Quicksilver: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Quicksilver: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack for the American film, Quicksilver, which was released in 1986, and stars Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez, Louie Anderson, Laurence Fishburne and Rudy Ramos.

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Studio album by
Various Artists
GenreRock, Pop rock
ProducerAlan Shacklock, Giorgio Moroder, Tony Banks, Peter Frampton, Ray Parker Jr., Richard James Burgess, Gary Katz, Peter Solley, John Parr, Thomas Newman, Greg Mathieson, John Vigran
Singles from Quicksilver
  1. "Quicksilver Lightning"
    Released: 1986
  2. "One Sunny Day/Dueling Bikes from Quicksilver"
    Released: 1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic(Not rated)[1]

The film's theme song is "Quicksilver Lightning" which is written by Giorgio Moroder and Dean Pitchford, And is Performed by The Who's lead singer, Roger Daltrey, it was a minor hit on the rock charts, reaching number 11. The film score was composed by Tony Banks, of Genesis fame. Other music is contributed by performers such as Ray Parker Jr. and Peter Frampton.

A version of "The Motown Song" was covered by Rod Stewart in 1991, and included on his sixteenth solo album, Vagabond Heart, and released as a single.[2][3]

Track listingsEdit

No.TitlePerformed byLength
1."Quicksilver Lightning"Roger Daltrey4:45
2."Casual Thing"Fiona3:42
3."Nothing At All"Peter Frampton4:10
4."Shortcut to Somewhere"Fish and Tony Banks3:35
5."Love Song from Quicksilver (Through the Night)"John Parr and Marilyn Martin4:04
6."One Sunny Day/Dueling Bikes from Quicksilver"Ray Parker Jr. and Helen Terry4:04
7."The Motown Song"Larry John McNally3:50
8."Suite Streets from Quicksilver"Thomas Newman2:39
9."Quicksilver Suite I Rebirth The Gypsy"Tony Banks6:31
10."Quicksilver Suite II Crash Landing"Tony Banks2:44


  • Andy Jackson - Engineer
  • David Leonard - Engineer
  • Tim Boyle - Engineer
  • Dave Concors - Engineer
  • Will Gosling - Engineer
  • Trevor Hallesy - Engineer
  • Steve Hallquist - Engineer
  • Daniel Lazerus - Engineer
  • Brian Tench - Engineer
  • John Vigran - Engineer
  • Mark Wallis - Engineer
  • David Thoener - Mixing
  • Thomas Newman - Sound Effects
  • George Budd - Sound Effects
  • Bob Holmes - Creative Assistance
  • Gary LeMel - Creative Assistance
  • Judy Ross - Film Music Coordinator
  • Elliot Lurie - Music Supervisor
  • Becky Mancuso - Music Supervisor
  • Barry Diament - Mastering
  • Wally Traugott - Mastering
Album cover art
  • Paul Jasmin - Album cover photography


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1986 Billboard 200 140


  1. ^ "Quicksilver - Original Soundtrack | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic.
  2. ^ "Rod Stewart – Vagabond Heart (1991, CD)". Discogs.
  3. ^ "The Rod Stewart Rock and Soul Revue with the Temptations – the Motown Song (1991, Single Side, Vinyl)". Discogs.