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Cars: The Soundtrack
Cars Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
Released June 6, 2006
Recorded 2005–2006
Studio Sony Pictures Studios (score)
Genre
Length 52:28
Label Walt Disney
Producer Randy Newman
Pixar soundtrack chronology
The Incredibles
(2004)
Cars: The Soundtrack
(2006)
Ratatouille
(2007)
Randy Newman chronology
Meet the Fockers
(2004)
Cars
(2006)
Leatherheads
(2008)
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Cars is the soundtrack album to the 2006 Disney-Pixar animated film of the same name. Released by Walt Disney Records on June 6, 2006, nine songs from the soundtrack are from popular and contemporary artists. The styles of these songs vary between pop, blues, country, and rock. The remaining eleven pieces are orchestral scores composed and conducted by Randy Newman. The soundtrack was released three days before the film's release into theaters.

Chart performance

On November 25, 2006, the soundtrack's position on the Billboard 200 shot up from #126 to #47, with a 209% sales increase of 25,000 units. This was most likely due to the holiday season and the fact that Cars was released on DVD. This was the first Pixar soundtrack to ever achieve Gold Certification in the United States. It is now Platinum in the U.S.

Track listing

All music composed by Randy Newman, except where noted.

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Real Gone"   Crow 3:22
2. "Route 66"   Chuck Berry 2:52
3. "Life Is a Highway"   Rascal Flatts 4:37
4. "Behind the Clouds"   Paisley 4:09
5. "Our Town"   James Taylor 4:07
6. "Sh-Boom"   The Chords 2:26
7. "Route 66"   John Mayer 3:25
8. "Find Yourself"   Paisley 4:11
9. "Opening Race"     2:05
10. "McQueen's Lost"     2:29
11. "My Heart Would Know"   Williams 2:27
12. "Bessie"     0:59
13. "Dirt Is Different"     1:28
14. "New Road"     1:17
15. "Tractor Tipping"     1:22
16. "McQueen & Sally"     2:00
17. "Goodbye"     2:42
18. "Pre-Race Pageantry"     1:31
19. "The Piston Cup"     1:52
20. "The Big Race"     3:07
Total length:
52:28

Lightning McQueen's Fast Tracks

Lightning McQueen's Fast Tracks
Lightning McQueen's Fast Tracks.jpg
Compilation album by
Various artists
Released June 6, 2006
Genre Pop, country rock
Length 34:05
Label Walt Disney
Producer Fred Mollin
 Professional ratings
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars

Lightning McQueen's Fast-Tracks is a compilation album produced by Fred Mollin, that contains "revved-up road tunes" not featured in but inspired by Cars. It was released on the same day as the film's soundtrack.

Track listing
No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "My Wonderful Car"   Lyle Gudmunsen 3:19
2. "Black and White Thunderbird"   Jaime Babbitt and Britt Savage 2:26
3. "Road Trip"   Fred Mollin and the Blue Sea Band, Tom Hambridge 3:31
4. "You Can't Catch Me"   Joy Lynn White 2:52
5. "Rocking Little Roadster"   Gunnar Nelson 3:41
6. "On the Road Again"   Kevin Montgomery 2:30
7. "My Old Yellow Car"   Gordie Sampson 3:35
8. "Hot Rod Hybrid"   Pat Buchanan 2:52
9. "I Got a New Car"   Tom Hambridge 3:06
10. "Pick Up Truck"   Mark Johnson 2:43
11. "My Old Car"   Johnny Neel 2:42
12. "I've Been Everywhere"   Webb Wilder 3:32
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