Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1


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Whatever the precise plot machinations that led Guardians of the Galaxy to rely so heavily on the Super Hits from the '70s doesn't quite matter when it comes to regarding the soundtrack. Here, the record works as a sampler of the soft rock and Yacht rock hits that are familiar not only from constant exposure on the radio, but also their use in movies. "Hooked on a Feeling" played a pivotal role in Reservoir Dogs, "Spirit in the Sky" opened up Miami Blues, "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" was in Boogie Nights, and "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" has been in countless films and TV shows -- as has almost everything else here with the possible exception of David Bowie's "Moonage Daydream," which touches upon the space age futurism of this comic book caper. [The expanded double-disc set has a second CD containing Tyler Bates' big, sweeping score, but it's the "Awesome Mix" that offers a nostalgia trip that's potent even if you've never seen the film.]

Product Details

Release Date: 07/29/2014
Label: Hollywood Records
UPC: 0050087310851
catalogNumber: 002054602
Rank: 1859

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Elvin Bishop   Composer
David Bowie   Composer
Eric Carmen   Composer
Joan Jett   Composer
Kim Fowley   Composer
Graham Gouldman   Composer
Norman Greenbaum   Composer
Rupert Holmes   Composer
Eric Stewart   Composer
Mark James   Composer
Nick Ashford   Composer
Berry Gordy   Composer
Dave Jordan   Executive Soundtrack Producer
Alphonso Mizell   Composer
Freddie Perren   Composer
Deke Richards   Composer
Valerie Simpson   Composer
Stan Vincent   Composer
Lolly Vegas   Composer
Kevin Feige   Executive Soundtrack Producer
James Gunn   Executive Soundtrack Producer

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Guardians of the Galaxy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Momblessedwithboys More than 1 year ago
I have played this over and over again. It is such a good collection of 70's songs. I loved them in the movie. I was walking through a B&N store and saw this picture disc and immediately bought it. I am so glad B&N had one displayed in the store or I wouldn't have thought of getting it. It is also cool that it has the pictures on it. The "Spirit in the Sky" that wasn't in the movie is a great addition to the songs. Thanks for having this where I could see it! By the way, I bought it in March of 2018. I'll have to buy GotG Vol. 2 also! I hope B&N has a picture disc of that one too.
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mpiner More than 1 year ago
The best songs to blast and brig you back to a great time in music.
Andy263 More than 1 year ago
Guardians of the Galaxy was an extremely fun and action packed movie. The cast was hilarious and the soundtrack is amazing. The music just makes me want to get up and dance!