The Shawshank Redemption (soundtrack)

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The Shawshank Redemption
Film score by Thomas Newman
Released September 20, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Classical
Length 53:24
Label Sony BMG
Producer Thomas Newman and Bill Bernstein
Thomas Newman chronology
Little Women The Shawshank Redemption The War
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Filmtracks 4/5 stars
SoundtrackNet 5/5 stars

The Shawshank Redemption is the original soundtrack, on the Sony BMG label, of the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption starring Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, Bob Gunton, William Sadler and Clancy Brown. The original score was composed by Thomas Newman.

The album was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score and a Grammy Award: "Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television" but lost both to The Lion King.

Track listing[edit]

  1. May (0:33)
  2. Shawshank Prison (Stoic Theme) (1:53)
  3. New Fish (1:50)
  4. Rock Hammer (1:51)
  5. An Inch of His Life (2:48)
  6. If I Didn't Care by The Ink Spots (3:03)
  7. Brooks was Here (5:06)
  8. His Judgement Cometh (2:00)
  9. Suds on the Roof (1:36)
  10. Workfield (1:10)
  11. Shawshank Redemption (4:26)
  12. Lovesick Blues by Hank Williams (2:42)
  13. Elmo Blatch (1:08)
  14. Sisters (1:18)
  15. Zihuatanejo (4:43)
  16. The Marriage of Figaro: Duettino - Sull'aria, performed by Edith Mathis, Gundula Janowitz, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Karl Böhm (dir.) (3:32)
  17. Lovely Raquel (1:55)
  18. And That Right Soon (1:08)
  19. Compass and Guns (3:53)
  20. So was Red (2:44)
  21. End Title (4:05)