Bandslam (soundtrack)

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Bandslam
BandslamSoundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released August 11, 2009
Recorded 2008–2009
Genre Soundtrack
Length 56:40
Label Hollywood
Singles from Bandslam
  1. "Where Are You Now?"
    Released: July 21, 2009
  2. "Everything I Own"
    Released: July 21, 2009

Bandslam is the soundtrack album for Summit Entertainment's movie of the same name. The soundtrack was released on August 11, 2009 through Hollywood Records.[1]

Despite its good reviews, the soundtrack album failed to chart within the Billboard 200. The movie failed to chart in the top 10 in the United States, grossing $12,231,273 on its opening weekend while distributed at 2,121 theatres.[2]

Album information[edit]

The soundtrack features tracks from the Burning Hotels, the Velvet Underground and David Bowie.[3] Mitchell Leib, president of music and soundtracks at Walt Disney Pictures, describes the album as a "real music picture in a way Cameron Crowe would make a music picture".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "Rebel Rebel" David Bowie 4:30
2. "Amphetamine" I Can't Go On, I'll Go On featuring Aly Michalka 3:18
3. "24 Hours" Shack 4:12
4. "Where Are You Now" Honor Society 3:49
5. "Lunar One" Seventeen Evergreen 3:59
6. "Femme Fatale" The Velvet Underground & Nico 2:38
7. "Twice Is Too Much" Exist 4:15
8. "Road" Nick Drake 2:01
9. "Someone to Fall Back On" I Can't Go On, I'll Go On featuring Aly Michalka 4:16
10. "I Want You to Want Me" Aly Michalka 4:13
11. "Pretend" Scott Porter and The Glory Dogs 4:25
12. "Stuck in the Middle" The Burning Hotels 3:17
13. "Blizzard Woman Blues" The Daze 3:28
14. "Everything I Own" I Can't Go On, I'll Go On featuring Vanessa Hudgens 5:39
15. "What Light" Wilco 3:33

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak position
Irish Compilations Chart[4] 15

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars
Entertainment Weekly B

Entertainment Weekly's Leah Greenblatt praises Hudgens and Michalka's singing abilities in Bread's "Everything I Own" and Cheap Trick's "I Want You to Want Me",[5] while Allmusic's Heather Phares remarks that "Bandslam tries to be and do a lot of things, and while it doesn't always succeed, it works well enough that fans of the movie (and their parents) won't be disappointed by the soundtrack."[6] Michael Rechtshaffen wrote on his review, that the soundtrack is "authentic" and "eclectic".[7]

Personnel[edit]

The following people contributed to the album:[8]

  • Executive ProducerTodd Graff
  • Soundtrack Producer – Lindsay Fellows
  • ProducersJohn Fields, Adam Lasus, Joseph Magee, Jasmina Kopic
  • Music Supervisor - Lindsay Fellows
  • Soundtrack Director - Desirée Craig Ramos
  • Music Clearance - Christine Bergren
  • Mixing - Paul David Hager, Joseph Magee
  • Mastering – Patricia Sullivan
  • Engineers – John Fields
  • Liner Notes - Todd Graff
  • Design - Enny Joo

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Poland[9] August 10, 2009
United Kingdom[10]
United States[1] August 11, 2009
Brazil
Netherlands[11] August 26, 2009
Italy[12] September 25, 2009
Germany[13] November 20, 2009
New Zealand[14] December 7, 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bandslam Soundtrack". 
  2. ^ Burr, Ty (2009-08-17). "Weekend box office: Prawns R Us". Boston.com. Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Reeling in the summer's hottest soundtracks)". 
  4. ^ Irish Recording Music Association (August 20, 2009). "Irish Compilations Chart". GfK. Retrieved September 1, 2009. 
  5. ^ Leah Greenblatt (2009-08-12). "Bandslam - Music Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  6. ^ Heather Phares (2009-08-12). "Bandslam soundtrack review". Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  7. ^ Rechtshaffen, Michael (2009-08-12). "Bandslam". Retrieved 2009-08-24. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ "Bandslam UK Soundtrack listing". 
  11. ^ "Bandslam NL Soundtrack". 
  12. ^ "Bandslam Italian Soundtrack". 
  13. ^ "Bandslam Soundtrack". 
  14. ^ "Bandslam NZ Soundtrack".