Rocky V (album)

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Rocky V
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released 1990
Genre Rock, house, hip hop, new jack swing
Length 45:19
Label Capitol
Various artists chronology
Rocky IV
(1985)
Rocky V
(1990)
Rocky Balboa: The Best of Rocky
(2006)

The Rocky V Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 1990 film, Rocky V. It is a complete departure from the previous films' soundtracks, because it doesn't consist of mainly classic Bill Conti tunes, or rock music, but rather the soundtrack is dominated by hip hop and new jack swing music. Although in the film the classic Bill Conti songs "Mickey" and "Gonna Fly Now" are used in the film, they are not featured on the soundtrack. The only Bill Conti song on the soundtrack, "Can't Stop the Fire", is not used in the film, but the song is used on the soundtrack Rocky Balboa: The Best of Rocky, which is the soundtrack for the film, Rocky Balboa. Only four of the eleven tracks on the soundtrack are used in the film. They are: the film's theme, "Go for It (Heart and Fire)" by Joey B. Ellis, "Take You Back (Home Sweet Home)" by 7A3, "Keep It Up" by Snap! and "The Measure of a Man", by Elton John.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "That's What I Said - performed by MC Hammer"   MC Hammer 4:24
2. "All You Gotta Do Is Sing - performed by Joey B. Ellis"   Joey B. Ellis 3:57
3. "No Competition - performed by MC Tab"     4:39
4. "Go For It (Heart and Fire) - performed by Joey B. Ellis & Tynetta Hare"   Joey B. Ellis, Tynetta Hare, Michael Kelly, James Earley 4:14
5. "Take You Back (Home Sweet Home) - performed by 7A3"   Frank Stallone 4:10
6. "The Measure of a Man - performed by Elton John"   Alan Menken 4:03
7. "Can't Stop the Fire - performed by Bill Conti"   Bill Conti 3:19
8. "I Wanna Rock - performed by Rob Base"     4:20
9. "Thought U Were the One for Me - performed by Joey B. Ellis"     3:02
10. "Keep It Up - performed by Snap!"     4:03
11. "Feel My Power - performed by MC Hammer"     5:11
Total length:
45:19

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[2] 12
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[3] 41
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[4] 12
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 36
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Original Soundtrack – Rocky V". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Soundtrack – Rocky V" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  3. ^ "Soundtrack – Rocky V" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  4. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  5. ^ "Soundtrack – Rocky V". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  6. ^ "Soundtrack – Rocky V". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 9, 2013.