WWF The Music, Vol. 5

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WWF The Music Vol. 5
Album cover featuring The Rock
Compilation album by World Wrestling Federation
Released February 20, 2001
Recorded 1999-2000
Label Koch Records
Producer Jim Johnston
World Wrestling Federation chronology
WWF Aggression
(2000)
WWF The Music Volume 5
(2001)
WWF Forceable Entry
(2002)

WWF The Music, Vol. 5 is a compilation album released by the World Wrestling Federation in 2001. It collected together the most recent theme tunes of the wrestlers on the roster at the time. The album received mostly negative reviews from critics. Former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is featured on the album's cover.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Jim Johnston, except "Pie" written by Slick Rick, Brian Gewirtz and Jim Johnston.

No. Title Subject Length
1. "The Game" (performed by Motörhead) Triple H 3:29
2. "Rowdy" (performed by Ron Killings) K-Kwik 3:13
3. "If You Dare"   Tazz 3:23
4. "It Just Feels Right"   Lita 2:54
5. "Out of the Fire"   Kane 3:08
6. "Latino Heat"   Eddie Guerrero 2:50
7. "I've Got It All"   Billy Gunn 3:26
8. "What About Me?"   Raven 3:06
9. "Who I Am"   Chyna 3:09
10. "Medal"   Kurt Angle 2:52
11. "Bad Man"   Rikishi 3:14
12. "Shooter"   Chris Benoit 2:43
13. "Turn It Up"   Too Cool 2:59
14. "Pie" (performed by The Rock and Slick Rick) The Rock 3:46

Release[edit]

WWF The Music, Vol. 5 entered the US albums chart at #2 in February 2001 by selling 176,000 copies, and stayed in the top 20 for two weeks.[1] Unlike the WWF-produced albums before it that reached platinum, it had sold approximately 640,000 copies by April 2002. [1]

Critical reception[edit]

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

Russell Baillie of The New Zealand Herald rated the album one star, stating "...they may fake it in the ring but this is truly, truly brutal."[3] Likewise, Alex Ristic of Slam! Wrestling said that the album is "littered with inconsistencies and because of that only a true hardcore WWF should purchase this item."[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Basham, David (April 5, 2002). "Got Charts? Wrestling With WWF LPs; Breaking Records With Celine". MTV. Retrieved 2009-11-03. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Baillie, Russell (March 22, 2001). "Various: WWF The Music Vol. 5". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2009-11-03. 
  4. ^ Ristic, Alex (January 20, 2001). "New WWF CD disappoints". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-11-03.