The Music of Smash

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The Music of Smash
Soundtrack album by Smash cast
Released May 1, 2012
Recorded 2011–2012
Genre Pop
Label Columbia
Producer Marc Shaiman, Ethan Popp, Andy Zulla, Scott Wittman, Ryan Tedder
Smash cast chronology
The Music of Smash
(2012)
Bombshell
(2013)

The Music of Smash[1] is the first soundtrack album by the cast of the American musical television series Smash. It was released by Columbia Records on May 1, 2012 and sold 39,000 copies in its first week.[2] As of June 27, 2012, it has sold 112,000 copies.[3]

Background[edit]

The album was released in standard and deluxe versions.[4] The standard version featured thirteen tracks, consisting of seven covers and six original songs (all written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, with the exception of "Touch Me", which is written by Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Bonnie McKee and Noel Zancanella). The version being sold at Target features five bonus tracks for a total of eighteen.

Track listing[edit]

[1]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
1. "Touch Me" (featuring Katharine McPhee) Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Bonnie McKee, Noel Zancanella Original composition 3:50
2. "Stand" (featuring Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom) Michael More, Frederick B. Williams Donnie McClurkin 2:57
3. "Who You Are" (featuring Megan Hilty) Jessica Cornish, Toby Gad, Shelly Peiken Jessie J 3:51
4. "Crazy Dreams" (featuring Megan Hilty) Carrie Underwood, George Barry Dean, Troy Verges Carrie Underwood 3:04
5. "Beautiful" (featuring Katharine McPhee) Linda Perry Christina Aguilera 3:32
6. "Haven't Met You Yet" (featuring Nick Jonas) Michael Bublé, Alan Chang, Amy Foster-Gilles Michael Bublé 2:21
7. "Shake It Out" (featuring Katharine McPhee) Florence Welch, Paul Epworth Florence + the Machine 2:48
8. "Brighter Than the Sun" (featuring Katharine McPhee) Colbie Caillat, Tedder Colbie Caillat 2:42
9. "Let Me Be Your Star" (featuring Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty) Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman Original composition 3:12
10. "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" (featuring Katharine McPhee) Shaiman, Wittman Original composition 2:39
11. "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (featuring Megan Hilty and Will Chase) Shaiman, Wittman Original composition 3:35
12. "Let's Be Bad" (featuring Megan Hilty) Shaiman, Wittman Original composition 3:00
13. "History Is Made at Night" (featuring Megan Hilty and Will Chase) Shaiman, Wittman Original composition 4:17

Deluxe edition[edit]

[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 35
French Albums Chart[7] 189
German Albums (Media Control)[8] 73
UK Albums Chart[9] 73
U.S. Billboard 200[10] 9
U.S. Billboard Soundtracks 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 9

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