Title - ' xXx: Return Of Xander Cage'
Artist - Brian Tyler and Robert Lydecker
For those of you not in the know, xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a brand new American action film directed by D. J. Caruso and written by F. Scott Frazier. It stars Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel L. Jackson and is the third installment in the 'xXx' franchise; and a sequel to both 'xXx' (2002) and 'xXx: State of the Union' (2005).
The original 'xXx' film grossed 277 million at the box office and Vin Dieselís global profile has never been higher as a result of the Fast and Furious chain. In this latest adventure, Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.
Composer Brian Tyler, who was the primary composer for the Fast and Furious soundtracks, including last yearís 'Furious 7' was just the most perfect choice ever to take control of the musical helm here. Alongside Emmy-nominated composer Robert Lydecker (TVs 'Sleepy Hollow'), the duo have created 21 tracks that both power on through and at just the right time, slow the roll to a mid tempo fluctuating pulse; as if their own lives depended on it also.
Tyler, who in the past year has also helmed blockbusters such as 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron', 'Now You See Me 2', 'Truth', 'Criminal' and 'The Disappointments Room' tackles each cinematic moment solidly and together with Lydecker, their ensure that this soundtrack score resonates with each scene that plays out.
For, and as you would fully expect, Tyler brings all the electronic tricks and gizmos that makes the whole Fast & Furious series what it is. With plenty of upbeat rhythms and techno that pulses throughout, be aware though that Tyler sure can spin a soulful and heartfelt melody out of them too.
1. xXx The Return of Xander Cage (4:05)
2. Xander Cage ... Live and In Concert (1:55)
3. I Live for This $#!% (4:15)
4. Windfall (2:22)
5. Carte Blanche (3:01)
6. Launched (4:08)
7. The Last Great Adventure (5:38)
8. Pandoraís Box (2:58)
9. Rock, Paper, Scissors, Grenade Launcher (2:19)
10. A New Ride (2:42)
11. Tattoos and Triangulation (3:34)
12. Evolution (5:42)
13. Wave Riders (3:45)
14. Twenty Two and a Half (3:05)
15. Battle of the Xís (5:33)
16. Not So Special Forces (2:42)
17. Read Between the Lines (3:51)
18. Besting the Best of the Best (2:28)
19. xXx Incorporated (2:40)
20. Xero Gravity (2:38)
21. Brotherhood (1:35)
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