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Lord of War soundtrack

Lord of War (2005)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 78016338322
Label: Lakeshore Records
Label number: 33832
Running time: not on file
Shipping date: September 20th, 2005
Original score by Antonio Pinto
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Lord of War
2. Little Odessa
3. Ava's Arms
4. By Sea
5. Andina
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
A Kiss to Build a Dream On - Louis Armstrong (found on the Sleepless in Seattle soundtrack CD)
Bobo-Dioulasso - Cheikh Lo
Cocaine - Eric Clapton (found on the Bad News Bears soundtrack CD)
Coyita - Gustavo Santaolalla
D-Tune - Zino and Tommy
Diarabi - Issa Bagayogo
Fade into You - Mazzy Star
For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield (found on the Forrest Gump soundtrack CD)
Give Me a Reason - Portishead
Glory Box - Portishead (found on the Stealing Beauty soundtrack CD)
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams
Kill That - SX-10
La Vie en Rose - Grace Jones
Mama Africa - Young Bakubas
Money (That's What I Want) - Flying Lizards (found on the The Wedding Singer Volume 2 soundtrack CD)
Mumbai Theme Tune - A.R. Rahman
U Ready to Die - Quake
Young Americans - David Bowie

Add more missing songs to this list, or tell us in what scenes these songs are heard or where they can be found.
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: It's been bugging me since I saw the movie. I would really like to know the name/artist of the music during the scene where Cage rents the sea-side hotel and "tricks" his future wife into staying there. I know I've heard it before, but just can't place it. Thank-you in advance for any replies. (from Bob in Toronto)
A: Found it! "La Vie En Rose" performed by Grace Jones. (thanks to Bob, Torontoadd more info

Q: What is the song Cheryl Crow sings on this soundtrack/movie? Thank you. (from Vanessa in Perth ,Western Australia)
A: There is no song performed by Cheryl Crow listed in the end credits. My first guess is that you are looking for the song "Fade into You" by Mazzy Star. (thanks to Bleck, Texasadd more info

Q: What is the song at the start of this movie? (from luigi in los angeles)
A: Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" (thanks to panta_ray, Graz, Austriaadd more info

Q: Whats the name of the song thats playing when he is bribing the Chinese guard? It's raining and he's in the passenger side of a cargo truck. (from IS123 in U.S.)
A: Its called "Money (That's What I Want)" by Flying Lizards. (thanks to Faded, USadd more info

Q: What is the name and artist of the song heard at the start of the movie? (from Mike in corinth ms)
A: Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" (thanks to mic, cuxton england add more info
A: It goes by 3 names: "Stop, Hey, What's That Sound," "Stop, Children, What's That Sound" and "For What It's Worth." (thanks to Doobie22, The Beyondadd more info

Q: What is the song that is playing in the background when Nicolas Cage sees the beautiful African girls in his hotel room? It is right before "Fade into You." Thanks. (from Kay in San Antonio)
A: It's called "Glory Box" by Portishead. (thanks to johhny, kaliadd more info

Q: When Yuri is in the war zone with all the shellcasings are on the ground and the captions come on about the UN Security Council being the biggest gun sellers and all that crap, WHAT IS THE NAME OF THAT SONG?! It's like a somber tune but strong. (from Sean in Chicago)
A: It's called "Warlord." That and the song "Lord of War" are found on this soundtrack album by Antonio Pinto. (thanks to Hagiskhh, Helsinki, Finlandadd more info

Q: What's the song heard when he describes the AK-47??  (from oohshow in new york)
A: It's from the first bit of Tchaikovsky's "Swanlake Ballet." (thanks to Sellars, South Yorkshireadd more info

Q: Does anyone know where I would actually be able to get the sheet music or guitar tabs for "Warlord" or "Lord of War" be Antonio Pinto? I absolutely love his work. (from D. Neuf in ont. canada)
A: I've made a tab of it; it's incomplete so far but it's a start. (thanks to Henrik Nederman, Swedenadd more info

Q: What is the song heard at the beginning of scene three where you see the girls dancing on the tank? I've been searching for it since I first heard the music... that was like six years a go in a computer game called SimCopter. Thanks in advance! (from Matei in Eindhoven, Netherlands)
A: The Kitty Kat (thanks to moomoo, moomoomauadd more info
A: No... It's "Ride of the Valkries" (thanks to Shane, Peterborough, Onadd more info

