High School Musical (soundtrack)

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High School Musical (An Original Walt Disney Soundtrack)
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Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJanuary 10, 2006
Recorded2005
Genre
Length38:25
LabelWalt Disney
ProducerKenny Ortega, Bill Borden, Barry Rosenbush, Drew Lane, Eddie Galan,
High School Musical Cast chronology
High School Musical (An Original Walt Disney Soundtrack)
(2006)
High School Musical 2
(2007)
Singles from High School Musical
  1. "Breaking Free"
    Released: June 8, 2006

High School Musical is the soundtrack of the Disney Channel Original Movie of the same name. Recorded in five days,[1] it was released on January 10, 2006, and became the best selling album of that year, having sold more than 3.7 million copies in the US and 7 million copies worldwide.[2][3] As of January 2016, the album has sold 5,000,000 copies in the US, making it the best-selling TV soundtrack since 1991 when Nielsen SoundScan started tracking music sales.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilDrew Seeley, Vanessa Hudgens3:17
2."Get'cha Head In the Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergSeeley2:26
3."What I've Been Looking For"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsAshley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel2:04
4."What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsSeeley, Hudgens1:20
5."Stick to the Status Quo"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergTisdale, Grabeel, Chris Warren Jr., Kaycee Stroh, Dutch Whitlock4:28
6."When There Was Me and You"Jamie HoustonHudgens3:00
7."Bop to the Top"Randy Petersen; Kevin QuinnTisdale, Grabeel1:47
8."Breaking Free"Jamie HoustonEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens3:27
9."We're All in This Together"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman3:51
10."I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel2:51
11."Get'cha Head In the Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergB52:43
12."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil(Instrumental*)3:16
13."Breaking Free"Jamie Houston(Instrumental*)3:27

* Are not on the first disc of the two-disc special edition version.

** Drew Seeley sang in several of the songs, his voice being mixed with Zac Efron's.[5] He originally was not given credit for singing.

High School Musical two-disc Special edition[edit]

On May 23, 2006, the same day the DVD was released, Walt Disney Records released a special edition of the High School Musical album featuring a bonus disc with eight karaoke tracks of the High School Musical numbers.

Disc 2
No.TitleLength
1."Start of Something New"3:31
2."Get'cha Head in the Game"2:37
3."What I've Been Looking For"2:13
4."When There Was Me and You"3:15
5."Bop to the Top"2:08
6."Breaking Free"3:42
7."We're All in This Together"4:13
8."I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"3:07

Two-disc collector's edition[edit]

For a limited time, Wal-Mart retailer stores only released an exclusive two-disc collector's edition of High School Musical. It included the soundtrack and the bonus DVD. The collector's edition is now available in the Philippines on the same release date of the soundtrack of High School Musical 2 after Universal Music Limited became the newest licensee of Walt Disney Records in the said country. It includes:

Disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilZac Efron, Drew Seeley**, Vanessa Hudgens3:17
2."Get'cha Head In The Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergEfron, Seeley**2:26
3."What I've Been Looking For"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsAshley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel2:04
4."What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens1:20
5."Stick to the Status Quo"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergTisdale, Grabeel, Chris Warren Jr., Kaycee Stroh, Dutch Whitlock4:28
6."When There Was Me and You"Jamie HoustonHudgens3:00
7."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil(Instrumental*)3:16
8."Bop to the Top"Randy Petersen; Kevin QuinnTisdale, Grabeel1:47
9."Breaking Free"Jamie HoustonEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens3:27
10."We're All in This Together"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman3:51
11."I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel2:51
12."Get'cha Head In The Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley, David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergB52:43
13."Breaking Free"Jamie Houston(Instrumental*)3:27

Songs from the movie scenes[edit]

There are some untitled tracks.

