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Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 Soundtrack Revealed

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 is coming this fall, and now we know nearly the complete original soundtracks will appear on the remaster.

When Activision first revealed the gorgeous remakes, one of the burning questions from fans was, "what about the music?" Licensing music is an apparent minefield, as years of delisted games have taught us, but it turns out Activision was able to wrangle nearly the entire original track listing from both games. You need not worry, unwitting ska fans, "Superman" made the cut. 

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 Soundtrack

  • "Police Truck" by Dead Kennedys
  • "Superman" by Goldfinger
  • "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver" by Primus
  • "New Girl" by The Suicide Machines
  • "Here and Now" by The Ernies
  • "Euro-Barge" by The Vandals
  • "Blood Brothers" by Papa Roach
  • "Guerilla Radio" by Rage Against the Machine
  • "Pin the Tail on the Donkey" by Naughty by Nature
  • "You" by Bad Religion
  • "When Worlds Collide" by Powerman 5000
  • "No Cigar" by Millencolin
  • "Cyclone" by Dub Pistols
  • "May 16" by Lagwagon
  • "Subculture - Dieselboy + Kaos VIP" by Styles of Beyond
  • "Heavy Metal Winner" by Consumed
  • "Evil Eye" by Fu Manchu
  • "Five Lessons Learned" by Swingin' Utters
  • "Vilified" by Evenrude
  • "Screamer" by Speedealer
  • "Nothing to Me" by Speedealer

That leaves only a handful of songs missing from the games, and in most situations, the missing songs were platform or region exclusives, like those only appearing on PAL copies or the Dreamcast versions of the game. For good measure, here are those missing games (thanks Gamesradar):

  • "Bring the Noise" by Anthrax and Public Enemy
  • "Cyco Vision" Suicidal Tendencies
  • "Committed" by Unsane
  • "B-Boy Document 99" by The High and Mighty, feat. Mos Def and Mad Skillz
  • "Out With the Old" by Alley Life
  • "Ain't Got Time to Waste" by Aim (THPS1 PAL PlayStation and Dreamcast versions)
  • "Blue Thunder" by Aquasky (THPS1 PAL PlayStation and Dreamcast versions)
  • "Le Hot" by Grand Unified (THPS1 PAL PlayStation and Dreamcast versions)

As you can see, it seems the solution to navigating the minefield of music licensing is to bring your deep pockets full of Activision Blizzard cash. Problem solved. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 launches in a single bundle on September 4.

 

 

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Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. Formerly the Features and Reviews Editor of TrueAchievements, he's been writing online since 2011 and continues to do so as a freelancer today for outlets like GamesRadar, EGM, and even OpenCritic news. Outside of games, he is an avid biker, a loud animal advocate, an HBO binge-watcher, and a lucky family man.