Thursday, April 15, 2010

Kristen performer in 'The Runaways'

Besides playing Joan Jett in it, Kristen performed many songs.

'The Wild One'
Performed by Kristen as Joan & Hannah Marks as Tammy

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Original song from Suzi Quatro's 1974 album 'Quatro'.
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'On Top of Old Smoky'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett and Robert Romanus as the guitar teacher

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Ballad popularized by The Weavers in 1951.
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'I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett, Stella Maeve as Sandy West and Michael Shannon as Kim Fowley

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Original song from The Runaways's 1977 album 'Live in Japan'.
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'Wild Thing'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett and Stella Maeve as Sandy West
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Song written by songwriter Chip Taylor for the band The Wild Ones in 1965 but popularized by the 1966 cover by The Troggs. The Runaways performed a version of the song on their 1977 album 'Live in Japan' and it's that version that is sung in the movie.
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'Queens Of Noise' (Movie & Soundtrack versions)

Performed by Kristen as Joan and Stella Maeve as Sandy West (movie version)

Performed by Kristen as Joan with Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie (soundtrack version)
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Kristen sang two versions of this song; one with Stella Maeve, a special movie version and the other with Dakota Fanning exclusively for the soundtrack, the original version is written by Billy Bizeau for The Runaways in 1976.
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'I Love Playin' With Fire'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett

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Original song from The Runaways's 1977 album 'Queens Of Noise'.
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'Dead End Justice'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie

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Original song from The Runaways's self-titled 1976 album 'The Runaways'.
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'Don't Abuse Me'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie

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Original song from Joan Jett's solo 1981 album 'Bad Reputation' (originally released in Joan Jett's self-titled 1980 album 'Joan Jett').
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'Cherry Bomb'
Performed by Kristen as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie

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Original song from The Runaways's self-titled 1976 album 'The Runaways'.
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