The directors of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Baby Driver consulted each other to make sure that the films would not have the same songs on their soundtracks.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (soundtrack)

By August 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 writer and director James Gunn had “some ideas listed, but nothing for sure” in terms of songs to include in Quill’s Awesome Mix Vol. 2 mixtape. In April 2015, Gunn said he felt “a little pressure for the soundtrack because so many people loved [the first film’s soundtrack] and we went platinum and all that other stuff. But I feel like the soundtrack in the second one is better.” In June 2015, Gunn stated that all of the songs for Awesome Mix Vol. 2 had been chosen and built into the script. One of the most exciting things for Gunn in selecting the songs for the album “was knowing I would be making bands that may have been forgotten suddenly be a topic of conversation.” Gunn had hoped to i… Continue Reading