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Rock Star soundtrack

Rock Star (2001)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 04992502382
Label: Priority
Label number: 50238
Running time: not on file
Shipping date: August 28th, 2001
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  Rock Star - Everclear [3:30]
2.  Livin' The Life - Steely Dragon [3:14]
3.  Wild Side - Motley Crue [4:34]
4.  We All Die Young - Steely Dragon [4:01]
5.  Blood Pollution - Steely Dragon [3:59]
...see complete tracklist
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: Did Mark Wahlberg sing any of the songs in this movie? (from DAWN in NEW YORK)
A: Walberg lip-synched. The real vocalist (according to a review I read) was "Jeff Scott Soto." (thanks to Anthony, N. Chicago, IL (USA)add more info
A: In a interview from winter 2005, Jeff Scott Soto says that "Mike [Matijevic of Steelheart] did the vocals for Mark Wahlberg's voice; I did the vocals for the guy that was the initial singer of Steel Dragon." (thanks to Neal, Missouriadd more info
A: Yes and Mike Matijevic deserves the credit for it too, until this past year no one knew who did the vocals for Mark, and Mike is a singer who should be recognized he is hugely talented and had caught some bad breaks. He is making a come back though. Everyone on this soundtrack that sang should have received credit for their vocals and playing. Mark did a great job in his part but let's give the credit where it is due! (thanks to Joanna, Californiaadd more info
A: According to several interviews Mark says he sang his own songs and that they were dubbed when he was unable to hit a note correctly. These come from Entertainment Tonight interview:
"MS: Now, were you singing?

MW: I sing a lot of it. I sang throughout the whole thing and 
it was up to Steve to use my vocals when it was good and 
if they had to dub any of it. They were certainly more than 
welcome to dub anything."
And from
" He's definitely singing. He thinks.
Well, some of it. Which parts, not even Wahlberg knows.

"I'd have to listen [to the singing in the movie] closely. I studied
with the vocal coach for six months, but we also had somebody else 
who sang the songs. But whenever we performed, we performed live, 
so--I'd have to pay attention to [the songs]. If I could hit them 
all [the notes], it would only be my voice."
(thanks to Gwapo, Texas, USAadd more info

Q: I would like to know the song/music that plays in the background in the beginning of the movie as Chris Cole is getting ready for the concert. It has no words. I have done extensive internet searches and have not been able to pinpoint what song this is. (from Kdoodle in USA)
A: Probably Trevor Rabin's original score. Write to him with your question through his website, or send an email to who hosts his website. (thanks to OSTfan, Burlingameadd more info
A: The song is called "Gotta Have It" by Trevor Rabin, but you don't hear the bit you're looking for until farther into the song. (thanks to Sonya, Canadaadd more info

Q: What song is the band recording during "The Steel Dragon Thing" scene? Scene starts off with Jeff Pilson playing the lick, but Dominic's character doesn't think it's punchy enough. Wahlberg's character then starts to do a rap thing...."Bitches and Ho's" etc... Sounds like Zakk's style of writing. It's not on the soundtrack, and I can't find it anywhere. (from jellyfish in Seattle)
A: The song is called "Restless" (thanks to cainfury, Sactownadd more info
A: Thanks for the info, but who sings it, and where can I find a copy of it? (thanks to Jellyfish, Seattleadd more info
A: Go to myspace, and look up Steel Dragon, they have 4 songs from the movie. You can download them all, I put them on my iPod, and they keep me rocking when I work out! (thanks to cainfury, Sac-townadd more info
A: Sorry to say this dude, but the song is called "Reckless" (thanks to B-Man, montreal, canadaadd more info
A: The name of the song is "Reckless" by the band Phoenix Down. They released it on the album "Under a Wild Sky". Phoenix Down is the band fronted by the Kane Roberts (remember the Alice Cooper's Rambo-looking guitarist in the mid-80's?). More info on (thanks to dhrgetic, Pula, Croatia (Europe)add more info

Q: In the trailer, what is the song playing from the middle to the end of the trailer? (from jsimms in atlanta)
A: "Dear Mr Fantasy" by Traffic (thanks to LadyH1104, Shadyside Ohio USAadd more info

Q: What's the song Chris Cole sings at the end of the movie when Emily walks in while he was singing a slow song on stage with his new band? (from bilo in beirut,lebanon)
A: It's called "Colorful" by Verve Pipe. (thanks to Sean, Irelandadd more info

Q: What is the piano music playing when Chris and Emily are in the car after he was kicked from the band? It plays a few times through the movie, but it isn't on the soundtrack. (from Sean in Ireland)
A: It's the song at the end of the movie that the Chris Cole Band plays: Verve Pipe's "Colorful," just on the keys as an instrumental. (thanks to LadyH1104, Shadyside Ohio USAadd more info
A: It is a lead in to her asking why Chris hasn't written anymore songs, then it actually is sung at the end of the movie. (thanks to Head, 38651add more info

Q: Who wrote the song "We All Die Young"? (from DAVE in FOXBORO, MASS.)
A: It's on Steelheart's 2000 album "Wait" or SteelHeart's 2006 "Just A Taste" EP. (thanks to Flurtis, St. Louis, MO.add more info

Q: What song is playing during the crazy party scene ("studio-54-style") after Chris's first concert?  (from Nancy in Pennsylvania USA)
A: When they first walk in it is "Devil Inside" by INXS. The next song is By Frankie Goes to Hollywood although I can't remember the title. When they dance, it's "Stranglehold" by Ted Nuggent. (thanks to Rob, Las Vegas, Nvadd more info
A: The FGTH track is "Relax" (thanks to wanchop, Manchester,U.K.add more info

