Instant Star soundtracks

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This article is about the series of soundtracks for the television show Instant Star. The albums shown below were released from 2005 to 2009.

The majority of songs performed for all of the albums were by Alexz Johnson. The first two albums contain only songs sung by Johnson, but starting from Songs from Instant Star 3, only four songs per album featured her vocals. It was originally planned for all the albums to be entirely performed by Johnson, but legal issues prevented her from doing this for the 3 and 4 soundtracks.

Songs from Instant Star[edit]

Songs from Instant Star Two[edit]

Songs From Instant Star Two
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Soundtrack album by Alexz Johnson
Released April 4, 2006 (U.S.)
Recorded 2005
Genre Pop rock, rock
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Label Orange
Producer Matt Hyde and Dave Ogilvie
Alexz Johnson chronology
Songs from Instant Star
(2005)
Songs from Instant Star Two
(2006)
Songs from Instant Star 3
(2007)
Instant Star chronology
Songs from Instant Star Songs from Instant Star Two The N Soundtrack

Songs from Instant Star Two is the soundtrack album for the second season of the Canadian television show Instant Star, entirely performed by Alexz Johnson. The album was released by the Orange Record Label, produced by Matt Hyde and Dave Ogilvie and executive produced by Stephen Stohn, who also is an executive producer of the television show. Background vocals are performed by Katie B on most of the tracks and Leslie Stanwyck on track 5. In the show, Jude's album was titled "Learning Curve".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Liar Liar" (Damhnait Doyle, Marc Jordan, Rob Wells)
  2. "How Strong Do You Think I Am" (Christopher Ward, Marc Jordan, Greg Johnston)
  3. "Anyone But You" (Christopher Ward, Damhnait Doyle, Marc Jordan)
  4. "How I Feel" (Damhnait Doyle, Rob Wells)
  5. "There's Us" (Christopher Ward, Rob Wells)
  6. "Over-Rated" (Christopher Ward, Greg Johnston, Jeen O'Brien)
  7. "Natural Disaster" (Dave Thomson, Luke McMaster)
  8. "Fade To Black" (Dave Thomson, Luke McMaster, Marc Jordan, Sarah Caseman)
  9. "Another Thin Line" (Brendan Johnson)
  10. "Not Standing Alone" (Damhnait Doyle, Greg Johnston, Jeen O'Brien)
  11. "My Sweet Time" (Christopher Ward, Rob Wells)
  12. "Who Am I Fooling" (Christopher Ward, Luke McMaster, Marc Jordan, Wells)
  13. "White Lines" (Rob Wells, Luke McMaster, Greg Johnston)

Singles[edit]

  1. How Strong Do You Think I Am

Covers[edit]

The N Soundtrack[edit]

Released in 2006, The N Soundtrack contains songs from Instant Star, and other shows airing on The N and CTV.

Songs from Instant Star 3[edit]

Songs from Instant Star 3
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Soundtrack album by various artists
Released July 3, 2007 (Canada)
March 11, 2008 (US)
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock, pop, piano rock, R&B
Label Bulletproof (U.S.)
Orange (Canada)
Producer Matt Hyde
Dave Ogilvie
Stephen Stohn
Alexz Johnson chronology
Songs from Instant Star Two
(2006)
Songs from Instant Star 3
(2007)
Songs from Instant Star 4
(2008)
Instant Star chronology
The N Soundtrack Songs from Instant Star 3 Songs from Instant Star 4

Songs from Instant Star Three is the soundtrack for the third season of Instant Star. In-show, Alexz Johnson appears on 10 tracks, but her contract with Capitol Records produced legal issues that prevented Johnson of being featured in more than four songs in the album. She was replaced by other artists, including other performers, writers and producers. Tyler Kyte's character, Vincent Spiederman, records a solo single (thus far in the series), and Cory Lee's character, Karma, also has a musical career in which she will be recording with limited relevance to the show/soundtrack.[1]

Releases[edit]

