Rock of Ages [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Rock of Ages [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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A silver screen adaptation of a Broadway show that turned MTV metal into a musical, the original soundtrack to Rock of Ages can't help but feel like a faded photocopy, but somebody has taken great care to dress those smeared, blurry images in glitter and highlights, the sparkle deriving from a star-studded cast fronted by Tom Cruise. That Tom Cruise has never, ever seemed to connect with rock & roll, particularly of the gutbucket L.A. sleaze variety celebrated here, matters not because Rock of Ages is not for rock & rollers, it's for any number of people who like to dress up and play pretend. Now that the glory days of Mötley Crüe, Guns N' Roses, Bon Jovi, and Poison are firmly in the past -- and thereby no longer carry any sense of sexual danger -- it's totally fine to drape a feather boa around your neck, darken your eyes, harden your heart, and sing along with the songs you know by heart. On film or on stage it might be easy to get wrapped up in the spectacle, but on record, it's mere nostalgia.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/05/2012
Label: Watertower Music
UPC: 0794043159817
catalogNumber: 39281
Rank: 160578

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Alex Brown   Background Vocals
Carmen Carter   Background Vocals
Alvin Chea   Background Vocals
Brandon Fields   Saxophone
Josh Freese   Drums
Dorian Holley   Background Vocals
Michael Landau   Guitar
Tim Pierce   Guitar
Maxine Willard Waters   Background Vocals
Oren Waters   Background Vocals
Terry Wood   Background Vocals
Gigi Worth   Background Vocals
Julia Tillman   Background Vocals
Colin Benward   Background Vocals
David Loucks   Background Vocals
Sean Holt   Background Vocals
Terrell Carter   Background Vocals
Kevin Randolph   Piano
Adam Anders   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Electric Guitar,Background Vocals
Edie Lehmann Boddicker   Background Vocals
Onitsha   Background Vocals
JC Chasez   Background Vocals
Amy Keys   Background Vocals
Jeanette Olsson   Background Vocals
Ken Stacey   Background Vocals
Windy Wagner   Background Vocals
Matt Sullivan   Background Vocals
Storm Lee   Background Vocals
Ravaughn Brown   Background Vocals
Angela Michael   Background Vocals
Missi Hale   Background Vocals
Danny Wagner   Background Vocals
Kandace Ferrel   Background Vocals
Kamari Copeland   Background Vocals
Tim Davis   Background Vocals
Drew Ryan Scott   Background Vocals
Nikki Anders   Background Vocals
Jenny Karr   Background Vocals
Kala Balch   Background Vocals
Deyder Cintron   Background Vocals
Jimmy Burney   Background Vocals
Luke Edgemon   Background Vocals
Chole Leighton   Background Vocals
Shelley Rosenberg   Background Vocals
Peer Anstrom   Bass,Drums,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Jon Bon Jovi   Composer
Lou Gramm   Composer
Mick Jones   Composer
Steve Perry   Composer
David Lee Roth   Composer
Richie Sambora   Composer
Neal Schon   Composer
Jonathan Cain   Composer
Bernie Marsden   Composer
Alan Merrill   Composer
Herman Rarebell   Composer
Eddie Schwartz   Composer
Izzy Stradlin   Composer
Steven Adler   Composer
Nuno Bettencourt   Composer
David Campbell   String Arrangements
Gary Cherone   Composer
Steve Clark   Composer
Bob Clearmountain   Engineer
Phil Collen   Composer
David Coverdale   Composer
Kevin Cronin   Composer
Joe Elliott   Composer
Kelly Keagy   Composer
Dennis Lambert   Composer
Jani Lane   Composer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange   Composer
Duff McKagan   Composer
Klaus Meine   Composer
Bret Michaels   Composer
Axl Rose   Composer
Rick Savage   Composer
Bernie Taupin   Composer
Brett Tuggle   Composer
Bobby Dall   Composer
Rikki Rockett   Composer
Suzie Katayama   String Contractor
D.L. Byron   Composer
Ross Garfield   Drum Technician
Marvin Ross   Composer
Adam Anders   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer,Vocal Arrangements
Matt Weaver   Executive Producer
Alex Anders   Engineer
Rick Allen   Composer
Lisa Margolis   Music Business Affairs
Adam Shankman   Producer,Liner Notes
Peer Astrom   Composer,Producer,Engineer
Erin Scully   Executive Producer
Matt Sullivan   Producer
Jason Linn   Executive Producer
Sandeep Sriram   Art Direction
Joshua Blanchard   Engineer
Savan Kotecha   Composer
Peter Wolf   Composer
Bruce Anthony Johannesson   Composer
Rudolf Schenker   Composer
Saul Hudson   Composer
Daniel Dee Snider   Composer
Deyder Cintron   Engineer
Fredrik Jansson   Engineer
Martin George Page   Composer
Jake Hooker   Composer

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