The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (soundtrack)

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The Chronicles of Narnia:
Prince Caspian
Soundtrack album by Harry Gregson-Williams
Released May 13, 2008 (US)
Genre Film score
Length 75:09
Label Walt Disney
Producer Harry Gregson-Williams, Andrew Adamson
The Chronicles of Narnia Music chronology
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
(2005)
Prince Caspian
(2008)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
(2010)
Singles from The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  1. "This Is Home"
    Released: April 25, 2008

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is the soundtrack of the film of the same name. Harry Gregson-Williams is the composer of the soundtrack, which was released on May 13, 2008.

It has been praised by critics for being "darker" and "more grown up" than the previous soundtrack, but criticized for reusing many of the themes from the first film.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
IGN (8.0/10)[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs performed by Harry Gregson-Williams except where noted.

No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Prince Caspian Flees"     4:33
2. "The Kings and Queens of Old"     3:33
3. "Journey to the How"     4:45
4. "Arrival at Aslan's How"     2:57
5. "Raid on the Castle"     7:05
6. "Miraz Crowned"     4:47
7. "Sorcery and Sudden Vengeance"     6:16
8. "The Duel"     5:56
9. "The Armies Assemble"     2:22
10. "Battle at Aslan's How"     5:17
11. "Return of the Lion"     4:16
12. "The Door in the Air"     7:52
13. "The Call"   Regina Spektor 3:08
14. "A Dance 'Round the Memory Tree"   Oren Lavie 3:42
15. "This Is Home"   Switchfoot 3:54
16. "Lucy"   Hanne Hukkelberg 4:33
Total length:
75:04

Both "The Call" and "This Is Home" appear in the movie slightly altered in lyrics and music making them different from the soundtrack version.

"Lucy" did not appear in the theatrical version; however, it makes its full appearance on the DVD.

Musicians[edit]

Musicians that were involved in the making of the soundtrack:

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 75
German Albums (Media Control)[4] 76
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 96
U.S. Billboard 200[6] 26
U.S. Billboard Top Soundtracks[6] 3

Awards[edit]

In 2009, the album won a Dove Award for Special Event Album of the Year at the 40th GMA Dove Awards.[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (soundtrack) at AllMusic
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ "Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams – The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams - The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian" (in German). Charts.de. Media Control. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams – The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian: Original Soundtrack - Chart & Awards". All Music Guide. 2008. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  7. ^ Nominations Announced for 40th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (February 20, 2008)

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