When Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters in 2014, one element that many people loved was the film’s excellent ‘Awesome Mix Vol. 1’ soundtrack – a collection of classic songs Peter Quill listened to with his dying mother. As we approach the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in just a couple weeks, fans have been wondering which songs director James Gunn has assembled for the second Awesome Mix. Well, you need wonder no longer now as Marvel has released the 14-song track list for the film.
“Mr Blue Sky” – Electric Light Orchestra
“Fox on the Run” – Sweet
“Lake Shore Drive” – Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah
“The Chain” – Fleetwood Mac
“Bring It On Home To Me” – Sam Cooke
“Southern Nights” – Glen Campbell
“My Sweet Lord” – George Harrison
“Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” – Looking Glass
“Come A Little Bit Closer” – Jay and the Americans
“Wham Bam Shang-A-Lang” – Silver
“Surrender” – Cheap Trick
“Father and Son” – Cat Stevens
“Flash Light” – Parliament
“Guardians Inferno” – The Sneepers Ft. David Hasselhoff
UPDATE: And here’s a retro-style commercial for the soundtrack…
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What do you think of the soundtrack list? Are there any other songs you wish were in the film? Let us know below…
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is scheduled for release on April 28th 2017 in the UK and on May 5th in the States, with director James Gunn reuniting with returning cast members Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Dave Bautista (Drax), Bradley Cooper (Rocket), Vin Diesel (Groot), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Michael Rooker (Yondu), Glenn Close (Nova Prime) and Sean Gunn (Kraglin) alongside new additions Pom Klementieff (Oldboy) as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) as Ayesha, Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight) as Ego the Living Planet, Chris Sullivan (The Drop) as Taserface and Sylvester Stallone (Creed) and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville) in as-yet-unrevealed roles.