No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilZac Efron, Drew Seeley**, Vanessa Hudgens3:17
2."Untitled"NoneNone0:05
3."Get'cha Head In The Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergEfron, Seeley**2:26
4."What I've Been Looking For"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsAshley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel2:04
5."What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)"Andy Dodd; Adam WattsEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens1:20
6."Stick to the Status Quo"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergTisdale, Grabeel, Chris Warren Jr., Kaycee Stroh, Dutch Whitlock4:28
7."Untitled"NoneNone0:05
8."When There Was Me and You"Jamie HoustonHudgens3:00
9."Untitled"NoneNone0:05
10."Bop to the Top"Randy Petersen; Kevin QuinnTisdale, Grabeel1:47
11."Breaking Free"Jamie HoustonEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens3:27
12."We're All in This Together"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman3:51
13."I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie NevilEfron, Seeley**, Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel,2:51
14."Get'cha Head In The Game"Ray Cham; Greg Cham; Drew Seeley; David Lawrence; Faye GreenbergB52:43
15."Start of Something New"Matthew Gerrard; Robbie Nevil(Instrumental*)3:17
16."Breaking Free"Jamie Houston(Instrumental*)3:27
High School Musical Hits Remixed
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Remix album by
ReleasedDecember 11, 2007
Recorded2007
GenreDance
Length24:40
LabelWalt Disney
High School Musical Cast chronology
High School Musical 2
(2007)
High School Musical Hits Remixed
(2007)
High School Musical 2: Non-Stop Dance Party
(2007)

High School Musical Hits Remixed[edit]

High School Musical Hits Remixed was released exclusively to Wal-Mart on December 11, 2007 and features remixes of various songs from the soundtracks to both High School Musical and High School Musical 2.[6]

  1. "Bet on It" (Remix)
  2. "Fabulous" (Remix)
  3. "Breaking Free" (Remix)dagger
  4. "Bop to the Top" (Remix)
  5. "I Don't Dance" (Remix)double-dagger
  6. "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" (Remix)
  7. "Humuhumunukunukuapua'a" (Remix)
  8. "We're All in This Together" (Remix)*
daggerVideos as seen on the High School Musical: Remix DVD.
double-dagger Remixed by the song's authors, Robbie Nevil and Matthew Gerrard.

Chart positions[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[39] 4× Platinum 160,000^
Australia (ARIA)[40] Platinum 70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[41] Platinum 30,000*
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[42] 2× Platinum 120,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[43] Platinum 100,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[44] Gold 20,000^
France (SNEP)[45] Gold 79,500[46]
Germany (BVMI)[47] Platinum 200,000^
Hungary (MAHASZ)[48] Gold 10,000^
Ireland (IRMA)[49] 4× Platinum 60,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[50] 2× Platinum+Gold 250,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[51] Gold 10,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[52] 4× Platinum 1,200,000^
United States (RIAA)[53] 4× Platinum 5,000,000[4]
Venezuela (IFPI Venezuela)[25] Platinum 20,000*
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[54] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

International versions[edit]

The album has been rerecorded and released in international versions with foreign language lyrics in some countries.

Song Original name Language Singer(s) Country
"High School Musical" "High School Musical" Spanish Mota Spain
"High School Musical" "High School Musical" Spanish Reparto de "High School Musical: El Desafío" Mexico
"Классный мюзикл" (Klassny Myuzikl) "High School Musical" Russian Sergey Lazarev, Kseniya Larina, Mikhail Veselov, Evgeniya Otradnaya & Others Russia
"High School Musical" "High School Musical" Hindi[55] Naresh Kamath, Sunidhi Chauhan, Neuman Pinto, Shweta Pandit, Samantha Edwards, Suzanne D'Mello & Dean D'Souza India

International versions have also been released for individual singles.

