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â€œIRON MAN 2â€ MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
Irish Video Premiere of â€œShoot To Thrillâ€
Today, Tuesday 26th January 2010 at 3.00pm on www.todayfm.com
AC/DCâ€™s Music to be featured in â€œIRON MAN 2â€
Band to Release "AC/DC: Iron Man 2" OST on Friday 16th April, 2010
Through a unique collaboration between Marvel Studios and Columbia Records, AC/DCâ€™s music will be featured in Marvel Studiosâ€™ â€œIRON MAN 2â€, the sequel to the 2008 blockbuster film.Â In addition, Sony Music will release the album AC/DC:Â Iron Man 2 in Ireland on Friday 16th April, 2010.Â
AC/DC:Â Iron Man 2, features 15 classic AC/DC songs selected from ten of the bandâ€™s studio albums, ranging from 1976 to 2008. The complete track listing can be found below.
The film opens internationally week beginning 28th April, 2010.
The debut video from AC/DC:Â Iron Man 2 is the AC/DCâ€™s classic album cut â€œShoot To Thrill,â€ which was filmed live last month in Buenos Aires during the bandâ€™s highly acclaimed Black Ice World Tour, the second highest grossing world tour of 2009 according to concert industry trade publication Pollstar.
The video also incorporates exclusive footage from â€œIRON MAN 2â€ and debuts today worldwide. Check www.acdc.com and www.marvel.com for more information. â€œShoot To Thrillâ€ was originally recorded for the bandâ€™s 50-million selling album Back In Black, one of the best selling albums of all time.
â€œJon Favreauâ€™s vision and passion for AC/DCâ€™s music blend seamlessly into this incredible filmâ€ said Steve Barnett, co-chairman of Columbia Records.Â "The music really underscores the high energy and excitement of the film.â€
â€œMusic is an integral part of the Tony Stark and Iron Man experience, and we are pleased that Columbia and AC/DC are taking part in the franchiseâ€™s phenomenon. Through this relationship, the band is delivering fans supercharged Iron Man branded music through all our combined consumer touch points, from the movie to retail outlets and even virally with the debut of the new video,â€ said Tim Connors, Chief Operating Officer, Marvel Studios.
Jon Favreau returns to direct â€œIRON MAN 2,â€ with Robert Downey Jr. reprising his starring role as the larger-than-life leading character, along with Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson.
Based on Marvelâ€™s iconic Super Hero, â€œIRON MAN 2â€ continues the story of 2008â€™s box office smash hit â€œIRON MAN,â€ which grossed nearly $600 million worldwide, and was the first feature film produced independently by Marvel Studios.Â â€œIRON MAN 2â€ is being produced by Marvel Studiosâ€™ President, Kevin Feige.
AC/DC: Iron Man 2 Track Listing:
1. Shoot to Thrill
2. Rock â€˜Nâ€™ Roll Damnation
3. Guns for Hire
4. Cold Hearted Man
5. Back in Black
7. If You Want Blood (Youâ€™ve Got It)
8. Evil Walks
10. Hell Ainâ€™t a Bad Place to Be
11. Have a Drink on Me
12. The Razorâ€™s Edge
13. Let There Be Rock
14. War Machine
15. Highway to Hell