Album Review: 'Suicide Squad: The Album' A Smorgasbord of Amazing Artists

While the Suicide Squad film may not be getting the awesome reviews we expected, their soundtrack is pretty deserving of one.

Suicide Squad: The Album features a wide range of artists from different genres but somehow, they all seem to mesh in an incredible way.

From the first track "Purple Lamborghini" featuring Skrillex and Rick Ross, the in-your-face and wild nature of the misfits assembled in the film is felt on Suicide Squad: The Album.

Together Skrillex combines the dubstep and hip-hop sounds and Ross delivers unforgiving verses that are gritty much like all of the characters in the film.

Meanwhile, things go from 100 to about 50 as things are mellowed out with a mash up of artists for "Sucker For Pain." The song features Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons, Ty Dolla $ign, Logic and X Ambassadors.

The blend of rap, r&b and alternative/rock create a track that speaks to all sorts of fan bases.

"Heathens" is a particularly haunting track from twenty one pilots. The lyrics scream insanity though it is delivered in a calm manner. The team of "Heathens" in the film are best described by this track but it ends up being something you can totally sing along to.

"Standing In the Rain" is one of the most recent releases from the soundtrack that we wrote about briefly. The track features Action Bronson, Mark Ronson and vocals from Dan Auerbach.

Kehlani's "Gangster" is a track that pretty much describes the relationship between The Joker and Harley Quinn. The ride or die relationship is one that they have but Kehlani also sings about being a little rough around the edges and abused.

It's a sexy and stirring track with stellar production.

Kevin Gates delivers a track titled, "Know Better" which is more braggadocios in nature and more about the come up. Getting the dough is something most of the villains in Suicide Squad know pretty well.

Meanwhile, Gates also spits lyrics about his team and the right amount of violence. The transition between the light chorus and heavy verses is also pretty refreshing and provides a great balance for the listener.

"You Don't Own Me" by Grace featuring G-Eazy is another song that seems to describe the relationship between The Joker and Harley Quinn.

It also sort of points towards the strange love triangle which includes Deadshot and the strange relationship he shares with Quinn. As for the track, G-Eazy totally rips it and Grace's lyrics are incredible.

The track then features a cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" that was exquisitely performed by Panic! At the Disco.

The band performed the song while they were on The Gospel Tour so it's no surprised that they were tapped to record one for Suicide Squad: The Album.

Fans get a little throwback with Eminem's "Without Me," a zany track that came with a music video featuring Eminem as a parody of a superhero. In essence the Suicide Squad are very much like the parody versions of the Justice League.

"Wreak Havoc" is an edgy track from Skylar Grey that symbolizes the destruction and devastation that is the aftermath of the bunch of misfits.

Grimes' "Medieval Warfare" is another edgy rock and electronic mashup that will completely rattle your trunk. "Slippin' Into Darkness" is a soulful classic that cleans things up a bit and helps you lighten up from all of the darkness.

The classics continue with Creedence Clearwater Revivals "Fortunate Son." Last but certainly not least is the chilling and spine-tingling version of the Bee Gees' "I Started a Joke" by ConfidentialMX featuring Becky Hanson.

It's terrifying yet beautiful and very much cinematic.

Suicide Squad: The Album is definitely one of the best soundtracks for a film that has come in quite some time.

It's the perfect melting pot of artists and genres and beautiful brings the story to music. You can stream Suicide Squad: The Album below.

Stream Suicide Squad: The Album

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