The Movie Itself". Bustle. 
  4. ^ "'Deadpool' Soundtrack Details". Film Music Reporter. January 20, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Deadpool' Soundtrack Debuts in Top 40". Billboard. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Soundtrack / Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL – Deadpool". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Soundtrack / Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL – Deadpool" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Soundtrack / Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL – Deadpool" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Soundtrack / Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL – Deadpool" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Soundtrack / Tom Holkenborg AKA Junkie XL – Deadpool". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  13. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Soundtrack Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2016.