Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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The film score for Sex and the City was composed by Aaron Zigman and recorded with a large ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony at the Newman Stage at 20th Century Fox in late April 2008.[1] The soundtrack to the film also features original and traditional songs and compositions. Two soundtracks have been released.

Sex and the City: The Movie[edit]

Sex and the City: The Movie
Soundtrack album by various artists
Released May 26, 2008 (2008-05-26)
(see release history)
Genre Pop, rock, R&B, soul
Length 58:06
Label New Line
Producer Salaam Remi
Sex and the City soundtrack chronology
Irma at Sex and the City – Part 2 – Nightlife Session
(2004)
Sex and the City: The Movie
(2008)
Sex and the City, Vol. 2: More Music
(2008)
Singles from Sex and the City
  1. "Labels or Love"
    Released: May 4, 2008
  2. "All Dressed in Love"
    Released: May 26, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [2]

The first soundtrack to Sex and the City was released on May 26, 2008 in the United Kingdom and on May 27 in the United States.[3]

The soundtrack debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, the highest debut for a multi-artist theatrical film soundtrack since 2005's Get Rich or Die Tryin'.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Fergie – "Labels or Love" (Douglas J. Cuomo, Rico Love, Salaam Remi) – 3:52
  2. Jennifer Hudson – "All Dressed in Love" (Cee-Lo, Matt Kahane, Remi) – 3:22
  3. Duffy – "Mercy" (Steve Booker, Aimee Duffy) – 3:40 †
  4. Nina Simone – "The Look of Love" (Madison Park vs. Lenny B Remix) (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:42
  5. Morningwood – "New York Girls" (Pedro Yanowitz) – 2:56
  6. The Weepies – "All This Beauty" (Deb Talan, Steve Tannen) – 3:17
  7. Kaskade – "I Like the Way" (Finn Bjarnson, DJ Colette, Kaskade) – 3:40
  8. Jem – "It's Amazing" (Jem, Lester Mendez) – 3:55
  9. The Bird and the Bee – "How Deep Is Your Love" (Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) – 3:22
  10. India.Arie – "The Heart of the Matter" (Mike Campbell, Don Henley, J. D. Souther) – 4:42
  11. Mairi Campbell and Dave Francis – "Auld Lang Syne" (Robert Burns) – 3:22
  12. Bliss – "Kissing" (Marc-George Andersen, Steffen Aaskoven, Klaus Bau Jensen, Lars Erlandsson, Fredrik Lenander, Sanne Gottlieb, Tchando, Paw Lagermann) – 6:09
  13. Al Green featuring Joss Stone – "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" (B. Gibb, R. Gibb) – 7:00
  14. Run-D.M.C. featuring Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith – "Walk This Way" (Tyler, Perry) – 5:11
  15. The Pfeifer Broz Orchestra – "Sex and the City – Movie Theme" (Cuomo) – 0:50
  16. Coldplay – "Politik" – 5:18
  17. Tears for Fears – "Secret World" – 5:12
  18. Lionel Richie and Diana Ross – "Endless Love" – 4:24

† "Mercy" does not appear on the U.S. release of the soundtrack.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Sales Certification
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 4 18,000
Austrian Albums Chart 10
French Albums Chart 58
German Albums Chart 28
Irish Albums Chart 5
New Zealand RIANZ Albums Chart 20
Swiss Albums Chart 24
UK Albums Chart 6 300,000 Platinum[5]
U.S. Billboard 200[6] 2 750,000 Gold
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 3

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United Kingdom May 26, 2008
United States May 27, 2008

Sex and the City, Vol. 2: More Music[edit]

Sex and the City, Vol. 2: More Music
Soundtrack album by various artists
Released September 22, 2008 (2008-09-22)
(see release history)
Genre Pop, rock, R&B, soul
Length 54:26
Label New Line
Producer Salaam Remi
Sex and the City soundtrack chronology
Sex and the City : The Movie
(2008)
Sex and the City, Vol. 2: More Music
(2009)
Sex and the City 2
(2010)

Sex and the City Vol. 2: More Music is the follow-up album to "Sex and the City: The Movie" soundtrack. It was released on September 22, 2008 in the United Kingdom and September 23, 2008 in the United States, following a worldwide release the following weeks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Ciara – "Click Flash"
  2. Craig David – "My First Love"
  3. Goldfrapp – "Beautiful"
  4. Ryan Shaw – "We Got Love"
  5. Janet Jackson – "2nite"
  6. Mutya Buena – "Real Girl"
  7. Allison Moorer – "Mockingbird"
  8. Katie Herzig – "Look at You"
  9. Elijah Kelley – "P's & Q's"
  10. Bitter:Sweet – "Trouble"
  11. Champagne Flutes – "Hey Baby"
  12. Owen Brady – "You Look So Good"
  13. Elijah Kelley – "Dangerous"
  14. Ingrid Michaelson – "Little Romance"
  15. Amy Winehouse – "Fool's Gold"
  16. Coldplay – "Warning Sign"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Sales Certification
UK Albums Chart 41 65,000 Silver
US Billboard 200 60,000

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United Kingdom September 22, 2008
United States September 23, 2008
Europe September 30, 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldwasser, Dan (2008-05-23). Aaron Zigman scores Sex and the City: The Movie. ScoringSessions.com. Retrieved on 2008-06-14.
  2. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (2008-05-27). "Sex and the City - Original Soundtrack | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  3. ^ SATC Soundtrack Drops May 27 (2008-04-08). Retrieved on 2008-05-27.
  4. ^ Hasty, Katie (2008-06-04). Usher Scores Second Best Sales Debut of '08. Billboard. Retrieved on 2008-06-14.
  5. ^ Bpi.com. "Bpi.com". Bpi.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  6. ^ a b Billboard.com - Discography - Original Soundtrack - Sex and the City. Billboard. Retrieved on 2008-06-14.