Ranking All the Songs from The Without a Paddle Soundtrack
This featherweight male-bonding adventure-comedy was a story by three individuals; Fred Wolf, Harris Goldberg, and Tom Nursall. The film, Without a Paddle, debuted on the 20th of August 2004 and was filmed on the central North Island of New Zealand. Without a Paddle takes the liberty of replacing living in the now with living it up, which is often misunderstood. The narrative of the film centers around four friends. After their friend Billy dies, Jerry, Dan, and Tom go camping in his honor. The campsite, on the other hand, holds special value. They are, unfortunately, unprepared for the adventure which unfortunately turns into a dangerous experience after falling over a waterfall. Steven Brill directed this comedy movie. The Without a Paddle soundtrack was a big hit among fans, receiving numerous excellent reviews. The soundtrack was composed by Christophe Beck, a talented Canadian film score composer, and conductor. The soundtrack is made up of fourteen single tracks, each performed by different artists. This article will rank all the songs from the movie’s soundtrack.
14. Can’t You Hear Me Knocking(2009 Mix) – The Rolling Stones
“Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The guitar performance in this track unapologetically stands out. This song has one of the greatest song intros ever. This song is a timeless classic that never gets old and sounds as if it was created yesterday.
13. Invisible – Clay Aiken
This catchy track is about caring and loving someone so much and yet you feel invisible. Everyone has had that one individual with whom they were a little obsessed and you would go to any length to be with them. It’s not about abusing them; it’s simply about wanting to be noticed. Chris Braide, Desmond Child, and Andreas Carlsson wrote this song while Clay Aiken performed it on the soundtrack.
12. Let It Go, Let It Flow – Dave Mason
“Let It Go, Let It Flow” is contained in Dave Mason’s album, Let It Flow, which was a huge success. This album charted at number 37 on the Billboard 200, where it lasted for 49 weeks on the chart.
11. The Corn Rocket – Southern culture on the Skids
The number eleven track on our list is a single that was composed by Rick Miller. “The Corn Rocket” was released in 2000 by Monkey Dog Music (BMI) and performed by Southern culture on the Skids.
10. When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) – The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are a renowned rock band from the US that hails from California. Because of its close vocal harmonies and lyrics that portrayed Southern California youth lifestyle of love relationships, sports, and automobiles, the band’s early work became popular throughout the United States. “When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)” was composed by Mike Love and Brian Wilson. This version of this single by The Beach Boys is the most loved version by the fans.
9. Black Betty (Edit) – Spiderbait
This is one of those songs and no matter how many times you listen to it, never gets old. “Black Betty” was composed by Leadbelly and performed by Spiderbait. This is still fantastic for a song that was done properly the first time and this is evident by its performance on the charts.
8. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me (Remastered 2002) – Culture Club
This track is contained in Culture Club’s platinum-selling debut album, Kissing to Be Clever. “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me” became a hit both in the United Kingdom where it reached #1 and in the US where it reached #2 for twenty-one days.
7. Bump n’ Grind – R. Kelly
One of the best intros to a song ever. This is one of the tracks in the soundtrack that was composed and performed by the same person, and he surely did a great job. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as the US Hot R&B Songs chart.
6. She Tried – Bubba Sparxxx & Ryan Tedder
This song’s tempo and lyrics stand out. “She Tried” was performed by Bubba Sparxxx in collaboration with Ryan Tedder. This hit single was released on Bubba’s second album, Deliverance, released on September 16, 2003.
5. Deliverance (Album Version) – Bubba Sparxxx
“Deliverance” is the number ten single track in Bubba Sparxxx’s second album, Deliverance. Deliverance peaked at number 10 on the US Billboard 200, selling 64,000 copies in its first week.
4. What A Wonderful World – Joey Ramone
Joey Ramone’s cover of “What a Wonderful World” appears on the debut album Don’t Worry About Me, his first release as a solo artist, though he previously had many recordings as the Ramones’ lead singer. In 2002, it was released posthumously.
3. Hold On Loosely – 38 Special
“Hold On Loosely” appears as the first single on 38 Special’s fourth studio album Wild-Eyed Southern Boys. The track peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 3 on the Billboard Rock Tracks chart. This song was composed by Don Barnes, Jeff Carlisi, & Jim Peterik.
2. No Rain (Remastered 2002) – Blind Melon
This track is about being yourself and eventually, finding the group of people or a family to fit into. Blind Melon performed this catchy track that was written by Christopher Thorn, Brad Smith, Glen Graham, and Rogers Stevens.
1. Ooh La La – Faces
The number one track on our list is a song that was released in 1973 by Faces. It’s fascinating how everyone can identify with this song on such a deep level in their unique way. It is still one of the greatest and simplest rock tunes of all time.