Get these motherfucking emo bands off this motherfucking album. No, really get these motherfucking emo bands off this motherfucking album. The soundtrack accompanying what's arguably the year's most-anticipated cheese-horror flick is a giant mess namely because it's full of pounding, stuttering dance remixes of songs by new-punk kingpins such as Panic! At the Disco, the Academy Is..., and Fall Out Boy. Perhaps teens who spend afternoons perfecting a MySpace pout might twirl around their bedroom to a hi-NRG version of Jack's Mannequin's "Bruise" or groove to the hip-hop cool of Gym Class Heroes' "New Friend Request" (which is about, uh, MySpace). But these alternate versions don't improve on the originals nor are they interesting on their own merits. Only Cee-Lo Green's catchy (and very Gnarls Barkley-esque) "Ophidiophobia" and a surprisingly delicate acoustic version of Coheed & Cambria's "Wake Up" feel at all fresh. Otherwise, save your pennies for the booze you know you're going to sneak into a midnight showing of the film.
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