Armageddon: The Album

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Armageddon: The Album
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released June 23, 1998 (1998-06-23)
Genre Rock
Length 57:05
Label Columbia
Singles from Armageddon: The Album
  1. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
    Released: August 18, 1998
  2. "What Kind of Love Are You On"
    Released: 1998

Armageddon: The Album is the soundtrack album to the 1998 Touchstone Pictures film Armageddon. The album features several songs recorded specifically for the soundtrack, including "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" and "What Kind of Love Are You On", performed by Aerosmith, "Remember Me", performed by Journey, and "Mister Big Time", performed by Jon Bon Jovi. Our Lady Peace's "Starseed" is a remixed version of the original. The album was commercially successful in Japan, and was certified double platinum for 400,000 copies shipped in 1999.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"   Diane Warren Aerosmith 4:59
2. "Remember Me"   Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, Jack Blades Journey 5:33
3. "What Kind of Love Are You On"   Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw Aerosmith 3:15
4. "La Grange"   Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard ZZ Top 3:38
5. "Roll Me Away"   Bob Seger Bob Seger 4:42
6. "When the Rainbow Comes"   Karl Wallinger Shawn Colvin 4:25
7. "Sweet Emotion"   Tyler, Tom Hamilton Aerosmith 5:13
8. "Mister Big Time"   Jon Bon Jovi, Aldo Nova Jon Bon Jovi 2:51
9. "Come Together"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney Aerosmith 3:48
10. "Wish I Were You"   Patty Smyth-MacEnroe, Glen Burtnik Patty Smyth 3:53
11. "Starseed"   Raine Maida Our Lady Peace 4:23
12. "Leaving on a Jet Plane"   Chantal Kreviazuk Chantal Kreviazuk 4:45
13. "Theme from Armageddon"   Trevor Rabin Trevor Rabin 3:12
14. "Animal Crackers" (Dialogue by Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler) Warren, Rabin, Harry Gregson-Williams Steven Tyler 2:40
Total length:
56:40

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts (1998) Peak position
Canadian Albums Chart 1
U.S. Top Pop Albums 94[2]
U.S. Billboard 200 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Japan (RIAJ)[3] 2× Platinum 400,000[1]
United States (RIAA)[4] 4× Platinum 4,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 1999年7月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. July 1999 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese) (Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan) 478: 9. September 10, 1999. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved January 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Geoff Mayfield (December 25, 1999). 1999 The Year in Music Totally '90s: Diary of a Decade – The listing of Top Pop Albums of the '90s & Hot 100 Singles of the '90s. Billboard. Retrieved October 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Japanese album certifications – V.A. – アナと雪の女王 オリジナル・サウンドトラック" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Soundtrack – Armageddon". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 4, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

External links[edit]

Preceded by
City of Angels (soundtrack) by Various artists
Billboard 200 number-one album
July 18–31, 1998
Succeeded by
Hello Nasty by Beastie Boys