Now that Black Panther: The Album has arrived, it's not an exaggeration to call it the best musical offering from Marvel yet. With the entire album curated by Kendrick Lamar, how could it not be anything but a game-changer?
The release of Black Panther: The Album, turns my mind towards the other Marvel soundtracks released throughout the MCU's first ten years. If we're speaking honestly, Marvel tends to play it safe with its soundtracks, which means they are rarely unique. An abundance of focus on Hans Zimmer-esque brass and typical blockbuster cues have created too many soundtracks that are just serviceable to the action instead of iconic scores.
But there are six (6) Marvel soundtracks that come through as both amazing vehicles for Marvel's films and proper pieces of music in their own right. Compared to the level Black Panther: The Album has raised the bar for Marvel music, how do the best Marvel soundtracks rank? Here's my order.