The Trainspotting 2 soundtrack is nothing like we imagined

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But it still has 'Lust For Life'.

When it became clear that Danny Boyle was definitely making a second Trainspotting film, our thoughts pretty much immediately went to the soundtrack (after a couple of seconds of wincing about that toilet scene, of course).

We offered our suggestions and predictions, and have waited in hope that we got at least one or two of them right. We didn’t. Not a single one.

Instead the filmmakers have opted for some really great Scottish acts like the Mercury Prize winning Young Fathers, South London troublemakers Fat White Family and the already revealed Wolf Alice (whose ‘Silk’ featured on the first trailer for the film).

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There are, of course, plenty of returning acts from the first film. It all kicks off with a The Prodigy remix of Iggy Pop’s ‘Lust For Life’ (how could that song not be included?) and Underworld contribute a song called ‘Slow Slippy’, which is hopefully a rejig of ‘Born Slippy’ (again, how could that song not be included?).

It’s a far cry from our requests for Savages, Sleaford Mods and The Libertines, but hopefully it’ll work just as well. Maybe our selections will get a run in the proposed TV series?

Here is what the soundtrack will actually be:

1. Iggy Pop – ‘Lust for Life’ (The Prodigy Remix)
2. High Contrast – ‘Shotgun Mouthwash’
3. Wolf Alice – ‘Silk’
4. Young Fathers – ‘Get Up’
5. Frankie Goes to Hollywood – ‘Relax’
6. Underworld – ‘Eventually But (Spud’s Letter to Gail)’ {feat. Ewen Bremner}
7. Young Fathers – ‘Only God Knows’
8. The Rubberbandits – ‘Dad’s Best Friend’
9. Blondie – ‘Dreaming’
10. Queen – ‘Radio Ga Ga’
11. Run DMC vs. Jason Nevins – ‘It’s Like That’
12. The Clash – ‘(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais’
13. Young Fathers – ‘Rain or Shine’
14. Fat White Family – ‘Whitest Boy on the Beach’
15. Underworld – ‘Slow Slippy’

T2 Trainspotting is in Australian cinemas from Thursday 2 February