The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (soundtrack)

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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released June 8, 2010
Recorded Various times
Genre Alternative rock, indie pop
Length 58:01 (standard edition)
Label Chop Shop/Atlantic
Producer Alexandra Patsavas
The Twilight Saga soundtracks chronology
The Twilight Saga: New Moon: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2011)
Singles from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  1. "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)"
    Released: May 17, 2010
  2. "Eclipse (All Yours)"
    Released: May 25, 2010
  3. "Heavy in Your Arms"
    Released: November 15, 2010

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. It is the third soundtrack in the film's chronology, and was released on June 8, 2010. The soundtrack was once again co-produced by Alexandra Patsavas, the music supervisor for the previous two films. The track list for the album was revealed in a special MySpace revelation May 12, 2010. The soundtrack debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart with sales of 146,000 copies.[1]

Track listing[edit]

The track list was revealed during a special all-day reveal event on the album's MySpace page. It followed the formula of the previous albums, including the songs used in the film ended off by one score track from the score album. Just like in the soundtracks for both "Twilight" and "New Moon", the band Muse features on the album, along with artists such as Sia, The Black Keys and Cee Lo Green being included. The score for Eclipse was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Oscar winner Howard Shore.

# Song/artist Scene Length
1 "Eclipse (All Yours)" by Metric First song of ending credits. Played during first and final meadow scenes with Bella and Edward in an orchestral instrumental arrangement. 3:45
2 "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)" by Muse Second song in the graduation party at the Cullen house. 3:50
3 "Ours" by The Bravery First song in the graduation party at the Cullen house. 3:47
4 "Heavy in Your Arms" by Florence and the Machine Second song of ending credits. 4:44
5 "My Love" by Sia Edward proposes to Bella and she accepts. 5:10
6 "Atlas" by Fanfarlo Edward drops Bella off to meet Jacob. 3:27
7 "Chop and Change" by The Black Keys Riley exits from the bar and into the rainy night. 2:25
8 "Rolling in on a Burning Tire" by The Dead Weather Victoria and Riley kiss. 3:53
9 "Let's Get Lost" by Beck and Bat for Lashes Bella calls Jacob without any response and decides to visit him. 4:10
10 "Jonathan Low" by Vampire Weekend Bella rides off with Jacob on his motorcycle. 3:32
11 "With You in My Head" by UNKLE featuring The Black Angels Jasper teaches the Cullens and werewolves to fight newborns. 4:43
12 "A Million Miles an Hour" by Eastern Conference Champions Jacob confronts Bella and Edward at school. 4:07
13 "Life on Earth" by Band of Horses Bella and Edward lying in bed, discussing why he doesn't want to change her. 5:30
14 "What Part of Forever" by CeeLo Green Third song of ending credits. 3:57
15 "Jacob's Theme" by Howard Shore Plays throughout the movie in scenes involving Jacob. 2:27

Deluxe Edition bonus tracks[edit]

[2]

# Song/artist Scene Length
1 "The Line" by Battles Edward drives away furiously after dropping off Bella with Jacob. 5:05
2 "How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep?" by Bombay Bicycle Club Bella and Edward walk to the lunch table where Mike tries to help Jessica with her speech. 3:00
3 "Atlas" (The Time and Space Machine Remix) by Fanfarlo 6:04
4 "What Part of Forever" (Johan Hugo Remix) Cee Lo Green 4:51
5 "Eclipse (All Yours)" [Acoustic] by Metric (iTunes pre-order[2] or ilovemetric.com bonus[3]) 5:10

International bonus tracks[edit]

# Song/artist Region Length
1 "Magia y Deseo" by Jesse & Joy[4] Mexico 3:33
2 "Eterno Pra Você" by Hori Brazil 3:51
3 "Edge of My Dreams" by Lisa Mitchell Australia 4:19
4 "Don't You Mourn the Sun" by MiMi Switzerland 3:46

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[5]
Drowned in Sound 4/10 stars[6]
Entertainment Weekly (B+)[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]

According to Metacritic, the soundtrack has received a weighted mean of 76, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[9] It has generally been better reviewed than the soundtrack for New Moon, which received a score of 70, however, Entertainment Weekly gave New Moon a grade of A, whereas Eclipse was given a B+. Conversely, Allmusic gave the soundtrack for Eclipse a better rating than that for New Moon, awarding it 4 stars out of 5 rather than the previous soundtrack, which received only 2.