In Canada, the album was officially released July 3, 2007. There was a physical copy available for purchase in stores. In the USA, the album was officially released March 11, 2008. You can purchase the album through iTunes, FYE music stores or Amazon.com.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Where Does It Hurt?" Greg Johnston, Rob Wells, Christopher Ward Alexz Johnson 4:22
2. "Waste My Time" Fred St-Gelais, Rob Wells, Christopher Ward Cory Lee 2:57
3. "What You Need" Tyler Kyte, Dave Thomson Tyler Kyte 3:49
4. "I Don't Know If I Should Stay" Marc Jordan, Jeen O'Brien, Greg Johnston Alexz Johnson 3:34
5. "Just The Beginning" Damhnait Doyle, Fred St-Gelais, Rob Wells Damhnait Doyle 3:56
6. "Love To Burn" Chris Anderson, Rob Wells, Christopher Ward Cory Lee 4:08
7. "Unravelling" Greg Johnston, Christopher Ward Tyler Kyte 3:43
8. "Don't You Dare" Luke McMaster, Damhnait Doyle Alexz Johnson 3:58
9. "I Will Be The Flame" Dave Thomson, Damhnait Doyle, Christopher Ward Cory Lee 3:17
10. "Worth Waiting For" Greg Johnston, Luke McMaster, Christopher Ward Tyler Kyte 3:33
11. "Darkness Round The Sun" Dave Thomson, Jordan, Rob Wells Damhnait Doyle 3:21
12. "Shooting Star" Greg Johnston, Damhnait Doyle, Rob Wells Lindsay Robins 3:06
13. "The Breakdown" Brendan Johnson Alexz Johnson 3:15
14. "No Shoes, No Shirt" Cory Lee Urhahn, R. Gayle, C. Perry, P. Alexander Cory Lee 3:30
  • "Just The Beginning", "Love to Burn", "Unraveling", "Worth Waiting For" and "Darkness Round The Sun" were performed by Alexz Johnson in the show as her character Jude Harrison. Finished versions of "Love to Burn (R&B Version)", "Just the Beginning" and "Darkness Round the Sun" have leaked to the web in full, while the other songs just had clips played on the show or that leaked online.
  • "I Will Be the Flame" is performed only by Cory Lee in the soundtrack and in a Mini webisode while it features Alexz Johnson in the show. A version featuring Johnson was released on "Greatest Hits", although it's different from the one featured on the show.
  • "No Shoes, No Shirt" was originally included on Cory Lee's album Sinful Innocence, titled "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service".
  • "What You Need" was originally included on Tyler Kyte's EP Let's Talk. For the soundtrack, it was remixed, and then re-recorded to be included on Kyte's debut album Talking Pictures.

Singles[edit]

Covers[edit]

  • Solo artist Avalon covered the song "Love To Burn" on her album Mistakes.[2]

Songs from Instant Star 4[edit]

Songs From Instant Star Four
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Soundtrack album by various artists
Released June 17, 2008 (Canada iTunes)
August 19, 2008 (Canada Physical)
Recorded 2007/2008
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock
Label Bulletproof (US), Orange (CA)
Producer Various
Executive Producer Stephen Stohn
Alexz Johnson chronology
Songs from Instant Star 3
(2007)
Songs from Instant Star 4
(2008)
Instant Star: Greatest Hits
(2009)

Songs from Instant Star 4 is the soundtrack for the fourth and final season of Instant Star. This album was previewed many times before the release, by the leaking of a "2 a.m." demo sung by Jeen O'Brien and samples posted on The N official website.

