'Blade' Soundtrack Wields Wu-Tang Members
Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon appear on several songs on the hip-hop-driven "Blade: Trinity" soundtrack, due Nov. 23 via New Line Records.Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon appear on several songs on the hip-hop-driven "Blade: Trinity" soundtrack, due Nov. 23 via New Line Records. The album also features songs performed by Lil' Flip, the Crystal Method, WC and E-40.
RZA collaborated on the "Blade: Trinity" score with composer Ramin Djawadi. RZA has previously written original film music for Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" movies.
The soundtrack will come in two editions: a regular CD versions and a CD/DVD deluxe edition that will include behind-the-scenes footage, an art gallery, animation and a nine-panel comic piece.
Starring Wesley Snipes, "Blade: Trinity" is the third film in the "Blade" series. It opens Dec. 8 in U.S. theaters.
TVT's 1998 "Blade" soundtrack peaked at No. 36 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 631,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The "Blade II" soundtrack, released in 2002 on Immortal/Virgin Records, reached No. 26 on the chart and has sold 278,000 copies.
Here is the track listing for "Blade: Trinity":
"I Gotta Get Paid," Lil' Flip, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon
"When the Guns Come Out," WC and E-40
"Thirsty," Black Keith and ODB
"Daywalkers (Foot Chase)," Ramin and RZA
"Party in Tha Morgue, " Kool Keith
"Bombs Away," Paris Texas
"Weapons of Mad Distortion," Crystal Method
"The Blood," Black Lab
"Blade's Back," Ramin Djawadi