Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9

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Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9

Cover of Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9. From left to right: Eve Torres, R-Truth, Vladimir Kozlov, Randy Orton, The Great Khali, Kelly Kelly, and Umaga
Compilation album by Various Artists, WWE
Released January 24, 2009
Length 40:49 / 65:49
Label Columbia, WWE Music Group
Producer Jim Johnston
Various Artists, WWE chronology
WWE The Music, Vol. 8 (2008) Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9 WWE The Music: A New Day, Vol. 10 (2010)

Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9[1] is a compilation album released by WWE in the United States and Canada on January 27, 2009, Australia on January 24[2] and in the United Kingdom on April 13, 2009.[3] The album was originally announced to be a three-CD set featuring new music by Jim Johnston and alternate mixes of older material from the past 25 years to commemorate the WrestleMania 25th anniversary.[4][5] However, the album is now a single disc of original theme music of the superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment, with a bonus disc containing a selection of past music of WWE superstars.

The working title for the album was WWE Anthology II and was originally set to be the sequel to WWE's 2002 album WWE Anthology.[5] The album reached a peak at #11 on the Billboard 200 chart.[6]

It was re-released on iTunes[7] on January 26, 2014 with the original tracklist and a remixed version of Jake "The Snake" Roberts entrance theme.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are composed, written and produced by Jim Johnston except "What's Up?", written and composed by Ron Killings (R-Truth).[8][9]

Track Song Subject Length
1 "Voices" (Vocals by Rich Luzzi of Rev Theory) Randy Orton 3:24
2 "Pourquoi?" Maryse 3:37
3 "Man on Fire" Kane 2:57
4 "Kung Fu San" (performed by Karl "Dice Raw" Jenkins) Kung Fu Naki 3:04
5 "Holla" (performed by Desiree Jackson) Kelly Kelly 3:19
6 "What's Up?" (performed by Ron Killings) R-Truth 3:15
7 "Pain" Vladimir Kozlov 2:54
8 "Land of Five Rivers" (Vocals by Kulvinder Singh Johal) & (Dhol by Panjabi MC) The Great Khali 2:58
9 "She Looks Good" Eve 2:17
10 "Get on Your Knees" (performed by Age Against the Machine - Rage tribute[10]) Jack Swagger 3:10
11 "If You Rock Like Me" SmackDown Theme 3:03
12 "Tribal Trouble" Umaga 3:08
13 "Priceless" Ted DiBiase/Cody Rhodes/Manu 3:44

The subject as seen in the official track listing. The subject of the song may differ from what is currently used in WWE.

A two-disc, deluxe edition of Vol. 9 is available exclusively at Best Buy stores which includes the Legends of WWE CD, featuring:[11]

Track Song Subject Length
1* I Won’t Do What You Tell Me Steve Austin 3:02
2 “Unstable” The Ultimate Warrior 1:45
3 “Hot Rod” Roddy Piper 2:58
4 “Hard Corps.” Sgt. Slaughter 2:35
5 “Blue Blood” Hunter Hearst Helmsley 3:29
6 “Perfection” Mr. Perfect 2:49
7* Rest in Peace The Undertaker 3:18
8 Snake Bit Jake Roberts 2:08
9* If You Smell...? The Rock 2:56

* These tracks are also included as bonus tracks on the regular CD release in the UK. Numbered 14, 15 and 16 respectively.[3]

iTunes Re-Release Track listing[edit]

All songs are composed, written and produced by Jim Johnston except "What's Up?", written and composed by Ron Killings (R-Truth).[8]

Track Song Subject Length
1 "Voices" (Vocals by Rich Luzzi of Rev Theory) Randy Orton 3:24
2 "Pourquoi?" Maryse 3:37
3 "Man on Fire" Kane 2:57
4 "Kung Fu San" (performed by Karl "Dice Raw" Jenkins) Kung Fu Naki 3:04
5 "Holla" (performed by Desiree Jackson) Kelly Kelly 3:19
6 "What's Up?" (performed by Ron Killings) R-Truth 3:15
7 "Pain" Vladimir Kozlov 2:54
8 "Land of Five Rivers" (Vocals by Kulvinder Singh Johal) & (Dhol by Panjabi MC) The Great Khali 2:58
9 "She Looks Good" Eve 2:17
10 "Get on Your Knees" (performed by Age Against the Machine - Rage tribute[12]) Jack Swagger 3:10
11 "If You Rock Like Me" SmackDown Theme 3:03
12 "Tribal Trouble" Umaga 3:08
13 "Priceless" Ted DiBiase/Cody Rhodes/Manu 3:44
14 I Won’t Do What You Tell Me Steve Austin 3:02
15 “Unstable” The Ultimate Warrior 1:45
16 “Hot Rod” Roddy Piper 2:58
17 “Hard Corps.” Sgt. Slaughter 2:35
18 “Blue Blood” Hunter Hearst Helmsley 3:29
19 “Perfection” Mr. Perfect 2:49
20 Rest in Peace The Undertaker 3:18
21 “Snake Bit 2014” Jake Roberts 3:19
22 If You Smell...? The Rock 2:56

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Australia January 24, 2009
United States January 27, 2009
United Kingdom April 13, 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wwe.com/subscriptions/wwetunes/
  2. ^ "Various / WWE The Music Vol9". sanity.com.au. Retrieved 2009-01-23. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Voices: WWE The Music Volume 9 Product Listing". HMV.com. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  4. ^ "Consumer Products". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-11-08. "This album will be loaded with unreleased WWE Superstar entrance themes, as well as themes from the past 25 years, to commemorate the milestone of the 25th anniversary of WrestleMania." 
  5. ^ a b "Music a key element in WWE brand profile". Reuters. 2008-06-15. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  6. ^ Voices: WWE The Music, Vol. 9 on BillBoard.com.
  7. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/voices-wwe-the-music-vol.-9/id805079605
  8. ^ a b "WWE: The Music Vol 9 CD". wwe.com. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  9. ^ "WWE: The Music, Vol. 9 > Overview". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 
  10. ^ http://www.bostonrage.com/
  11. ^ "WWE: The Music 9 Various - CD - WWE: The Music 9 / Various". bestbuy.com. Retrieved 2009-01-00. 
  12. ^ http://www.bostonrage.com/