Why the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack is one of my favorite soundtracks of all time.
All credit to James Gunn for compiling this masterpiece.
- •Best first song everHooked on a Feeling is a very literal interpretation of how I feel about the rest of this album, and it was what made the trailer so great. It also set an awesome tone for what to expect for the movie.
- •Spirit in the Sky has become one of my favorite songs across all genres.This track. Ugh. It is so fun and cool and impressive and perfect for this album. Please, please listen to this song. The YouTube quality isn't as good as Google Play or iTunes, but here it is: https://youtu.be/swIcX57vYDI.
- •Moonage DaydreamBowie.
- •Any soundtrack with I Want You Back by the Jackson 5 has my heartIf you don't like this song you're a monster.
- •Cherry Bomb by the Runaways is fucking amazing.This is that type of song that I really wanted in my angsty middle school years but was too knee deep in Green Day to recognize as great. It's badass and Joan Jett is an OG KWEEN.
- •Escape (The Piña Colada Song)"I'm not much into health food, I am into champagne." I mean has a better lyric ever been written? Doubt it. I think this song is better known on another soundtrack but I don't care because it's real home is here.
- •O-O-H Child is the most fitting feel-good song they could have chosen for the ending of the movieIt's soul done incredibly well and captures the optimism in black culture for better times. It's one of the most poignant in the album.
- •Ain't No Mountain High EnoughThis song is everything that perfectly encompasses the 60's. Marvin Gaye's voice is like butter and this is another song that everyone loves. EVERYONE. Also a great last song that gets you excited for the sequel.
- •Overall, this album is 💯 and 🔥🔥🔥 and 👍🏽🙌🏽👌🏽 and if you disagree, I beg you to watch the movie and see how the songs are USED in the movie because it's incredible. Heartfelt, funny, cool, and incredible.