Song Original name Language Singer(s)
"Наверх в облака" (Naverkh v oblaka) "Start of Something New" Russian Sergey Lazarev & Kseniya Larina
"Algo Va A Empezar" Spanish (Mexico) Gerardo & Mariana (High School Musical: La Selección)
"Ты владеешь мячом" (Ty vladeyesh' myachom) "Get'cha Head in the Game" Russian Sergey Lazarev
"Pon la mente en el juego" Spanish (Argentina) Fernando Dente (High School Musical: La Selección)
"Mente en el Juego" Spanish (Mexico) Cistobal & Cesar (High School Musical: La Selección)
"Мы в темные дни грустили одни" (My v temnye dni grustiili odni) "What I've Been Looking For" Russian Sergey Lazarev & Kseniya Larina
"Eres Tú" Spanish (Mexico) Belanova
"O Que Eu Procurava" Portuguese (Brazil) Ludov
Fellipe Guadanucci & Paula Barbosa (High School Musical: A Seleção)
"Estando tú y yo" "When There Was Me and You" Spanish (Mexico) Fabiola (High School Musical: La Selección)
"Cuando éramos tú y yo" Spanish (Argentina) Victoria (High School Musical: La Selección)
"あなたといた時" (Anata to Ita Toki) Japanese Hitomi Shimatani
"Bop to the Top" "Bop to the Top" Spanish (Mexico) High School Musical "La Selección"
"Bop to the Top" Spanish (Argentina) Colo & Delfina (High School Musical: La Selección)
"Breaking Free (Asian Version)" "Breaking Free" English Vince Chong, Nikki Gil & Alicia Pan
"Breaking Free (European Version)" English Josh Hoge & Nikki Flores
"Tem Que Tentar" Portuguese (Brasil) Fellipe Guadanucci & Lenora Hage (High School Musical: A Seleção)
"Se Provi A Volare" Italian Luca Dirisio
"另一個自己" (Ling yi ge zi ji) Mandarin Chinese Anson Hu & Stephy Tang
"Briser Mes Chaînes" French Sofiane
"Sólo Hay Que Intentar" Spanish (Mexico) Roger González & Carla Medina
"Donde Hay Libertad" Spanish (Mexico) High School Musical "La Selección"
"No Dejes De Soñar" Spanish (Spain) Conchita
"Masz w sobie wiarę" Polish Hania Stach i Andrzej Lampert
"ממריאים" (Mamri'im) Hebrew Gilat Hillel
"Наш звездный час" (Nash zvezdniy chas) Russian Sergey Lazarev & Kseniya Larina
"Tem Que Tentar" Portuguese (Portugal) Fabiola Ribeiro & Beto Marden
"Estamos Todos Juntos" "We're All in This Together" Spanish (Mexico) High School Musical "La Selección"
"1+1=11" Mandarin Chinese Go Go Club
"Minna Star!" Japanese AAA
"Мы все вместе" (My vse vmeste) Russian Sergey Lazarev Kseniya Larina & Naveen Kanianthara
Hindi title Original name Singer(s)
"Yeh Man Gaaye Kyon" "Start of Something New" Naresh Kamath & Sunidhi Chauhan
"Ho Ek Hi Aim "Get'cha Head in the Game" Naresh Kamath
"Is Dil Ne Kahi Jo Baatein Nayi "What I've Been Looking For" Neuman Pinto & Shweta Pandit
"Is Dil Ne Kahi Jo Baatein Nayi (Reprise) "What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)" Naresh Kamath & Sunidhi Chauhan
"Jo Karte Ho Wohi Karo "Stick to the Status Quo" Shweta Pandit & Neuman Pinto, (Chorus) Samantha Edwards, Suzanne D'Mello & Dean D'Souza
"Na Jaane Main Aur Tu "When There Was Me and You" Sunidhi Chauhan
"Paaye Yeh' "Bop to the Top" Neuman Pinto & Shweta Pandit
"Choole Ambar Hi' "Breaking Free" Naresh Kamath & Sunidhi Chauhan
"Yeh Maujh Hai Ek Ho Jaaye' "We're All in This Together" Naresh Kamath, Sunidhi Chauhan, Neuman Pinto & Shweta Pandit, (Chorus) Samantha Edwards, Suzanne D'Mello & Dean D'Souza

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
United States January 10, 2006 Walt Disney CD
Canada
Australia May 27, 2006 EMI
South Africa November 13, 2006
India October 2006 Times Music
Japan January 17, 2007[56] Avex Marketing
United States August 17, 2018 Walt Disney, Urban Outfitters Exclusive LP

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