Label: Mercury - 846 473-2,PolyGram - 846 473-2 • Format: CD Album, Repress • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Soft Rock
It includes songs from and inspired by the movie Young Guns II. Emilio Estevez asked for Bon Jovi 's "Wanted Dead or Alive" as the theme song for his upcoming Billy the Kid sequel, but Jon Bon Jovi ended up composing an all-new theme song for the film's soundtrack instead. Blaze of Glory was awarded a Golden Globe. It also received Academy Award and Grammy nominations. The album mainly focuses on the theme of redemption and whether an individual's past wrongs will catch up with them.
Another theme on the album is about making a stand and making yourself heard in the world. The album more or less transitioned Jon's songwriting from mostly girls and having a good time to other subject matters, which would lead into him and his band 's further maturing in songwriting with 's Keep the Faith.
Emilio Estevez originally approached Bon Jovi to ask him for permission to include the song " Wanted Dead or Alive " on the soundtrack. This was the first time that "Blaze of Glory" was heard.
Fusco called his co-producers into the trailer to listen, and it was named the You Really Got Me Now - Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory song for Young Guns II on the spot. He declared he'd written 'Blaze Dan Gorgan - Frisco - System Killer (File, Album) Glory', which of course then went through the roof in the States. He later gave Emilio Estevez the napkin.
We were munching burgers while he wrote a No. Made us feel stupid. The song is also quoted in the film High Fidelity. The album peaked at No. The title track "Blaze of Glory" was released as the first single and hit No. Ina country duet version of " Bang a Drum " was released with country singer Chris LeDouxthe track was released as a single with a music video and reached number 68 on the US Hot Country Songs chart.
It was written and produced by You Really Got Me Now - Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory Fusco and directed by Geoff Murphy. Jon Bon Jovi also made a cameo appearance in the film as one of the prisoners in the pit with Doc and Chavez.
All songs written and composed by Jon Bon Joviexcept where noted. Note : The only tracks heard in the movie are "Billy Get Your Guns", "Blaze of Glory" both of which are played over the end creditsand the Silvestri score cue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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