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7 Movie Soundtracks To Supercharge Your ‘Need For Speed’

This weekend’s blockbuster hit, Need For Speed, is certainly feeding America’s thirst for fast cars and extreme stunts.  But, the fun doesn’t have to stop there.  Lakeshore Records has a history of releasing some of the best motion picture soundtracks involving movies featuring muscle cars (e.g. Drive, scored by Cliff Martinez), unforgettable leading men, and sometimes, fast women. Check out these seven supercharged soundtracks to quench that need for speed.

7 Soundtracks To Supercharge Your Need For Speed

Download these seven soundtracks to build that ultimate fast car playlist:

Crank (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/CrankMusic | Amazon: http://bit.ly/4pl1F5

Doomsday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/DoomsdayOST | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1g15Mvo

Drive (Score by Cliff Martinez)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/OfficialDrive | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ieMS3p

Drive Angry (Original Motion Picture Score by Michael Wandmacher)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/DriveAngryScore  | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ibzvk2

Faster (Score by Clint Mansell)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/FasterMusic | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1fBhOFZ

Gamer (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
iTunes: http://bit.ly/GamerOST | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1g17tsV

Hit & Run
iTunes: http://bit.ly/HitNRunMusic | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1hdrp8f

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‘Waiting For Lightning’ Composer Nathan Furst Scores ‘Need For Speed’

For all the racing enthusiasts and fast-paced action film lovers, Need For Speed starring Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, is out this weekend in theaters.  Based on the video game by the same name, the film is scored by Composer Nathan Furst, who also scored Lakeshore RecordsWaiting For Lightning sound track.  Waiting For Lightning, a documentary about visionary skateboarder Danny Way is on a list of action films scored by Furst which involve tales of determination and pushing the limits of man’s capabilities (“Act Of Valor” and “Dust To Glory”).  Fun fact: both Need For Speed and Waiting For Lightning involve a helicopter and an amazing stunt.

Waiting For Lightning Nathan Furst Composer

Download Waiting For Lightning (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

iTunes: http://bit.ly/WaitingForLightningOST | Amazon: http://amzn.to/1i9PhM8

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In the age of CGI, what makes Need For Speed stand out are the lack of special effects and the presence of real-life, death defying stunts.  Check out the Need For Speed trailer: