The Soundtrack in Need for Speed: Payback features a selection of licenced songs that each play in different modes or at specific points in the game.


Licenced Songs

Song Title Artist Mode
Trap and a Dream feat. Meek MillA$AP Ferg

Free Roam & Drift Events

The ChoreographerAction BronsonFree Roam & Drift Events
KicksBarns Courtney
EnemiesBite the BuffaloFree Roam & Race Events
KeralaBonoboFree Roam & Garage
This MomentChase & Status and Blossoms
SystematicDJ Shadow & Nas
MICHUUL.DuckwrthFree Roam & Garage
Original Ragamuffin feat. WileyFlowdan
Buy and SellFormation
Liberty MotherGoodbye June
Ascension feat. Vince StaplesGorillaz
Raplord feat. Jonas BentoHaikaiss
City RejectsHo99o9
Unholy WarJacob BanksGarage
Watch MeJaden Smith
Black WaveK.Flay
3 Wheel-Ups feat. Wiley and GiggsKano
PowerKontra K
I Win feat. SkeptaLethal BizzleDrift Events
Kleine JongenLil’ Kleine
Dark Days (Sofi Tukker Remix)Local NativesFreeroam
11 AcreMondo Cozmo
I Was Just A KidNothing but ThievesRace Events
RebelsOhana Bam
Bad AdviceOtherkin
The Way You Used To DoQueens of the Stone AgeRace Events
Perplexing PegasusRae SremmurdGarage
Boiling PointRat Boy
Lights OutRoyal Blood
Panther like a Panther (Miracle Mix) feat. TrinaRun the JewelsDrift Events
Flipping CarsShredders
Road TripSkepta x GoldieFreeroam
Hard LiquorSOHN
Pink UpSpoonGarage
Return of the RucksackStormzy
Lean BackSUR
EvolutionSyd Arthur
Silver HeatTen Tonnes
In My MindThe AmazonsFreeroam
RoadrunnerTom Morello feat. Leikeli47
Play Dead (Avelino x Raf Riley Remix)Tom Walker
Fast ChangeWarbly JetsRace Events
Burning Man feat. Post MaloneWatt
The Devil You KnowX Ambassadors


Song Title Artist Trailer
No GoodKaleoCustomisation Trailer
Love In A Minor KeyWelshly ArmsBMW M5 Trailer‎
UnstoppableGizzleStory Trailer

Original Score

An original score by composer Joe Trapanese also appears during certain moments.


Development - Some content may have altered during development.
  • Hey Kids (Burnaye) feat. Danny Brown by Run The Jewels appeared on the official Need for Speed: Payback Spotify playlist, provided with the soundtrack reveal article, but was removed shortly after.[1]


  1. Website: (2017) The Need for Speed: Payback Soundtrack. Available at:
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