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The Real Steel soundtrack. Holy mother-lovin’ heck yeah, here comes the Real Steel! Nuts to your fake steel. Balls to your bog-standard ordinary steel. This is the REAL steel; as tough as Chuck Norris trimming his beard with a chainsaw.

And this alpha prime fury is reflected by the make-up of the first soundtrack for the movie (first because a score album by composer Danny Elfman, granted one track here, is due to be released in November), as ostensibly hard-edged hip-hop by the likes of Eminem side-project Bad Meets Evil and 50 Cent meets ostensibly hard-edged rock ‘n’ roll from the likes of Foo Fighters and Rage Against the Machine fret-wrangler Tom Morello.

But hold on! Real Steel is not quite the bout of rough ‘n’ tumble suggested either by its premise of two-ton robots smacking seven bells out of each other, or its testosterone-reeking soundtrack record. Exhibit A: direction comes courtesy of Shawn Levy, the man who via his Pink Panther remake finally achieved the impossible dream of putting Steve Martin and Beyoncé together in the same movie. Exhibit B: the Real Steel trailer which put all the emphasis not on the obvious selling point of the mechanoid pugilists, but rather the father-son relationship between Hugh Jackman’s Kenton and his adorable moppet of a son, Max. Exhibit C: a PG-13 rating. Exhibit D: the word ‘edited’.

Yes, edited. For that is how four tracks of the 13 on the Real Steel soundtrack are described, indicating that they have been snipped in order to excise all those naughty swears. Pity they just stopped at the effing and blinding in the case of Limp Bizkit’s Why Try and didn’t just trim the entire song, but there you go. And cussing or no cussing, the concoction of Real Steel is still undoubtedly a mannish one, almost to the point of knuckles being dragged along the ground.

Whether it’s the old-style blues-rock of Rival Sons (they want to be the Zep, they are much more the Crowes), the horribly dated-sounding link-up between the Prodigy and the aforementioned Morello (is it a sign that our pop culture is about to swallow itself entirely when a ‘90s record sounds infinitely more old hat than an ‘80s one?), or the excellent (but apparently snipped) Till I Collapse by Eminem, the vibe emitted is one a snarling show of masculinity, possibly in over-aggressive compensation for deficiencies in other areas (picture the scene: Jackman’s Wolverine goes for a piss, having catastrophically forgotten to retract his claws. Healing factor or no healing factor, he’s gonna need a transfer to a School for Gifted Eunuchs).

There are new tracks from 50 Cent and Timbaland, and the overall mix is softened ever so slightly by an acoustic contribution from Alexi Murdoch, perhaps just in the manner of Mike Tyson unwinding after biting someone’s ear off by listening to the soothing sounds of the Doobie Brothers. Don’t tell me he doesn’t.

Listen To The Real Steel Soundtrack:

You can download the Real Steel soundtrack as mp3s here
Or get it on cd here

Real Steel Soundtrack – Track List
1. Fast Lane – Bad Meets Evil (Edited)
2. Here’s a Little Something for Ya – The Beastie Boys (Edited)
3. Miss the Misery – Foo Fighters
4. The Enforcer – 50 Cent
5. Make Some Noise (Put ‘em Up) – The Crystal Method feat. Yelawolf
6. Till I Collapse – Eminem (Edited)
7. One Man Army – Prodigy & Tom Morello
8. Give It a Go – Timbaland feat. Veronica
9. The Midas Touch – Tom Morello
10. Why Try – Limp Bizkit (Edited)
11. Torture – Rival Sons
12. All My Days – Alexi Murdoch
13. Kenton – Danny Elfman

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  • joshua mejia said

    what’s the name of the song that plays in round two in the zoo, whent atom fights metro the second time.

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  • DG777 said

    It’s Styles Of Beyound – Nine Thou

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  • Zha said

    Whats the song that played after the movie, when d cast and crew names started?

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  • Joe said

    What is the song at the very beginning of the movie?

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  • Kate said

    What is the song that is at the very begining. There is a line that says. . . “even breathing feels alright.”
    (At least I think those are the lyrics)

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  • vince said

    whats the song or beat when zeus enters the arena at the end of the movie

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  • MJ said

    What”s the song that the boy and Atom danced to when they enter the ring?

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  • Lina said

    What,s the name of the song that is playing as Hugh Jackman and the boy go into the Crash Palace and who sings it? It only plays for a couple of sentences then goes off. Thanx!

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  • Chane_Garcia said

    Do any of you know the order in which can listen to the songs (sung songs and instrumental songs) from the soundtrack of “Coraline” (2009)?, ie, it means not only the chronological order in which the songs are appearing at film; but also the corelación between songs and scenes where (these songs) are playing in the background of the scene… Do not know if you understand me?. I would like to know this… Does anyone know?.

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  • khairol said

    what’s the name of the song that plays, when noisy boy fights midas in begining on their fight…

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