Southpaw (soundtrack)

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Southpaw (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture)
Southpaw (Music From and Inspired By The Motion Picture).jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released July 24, 2015
Genre
Length 56:41
Label
Producer
Shady Records chronology
Shady XV
(2014)Shady XV2014
Southpaw (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture)
(2015)
Singles from Southpaw (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture)
  1. "Phenomenal"
    Released: June 2, 2015
  2. "Kings Never Die"
    Released: July 10, 2015
  3. "R.N.S."
    Released: July 16, 2015

Southpaw (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture) is the official soundtrack to the 2015 movie of the same name. The album, performed by various artists, was released on Shady Records on July 24, 2015.

Background[edit]

This soundtrack has spawned the singles "Phenomenal" and "Kings Never Die" featuring Gwen Stefani, by American rapper Eminem[1] and "R.N.S." by hip hop group Slaughterhouse. This album was dedicated in memory of James Horner, the film's composer, who was killed in a plane crash on June 22, 2015, making this the last film score he composed in his lifetime.[2] "Cry For Love" also appears on the film's score album in longer form.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 and number 2 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 45,000 copies in the first week, including streams (32,000 pure album sales).[3] In its second week, the album sold 15,500 more copies (including streams) for a total 60,500 copies sold in the United States. In the third week, the album fell to number 41, selling over 8,800 copies (including streams) for a total 69,000 copies.[4] As of Jan 2017, the album has sold 91,000. [5]

Usage in media[edit]

"What About the Rest of Us" by Action Bronson ft. Joey Badass & Rico Love, is featured in the video game WWE 2K17.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Cry for Love (Part 1)" (James Horner)
 1:27
2."Kings Never Die" (Eminem featuring Gwen Stefani)4:56
3."Beast (Southpaw Remix)" (Rob Bailey and The Hustle Standard featuring Busta Rhymes, KXNG CROOKED and Tech N9ne)
  • Charley Hustle
  • DJ Khalil[b]
4:39
4."This Corner" (Denaun)
3:53
5."What About the Rest of Us" (Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$ featuring Rico Love)
4:12
6."Raw" (Bad Meets Evil)
  • Sarom
  • CertiFYD
3:40
7."R.N.S." (Slaughterhouse)3:39
8."Wicked Games" (The Weeknd)5:24
9."All I Think About" (Bad Meets Evil)
  • Mathers
  • Montgomery
  • L. Resto
  • Eminem
  • L. Resto[a]
6:12
10."Drama Never Ends" (50 Cent)Frank Dukes3:16
11."Mode" (PRhyme featuring Logic)DJ Premier3:01
12."Notorious Thugs" (The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)6:07
13."Phenomenal" (Eminem)
  • Mathers
  • L. Resto
  • M. Resto
  • Eminem
  • L. Resto[a]
4:42
14."Cry for Love (Part 2)" (James Horner)
 1:33
Total length:56:41
Notes
  • ^a signifies an additional producer
  • ^b signifies a remixer

The tracks "Wicked Games" and "Notorious Thugs" were previously released on the projects House of Balloons (and later Trilogy) and Life After Death respectively.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 13
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 70
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 150
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 147
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 2
French Albums (SNEP)[11] 108
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[12] 61
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[13] 20
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 43
US Billboard 200[15] 5
US Top Soundtrack Albums (Billboard)[16] 1
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[17] 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daly, Rhian (23 May 2015). "NME News Eminem to release new song on 'Southpaw' soundtrack - NME.COM". NME.COM. 
  2. ^ "Pilot dies in plane registered to James Horner, Titanic composer". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Associated Press. June 22, 2015. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ "jack & jack's debut ep Bows at No. 3 on Rap Albums Chart". Billboard. August 5, 2015. Retrieved August 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Latest US Sales plus Streaming Charts". Hits Daily Double. August 14, 2015. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved August 16, 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.southpawer.com/2016/01/07/worldwide-album-sales-of-all-current-and-former-shady-records-artists/
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Soundtrack – Southpaw". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Soundtrack – Southpaw" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Soundtrack – Southpaw" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 31, 2015.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Soundtrack – Southpaw" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 31, 2015.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  11. ^ "Lescharts.com – Soundtrack – Southpaw". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  12. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  13. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Soundtrack – Southpaw". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Soundtrack – Southpaw". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  15. ^ "Billboard US Top 200 Albums". www.billboard.com. August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Billboard Top Soundtrack Albums". www.billboard.com. August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". www.billboard.com. August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2015.