Ramin Djawadi

Iron Man [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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Composer Ramin Djawadi (Mr. Brooks, Open Season, Deception) imbues director Jon Favreau's adaptation of Marvel Comics' Iron Man with enough bombast to fuel two sequels. Djawadi, who has scored his fair share of action-packed television shows like Prison Break and Blade: The Series," treats the superhero with a predictably heavy hand, resulting in a soundtrack that takes the slow-build menace of Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard's work on Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise and dials an industrial army that utilizes crushing percussion, huge strings, and a symphony of distorted guitars that echo Metallica's concerts with the San Francisco Symphony (S&M) minus the vocals. John O'Brien and Rick Boston, as well as Jack Urbont give the old goofy "Iron Man" theme a tech-heavy update, while California punk metal legends Suicidal Tendencies offer up their classic anti-anthem "Institutionalized."

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Iron Man, film score
1 03:10
2 01:05
Iron Man, film score
3 02:14
4 03:07
5 03:53
6 02:09
7 03:34
8 04:12
feat: DJ Boborobo
Iron Man, film score
10 02:47
11 01:43
12 03:30
13 04:05
14 02:00
15 02:33
16 04:45
17 03:55
18 03:49
feat: Jack Urbont
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