Hanna (soundtrack)

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Hanna
Soundtrack album by The Chemical Brothers
Released 15 March 2011 (2011-03-15) (iTunes), 4 July 2011 (2011-07-04) (CD)
Also available on promo vinyl (release date unknown)
Genre Electronica
Length 50:01
Label Back Lot
The Chemical Brothers chronology
Further
(2010)
Hanna
(2011)
Don't Think
(2012)

Hanna: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the 2011 British-German thriller film of the same name, directed by Joe Wright. The original score was composed by the British big beat duo The Chemical Brothers. Initially, the album was only released digitally, but it was released on CD on 4 July 2011.

Singles[edit]

"Container Park" was released as a free download in between the release of the initial download of Hanna and the later CD release.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Hanna's Theme"   2:08
2. "Escape 700"   5:16
3. "Chalice 1"   0:47
4. "The Devil Is in the Details"   3:22
5. "Map Sounds / Chalice 2"   0:15
6. "The Forest"   1:07
7. "Quayside Synthesis"   1:21
8. "The Sandman"   1:45
9. "Marissa Flashback"   2:44
10. "Bahnhof Rumble"   2:37
11. "The Devil Is in the Beats"   2:34
12. "Car Chase (Arp Worship)"   4:58
13. "Interrogation / Lonesome Subway / Grimm's House"   4:25
14. "Hanna vs Marissa"   1:46
15. "Sun Collapse"   0:11
16. "Special Ops"   1:28
17. "Escape Wavefold"   3:21
18. "Isolated Howl"   0:41
19. "Container Park"   3:45
20. "Hanna's Theme (Vocal Version)"   5:28

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 65/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Consequence of Sound 4/5 stars[3]
Empire 4/5 stars[4]
IGN (8.5/10)[5]
Metro Times (favorable)[6]
Pitchfork (6.2/10)[7]
PopMatters (5/10)[8]
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[9]
Movie Music UK 1/5 stars[10]

The soundtrack received mostly positive responses from music critics, with many praising The Chemical Brothers for producing solid background music. However, a few critics have cited a lack of experimentation as its flaw.[8][9] According to Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album holds a score of 65, indicating "generally favorable reviews", based on seven reviews compiled from critics.[1] Chad Grischow of IGN reserved high praise for the soundtrack, feeling the "duo nail the mix of violence and innocence".[5]

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hanna (soundtrack) at Metacritic Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  2. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "Hanna". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Megan, Ritt. "Album Review: The Chemical Brothers- Hanna OST". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Graydon, Danny. "Hanna". Empire. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Grischow, Chad. "The Chemical Brothers: Hanna Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Review". IGN. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  6. ^ Phillips, Nathan. "The Chemical Brothers – Hanna Original Soundtrack". Metro Times. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  7. ^ Gaerig, Andrew. "The Chemical Brothers: Hanna Original Soundtrack". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  8. ^ a b Schiller, Mike. "The Chemical Brothers: Hanna (Soundtrack)". PopMatters. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b Henderson, Eric. "Original Soundtrack: Hanna". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  10. ^ http://moviemusicuk.us/2011/04/30/hanna-the-chemical-brothers/