Q: What is the song from the recording studio part that Mark Wahlberg sings? (from Jackie Moon in Ballsonia, MA)
A: We All Die Young (thanks to emdod, soloadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when they are in the bar and take drugs and start tripping? (from MINDY in NEBR)
A: "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent. It's on the CD called "Double Live Gonzo." You maybe able to find it on one of his Greatest Hits compilations also. (thanks to ladyredlight3, Atlanta, GAadd more info
A: The song "Stranglehold" is actually sung by Ted Nugent's lead singer Derek St. Homes. (thanks to Stella, NashvilleTNadd more info

Q: What is the song that Wahl is singing at the end of movie when she shows up in small bar? (from Greg in Laughlin, NV)
A: It's called "Colorful" (thanks to Jakob, CTadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Chris Cole (Mark Wahlberg) walks off stage and lets the fan sing the rest of the show? Not "We'll Die Young" but the one that cuts into that and goes all slow motion... (from BamBamm in Niagara Falls Ont.)
A: "Gotta Have It" - Trevor Rabin (thanks to dbs, puerto ricoadd more info

Q: Is "Colorful" the last song playing in the movie? (from nikki in beverly mass us)
A: Yes, sung by The Verve Pipe (thanks to Lance, St. Louisadd more info

Q: Who sings the vocals for Mark Wahlberg throughout the entire movie and how do I listen to him or them? Everytime I look for "Steel Dragon" I get some cheap imitation band. (from antonio in porter,tx,usa)
A: "We All Die Young" & "Stand Up" were done by Steelheart & can be found on the Steelheart albums. (thanks to rayman, Lexington, SCadd more info
A: Lead Singer from Steelheart does the singing for Mark. There is a lot of misinformation out there. "We All Die Young" was done by Steelheart and also redone for the movie with Zakk, Jason and Jeff from Steel Dragon. "Stand Up and Shout" was recorded twice for the movie. Once with Mil from Steelheart and another time with Jeff Soto. The version everybody hears is Jeff's version (Steel Dragon). Hope that help you a little (thanks to Rick K, Carbondale Paadd more info

Q: Is Matijevic singing "Colorful" at end of movie or is it Verve Pipe? (from lola in ohio)
A: Verve Pipe (thanks to Johnny, Palm Bay Floridaadd more info
A: The credits say "performed by the Chris Cole Band".... (thanks to Rebecca, NJadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Jennifer Aniston is piercing Wahlberg's nipple? (from rebel in berryville,arkansas)
A: "Are You Ready" by AC/DC (thanks to Johnny, Palm Bay Floridaadd more info

Q: Who is the kid in the audience that Mark Walberg brings on stage to take his place at the end when he leaves Steel Dragon for good? I have looked but cannot find any info, he kind of reminds me of Tesla's lead singer in his younger days! (from Jo Anna in Sac, California)
A: Myles Kennedy who is a musician/singer from Washington state. He is fairly well known. He turned down "Slash" for the lead singer position in Velvet Revolver. (thanks to 2mnygtrz, PAadd more info
A: It's the front man of Alter Bridge, Mike. They do the theme for WWE superstar Edge. (thanks to Jeanie, Australiaadd more info

Q: Who did the song "Blood Pollution"? (from kp in MI)
A: Steel Dragon (thanks to Stingray, Minnesotaadd more info

Q: Ok, break it down for us: What songs did Steelheart actually do on the actual soundtrack and what songs did Jeff Scott Soto do?
...from Ace in Pa. (answer Ace's question)

Q: In the listing of music at the end of the movie they show a song, i think it was called "I Believe" sung by Jennifer Aniston. Was that cut from the movie ? (from Mary in claremont, ca,us)
A: Yes, Jennifer did record a song ("I Believe"), but because of the movie's length the editors cut it from the movie. (thanks to Rockmann, new jerseyadd more info

Q: What is the song that Wahlberg sings when he is trying out for Steel Dragon right before they kick the original singer out? (from john in Michigan)
A: "We All Die Young" by Steel Dragon (thanks to Stingray, Minnesotaadd more info

Q: What's the name of the song Chris wrote with the lyrics "...let the water flow through my callous hands..."? (from guy in rome ga)
A: We All Die Young (thanks to Jajacool, Manila, PHadd more info

Q: What's the background song playing when the dude's in the tour bus and shoots the street sign with his shotgun? It's like a blues electric guitar song, and it's freakin' good! (from pattyjames in montreal)
A: Motley Crue's "Wild Side" (thanks to Nancy, Fairfield, CAadd more info

Q: What song is playing near the end of the film as he walks off stage and leaves the band after bringing the new guy up onto the stage? Not the song they are singing on stage but the music it changes to backstage as he leaves. (from Rich in UK)
A: "Stand Up and Ahout" Steelheart (thanks to 220trish, fresno caadd more info
A: It's not "Stand Up and Shout." The song is playing when he's backstage reflecting on his choice and he leaves and sounds kinda like a pop song vs a rock song. (thanks to Sman, Dallas, Texasadd more info

Q: When Chris Cole (Mark Wahlberg) and Emily Poule (Jennifer Aniston) arrive at the mansion and walk in for his audition, what instrumental is playing as they walk thru the mansion? Who is it by and the title of it?
...from April in SA TX (answer April's question)

Q: Anyone notice in the credits the song, "California Girls" has a writing credit for the Beach Boys (individually listed) and performance credit to the Beach Boys? Wasn't that actually David Lee Roth's version used in the movie? (from ugaben7 in Jefferson, Ga)
A: Even so, it was written by the Beach Boys. (thanks to me, Michiganadd more info

Q: What's the song Chris sings & pisses off the band when they get back from break? He brings songs & album designs that are not exactly embraced by the guys.
...from Andrew in LA,, CA. (answer Andrew's question)

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