Small Soldiers (soundtrack)

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Small Soldiers
Small Soldiers OST.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released July 7, 1998
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre Hip hop, Classic rock
Length 31:16
Label DreamWorks
Producer Damon Elliott, Wyclef Jean, Dallas Austin, DJ Kay Gee, Dutch, DJ Z-Trip, Norman Whitfield, Rich Costey, Mickey Petralia, The Butcher Bros.
Soundtrack
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Small Soldiers (Music from the Motion Picture) and Small Soldiers (Original Motion Picture Score) are the soundtrack and score to the film Small Soldiers.

Music from the Motion Picture[edit]

The soundtrack album was released on July 7, 1998 through DreamWorks Records and, with the exception of the last track, every track on the album was a combination of hip hop and classic rock. The soundtrack was not much of a success, only making it to 103 on the Billboard 200.

  1. "War" (Bone Thugs-n-Harmony with Henry Rollins, Tom Morello and Flea)
  2. "Another One Bites the Dust" (Queen, Wyclef Jean, Pras, Free & Canibus)
  3. "The Stroke" (Billy Squier & Dallas Austin)
  4. "Love Is a Battlefield" (Pat Benatar, Queen Latifah & DJ Kay Gee)
  5. "Rock and Roll (Part 2)" (Gary Glitter & Dutch)
  6. "Love Removal Machine" (The Cult & Mickey Petralia)
  7. "My City Was Gone" (The Pretenders, Kool Keith & Butcher Brothers)
  8. "Surrender" (Cheap Trick & Rich Costey)
  9. "Tom Sawyer" (Rush & DJ Z-Trip)
  10. "War" (Edwin Starr)

Songs heard in the film but not on the soundtrack include:

  *Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
  *Wannabe by Spice Girls

Original Motion Picture Score[edit]

Small Soldiers
Film score by Jerry Goldsmith
Released 28 July 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Soundtrack
Length 31:01
Label Varèse Sarabande
Producer Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith chronology
Small Soldiers
(1998)
Star Trek: Insurrection
(1998)
Score
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Filmtracks 4/5 stars link

The critically acclaimed parodic orchestral/synthetic score, composed and conducted by frequent Joe Dante collaborator Jerry Goldsmith, was released on July 28, 1998 through Varèse Sarabande and features nine tracks of score at a running time just over thirty-one minutes. The score has since gone out-of-print despite a commercial release.[1][2]

  1. "Assembly Line" (3:33)
  2. "Alan and Archer" (2:58)
  3. "Roll Call" (4:49)
  4. "Prepare for Assault" (3:46)
  5. "Branded" (2:15)
  6. "Special Design" (2:33)
  7. "I'm Scared" (2:01)
  8. "Trust Me" (4:04)
  9. "Off to Gorgon" (4:41)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clemmesen, Christian. Small Soldiers soundtrack review. Filmtracks.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26.
  2. ^ Small Soldiers score soundtrack review. Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-04-26.