The martial arts film “Kill Bill: Volume 1” was released in 2003. The movie was composed and directed by Quentin Tarantino, one of the most talented actors, filmmakers, and film critics hailing from America. This film features several stars, including Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madson, and Lucy Liu. Both Kill Bill films (Volume 1 & 2) were made as a single production for a single release. It proved too long to run for more than four hours, splitting it into two parts. The soundtrack to the first volume of the film is titled “Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack.” Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (RZA), a member of the Wu-Tang Clan, produced and organized the soundtrack. The soundtrack charted at number 1 on the Soundtracks chart and peaked at number 45 on the Billboard 200 album chart. This article will rank all the Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack songs.
22. Axe Throws – Kill Bill Soundtrack
“Axe Throws” was composed and performed by Kill Bill Soundtrack. The track was released in 2003 and contained in the Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack.
21. Sword Swings – Kill Bill Soundtrack
The number twenty-one track on the Kill Bill Soundtrack is another track written and performed by Kill Bill Soundtrack. The audience favorably appreciated the song, and it garnered many views on YouTube.
20. Flip Sting – Kill Bill Soundtrack
“Flip Sting” was released by the Maverick Recording Company in 2003. This track was well performed by Kill Bill Soundtrack.
19. Banister Fight – RZA
“Banister Fight” was composed and performed by RZA, a renowned Hip-Hop artist. The track was originally released on the Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack.
18. Yakuza Oren 1 – RZA
“Yakuza Oren 1” was composed and performed by RZA in 2003. The track is contained in the Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack. “Yakuza Oren” was also well received by the fans.
17. Super 16 – NEU!
This particular track is considered to be ahead of its time, and I suppose it is. It features some terrifying and creepy sounds, making it the best track to be played during Halloween. “Super 16” is a musical masterpiece that will get you addicted to it.
16. Ironside – Quincy Jones
This song features a smooth jazz sound after an intense intro. Only the first half of this song appears on the Kill Bill soundtrack. The “Ironside” opening would make an effective alarm ring, but the smooth jazz would probably have you back to sleep.
15. You’re My Wicked Life – David Carradine, Uma Thurman, & Julie Dreyfus
“You’re My Wicked Life” was released in 2003 and was performed by David Carradine, Uma Thurman, and Julie Dreyfus. This track will get you into character as you listen to it.
14. The Lonely Shepherd – Gheorghe Zamfir
This song features a sense of sad finality and a sense of painful accomplishment. The feeling that Beatrix would’ve felt after killing Bill. This instrumental masterpiece was composed and arranged by the German music genius James Last.
13. The Flower Of Carnage – Meiko Kaji
This is a beautiful song that you could listen to on repeat. “The Flower Of Carnage” brings a poetic feel to the film. Meiko Kaji’s voice is gorgeous and unique, making the tune attractive.
12. Crane/White Lightning – The RZA & Charles Bernstein
This incredible track is played during a scene when Beatrix faces all of the Crazy 88 before fighting O-Ren.
11. Woo Hoo – The 18.104.22.168’s
This tune has a lively drum performance that helps to bring to life the film’s topic, which is supposed to be a serious concept of vengeance. The 22.214.171.124’s gave the music a spirited performance.
10. Don’t Let Me Be Understood – Santa Esmeralda
“Kill Bill” is one of the most beautifully tragic love stories of the modern-day. This track is regarded as one of the most romantic songs about domestic violence to exist.
9. Battle Without Honor Or Humanity – HOTEI
“Battle Without Honor Or Humanity” was performed by Tomoyasu Hotei and is one of the tracks on the film’s soundtrack that received many positive reviews from its fans.
8. Green Hornet – Al Hirt
It’s amazing how all the songs on the soundtrack fit perfectly into the different scenes they each play. Like every track on the soundtrack, “Green Hornet” is just brilliant.
7. Run Fay Run – Isaac Hayes
“Run Fay Run” was composed, conducted, and performed by the super-soulful Isaac Hayes. This song is yet another masterpiece destined to become another classic in the newfound art form of black movie music.
6. Ode To Oren Ishii – Vincent Tempera, Orchestra & RZA
“Ode To Oren Ishii” is performed by three different artists, one being the legendary RZA. This track is another creepy tune on the soundtrack that will give you goosebumps.
5. Queen Of The Crime Council – Kill Bill Soundtrack
“Queen Of The Crime Council” is an iconic masterpiece released originally for the Kill Bill Vol. 1 Original Soundtrack.
4. Twisted Nerve – Bernard Herrmann
This song is fantastic, melodic, relaxing, suspenseful, spooky, unsettling, and joyful all at the same time. “Twisted Nerve” can manipulate your emotions.
3. The Grand Duel – Luis Bacalov
This is an amazing score that was inspired by old American Western music. It is a catchy tune that can easily stir up your emotions.
2. That Certain Female – Charlie Feathers
This classic by Charlie Feathers plays during the church massacre scene when the sheriff drives to the crime area.
1. Bang Bang – Nancy Sinatra
“Bang Bang” is such a great song that goes well with this film. The track features the sound of tremolo guitars. Nancy Sinatra’s vocal performance beautifully complements the tonal contrast in the music.
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