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Cars 2 is the soundtrack album to the 2011 Disney/Pixar animated film of the same name composed and conducted by Michael Giacchino. It was released through Walt Disney Records on both CD album and digital download on June 14, 2011. It is the fourth Pixar film to be scored by Michael Giacchino after The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and Up. It also marks the first time that Giacchino has worked with John Lasseter as a director, as Lasseter had been executive producer on Giacchino's previous three Pixar films and that Lasseter hasn't worked with Randy Newman or Thomas Newman.

Track listing

  1. You Might Think - Performed by Weezer
  2. Collision of Worlds - Performed by Brad Paisley and Robbie Williams
  3. Mon Coeur Fait Vroum (My Heart Goes Vroom) - Performed by Bénabar
  4. Nobody’s Fool - Performed by Brad Paisley
  5. Polyrhythm - Performed by Perfume
  6. Turbo Transmission - Score
  7. It’s Finn McMissile! - Score
  8. Mater the Waiter - Score
  9. Radiator Reunion - Score
  10. Cranking up the Heat - Score
  11. Towkyo Takeout - Score
  12. Tarmac the Magnificent - Score
  13. Whose Engine Is This? - Score
  14. History’s Biggest Loser Cars - Score
  15. Mater of Disguise - Score
  16. Porto Corsa - Score
  17. The Lemon Pledge - Score
  18. Mater’s Getaway - Score
  19. Mater Warns McQueen - Score
  20. Going to the Backup Plan - Score
  21. Mater’s the Bomb - Score
  22. Blunder and Lightning - Score
  23. The Other Shoot - Score
  24. Axlerod Exposed - Score
  25. The Radiator Springs Gran Prix - Score
  26. The Turbomater - Score


  • Original Score Composed by Michael Giacchino
  • Executive Music Producer: Chris Montan
  • Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall
  • Score Orchestrated and Conducted by Tim Simonec
  • Score Recorded and Mixed by Dan Wallin
  • Music Editor: Stephen M. Davis
  • Music Production Director: Andrew Page
  • Music Business Affairs: Donna Cole-Brulé
  • Music Production Coordinator: Ashley Chafin
  • Executive Music Assistant: Jill Heffley
  • Music Production Assistant: Jimmy Tsai
  • Music Contracted by Reggie Wilson
  • Music Preparation by Booker White — Walt Disney Music Library
  • Additional Score Orchestrations by Andrea Datzman, Marshall Bowen, Ira Hearshen, Chris Tilton, Brad Dechter, Peter Boyer, Mark Gasbarro, Cameron Patrick, and Michael Giacchino
  • Assistant Music Editor: Alexandra Apostolakis
  • Additional Music Editing by Earl Ghaffari
  • Assistant to Mr. Giacchino: Dave Martina
  • Scoring Crew: Tom Hardisty (Recordist), Jay Selvester, Richard Wheeler, and Ryan Robinson
  • Recording Crew: Drew Bollman, Neal Cappellino, Steve Genewick, Kyle Manner, Bruce Monical, Paul Smith, Charlie Stavish, Dann Thompson, Aaron Walk, Ghian Wright, Andre J.H. Zweers
  • Songs Recorded and Mixed at Capitol Studios, The Village Recorder, Skywalker Sound, The Yellow House, The PoolHouse, Blackbird Studio, Station West, Eldorado Recording Studios
  • Songs Recorded and Mixed at Warner Brothers Eastwood Scoring Stage

You Might Think

  • Performed by Weezer
  • Written by Ric Ocasek
  • Produced by Shawn Everett and Weezer
  • Recorded by Shawn Everett
  • Keyboards Recorded by Christopher Haynes
  • Mixed by Rich Costey

Collision of Worlds

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

Mon Coeur Fait Vroum (My Heart Goes Vroom)

  • Performed by Bénabar
  • Music by Michael Giacchino
  • Lyrics by Scott Langteau and Michael Giacchino
  • Produced by Michael Giacchino and Bénabar
  • French Adaptation by Boualem Lamhene
  • Recorded and Mixed by Dan Wallin and Leslie Ann Jones

Nobody’s Fool

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


  • Performed by Perfume
  • Written by Yasutaka Nakata
  • Produced by Yasutaka Nakata


  • This is the first Pixar film scored by Michael Giacchino that does not have a soundtrack titled with a number, a noun, and the word "dash".
    • This is also the only Pixar film scored by Giacchino without a fictional word made up for the soundtrack that plays during the end credits.
  • This is the only film in the Cars franchise that is not scored by Randy Newman.

External links

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v - e - d
Films: Cars (video) • Cars 2 (video) • Cars 3 (video) • Mater and the GhostlightMiss Fritter's Racing Skoool

Television: Cars ToonsCars: Racing Sports NetworkPixar Popcorn (Unparalleled ParkingDancing with the Cars) • Cars On The Road
Music: CarsCars 2Cars 3The Music of Cars Land
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 WinDisney Emoji BlitzLEGO The Incredibles
Books: Disney's Wonderful World of ReadingLittle Golden Book

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

Entertainment: 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
Fireworks: ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime CelebrationTogether Forever: A Pixar Nighttime SpectacularWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color: Celebrate!
Summer: Club Mouse BeatLightning McQueen Live!

Cars: Lightning McQueenMaterSally CarreraMackStrip WeathersChick 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 TopolinoJeff Gorvette
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: Zil

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 RaceKings HighwayGlory DaysRide
Others: Free RideWelcome to Radiator SpringsRadiator RockMambo ItalianoStop in the Name of LoveRiding in My Car (Car Car Song)Low Rider (Espanol Fantasma Mix)Junkyard JamboreeBig BulldozerTow Mater (The One You Want to Call)Mater's Square DanceLet's Go Driving

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 CupAllinolPixar BallA113Pizza Planet Truck
See Also
The Science Behind PixarPixar in a BoxCars (franchise)