Audition (The Fools Who Dream)

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"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)"
Song by Emma Stone
from the album La La Land: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
GenrePop
Length3:48
LabelInterscope
Composer(s)Justin Hurwitz
Lyricist(s)

"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" is a song from the film La La Land (2016). The music of the song was composed by Justin Hurwitz while the lyrics were provided by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.[1] In the film, the song is performed by Emma Stone. It received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 89th Academy Awards.[2]

Inspiration[edit]

Justin Hurwitz, the composer of the song, discussed the inspiration of the song:[3]

Accolades[edit]

Award Category Result Ref(s)
89th Academy Awards Best Original Song Nominated [2]
22nd Critics' Choice Awards Best Song Nominated [4]
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Best Song Won [5]

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[6] 119
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[7] 99

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (November 17, 2016). "Listen to 'City of Stars' From the 'La La Land' Soundtrack, Arriving Dec. 9". Variety. Retrieved January 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Oscar Nominations 2017: See the Full List". Vanity Fair. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  3. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (August 31, 2016). "'La La Land' Composer Justin Hurwitz Details the Film's Songwriting Process". Variety. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  4. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly; Shanley, Patrick (December 11, 2016). "Critics' Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  5. ^ "2016 StLFCA Annual Award Nominations". St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association. December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 5, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 28, 2017.

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