Chart performance[edit]

The soundtrack debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart behind Glee: The Music, Journey to Regionals with sales of 146,000 copies,[1] making it the second soundtrack in the Twilight series that did not debut at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, and the first that never hit number one. It peaked at #4 on the German albums chart. In Mexico, the album peaked at #4 on the international albums chart and at #7 on the overall chart. As of December 2010, the album has sold 517,000 copies in the U.S.[10] and more than one million copies worldwide.

Chart (2010) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[11] 4
Mexican Albums Chart[12] 7
Mexican International Albums Chart[13] 4
U.S. Billboard 200 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Rank
German Albums Chart[14] 75
US Billboard 200 58[15]

Certifications[edit]

Country Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Austria Gold[16]
Germany Gold[17]
US Gold[18]

Accolades[edit]

Score[edit]

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: The Score
Film score by Howard Shore
Released June 29, 2010
Genre Orchestral
Label E1 Music
The Twilight Saga scores chronology
The Twilight Saga: New Moon: The Score
(2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: The Score
(2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1: The Score
(2011)

Howard Shore composed the score for the film, following Alexandre Desplat, who scored New Moon, and Carter Burwell, who scored Twilight.[19] "Eclipse (All Yours)" from the soundtrack is included on the score album as part of the cue, "Wedding Plans".[20] The score album debuted and peaked at #20 on Billboard 200, higher than the previous The Twilight Saga score albums (the Twilight score charted at #65 and the New Moon at #80).[21]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Riley" – 1:53
  2. "Compromise/Bella's Theme" – 2:44
  3. "Bella's Truck/Florida" – 1:50
  4. "Victoria" – 2:18
  5. "Imprinting" – 2:07
  6. "The Cullens Plan" – 2:19
  7. "First Kiss" – 2:00
  8. "Rosalie" – 4:09
  9. "Decisions, Decisions..." – 1:50
  10. "They're Coming Here" – 4:01
  11. "Jacob Black" – 2:13
  12. "Jasper" – 3:56
  13. "Wolf Scent" – 2:19
  14. "Mountain Peak" – 5:03
  15. "The Kiss" – 3:45
  16. "The Battle / Victoria vs. Edward" – 6:57
  17. "Jane" – 3:12
  18. "As Easy as Breathing" – 3:21
  19. "Wedding Plans" – 6:12
  20. "Eclipse Score" (iTunes-exclusive bonus track) – 4:19

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe Version] by Various Artists - Download The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe Version] on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-06-02. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Metric: New Song Released: Eclipse (All Yours)". Ilovemetric.com. 2010-06-08. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Jesse & Joy participan en soundtrack de Eclipse :: Ritmoson". .esmas.com. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  5. ^ Phares, Heather. "Review: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  6. ^ Various - Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Published June 21, 2010. Accessed November 13, 2010. By Adam Johns.
  7. ^ Greenblatt, Leah (May 26, 2010). "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  8. ^ The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Various Artists | Rolling Stone Music | Rolling Stone. Published June 8, 2010. Accessed November 13, 2010. By Christian Hoard.
  9. ^ The Twilight Saga: Eclipse [OST] reviews at Metacritic.com. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  10. ^ Grein, Paul (2010-12-16). "Chart Watch Extra: Eminem Does It Again | Chart Watch - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  11. ^ musicline.de / PhonoNet GmbH. "Chartverfolgung - OST/Various - Eclipse-Bis(s) Zum Abendrot-Twilight Saga". Musicline.de. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  12. ^ "Top 100 México". 
  13. ^ Mexican Top 20 International Albums Chart
  14. ^ "VIVA Album Top 50 - Alle Musikvideos - Chart". VIVA.tv. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  15. ^ "Best of 2010 - Billboard Top 200". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 
  16. ^ "IFPI Austria - Verband der Österreichischen Musikwirtschaft" (in German). Ifpi.at. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  17. ^ Archive copy at the Wayback Machine
  18. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  19. ^ Amazon.com: The Twilight Sag: Eclipse Score. Retrieved July 2, 2010.
  20. ^ “”. "19. Wedding Plans/Eclipse (All Yours) - Twilight Saga Eclipse: Score - Howard Shore (HQ)". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  21. ^ Grein, Paul (2010-07-07). "Week Ending July 4, 2010: Miley’s Tricky Transition | Chart Watch - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 

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