The latest in
a six-album series of Tommy Boy/ESPN compilations is a soundtrack to the 1997
Summer X Games, which includes previously unreleased material from Bush and
The event's official soundtrackX Games Soundtrack
Album, due in stores May 27, will include Bush's "Old" and Public Enemy's
remix of "Welcome To The Terrordome." Other bands offering never before
released material are Sublime ("What I Got"), Goldfinger ("Superman"), Psycho
Realm ("Circles of Sin," featuring Cypress Hill's B. Real), Civ ("Shout It")
and Dog Eat Dog ("Step Right In," a Wisedog remix).
The soundtack for the X
Games, an ESPN competition that began in April this year and consists of
unusual and daring sports events that push athletes to the extremes of their
abilities, features 17 tracks inspired by extreme sports, such as skateboarding
and in-line skating.
Also included on the album is new music by Sugar Ray
("RPM"), Helmet ("Renovation"), The Prodigy (with a Chemical Brothers remix of
"Voodoo People"), Chronic Future (Insomniac"), Fat ("Dog"), Vibrolush ("No
Regret") and Phunk Junkeez ("Adrenaline").
The X Games Soundtrack Album is
an energetic mix of punk, hip-hop, ska and techno showcasing new music and
classic hits such as Fishbone's "Party at Ground Zero",the Red Hot Chili
Peppers' "Johnny Kick A Hole In The Sky" and the Wu Tang Clan's "Protect Ya
Other popular Tommy Boy/ESPN joint compilations include volumes one
and two of Jock Jams and Jock Rock, and a Slam Jams
The 1997 U.S. Summer X Games will continue through June.