Wild Wild West (soundtrack)

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Wild Wild West
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released June 15, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 62:19
Label Interscope
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Wild Wild West is the soundtrack to the 1999 film, Wild Wild West. It was released on June 15, 1999 through Interscope Records and consisted mostly of hip hop music (none of which was in the movie, with the exception of the Will Smith and Enrique Iglesias tracks played over the end credits). The soundtrack was very successful, peaking at number four on the US Billboard 200 and on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and features the hit single "Wild Wild West" which went to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified double platinum a week after its release on June 21, 1999.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Wild Wild West*" (Will Smith featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee) Stevie Wonder, Will Smith, Mohandas Dewese, Rob Fusari Rob Fusari 4:08
2. "Bailamos" (Enrique Iglesias) Paul Barry, Mark Taylor The Groove Brothers (Mark Taylor & Brian Rawling) 3:39
3. "Confused*" (BLACKstreet) Teddy Riley, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, S. Blair, L. Kafi Teddy Riley, Rodney Jerkins 3:58
4. "Keep It Movin'" (MC Lyte featuring Payne) Tim Kelley, Bob Robinson, Lana Moorer, Giovanni Salah Tim & Bob 4:13
5. "Getting Closer*" (Tatyana Ali featuring Kel Spencer) Casten Schack, Kenneth Karlin, Tamara Savage, Lennie Bennett, Darryl Barnes, Greg Mays, George Clinton Jr., Garry M. Shider, G. Bernard Worrell, J. Hammond Soulshock & Karlin 4:12
6. "Lucky Day" (Trā-Knox) Anthony Dent, Eric Roberson, Jeffery Walker Dent for Slate of Mind 4:18
7. "Bad Guys Always Die" (Dr. Dre & Eminem) Marshall "Eminem" Mathers, André "Dr. Dre" Young Dr. Dre & Mel-Man 4:41
8. "Mailman" (Faith Evans) Robert Kelly R. Kelly 3:26
9. "I'm Wanted*" (Kel Spencer featuring Richie Sambora) Rick "Dutch" Cousins, Lennie Bennett, Tamara Savage, Richie Sambora, Jon Bongiovi Ric "Dutch" Cousins 5:12
10. "Hero*" (Breeze) Curtis Wilson, Will Smith, Lia Grant, Sydney Kim, Sandy Plute, Katherine Shorey, Bola Sete Somethin' for the People 4:06
11. "Chocolate Form*" (Neutral) Eric Roberson/Carvin G. Haggins/Vidal Davis/Keith I. Pelzer Carvin G. Haggins, Keith I. Pelzer 4:12
12. "I Sparkle" (Slick Rick) Ricky "Slick Rick" Walters, W. P. Mitchell Large Professor 4:11
13. "The Best" (Guy featuring 1 Life 2 Live) Teddy Riley, T. Frampton, Screwface, J. Cordova Teddy Riley 3:40
14. "8 Minutes To Sunrise" (Common featuring Jill Scott) Lonnie "Common" Lynn, Jill Scott, Andre Harris Andre Harris 4:32
15. "Stick Up*" (Lil' Bow Wow featuring Jermaine Dupri) Jermaine Dupri, R.O.C., James Harris III, Terry Lewis Jermaine Dupri 3:17
Total length:
1:01:35

Sample credits[edit]

  • "Wild Wild West" contains portions of "I Wish" performed and written by Stevie Wonder and "Wild Wild West" written by Mohandas DeWese
  • "Confused" contains an interpolation of "Cover Action" written by Wilton Felder
  • "Getting Closer" contains elements of "Do That Stuff" written by George Clinton, Jr., Garry M. Shider, Bernard G. Worrell, performed by Parliament. Also contains elements of "Funky For You" written by G. Nice & Darryl Barnes. Also contains elements of "Impeach The President" written by J. Hammond and performed by The Honey Drippers
  • "I'm Wanted" contains a sample from "Wanted Dead or Alive" written by Richard Sambora & Jon Bongiovi, as recorded by Bon Jovi
  • "Hero" contains an interpolation of "Bettina" written by Bola Sete
  • "Chocolate Form" contains portions of "Desafinado" written by Antonio Carlos Jobim & Newton Ferreira de Mendonca
  • "Stick Up" contains a portion of "Just The Way I Like It" written by Terry Lewis & James Harris III

Trivia[edit]

Although rapper Eminem will make stabs at Will Smith in his hit song "The Real Slim Shady" in 2000; he still recorded a song for the movie.

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