Austin & Ally (soundtrack)

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Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by Ross Lynch
Released September 11, 2012
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre Pop rock, Stage & Screen[1]
Length 36:29
Label Walt Disney / EMI (Europe)
Producer Various
Ross Lynch chronology
Austin & Ally
(2012)
Teen Beach Movie
(2013)
Austin & Ally soundtracks chronology
Austin & Ally
(2012)
Austin & Ally: Turn It Up
(2013)
Singles from Austin & Ally
  1. "A Billion Hits"
    Released: April 2, 2012
  2. "Heard It on the Radio"
    Released: July 13, 2012

Austin & Ally is a Disney Channel soundtrack from the hit TV series, Austin & Ally. The album features songs from the show's first season performed by Ross Lynch with two bonus tracks performed by the band R5. It was released digitally and physically by Walt Disney Records on September 11, 2012.

Background and release[edit]

During a commercial for the single "Heard It on the Radio", Ross Lynch announced that a soundtrack for the show was on its way. The track list was revealed on July 20, 2012. [2] On August 6, 2012, the soundtrack cover was revealed by the magazine BOP and Tiger Beat. On the week of September 3, 2012, Radio Disney Planet Premiered songs from the album. Candice and Ross 'took over' the radio station every night at 8PM ET for one hour until September 7, 2012.[3]

Charts and chart performance[edit]

The soundtrack peaked at #27 on the Billboard 200. It also debuted at #1 on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and remained there for four weeks.

Track listing[edit]

Austin & Ally – Standard edition
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Heard It on the Radio" Ross Lynch 2.38
2. "A Billion Hits" Ross Lynch 3:08
3. "Not a Love Song" Ross Lynch 3:02
4. "Illusion" Ross Lynch 2:17
5. "Na Na Na (The Summer Song)" Ross Lynch 2:23
6. "Double Take" Ross Lynch 2:24
7. "It's Me, It's You" Ross Lynch 2:57
8. "Heart Beat" Ross Lynch 3:05
9. "Better Together" Ross Lynch 2:26
10. "The Way That You Do" Ross Lynch 2:38
11. "Break Down the Walls" Ross Lynch 2:42
12. "Can't Do It Without You (Theme Song)" Ross Lynch 2:47
13. "Crazy 4 U" Ross Lynch and R5 3:00
14. "What Do I Have to Do?" Ross Lynch and R5 3:02
Total length: 36:29

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 27
U.S. Kid Albums[4] 1
U.S. Top Soundtracks[4] 1
U.S. Top Digital Albums[4] 21

A Billion Hits[edit]

"A Billion Hits"
Single by Ross Lynch
from the album Austin & Ally
Released April 2, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:08
Label Walt Disney
Songwriter(s) Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan
Producer(s) Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan
Ross Lynch singles chronology
"A Billion Hits"
(2012)
"Heard It on the Radio"
(2012)

"A Billion Hits" is the debut single by Ross Lynch. It is the first single off of the album. The song was written and produced by Mitch Allan and Jason Evigan. It was released on April 2, 2012.[5] The song was composed by the songwriters Mitch Allan and Jason Evigan. On April 2, the song was officially released to iTunes. The video premiered on Disney Channel during Jessie, on July 13, 2012.

Track listings[edit]

  • Digital download
  1. "A Billion Hits" – 3:09

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Kid Digital Songs (Billboard)[6] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Ireland[7] March 30, 2012 Digital download Walt Disney
United Kingdom[8]
United States[5] April 2, 2012
Brazil[9] April 25, 2012
Australia[10] September 14, 2012

Heard It on the Radio[edit]

"Heard It on the Radio"
Single by Ross Lynch
from the album Austin & Ally
Released July 13, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:38
Label Walt Disney
Songwriter(s) Jeannie Lurie
Producer(s) Jeannie Lurie
Ross Lynch singles chronology
"A Billion Hits"
(2012)
"Heard It on the Radio"
(2012)
"Can You Feel It"
(2012)

"Heard It on the Radio" is a song performed by Ross Lynch. It is the second single off of the album. The song was written and produced by Jeannie Lurie. It was released on July 13, 2012.[11] The song was composed by the songwriter and producer Jeannie Lurie. On July 13, the song was officially released to iTunes.

Music video[edit]

The video premiered on the Disney Channel during Jessie, on July 13, 2012. The music video can be found on YouTube on the Disney channels.

Track listings[edit]

  • U.S. / Digital download
  1. "Heard It on the Radio" – 3:18

Awards and nominations[edit]

Title Year Category Result Ref.
Radio Disney Music Awards 2013 Best Music Video Won [12]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Kid Digital Songs (Billboard)[13] 2

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States July 13, 2012[11] Digital download Walt Disney
United Kingdom October 21, 2012[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austin & Ally [Original Soundtrack]". allmusic by Rovi. 2012. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ "iTunes Preview – Austin & Ally – Ross Lynch". iTunes. Retrieved September 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ =http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/481063/exclusive-austin-ally-soundtrack-track-list-revealed
  4. ^ a b c d "Ross Lynch - Austin & Ally [Original Soundtrack]". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  5. ^ a b Austin+&+Ally)+%5Bfeat.+Ross+Lynch%5D "Billion Hits (From ''Austin & Ally'') [feat. Ross Lynch] – Austin Moon – Listen and discover music at". Last.fm. 2013-11-26. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  6. ^ "Kid Digital Songs". Billboard.biz. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 
  7. ^ "A Billion Hits (From Austin & Ally) [feat. Ross Lynch] - Single (IE)". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  8. ^ "A Billion Hits (From Austin & Ally) [feat. Ross Lynch] - Single (GB)". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  9. ^ "A Billion Hits (From "Austin & Ally") [feat. Ross Lynch] - Single (BR)". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  10. ^ "A Billion Hits: Ross Lynch: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  11. ^ a b "Create Your Own Version Of Ross Lynch's "Heard It On The Radio" Music Video". Disney Dreaming. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ "2013 Radio Disney Music Awards: Nominees Announced! - Bop and Tigerbeat Magazine". bopandtigerbeat.com. 2013-03-14. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  13. ^ "Kid Digital Songs". Billboard.biz. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 
  14. ^ "Heard It On the Radio - Ross Lynch - Format: MP3 Download". Amazon. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 

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