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This soundtrack is used for Need for Speed: High Stakes. Reintroducing non-interactive racing music in the series, songs are mostly credited to composers Rom di Prisco and Saki Kaskas, with the addition of licensed songs which can be heard during races.

A CD compilation album was released on April 12, 1999 titled Need for Speed: High Stakes (The Album).


Songs

Menu Themes

Artist Song Title Length
Rom Di Prisco Cygnus Rift 05:41
Rom Di Prisco Groovalicious (PlayStation Exclusive) 01:52
Rom Di Prisco Paradigm Shifter 03:52
Rom Di Prisco Photon Rez 02:46
Rom Di Prisco Quantum Singularity 02:45
Saki Kaskas Bulbular Swirl (PlayStation Exclusive) 03:17
Saki Kaskas Bulbulous Swirl 03:21
Saki Kaskas Callista (PC Release - Car Selection and Showcase Theme) 02:34

Racing Music

Artist Song Title Length
Crispin Hands Bionic 03:12
Dastrix Dude in the Moon (Luna Mix) 03:10
DJ Icey Clutch 03:21
Dylan Rhymes Naked and Ashamed (Remix) 02:33
Junkie XL Def Beat 03:23
Junkie XL Fight 03:33
Junkie XL No Remorse 03:46
Junkie XL War 02:51
Lunatic Calm Roll the Dice 03:23
Rom Di Prisco Bring That Beat Back (PlayStation Exclusive) 04:19
Rom Di Prisco Liquid Plasma 02:50
Rom Di Prisco Road Warrior 02:28
Rom Di Prisco Rock This 02:35
Saki Kaskas Amorphous Being 03:32
Saki Kaskas Globular Cluster (PlayStation Exclusive) 03:38
Surreal Madrid Insanity Sauce 03:16
The Experiment The Cost of Freedom 03:18
The Funk Lab I am Electro 02:47

Special Themes

Artist Song Title Length
Rom Di Prisco NFS High Stakes Intro 01:14
Rom Di Prisco Electro Optik (PlayStation Exclusive - Win Theme) 03:09
Saki Kaskas Callista (PlayStation Release - Lose Theme) 04:19
Saki Kaskas Kaphunk (PlayStation Exclusive - Gold Trophy Theme) 01:35
Crispin Hands, Robert Ridihalgh, Rom Di Prisco, Saki Kaskas Runnin' (Credits) 02:30

Album

Artist Song Title Length
Rom Di Prisco NFS High Stakes Intro 01:27
Saki Kaskas Bulbulous Swirl 03:21
Junkie XL Def Beat 03:23
Rom Di Prisco Quantum Singularity 02:45
DJ Icey Clutch 03:21
Lunatic Calm Roll the Dice 03:23
Saki Kaskas Amorphous Being 03:32
Rom Di Prisco Paradigm Shifter 03:52
Dylan Rhymes Naked and Ashamed 03:48
Rom Di Prisco Electro Optic 03:14
Junkie XL Fight 03:33
Rom Di Prisco Bring That Beat Back 04:19
Junkie XL War 02:51
Rom Di Prisco Cygnus Rift 05:41

Trivia

  • Callista, by Canadian musician Saki Kaskas, would appear as background music for the Upper Afterlife club of 2010's RPG videogame Mass Effect 2.
  • Callista and Quantum Singularity would be made available in Need for Speed (2015) upon the release of the Legends Update.
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