The soundtrack for Mad Max: Fury Road was provided by Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL -- a Dutch composer, musician, and producer who previously worked on The Dark Knight Rises, Paranoia, and Man of Steel, among other films. For Fury Road, he was up to the task of providing thunderous sounds -- battering drums, screaming guitars, urgent strings and horns, all physical and skillfully orchestrated -- to match the intense action. Even the relatively quiet, drone-like interludes are rife with tension. Outside the context of the film -- as a soundtrack for joyriding, for example -- it could be dangerous.
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AllMusic Review by Andy Kellman