Editors’ Notes Upon learning that they would score the soundtrack to a film from the good folks who brought us Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Kung Fu Hustle, Mike Shinoda and Joseph Trapanese must have known they had their work cut out for them. The music they’ve created for The Raid: Redemption fits the story as snugly as body armor, contrasting watercolored serenity with a hyper-tense cold sweat. The opening “Prayers” sets the tone with light piano notes played over an ascending ambient pulse, before the anxiety-building “Gear Up” perfectly punctuates the protagonist’s preparation for battle. The brooding drones and industrial beats give “The Arrival” a dark beauty, akin to Vangelis’ bar-raising score for 1982’s Blade Runner. The tension comes to an apex with “We Have Company,” nearly five minutes of hard-pulsing dubstep replete with a low-wobbling bass that booms like shifting tectonic plates. The soundtrack bookends with Chino Moreno’s mechanized ballad “Razors.Out” bleeding into Get Busy Committee’s hip-hop dirge “Suicide Music.”

SONG
Prayers
1
1:44
 
Gear Up
2
3:58
 
The Arrival
3
1:55
 
We Have Company
4
4:51
 
We're Alone Here
5
1:45
 
Quaking Old F**k
6
0:47
 
Hole Drop
7
4:22
 
Moving Up, Pt. 1
8
6:19
 
Moving Up, Pt. 2
9
3:09
 
Trapped
10
2:27
 
Close Shave
11
2:32
 
One Way Out
12
1:49
 
Machete Standoff
13
4:37
 
Rama's Family Dream
14
1:15
 
Chair Slam
15
1:17
 
Dirty Cop
16
1:02
 
Jaka Caught
17
0:32
 
Dog Fight
18
2:56
 
Uncle Andi
19
2:28
 
Dead Already
20
1:01
 
Drug Lab
21
3:45
 
Andi Strung Up
22
2:34
 
Putting a Mad Dog Down
23
7:05
 
Misfire
24
2:20
 
Razors.Out
25
4:34
 
Suicide Music
26
3:44
 

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