Suicide Squad (soundtrack)

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Suicide Squad: The Album
Suicide Squad The Album.png
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released August 5, 2016 (2016-08-05)
Recorded 2016
Genre
Length 50:57
Label Atlantic
Producer
DC Extended Universe soundtrack chronology
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
(2016)
Suicide Squad
(2016)
Wonder Woman
(2017)
Singles from Suicide Squad: The Album
  1. "Heathens"
    Released: June 16, 2016
  2. "Sucker for Pain"
    Released: June 24, 2016
  3. "Purple Lamborghini"
    Released: July 22, 2016
  4. "Gangsta"
    Released: August 1, 2016
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB[4]
Pitchfork4.0/10[5]

Suicide Squad: The Album is the soundtrack album to the film of the same name. It was released on August 5, 2016, by Atlantic Records.[6] A separate film score album, titled Suicide Squad (Original Motion Picture Score) and composed by Steven Price, was released on August 8, 2016, by WaterTower Music.[7] The digital edition of the film score album contains eight bonus tracks. It received mixed reviews by critics, but the Collector's Edition received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media at the 2017 ceremony. It won the 2017 Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Soundtrack.

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, the soundtrack debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, with 182,000 equivalent album units.[8] It was also the best-selling album of the week, selling 128,000 copies in its first week on the chart.[9]

Suicide Squad was certified gold in the United States on September 23, 2016, for 500,000 units composed by sales, streaming and track-equivalent units.[10] It was certified platinum for shipping over 1 million equivalent-units on November 16, 2016. As of April 2017, it has sold 548,000 copies in the country.[11][12]

Suicide Squad: The Album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Purple Lamborghini" (Skrillex and Rick Ross)
3:35
2."Sucker for Pain" (Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and Imagine Dragons with Logic, Ty Dolla $ign featuring X Ambassadors)Alex Da Kid4:04
3."Heathens" (Twenty One Pilots)3:15
4."Standing in the Rain" (Action Bronson, Mark Ronson and Dan Auerbach)Ronson3:22
5."Gangsta" (Kehlani)2:57
6."Know Better" (Kevin Gates)
  • JMIKE
  • T-Collar
3:28
7."You Don't Own Me" (Grace featuring G-Eazy)3:19
8."Without Me" (Eminem)
4:52
9."Wreak Havoc" (Skylar Grey)
  • Grey
  • Evigan
  • Glenda "Gizzle" Proby
Evigan3:48
10."Medieval Warfare" (Grimes)Grimes3:01
11."Bohemian Rhapsody" (Panic! at the Disco)Butch Walker6:01
12."Slippin' into Darkness" (War)War3:47
13."Fortunate Son" (Creedence Clearwater Revival)John FogertyFogerty2:18
14."I Started a Joke" (ConfidentialMX featuring Becky Hanson)
  • John Samuel Hanson
  • Kyle Biane
3:10

Additional music[edit]

Though these songs appear in the movie, they are not included on the soundtrack album.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[54] Gold 35,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[55] Gold 7,500^
United States (RIAA)[56] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Suicide Squad (Original Motion Picture Score)[edit]

Suicide Squad (Original Motion Picture Score)
Suicide Squad score.png
Film score by Steven Price
Released August 8, 2016 (2016-08-08)
Recorded 2016
Genre Film score
Length
  • 72:33 (physical edition)
  • 93:38 (digital edition)
Label WaterTower
Producer Steven Price
Steven Price chronology
The Hunt
(2015)
Suicide Squad
(2016)
Baby Driver
(2017)
DC Extended Universe soundtrack chronology
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
(2016)
Suicide Squad
(2016)
Wonder Woman
(2017)

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Task Force X"4:53
2."Arkham Asylum"3:23
3."I'm Going to Figure This Out"1:41
4."You Make My Teeth Hurt"2:30
5."I Want to Assemble a Task Force"2:52
6."Brother Our Time Has Come"4:42
7."A Serial Killer Who Takes Credit Cards"2:09
8."A Killer App"2:53
9."That's How I Cut and Run"3:09
10."We Got a Job to Do"1:41
11."You Die We Die"4:01
12."Harley and Joker"2:49
13."This Bird Is Baked"4:42
14."Hey Craziness"4:01
15."You Need a Miracle"2:36
16."Diablo's Story"1:42
17."The Squad"3:58
18."Are We Friends or Are We Foes?"4:16
19."She's Behind You"3:02
20."One Bullet Is All I Need"3:32
21."I Thought I'd Killed You"3:49
22."The Worst of the Worst"4:11
Digital edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
23."June Moone"2:37
24."Did That Tickle?"3:41
25."You Know the Rules Hotness"1:58
26."Enchantress in the War Room"2:35
27."Introducing Diablo and Croc"2:09
28."Task Force X Activated"2:11
29."Can Everyone See This Trippy Stuff"4:25
30."I Promised My Friends"1:29

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