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The soundtrack of Need for Speed: Carbon features licenced songs and an original score.

EA Trax

The EA Trax soundtrack is played in free roam mode and during Checkpoint and Pursuit Tag events, and the music genre is dependent on the player's car class. Various songs are also featured in the bio movie of each crew member.

Song Artist Car Class
After Party Dynamite MC Exotic
Are ‘Friends’ Electric Gary Numan/Tubeway Army Tuner
Around The Horn The Bronx Muscle
Bounce Dynamite MC Exotic
Don’t Speak (I Came to Make A Bang!) Eagles Of Death Metal Muscle
Feel The Rush (Junkie XL Remix) Melody Tuner
Fighting In Built Up Areas Ladytron Tuner
Girl Fight (Mr. D Hyphy Mix) Tigarah Exotic
Good As Gold Tiga Tuner
Hard Drivers Ekstrak feat. Know-1 Exotic
Heatseeker Valient Thorr Muscle
Hurricane Kyuss Muscle
Hype Boys Sway Exotic
I Am The Night, Colour Me Black Priestess Muscle
I'm No Good The Vacation Muscle
Joker And The Thief Wolfmother Muscle
Love Me Or Hate Me Lady Sovereign Exotic
My Friend Dario Vitalic Tuner
No Love Roots Manuva Exotic
One Of Dem Days (Remix) Part 2 feat. Fallacy Exotic
People Always Talk About The Weather (Junkie XL Remix) Yonderboi Tuner
Ride A White Horse (Serge Santiago Remix) Goldfrapp Tuner
Scorpio Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five Exotic
Signs Of Life Every Move A Picture Muscle
Skateboard P Presents: Show You How To Hustle Pharrell feat. Lauren Exotic
Steamworks The Presets Tuner
Sugar (Jagz Kooner Remix) Ladytron Tuner
Thee Small Faces Metro Riots Muscle
Washing Up (Tiga Remix) Tomas Andersson Tuner
What It Look Like Spank Rock Exotic

Original Score

An original score comprised of music composed by artists Ekstrak, Trevor Morris, and Legowelt is played during various race events in Need for Speed: Carbon.

Song Artist Car Class
Belt Ekstrak Menu (Tuner), Race (Rival Tuner Lead)
Bending Light Ekstrak & Trevor Morris Race
Burnout Ekstrak Menu (Muscle), Race (Rival Muscle Lead)
Control Onegaishimasu Trevor Morris Canyon Event
Disco Rout Legowelt Darius Boss Race (Against Crew Members)
Drift Itsumo Trevor Morris Canyon Event
Drift Turismo Trevor Morris Canyon Event
Induction Kit Ekstrak Menu (Exotic), Race (Rival Exotic Lead)
Konbawa Trevor Morris Canyon Event
Limited Slip Ekstrak Race (Rival Exotic Lead)
Numbers Ekstrak Race (Rival Tuner Lead)
Sounding Streets Ekstrak & Trevor Morris Race
Suckers OgenkiDesuka Trevor Morris Canyon Event
Staggered Injection Ekstrak Race (Rival Lead)
Urban Assault Ekstrak & Trevor Morris Race


  • A remix of Hard Drivers by Ekstrak feat. Know-1 is played in the introduction cinematic of Need for Speed: Carbon.
  • A remix of Staggered Injection by Ekstrak can be heard in the Purgatory Bar in Mass Effect 3.
  • Unedited and alternate versions of a few songs in the soundtrack can be found in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City.
  • The original version of "Feel the Rush" by Melody can be found in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City, albeit with its title being misattributed to the Junkie XL remix.
Development - Main article: Need for Speed: Carbon/Development.
  • The instrumental of Porsches by Ekstrak can be found in the game files of Need for Speed: Carbon.