Track List[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Deeper" Luke McMaster, Rob Wells, Christopher Ward Alexz Johnson 3:28
2. "Ultraviolet" Luke McMaster, Shelly Peiken Luke McMaster 3:35
3. "Perfect" Luke McMaster, Valerie Poxleitner (Lights) Valerie Poxleitner (Lights) 3:30
4. "2 a.m." Christopher Ward, Rob Wells Alexz Johnson 4:03
5. "Live Like Music" Greg Johnston, Kyle Riabko, Christopher Ward Kyle Riabko 3:39
6. "The Music" Luke McMaster, Jeen O'Brien, Damnhait Doyle Damnhait Doyle 3:16
7. "Pavement" Cassie Steele, Isaac Hasson, Mher Fillian Cassie Steele 3:43
8. "Remind Yourself" Chris Burke-Gaffney, Luke McMaster, Christopher Ward Tyler Kyte 3:22
9. "Ghost Of Mine" Emm Gryner, Jeen O'Brien, Rob Wells Cory Lee 3:01
10. "Higher Ground" Damhnait Doyle, Rob Wells, Lights (Valerie) Poxleitner Alexz Johnson 3:26
11. "Here We Go Again" Lights (Valerie) Poxleitner, Rob Wells, Christopher Ward Katia Zuccarelli & Luke McMaster 3:28
12. "I Still Love You" Christopher Ward, Rob Wells Damnhait Doyle 3:24
13. "Song For Amanda" Kyle Riabko, Mike Fox Kyle Riabko 3:42
14. "That Was Us" Greg Johnston, Marc Jordan, Jeen O'Brien Alexz Johnson 3:34
  • On Canadian iTunes, the song "Here We Go Again" was mistitled as "Songs From Instant Star".
  • "Ultraviolet", "Perfect", "Live Like Music", "The Music", "Here We Go Again" and "I Still Love You" were performed in the show by Alexz Johnson as her character Jude Harrison. "Perfect" has been released on Instant Star Greatest Hits, while "Ultraviolet"and "I Still Love You" have leaked complete on the web. "Live Like Music" and "Here We Go Again" were featured in Mini webisodes. "The Music" is the only song sung by Alexz which does not have a full version presented to the public as of yet.
  • "I Just Wanted Your Love" is not featured in the soundtrack, despite being featured in the show. Later, it was released on Instant Star Greatest Hits.
  • "That Was Us" was not heard in the series, but was featured as a Mini webisode.

Instant Star: Greatest Hits[edit]

Instant Star: Greatest Hits
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Soundtrack album by Alexz Johnson
Released September 22, 2009 (U.S.)
Recorded 2004-2008
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock, R&B
Label Orange
Producer Stephen Stohn
Alexz Johnson chronology
Songs from Instant Star Two
(2008)
Instant Star: Greatest Hits
(2009)
Voodoo
(2010)

Instant Star: Greatest Hits was released on September 22, 2009. The album has a duet version of I Will Be The Flame by Alexz and Cory from season three, due to popular demand.[3] The album also features the Alexz Johnson versions of two songs from the fourth season of Instant Star: Perfect and I Just Wanted Your Love, as well as two remixes.

Track List[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Temporary Insanity (Remix)" James Robertson, Christopher Ward, Andrea Wasse Alexz Johnson 3:52
2. "Liar Liar (Remix)" Damnhait Doyle, Marc Jordan, Rob Wells Alexz Johnson 3:38
3. "24 Hours" Alexz Johnson, Damnhait Doyle, James Robertson Alexz Johnson 3:17
4. "Let Me Fall" Alexz Johnson, Christopher Ward, Fred St. Gelais Alexz Johnson 3:24
5. "Skin" Alexz Johnson, Brendan Johnson Alexz Johnson 2:44
6. "How Strong Do You Think I Am?" Greg Johnston, Luke McMaster, Christopher Ward Alexz Johnson 3:42
7. "There's Us" Christopher Ward, Rob Wells Alexz Johnson 4:08
8. "Anyone But You" Damnhait Doyle, Luke McMaster, Rob Wells Alexz Johnson 3:19
9. "White Lines" Greg Johnston, Luke McMaster, Marc Jordan Alexz Johnson 3:55
10. "I Will Be The Flame" Dave Thomson, Damnhait Doyle, Christopher Ward Alexz Johnson & Cory Lee 2:58
11. "I Don't Know If I Should Stay" Marc Jordan, Greg Johnston, Jeen O'Brien Alexz Johnson 3:32
12. "Unravelling" Greg Johnston, Christopher Ward Tyler Kyte 3:40
13. "Perfect" Luke McMaster, Lights (Valerie) Poxleitner Alexz Johnson 3:26
14. "I Just Wanted Your Love" Alexz Johnson, Brendan Johnson Alexz Johnson 3:08

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