Q: What's the name of the song at the end of the movie (when the credits start)? And does anyone know where I could find some guitar TABs for this song? (from Don in Germany)
A: Conscience - Antonio Pinto; here's the tab (thanks to Kill Techno, Netherlandsadd more info

Q: There are two, most likely West African, songs during the credits between the two piano pieces. The two songs listed in the credits by West African artists do not match up with the songs. Most notably the first heard is sung by a woman and both artists listed are men. What are these songs and who are the artists? The woman seems to be singing in Wolof, a Senegalese language.
...from xamxam in Dakar, Senegal (answer xamxam's question)

Q: What's the song when Yuri and her wife are in their house? I'm not sure... when Yuri's wife is happy because she sold her draw. It's from Andy Williams, that song? (from made in MEXICO)
A: It's Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You." (thanks to Irena, Ukraineadd more info
A: If you're thinking Andy Williams, it would be "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" (thanks to Toasty, Halifax, Canadd more info

Q: What's the musical theme heard in the beginning of the final titles? (It's piano theme, right before Yakar diamm). (from Irena in Ukraine)
A: Answering my own question. It's "Warlord" and it lasts from the last talk Orlov+Valentine through the final titles. (thanks to Irena, Ukraineadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Yuri is leaving on a plane in the beginning of the movie?? It's like an oldies one, but is really exciting...
...from Daniel in Brasil (answer Daniel's question)

Q: When Yuri's wife is tracing him there is a beautiful background song playing... does anybody know its name?? (from piotrek in poland)
A: Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah." (thanks to Chris, Charlottesville, Virginia, USAadd more info
A: There are many versions, covers by other artists, the original is by Leonard Cohen. Another great version was done by K.D. Lang. (thanks to hammer, Canadaadd more info

Q: What's the name of the musical theme or song when Yuri's brother gets killed? (from afyouni in US)
A: It's "Consequences & Loss" (track 7 on the OST) (thanks to maze, germanyadd more info

Q: Which song is it that Yuri is explaining the robbery occured in Ukraine (32 billion dollar), after his uncle's death and also a ship is sailing at sunset? (from bagra in istanbul, turkey)
A: "Ava's Arms" by Antonia Pinto. I was looking for it for hours.... (thanks to Uso, CHI-townadd more info

Q: Hi, does anyone know the name of the first song when they prepare bullets??  (from JIdo in Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain)
A: "For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield. (thanks to bagra, istanbul, turkeyadd more info

Q: What is the name of the artist and title of the song playing after the uncle's car blows up and he is speaking to his wife? (from Klash 'N' Koff 4T se7en in UK)
A: Do you mean the scene where he returns home to his wife after his uncle is killed? The music is Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You." (thanks to jim, dublinadd more info

Q: What is the name of the music theme, when Yuri Orlov is in Sierra Leone and Agent Valentine keeps him for 24 hours alone? The music theme starts when Yuri Orlov sits in front of the plane and the people from Sierra Leone are taking the Antonov plane apart. (from Illmatic in Germany)
A: Mumbai Theme and Tune (thanks to bagra, istanbul, turkeyadd more info
A: It's the theme music of the Indian movie Bombay, scored by acclaimed composer A. R. Rahman. (thanks to Anas Khan, Indiaadd more info

Q: What is the name and artist of the song playing while Yuri sits in a restaurant with his rival Samuel Weiss who makes him the offer to get together? (from andi_gapp in Austria)
A: I don't know the artist, but the song is "Occhi chernye." It's a Russian folk song. (thanks to Olga, Ukraineadd more info
A: You might want to be careful with that song's name. I've been trying to find that version of it, it's called many different things: Poles call it "Oczy Czarne" and Russians call it "Ochi cziorniye" (I think). (thanks to Zo, UKadd more info

Q: Does anyone know where I can find a guitar tab for the song "Little Odessa"? (from r7 in NJ)
A: At (thanks to Drian, Houston, Tx, USofA, add more info

