Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (soundtrack)

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
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Film score by
ReleasedMay 20, 2008 (2008-05-20)[1][2]
RecordedMarch 2008
StudioSony Pictures Studios
Length74:17
LabelConcord[3]
ProducerJohn Williams
John Williams chronology
Munich
(2005)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
(2008)
The Adventures of Tintin
(2011)
Indiana Jones chronology
Last Crusade
(1989)
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
(2008)

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the film score to the 2008 film of the same name, composed and conducted by John Williams. Returning to record the score was the contracted orchestra of Sandy de Crescent: a.k.a. the Hollywood Studio Orchestra. The soundtrack album was released on May 20, 2008.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by John Williams.

No.TitleLength
1."Raiders March"5:05
2."Call of the Crystal"3:49
3."The Adventures of Mutt"3:12
4."Irina's Theme"2:26
5."The Snake Pit"3:15
6."The Spell of the Skull"4:24
7."The Journey to Akator"3:07
8."A Whirl Through Academe"3:33
9.""Return""3:11
10."The Jungle Chase"4:21
11."Orellana's Cradle"4:22
12."Grave Robbers"2:28
13."Hidden Treasure and the City of Gold"5:13
14."Secret Doors and Scorpions"2:17
15."Oxley's Dilemma"4:46
16."Ants!"4:14
17."Temple Ruins and the Secret Revealed"5:49
18."The Departure"2:26
19."Finale"9:19
Total length:74:17

Like most of John Williams' soundtracks, the tracks are not listed in the order they appear in the film. To listen to the soundtrack in chronological order would go 6, 8, 7, 12, 14, 11, 9, 5, 10, 16, 15, 13, 17, 18, and 19 along with 1 - 4 as bonus tracks heard in concert theme.

The soundtrack debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 39 during its first week.

Personnel[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars
Empire4/5 stars
Film Music MagazineB+
Film Score Reviews4/5 stars
Filmtracks4/5 stars
Movie Music UK4/5 stars
Movie Wave4.5/5 stars
ScoreNotes8/10 stars
SoundtrackNet4/5 stars
Tracksounds7/10 stars

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". 20 May 2008 – via Amazon.
  2. ^ "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by John Williams on Apple Music". iTunes.
  3. ^ "SoundtrackINFO: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Soundtrack (complete album tracklisting)". www.soundtrackinfo.com.

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