On the Line (soundtrack)

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On the Line
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released November 3, 2001
Genre Teen pop
Length 53:33
Label Jive
Producer JC Chasez, Desmond Child, Jules Gondar, Jimmy Harry, Jared Kotler, Stephen Lipson, Kristian Lundin, Andrew Manzano, Richard Marx, Jonathan McHugh, Roy "Royalty" Hamilton, Dan Muckala, Danny Saber, Jake Schulze, Randy Spendlove

On the Line is the soundtrack from the film of the same name. It was released on November 3, 2001 via Jive Records.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly D+[2]

AllMusic's Heather Phares was critical of the tracks performed by BBMak, Robyn and Jessica Folkner, and found the production choices on the remake of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" to be "an insult to his talent." She commended the contributions from both *NSYNC and Britney Spears, along with the songs by Trickside and Melissa Lefton, but said that "these moments are few and far between on On the Line, a soundtrack that seems more concerned with the bottom line than worthwhile music."[1] Kristen Baldwin of Entertainment Weekly described that "Kids dissed Lance Bass and Joey Fatone’s feature film debut, On the Line, but they’ll probably plunk down babysitting dough for this compilation of homogeneous pop."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Performer(s) Length
1. "On the Line" Steve Diamond, Paul Vann, Mark Hammond Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, Mandy Moore, Christian Burns and True Vibe 3:18
2. "That Girl (Will Never Be Mine)" Kristian Lundin, Jake Schulze, Andreas Carlsson NSYNC 3:25
3. "Under You" Jeff Mendelsohn, David Mendelsohn Trickside 3:26
4. "Don't Look Down" Scott Cutler, Anne Preven BBMak 3:10
5. "Let's Stay Together" Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Al Jackson Jr. Al Green 4:20
6. "Let Me Be" Britney Spears, Brian Kieruff, Josh Schwartz Britney Spears 3:43
7. "Falling" Gary Brown, Chris Kirkpatrick, Bryan Popin, Ira Schickman NSYNC 2:51
8. "Do You C What I C?" Jimmy Harry, Colleen Fitzpatrick Vitamin C 3:48
9. "Ready to Fall" Richard Marx Joey Fatone 3:28
10. "To Be Able to Love" (Jonathan Peters Radio Mix) Lundin, Carlsson Jessica Folker 3:28
11. "My Hit Song" Melissa Lefton, Graham Edwards, Lauren Christy, Scott Spock Melissa Lefton 3:07
12. "Say You'll Walk the Distance" Jorgen Elofsson, Terry Cox, Tommy Ekman Robyn 3:26
13. "Take Me On" Richie Sambora, Desmond Child, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr Richie Sambora 3:45
14. "Can't Trust Myself" Rico Lumpkins, Jasper Cameron, Brandi Williams, Shamari Fears Blaque 4:52
15. "Ready to Fall" Marx Meredith Edwards 3:38


Year Chart Peak position
2001 US Billboard 200 (Billboard)[3] 35
2001 US Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[4] 2


  1. ^ a b Phares, Heather. "On the Line - Original Soundtrack". AllMusic. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Baldwin, Kristen (November 12, 2001). "On the Line Soundtrack Review". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ Martens, Todd (October 25, 2001). "'America' Rules... The Billboard 200". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved February 10, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Soundtracks: Nov 3, 2001". Billboard. November 3, 2001. Retrieved February 10, 2008.