Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal have revealed the full licensed track list for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, which will go down well with any 80s and GTA: Vice City fan.
The soundtrack features 28 certified bangers from the 1980s, plus two original songs by “Star-Lord Band”, a fictional rock group from which the game's version of Star-Lord takes his name. The full track list can be seen below, as well as listened to on a variety of streaming services.
Additionally, Eidos-Montréal has also created two music videos for Star-Lord Band, with an 80s cartoons-inspired video for the single Zero to Hero, as well as a VHS-style video of Star-Lord Band performing the song on stage.
The full soundtrack is as follows:
- Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
- Kickstart My Heart – Motley Crue
- Turn Me Loose – Loverboy
- Holding Out for a Hero – Bonnie Tyler
- Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham!
- (Don’t Fear) The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
- Turn up the Radio – Autograph
- Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
- White Wedding – Pt.1 – Billy Idol
- Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
- Everybody Have Fun Tonight – Wang Chung
- Rock Rock (Till You Drop) – Def Leppard
- Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
- Hangin’ Tough – New Kids On The Block
- Tainted Love – Soft Cell
- I Ran (So Far Away) – A Flock Of Seagulls
- Every 1’s a Winner – Hot Chocolate
- I’ll Tumble 4 Ya – Culture Club
- We’re Not Gonna Take It – Twisted Sister
- I love It Loud – KISS
- Take on Me – a-ha
- Love Song – Simple Minds
- Call Me – Blondie
- Since You Been Gone – Rainbow
- Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
- The Warrior – Scandal, Patty Smyth
- We Built This City – Starship
- The Final Countdown – Europe
- Zero to Hero – Star-Lord Band
- Space Riders with No Names – Star-Lord Band
All 30 of these tracks will be played in-game, although streamers can toggle the licensed music off to avoid copyright strikes. “Stream-safe” alternatives will be played instead should this option be chosen.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch on October 26. A full-length album of the soundtrack will also be available at the same time.
For more from the Guardians, read our full preview, which delves into the game’s ambitious team-based combat system. You can also check out a cinematic introducing the team's space dog, Cosmo, and how the developer has moved to a 4-day working week.
Matt Purslow is IGN's UK News and Entertainment Writer.