Monday, June 6, 2016

"The Music of DC Comics Vol. 2" Features 76 Years of TV and Movie Superhero Music


via Comic Book Resources

Whether it's John Williams' 1988 "Superman" theme, Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL's battle music from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," or Danny Elfman's theme to the 1990s "The Flash" show, DC Comics' films, television shows, and video games have been set to some of the best soundtracks in the history of entertainment. The second installment of "The Music of DC Comics" features 29 songs that span 76 years of DC Entertainment history, including the themes to new shows like "The Flash," "Legends of Tomorrow," "Supergirl," and "Gotham." Check out the full track list below:

1. The Baby From Krypton Intro (from Superman Radio Show) – Bud Collyer (1940)

2. What Are You Going To Do When You Are Not Saving the World? (from Man of Steel) – Hans Zimmer (2013)

3. Superman Theme (from Ruby-Spears Superman) – John Williams (1988)

4. Superman The Animated Series Theme – Shirley Walker (1996)

5. The Flying Sequence / Can You Read My Mind? (feat. Margot Kidder) – John Williams (1978)

6. Fight Night (from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) – Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL (2016)

7. Batman Theme – Neal Hefti (1966)

8. Batman The Animated Series – Danny Elfman (1996)

9. The Ballad of Batman (from Batman: The Brave and the Bold) – Dynamic Music Partners feat. John DiMaggio (2002)

10. Batman and Robin: Batman Takes Over (Intro) – Mischa Bakaleinikoff (1949)

11. Why Do We Fall? (From Dark Knight Rises) – Hans Zimmer (2012)

12. Christmas with the Joker / Jingle Bells Batman Smells – Shirley Walker feat. Mark Hamill (1992)

13. Joker is Wild – The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale: Sun Ra and the Blues Project (1966)

14. Mischief (Harley Quinn’s Theme) [from Infinite Crisis Videogame] – Matthew Harwood (2015)

15. Lex Luthor’s Lair – John Williams (1978)

16. Penquin Makes Moves (from Gotham) – Graeme Revell and David E. Russo (2015)

17. Penquin’s Umbrella – The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale: Sun Ra and the Blues Project (1966)

18. Challenge of The Superfriends – Hoyt Curtin (1978)

19. The Theme of The Justice League of America – Arthur Korb (1966)

20. Supergirl Theme – Blake Neely (2015)

21. Robin’s Theme – The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale: Sun Ra and the Blues Project (1966)

22. The Adventures of Superpup – TV Pilot (1958)

23. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Theme – Blake Neely (2016)

24. Metamorpho – Arthur Korb (1966)

25. Get Your Cape On – Jordyn Kane (2015)

26. The Flash TV Series Theme – Danny Elfman (1990)

27. The Flash vs Arrow – Blake Neely (2014)

28. Wonder Woman – Arthur Korb (1966)

29. Wonder Woman TV Series Season 3 Theme – Charles Fox and Norman Gimble (1978)

"The Music of DC Comics: Volume 2" will be available on CD and digital download July 15.

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