Soundtrack From Twin Peaks

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Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
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Soundtrack album by Angelo Badalamenti
Released September 11, 1990 (1990-09-11)
Recorded 1989 (1989)–1990 (1990)
Studio Excalibur Sound in New York City, New York, United States
Genre Jazz, ambient, dream pop
Length 49:47
Label Warner Bros.
Producer David Lynch, Angelo Badalamenti
Singles from Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
  1. "Falling"
    Released: 1990 (1990)

Soundtrack from Twin Peaks (also known as Music from Twin Peaks) is a soundtrack album by the American composer Angelo Badalamenti. It was released on September 11, 1990 on Warner Bros. Records and is the official soundtrack to the television series Twin Peaks (1990–91). The series' co-creator David Lynch produced the album alongside Badalamenti and wrote lyrics for several tracks, including the series theme song "Falling".

Upon its release, Soundtrack from Twin Peaks placed in several international charts—including the top 10 in Norway, Sweden, Australia and the Netherlands—and "Twin Peaks Theme" received the award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance at 33rd Annual Grammy Awards.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Angelo Badalamenti.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Twin Peaks Theme" (Instrumental)   5:10
2. "Laura Palmer's Theme" (Instrumental)   4:52
3. "Audrey's Dance" (Instrumental)   5:17
4. "The Nightingale" (Vocal by Julee Cruise) Lynch 4:56
5. "Freshly Squeezed" (Instrumental)   3:48
6. "The Bookhouse Boys" (Instrumental)   3:29
7. "Into the Night" (Vocal by Julee Cruise) Lynch 4:44
8. "Night Life in Twin Peaks" (Instrumental)   3:27
9. "Dance of the Dream Man" (Instrumental)   3:41
10. "Love Theme from Twin Peaks" (Instrumental)   5:04
11. "Falling" (Vocal by Julee Cruise) Lynch 5:21
Total length:
49:47

Personnel[edit]

All personnel credits adapted from Soundtrack from Twin Peaks '​s album notes.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[3] 17
Norwegian Albums Chart[4] 2
Swedish Albums Chart[5] 2
UK Albums Chart[6] 33
U.S. Billboard 200[1] 22
Chart (1991) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[7] 1
Austrian Albums Chart[8] 14
Dutch Albums Chart[9] 5
New Zealand Albums Chart[10] 13
UK Albums Chart[11] 27
U.S. Billboard New Age Albums[1] 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Twin Peaks [Original TV Soundtrack] – Angelo Badalamenti | Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Music from Twin Peaks (Liner notes). Angelo Badalamenti. Warner Bros. Records. 1990. 7599-26316-2. 
  3. ^ "Album – Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti, Twin Peaks". GfK Entertainment (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ "1990-12-01 Top 40 Official Albums Chart Archive". Official Charts Company. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". MegaCharts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Soundtrack/Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  11. ^ "1991-03-09 Top 40 Official Albums Chart Archive". Official Charts Company. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 

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