Open main menu

Desperado: The Soundtrack is the film score to Robert Rodriguez's Desperado. It was written and performed by the Los Angeles rock bands, Los Lobos and Tito & Tarantula, performing traditional Ranchera and Chicano rock music. Other artists on the soundtrack album include Dire Straits, Link Wray, Latin Playboys, and Carlos Santana. Musician Tito Larriva has a small role in the film, and his band, Tito & Tarantula, contributed to the soundtrack as well.

Desperado: The Soundtrack
Desperado - Original Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedAugust 15, 1995
GenreChicano rock
Ranchera
Rock
Pop
LabelEpic/Sony
Robert Rodriguez film soundtrack chronology
Four Rooms
(1995)
Desperado: The Soundtrack
(1995)
From Dusk Till Dawn
(1996)
Los Lobos chronology
Music for Papa's Dream
(1995)
Desperado
(1995)
Colossal Head
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The album track "Mariachi Suite" by Los Lobos was awarded a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance at the 1995 Grammy Awards.

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Canción del Mariachi" ("Morena de Mi Corazón") (Los Lobos and Antonio Banderas) 2:06
  2. "Six Blade Knife" (Dire Straits) 4:34
  3. "Jack the Ripper" (Link Wray) 2:31
  4. "Manifold de Amour" (Latin Playboys) 2:03
  5. "Forever Night Shade Mary" (Latin Playboys) 3:00
  6. "Pass the Hatchet" (Roger & The Gypsies) 3:00
  7. "Bar Fight" (Los Lobos) 1:54
  8. "Strange Face of Love" (Tito & Tarantula) 5:51
  9. "Bucho's Gracias/Navajas Attacks" (Los Lobos) 3:56
  10. "Bulletproof" (Los Lobos) 1:42
  11. "Bella" (Carlos Santana) 4:29
  12. "Quédate Aquí" (Salma Hayek) 2:05
  13. "Rooftop Action" (Los Lobos) 1:36
  14. "Phone Call" (Los Lobos) 2:16
  15. "White Train (Showdown)" (Tito & Tarantula) 5:57
  16. "Back to the House That Love Built" (Tito & Tarantula) 4:41
  17. "Let Love Reign" (Los Lobos) 3:22
  18. "Mariachi Suite" (Los Lobos) 4:22

PersonnelEdit

  • Tom Baker – mastering
  • Antonio Banderas – speech
  • Steve Berlin – mixing
  • Richard Bosworth – engineer, mixing engineer
  • Steve Buscemi – speech
  • Bill Jackson – engineer, mixing
  • Tito Larriva – producer
  • Los Lobos – producer
  • Cheech Marin – speech
  • Charlie Midnight – producer
  • Thom Panunzio – mixing
  • Karyn Rachtman – executive producer
  • Robert Rodriguez – executive producer
  • Cesar Rosas – engineer
  • Carlos Santana – performer
  • Quentin Tarantino – speech
  • David Tickle – mixing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit