Cars is the soundtrack album for the 2006 Disney/Pixar animated film of the same name. It was released through Walt Disney Records on June 6, 2006. Nine songs from the soundtrack are from popular and contemporary artists. The styles of these songs vary between pop, blues, country and rock. The remaining eleven pieces are orchestral scores composed and conducted by Randy Newman.

Track listing

  1. Real Gone - Performed by Sheryl Crow
  2. Route 66 - Performed by Chuck Berry
  3. Life Is a Highway - Performed by Rascal Flatts
  4. Behind the Clouds - Performed by Brad Paisley
  5. Our Town - Performed by James Taylor
  6. Sh-Boom - Performed by The Chords
  7. Route 66 - Performed by John Mayer
  8. Find Yourself - Performed by Brad Paisley
  9. Opening Race - Score
  10. McQueen's Lost - Score
  11. My Heart Would Know - Performed by Hank Williams
  12. Bessie - Score
  13. Dirt Is Different - Score
  14. New Road - Score
  15. Tractor Tipping - Score
  16. McQueen and Sally - Score
  17. Goodbye - Score
  18. Pre-Race Pageantry - Score
  19. The Piston Cup - Score
  20. The Big Race - Score

  1. 20th Anniversary Disney Logo
  2. 1m2o Opening Race (overdub)
  3. 1m2 Opening Race
  4. 1m5 Fix 3 Fanfare Intro
  5. 2m6 Lost
  6. 2m7 Cop Chase
  7. 2m9 (Lost) Into Town
  8. 2m12 Holy Porsche
  9. 2m13 Court
  10. 3m1 Bessie's Blues
  11. 3m2b Escape (Bluegrass)
  12. 3m3c Pot Holes 1
  13. 3m4 Customers
  14. 3m7 Doc's Challenge
  15. 3m8 The Race
  16. 3m9 Spin Out
  17. 3m10R Back to Work
  18. 3m11R New Road
  19. 4m2 Tractor Tipping
  20. 4m3 Frank
  21. 4m4 Best Backwards Driver
  22. 4m5 Best Friends
  23. 4m6 Reveille
  24. 4m9 Piston Cups
  25. 4m11-12o Sally Ride
  26. 5m0c Our Town
  27. 5m2b Tractor Hoe-down
  28. 5m3 Doc Racing
  29. 5m4 Doc's Story
  30. 5m6Rev New Customer
  31. 5m9 Good-bye
  32. 5m10 Pageantry
  33. 5m11 Race Fanfare
  34. 5m12 Final Race Begins
  35. 6m1A Rev Final Race Begins
  36. 6m1AX Final Race Begins
  37. 6m2A Final Race 2
  38. 6m3 Empty Cup
  39. 6m4 Loose Ends


  • Executive Music Producer: Chris Montan
  • Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall
  • Orchestrations by Jonathan Sacks
  • Music Editor: Bruno Coon
  • Score Recorded and Mixed by Frank Wolf
  • Music Production Manager: Andrew Page
  • Score Recordists: Adam Michalak, Greg Hayes, Mark Cross
  • Music Production Coordinator: Lydia Paweski
  • Executive Music Assistant: Jill Iverson
  • Music Production Assistant: Siobhan Sullivan
  • Score Contracted by Sandy De Crescent
  • Music Preparation by Jo Ann Kane Music Service
  • Supervising Copyists: Mark Graham and Russell Bartmus
  • Additional Orchestrations by Joey Newman
  • Assistant Music Editor: Brenda Heins
  • Album Mastered by Gavin Lurssen at The Mastering Lab
  • Music/Creative Marketing: Glen Lajeski
  • Recorded and Mixed at: The Sony Scoring Stage, Signet Studios, Capitol Studios, Castle Recording, Henson Studios, Right Track Studios, and Skywalker Sound
  • Recording Crew: Andrew Bollman, Mark Eshelman, Greg Loskorn, Bryan Clements, David Marquette, Brian Dixon, Patrick Spain, Rich Toenes, Charlie Paakkari, Neal Cappellino, Jon Berkowitz, Glenn Pittman, Andrew Felluss, Dann Thompson, Judy Kirschner, Sean England, Tim Burby, Clayton Wood, and Jonathan Belzley
  • Original Score Composed and Conducted by Randy Newman
  • Creative Direction by Steve Gerdes
  • Album Design by Tim Hankins

Real Gone

  • Performed by Sheryl Crow
  • Written by Sheryl Crow and John Shanks
  • Produced by John Shanks
  • Recorded and Mixed by John Shanks and Jeff Rothschild

Route 66 (Chuck Berry)

  • Performed by Chuck Berry
  • Written by Bobby Troup

Life Is a Highway

  • Performed by Rascal Flatts
  • Written by Thomas Cochrane
  • Produced by Dann Huff and Rascal Flatts
  • Recorded and Mixed by Justin Niebank

Behind the Clouds

  • Performed by Brad Paisley
  • Written by Brad Paisley and Frank Rogers
  • Produced by Frank Rogers
  • Recorded by Richard Barrow and Brian David Willis
  • Mixed by Justin Niebank

Our Town

  • Performed by James Taylor
  • Written by Randy Newman
  • Produced by Randy Newman
  • Recorded by Frank Wolf Frank Filipetti
  • Mixed by Frank Wolf


  • Performed by The Chords
  • Written by William Edwards, Carl Feaster, Claude Feaster, James Keyes and Floyd McRae

Find Yourself

  • Performed by Brad Paisley
  • Written by Brad Paisley
  • Produced by Frank Rogers
  • Recorded by Richard Barrow and Brian David Willis
  • Mixed by Justin Niebank

My Heart Would Know

  • Performed by Hank Williams
  • Written by Hank Williams

External links

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Cars/SoundtrackCars 2/SoundtrackCars 3/Original Motion Picture Soundtrack/Original Score SoundtrackMater and the GhostlightCars ToonsCars: Racing Sports NetworkDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingLittle Golden BookVideo

Video Games: Cars: The Video GameCars 2: The Video GameCars: Mater-National ChampionshipCars: Race-O-RamaThe World of Cars OnlineCars: Radiator Springs AdventuresKinect Rush: A Disney/Pixar AdventureDisney InfinityCars: Fast as LightningCars: Lightning LeagueCars 3: Driven to Win

Disney Parks
Cars LandDisney's Art of Animation ResortCars: Route 66 Road TripCars Quatre Roues RallyeDisney Animation BuildingLuigi's Flying TiresLuigi's Rollickin' RoadstersMater's Junkyard JamboreePixar Pal-A-RoundRadiator Springs Racers

Entertainment: Lightning McQueen Live!Lightning McQueen's Racing AcademyMoteurs... Action! Stunt Show SpectacularPixar Playtime Pals
Restaurants: Cozy Cone MotelFillmore's Taste-InFlo's V8 Cafe
Shops: Radiator Springs CuriosRamone's House of Body ArtSarge's Surplus Hut
Parade: Mickey's New Year's Eve ParadePaint The Night ParadePixar Play Parade
Firework: Together Forever: A Pixar Nighttime SpectacularWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color: Celebrate!

Cars: Lightning McQueenMaterSally CarreraMackThe King (Cars)Chick HicksMia and TiaHarvDoc HudsonFloRamoneSheriffLuigiGuidoSargeFillmoreRedLizzieStanleyTex DinocoLynda WeathersJay LimoTuner CarsBessieFrankTractorsJerry Recycled Batteries

Cars 2: Finn McMissileHolley ShiftwellTony TrihullRod "Torque" RedlineTomberMiles AxlerodProfessor ZündappGremAcerFrancesco BernoulliVictor HugoVladimir TrunkovJ. Curby GremlinTubbs PacerIvanUncle TopolinoMama Topolino
Cars 3: Cruz RamirezJackson StormSterlingMiss FritterChase RacelottDanny SwervezBubba WheelhouseBobby SwiftSmokeyJunior, River, and Louise
Mater and the Ghostlight: Screamin' Banshee
Cars Toons: KabutoBig DSkipper RileySandy DunesBlue GritIdle ThreatShifty Sidewinder
Video Games: CandiceStinger
Deleted Characters: Giulia

Mater's Tall Tales: Rescue Squad MaterMater the GreaterEl MaterdorTokyo MaterUnidentified Flying MaterMonster Truck MaterHeavy Metal MaterMoon MaterMater Private EyeAir MaterTime Travel Mater

Tales From Radiator Springs: HiccupsBuggedSpinningThe Radiator Springs 500½
Canceled Episodes: To Protect and Serve

Cars: Real GoneLife is a HighwayOur TownMcQueen and SallySh-BoomRoute 66Find YourselfBehind the CloudsMy Heart Would Know

Cars 2: You Might ThinkPolyrhythmMon Cœur Fait Vroum (My Heart Goes Vroom)Collision of WorldsNobody's Fool
Cars 3: Run That RaceGlory DaysRide
Others: Free RideWelcome to Radiator Springs

DinocoTuner CarsWorld Grand PrixLemons
Radiator SpringsLuigi's Casa Della TiresRamone's House of Body ArtCozy Cone MotelFillmore's Taste-InFlo's V8 CaféMrs. PistonWilly's ButteRadiator Springs CuriosRadiator Springs Drive-In TheatreWheel Well MotelLondon, EnglandParis, FrancePorto CorsaTokyoCaliforniaLos Angeles International SpeedwayMotor Speedway of the SouthOrnament ValleyBig BenTop Down TruckstopBig BentleyHollywood
Piston CupAllinol
See Also
The Science Behind PixarPixar in a Box
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