Q: I would like to know the name of the song playing over the DVD menu screen. We hear it at other times throughout the movie? (from Polu in Denmark, Nordjylland)
A: Lord of War - Warlord. This is the only title I have found to now. It's the best song in the movie. (thanks to FONIAS, greeceadd more info
A: The song is called "Warlord" and it's the song playing on the DVD menu screen and in the credits. (thanks to M K, Portugaladd more info

Q: Hi, what's the name of the song playing when Yuri, his brother and the presdient's son are in the car, while the son fire's from the window with a machine gun?
...from Scott in Australia (answer Scott's question)

Q: Can you please tell me the name of the song playing when Yuri tells us he sold Israeli-made uzis to muslims, communist-made bullets to fascists. PLEASE RESPOND!!!! (from Alex in toronto)
A: The song is called "Money (That's What I Want)" and it's from the Flying Lizards. (thanks to Tomi, Germanyadd more info

Q: What's the song playing in the background after the massacre... when the president of USA passes in front of Yuri?
...from Giammi in Italy (answer Giammi's question)

Q: What is the song played just when you get into the fallen russia? (very classic) (from eli in NYC, NY, USA)
A: I think you mean the "Volga Boat Song." (thanks to Anon Y. Mous, Canadaadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Yuri comes back to his hotel room to find two young African female hookers, provided as a gift from some client he provided guns? (from Morgs in Australia, the LUCKY country, NSW)
A: It is "Glory Box" by Portishead :) (thanks to Ido Cohen, Israeladd more info

Q: What is the piano song playing when Yuri arrives at JFK with his brother's body, up until he meets Valentine again? And is there sheet music for it? (from Emily in Virginia, USA)
A: "Conscience" by Antonio Pinto (thanks to zxc, italyadd more info

Q: What is the orchestra tune playing when Uri is followed by Interpol on the tanker and they board to find his "old potato" cover-up? (from silentbaird in Bridge of weir - west glasgow, scotland)
A: It's "By Sea" - OST, Antonio Pinto. (thanks to MB, Chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: What is the name and artist of the second song heard in the credits? It is the only non-instrumental song in the credits. It's sung by a woman and the lyrics are in some type of African language. (from pedro in chicago, il)
A: "Yakar Diamm" by Antonio Pinto (thanks to Arthur, Israeladd more info

Q: What's the name of the song playing in the African bar scene after Yuri just killed his rival arms dealer? This is the scene where he is offered 'brown-brown' by the bartender. Thanks (from travis in los angeles)
A: "Mama Africa" performed by Young Bakubas. Written by Wankebulua Domingos. (thanks to Nick, Tucson, AZadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Yuri first kisses his wife while they're on the plane, just after the fake photo shoot? (from mouse in arlington, va us)
A: "La Vie en Rose" by Grace Jones (thanks to Da Kid Reno, Atlantaadd more info

Q: What is the first song heard in this movie? (from Penny47 in New Zealand)
A: If you are speaking of the one that plays during "the life of a bullet" scene at the beginning of the movie, that song is called "For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield. (thanks to RMF, United Statesadd more info

Q: What is the name of the mad guitar music playing when Yuri is released from the interrogation room with Jack Valantine? (from twigga in Australia, Sydney)
A: I think it's "Glory Box" from Portishead. Listen at the middle of this song when the guitar solo starts... (thanks to ph, belgiumadd more info
A: It's "Warlord" - OST by Antonio Pinto (thanks to MB, Chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when he is at the african bar and there are two woman dancing in neon dresses, and african guys singing at the front of the room?
...from tdog in Calgary, AB Canada (answer tdog's question)

Q: What's the song playing when Yuri gives out weapons to all the kids in Africa? The song plays just before the "Bombay Theme tune." (from chameera in Toronto)
A: The song is by Issa Bagayogo. It is called "Diarabi." (thanks to santiago mantino, El Paso Texasadd more info

Q: Where can I find the sheet music (piano) for "Conscience"?
...from JaY in California (answer JaY's question)

Q: What's the song/performer playing when Yuri & Ava were on the airplane together & when they had their first kiss? It's like a good oldie. (from virago27 in Pakistan)
A: I think its "La vie en Rose". (thanks to Denis, Canadaadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Yuri asks Demetri about his gun inventory? It sounds like an opera of some sort...
...from santiago mantino in El Paso Texas (answer santiago mantino's question)

