In the lead-up to the June 30 release of the third Twilight film, Twi-hards have any another item over which to obsess, the soundtrack, which is surprisingly diverse and strong for such a massive release. Here is the DLB track-by-track breakdown:
Archive for Metric
No, we have no interest in the movie, but the soundtrack looks fantastic.
THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE” SOUNDTRACK
TRACKLISTING EXCLUSIVELY REVEALED ON MYSPACE MUSIC;
MUSE JOINED BY METRIC, THE DEAD WEATHER, VAMPIRE WEEKEND, CEE LO GREEN, THE BRAVERY, BECK AND BAT FOR LASHES,
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE AND MORE;
MUSE’S “NEUTRON STAR COLLISION (LOVE IS FOREVER)”
DEBUTS MONDAY, MAY 17TH;
SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE JUNE 8TH
Just this week, Summit Entertainment, Chop Shop Records and Atlantic Records confirmed the first details of “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” the musical companion to the third installment in Summit’s film franchise. Yesterday, MySpace Music exclusively revealed the soundtrack’s highly anticipated tracklisting. Throughout the day, MySpace Music announced a new soundtrack artist every half hour. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE is slated to open in theatres nationwide on June 30th.
Due in stores and online June 8th, the “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE” soundtrack features songs that will appear in the movie, highlighted by Muse’s brand new single “Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever).” The single, which is exclusive to the “ECLIPSE” soundtrack, will premiere worldwide this coming Monday, May 17th, when it also becomes available to download on iTunes.
In addition to Muse, the soundtrack features new songs from Metric, The Dead Weather, Vampire Weekend, Cee Lo Green, The Bravery, Beck and Bat For Lashes, Florence + The Machine, UNKLE featuring The Black Angels, Fanfarlo and more. Each recording featured is exclusive to the soundtrack, having never been released previously. See below for the entire tracklisting.
Chop Shop Music Supervision owner Alexandra Patsavas (Gossip Girl, Grey’s Anatomy) returns as the “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE” Soundtrack Album Producer/Music Supervisor, working closely with the film’s director David Slade in compiling the tracklisting. Paul Katz of Eye2Ear Music serves as both the producer of the album as well as Summit’s point person on film-related music and soundtracks.
“It has been such a privilege to work on ‘THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE’ with such creative and innovative talent,” says Patsavas. Katz adds, “This soundtrack is our best example to date of our unique combination of major acts that are world renowned and wonderful new discoveries for many people. We really feel our Twilighters will have another great musical experience.”
“THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” is now available to pre-order at www.eclipsesoundtrack.com/preorder.
Released in November of 2008, “TWILIGHT – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” has gone on to sell more than 2.5 million copies in the U.S. alone and 1.4 million internationally. The soundtrack topped the Billboard 200 chart upon its release, marking the largest debut for an Atlantic Records soundtrack since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991. In addition, “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON—ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” topped the Billboard 200 in its first full week at retail in October of 2009 and has gone on to sell more than 1.1 million copies in the U.S. and nearly 1 million internationally. Both soundtracks have remained on the Billboard 200 since being released.
In THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, directed by David Slade from a screenplay written by Melissa Rosenberg and starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, Bella (Stewart) once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward (Pattinson) and her friendship with Jacob (Lautner) — knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.
“THE TWILIGHT SAGA:
ECLIPSE—ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”
In Stores And Online June 8th
1. Metric—“Eclipse (All Yours)”
2. Muse—“Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever)”
3. The Bravery—“Ours”
4. Florence + The Machine—“Heavy In Your Arms”
5. Sia—“My Love”
7. The Black Keys—“Chop And Change”
8. The Dead Weather—“Rolling In On A Burning Tire”
9. Beck and Bat For Lashes—“Let’s Get Lost”
10. Vampire Weekend—“Jonathan Low”
11. UNKLE—“With You In My Head” (feat. The Black Angels)
12. Eastern Conference Champions—“A Million Miles An Hour”
13. Band of Horses—“Life On Earth”
14. Cee Lo Green—“What Part of Forever”
15. Howard Shore—“Jacob’s Theme”