(New York, NY) Atlantic Records has announced the release of “SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM,” the musical companion to the eagerly awaited film from Warner Bros. Pictures. The album arrives in stores and at all online retailers on Friday, August 5th; SUICIDE SQUAD opens worldwide in 3D, and in 2D, and in select IMAX 3D theaters that same day.
“SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM” is as wildly diverse as the Suicide Squad itself, showcasing new and previously unreleased material from some of the most commendable artists in contemporary music (see attached tracklisting). Other highlights include tracks from such unprecedented assemblages as Action Bronson & Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) [Feat. Mark Ronson], and Skrillex & Rick Ross. What’s more, “SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM” also features new songs from Kevin Gates, Kehlani, Skylar Grey, Grimes and Panic! At The Disco (who offer up an astounding rendition of Queen’s classic “Bohemian Rhapsody”). In addition to these new tracks, the album features musical classics from War and Creedence Clearwater Revival, as well as Eminem’s timeless anthem “Without Me” and a modern rendition of Leslie Gore’s classic “You Don’t Own Me” by Grace and contemporary superstar G-Eazy. The album also features the first full-length version of the ConfidentialMX (Feat. Becky Hanson) cover of “I Started A Joke,” which was featured in the Suicide Squad Comic-Con trailer, named one of the most-watched trailers of 2015 with over 136 million views since its release.
“SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM” will be celebrated in the coming weeks with the continued release of several additional instant grat tracks, including “Standing In The Rain,” by Action Bronson & Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) [Feat. Mark Ronson] and “Purple Lamborghini” by Skrillex & Rick Ross’ – which will be accompanied by an official music video featuring a special cameo performance by Jared Leto as The Joker. Kehlani’s “Gangsta” will also be released as an instant grat along with its official companion video. For regularly updated news and information, please seewww.suicidesquad.com.
“SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM” was produced by Atlantic Records President of Film & TV and GRAMMY® Award-winning soundtrack producer Kevin Weaver (Furious 7, Boardwalk Empire, The Fault In Our Stars, CREED, Girls Volumes 1 & 2, True Blood Volumes 1 & 2) and Creative Officer of Warner Music Group and CEO of both Artist Publishing and Partner Groups, Mike Caren, who recently co-A&Red the Furious 7 soundtrack with Weaver, and has been responsible for signing more than twenty Gold and Platinum-selling artists including Trey Songz, T.I., Flo Rida and Wiz Khalifa.
“SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM”
PRE-ORDERS BEGIN FRIDAY, JUNE 17TH
AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH
1) Skrillex & Rick Ross – “Purple Lamborghini”
2) Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic and Ty Dolla $ign (feat. X Ambassadors) -
“Sucker For Pain”
3) Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”
4) Action Bronson & Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) [Feat. Mark Ronson] – “Standing In The Rain”
5) Kehlani – “Gangsta”
6) Kevin Gates – “Know Better”
7) Grace – “You Don't Own Me (feat. G-Eazy)”
8) Eminem – “Without Me”
9) Skylar Grey – “Wreak Havoc”
10) Grimes – “Medieval Warfare”
11) Panic! At the Disco – “Bohemian Rhapsody”
12) War – “Slippin' Into Darkness”
13) Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Fortunate Son”
14) ConfidentialMX – “I Started A Joke (feat. Becky Hanson)”