RISING SON, THE LEGEND OF SKATEBOARDER CHRISTIAN HOSOI FILM SOUNDTRACK DUE OUT NOVEMBER 14 FEATURING SONGS BY DAVE GROHL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, FISHBONE, GNARLS BARKLEY AND MORE
The soundtrack for Rising Son, The Legend Of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi, boasting music from such artists as Queens of the Stone Age, Gnarls Barkley, Murs and The Gossip, will be released November 14 via Image Entertainment. The powerful musical lineup helps the film chronicle the colorful life and career of Christian Hosoi, one of skateboarding’s most talented and adored superstars, whose meteoric rise to superstardom was matched only by his spiraling descent into a federal prison sentence for drug trafficking. The Rising Son DVD will also be available at retail November 14 through QD3 Entertainment in conjunction with Image Entertainment.
Paladin Creative Superco’s Tes Tesfay and DJ C Minus served as music supervisors on the collection, turning to cutting-edge musicians in the hip-hop and rock genres to emphasize the film’s high-energy action sequences and dramatic turns. The soundtrack includes several unreleased tracks, such as Dave Grohl’s “Vile and Fishbone’s “Cheyenne.
Narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Dennis Hopper, Rising Son includes never-before-seen home video footage of Hosoi as a child at the dawn of his prolific skating career, the ambush of fame and fortune that came faster than he could handle, and his life as a born again Christian pastor after his release from prison in 2004. Produced by Jared Freedman and directed by renowned skate cult photographer Cesario ‘Block’ Montano, the film features interviews with Hosoi as well as friends and family, including Tony Hawk, Tony Alva, Jay Adams, actor/skateboarder Jason Lee and others. Look for the film to be released on DVD also through QD3/Image Entertainment on the same date.
Complete track listing for the RISING SON soundtrack is as follows.
1. Dave Grohl/C-Minus “Vile”
2. Murs “Transitions Of A Rider”
3. Lexicon “Sedated”
4. Gossip “Standing In The Way Of Control”
5. Transplants “1,2,3,4,5,6,7”
6. Wajeed & Invincible “The Place Where We Dwell”
7. Fishbone “CHEYENNE Star Forever More”
8. Maddvillian “America’s Most Blunted”
9. The Peak Show “Tainted Love”
10. Optimus “Pot Of Rain”
11. Steel Pulse/ Damian Marley “No More Weapons”
12. Procussions “Little People”
13. Kurupt /Everlast “Kuruption”
14. Charlie Early “Mexican Radio”
15. Queens Of The Stone Age “Mexicola”
16. Gnarls Barkley “Just A Thought”
17. Slightly Stoopid “Still Be You”
18. Team Sleep featuring Chino of the deftones “Ataraxia”
19. Mark Bell “Revolution”
20. Brant Bjork and the Bros “Dr. Aura”
21. bonus song Second Coming featuring Jay adams on vocals “No Family”