‘Rock of Ages’ Soundtrack Tracklist

June 23, 2012

rock of ages soundtrackWhether it’s a healthy dose of so-called “studio magic” or the fact that many of these actors cut their teeth in musical theater, Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and other Hollywood stars proved they have the vocal chops to carry a hit Broadway play on the big screen with this weekend’s film adaptation for Rock of Ages.

For Mary J. Blige — one of the best singers alive — it was an easy feat, but even Russell Brand’s character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek didn’t have to carry the weight of performing some of the most beloved jams of ’80s rock radio prior to this impressive effort. As for Malin Akerman, she’s in a real-life rock band and will star as Debbie Harry in the new CBGB film, so there’s no big surprise her duet with Cruise, “I Want To Know What Love Is”, pulled through as well.

Speaking of Cruise, let’s not forget that long before he lip-synced and danced around in his underwear for Risky Business, he was a high school theater kid with a bright future ranging from dangling atop skyscrapers in action films to now channeling shirtless, tattooed, hair-metal frontmen of a bygone era.

So, without further ado, here are the jams this crew rocked in the flick:

Rock of Ages Soundtrack Tracklist

01)  ’Paradise City’ | Tom Cruise
02)  ’Sister Christian’ | ’Just Like Paradise’ | ’Nothin’ But A Good Time’ | Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin
03)  ’Juke Box Hero’ | ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ | Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Julianne Hough
04)  ’Hit Me With Your Best Shot’ | Catherine Zeta-Jones
05)  ‘Waiting For A Girl Like You’ | Diego Boneta, Julianne Hough
06)  ’More Than Words’ and ‘Heaven’ | Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta
07)  ’Wanted Dead Or Alive’ | T. Cruise, Julianne Hough
08)  ’I Want To Know What Love Is’ | T. Cruise, Malin Akerman
09)  ’I Wanna Rock’ | Diego Boneta
10)  ’Pour Some Sugar On Me’ | T. Cruise
11)  ’Harden My Heart’ | Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige
12)  ’Shadows of the Night’ | ’Harden My Heart’ | Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough
13)  ’Here I Go Again’ – Diego Boneta, Paul Giamatti, Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige, T. Cruise
14)  ’Can’t Fight This Feeling’ | Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin
15)  ’Any Way You Want It’ | Mary J. Blige, Constantine Maroulis, Julianne Hough
16)  ’Undercover Love’ | Diego Boneta
17)  ’Every Rose Has Its Thorn’ | Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, T. Cruise, Mary J. Blige
18)  ’Rock You Like A Hurricane’ | Julianne Hough, T. Cruise
19)  ’We Built This City’ | ’We’re Not Gonna Take It’ | Russell Brand and Catherine Zeta-Jones
20) ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ | Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, T. Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Mary J. Blige

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