Q: What's the music playing in the scene at the Columbian pier when the gun buyer tried to pay with cocaine? Thanks. (from starbugs in Oakland)
A: "Coyita" by Gustavo Santaolalla (thanks to boem, The Hague, The Netherlandsadd more info

Q: What's the music playing in the airport scene where the president of Liberia arrives at the port and meets the gun dealer?
...from fruktoz in Turkey (answer fruktoz's question)

Q: I just wanted to say thank you. I've been killing myself trying to find the name of the song playing when he's at the sea side resort. God bless this site. (from dgiharris in Santa Clara, CA, USA)
A: "La Vie en Rose" from Grace Jones (thanks to Wolfgang, Aadd more info

Q: What is the music playing when Yuri is with his uncle in the jeep driving by the tank division talking about guided missiles, unguided missiles, etc, and then going into the helicopter bay? I know it's some kind of Soviet Hymn but I cannot seem to locate the name of it anywhere, thanks. (from Equus in NC,NC,US)
A: Song of the Volga Boatmen (thanks to Zach, Houston, Txadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Yury talks with Mr Wise in the restaurant? (from Tokanu in Romania)
A: "Oczy Czarne" or "Oczi Cziorniye" depending on which version you're after. I don't know who the one in the film is by, but I hope this helps a little bit. (thanks to Zo, UKadd more info

Q: I'm looking like mad for the song that is playing when Yuri wanders around, having a bad trip after he took a shot of (I believe it's called Brown...something) coke mixed with gunpowder. I know the song from a Cafe del Mare CD, I just don't know the name of it. Please help me out of my misery! (from Ice in Holland)
A: The song you want is called "Consequences and Loss" and is on the soundtrack. (thanks to simon, Israeladd more info

Q: What is the song that starts with the lyrics "...I've got a bad reputation..."? I saw the movie and didn't pay attention to the credits thinking I would google the lyrics, but I couldn't find them.
...from hendera5 in Bellingham, WA (answer hendera5's question)

Q: What's the song playing when Ava and Nikolai leave him? ANY help would be appreciated, THANKS! (from HerezMyCard in Ireland)
A: It's "Conscience" - OST by Antonio Pinto (thanks to MB, Chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when the Jeep rides with the son of Andre Baptiste, shooting everywhere with his ak47 ?
...from Crunkman in France (answer Crunkman's question)

Q: What opera song is playing when Yuri asks Demetri to show his inventory?
...from jacob in india new delhi (answer jacob's question)

Q: Which artists on guitar, piano and orchestra performs the song "Warlord"?
...from João in Brazil (answer João's question)

Q: What is the rock song playing when Nicholas cage is first met and forced to go with Andre Junior?
...from ryan in Australia (answer ryan's question)

Q: What is the song playing when yuri is forced to sit it out in the african wilderness by the Interpol agents after disposing of his plane full of weapons? (from tck in uk)
A: Theme song from the Indian movie Bombay. Song composed by A.R.Rahman (thanks to MB, Chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: In the scene where Yuri comes home and his wife is telling him she sold her first painting (which He bought), what is the song playing in the background at the apartment? (from George in MO, USA)
A: Mazzy Star (thanks to frankdrebin, germanyadd more info

Q: What track is playing in the scene where the Russian mobster is almost assassinated in the restaurant in Little Odessa, just before Yuri makes his decision to "fulfill another basic need"? Thanks (from Nathan in Birmingham, UK)
A: "Little Odessa" - OST by Antonio Pinto. Tune playing at the scene you mentioned actually comes in the middle of this track. (thanks to MB, Chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: What song is playing in the car scene? Self educated Andre Baptiste.
...from Answer plz in Finland (answer Answer plz's question)

Q: Where can I find Lord of War (Conscience) sheet music in Bb?
...from Denis in Canada (answer Denis's question)

Q: What music is playing when Yuri is explaining the AK-47? (from Vengeance in Corleone Italy.)
A: Theme music of Swan Lake Ballet. (thanks to MB, chennai, Indiaadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when the child soldiers participate in the ceremony?
...from Peter Chung in San Ramon,CA,USA (answer Peter Chung's question)

Q: Who was the chap with the rich voice singing " more time..."?
...from jen in UK (answer jen's question)

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