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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
Cover art features Jennifer Lawrence in a black bodysuit with the wings from the film's logo behind Lawrence. The first part of the title appears at the top of the cover art while the second appears at the bottom.
Soundtrack album by various artists
Released November 17, 2014 (2014-11-17)
Recorded 2014
Studio Air Lyndhurst Studios
(London, United Kingdom)
Genre
Label Republic
Producer Lorde (exec.)
Compiler Lorde
The Hunger Games soundtracks chronology
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
(2013)The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
(2014)
Singles from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
  1. "Yellow Flicker Beat"
    Released: September 29, 2014
  2. "The Hanging Tree"
    Released: December 9, 2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the official soundtrack to the 2014 Lionsgate science-fiction adventure film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, curated by New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde. The film is an adaptation of the 2010 novel by Suzanne Collins and is the third installment in The Hunger Games film series. The soundtrack has been described by music critics as an electropop record with elements of hip hop, synth pop and usage of electronic beats throughout the album. The melodic style of the songs is a deviation from the guitar-driven sound of the previous soundtracks in the series.

Following its release, the soundtrack received positive reviews from music critics who praised its dystopian mood and Lorde's curation. It was included in several year-end lists. "Yellow Flicker Beat" was released as the lead single on 29 September 2014, and received generally positive reviews. It was nominated for Best Original Song at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, and Best Song at the 20th Critics' Choice Awards. "The Hanging Tree" was initially included on the film's score but was later included and announced as the soundtrack's second single after its commercial success. It debuted at number 18 on the Billboard 200 with sales of 21,000, according to Billboard.[1]

Background[edit]

Lorde was originally scheduled to write the end-credits song for the film but was offered to curate the full soundtrack after a recommendation from her publisher.[2]

Lionsgate announced on July 31, 2014, that Lorde would provide a single for the film's soundtrack album and curate the record.[3][4] Director Francis Lawrence released a statement saying that he sat down with Lorde on the set of Mockingjay when filming commenced in spring and was "immediately struck" by how she "innately understood" what the filmmakers were trying to do with the film. He noted her talent and understanding of the story's characters and themes which not only enabled her to write a song that captured the essence of the film but her insight and passion made her the ideal creative force to assemble other songs in the movie's soundtrack.[5] Lorde admitted that it was a challenge to create a soundtrack for an anticipated film but she "jumped" at the chance.[6] In a press release, the singer spoke on her experience curating the soundtrack, stating:

"The cast and story are an inspiration for all musicians participating and, as someone with cinematic leanings, being privy to a different creative process has been a unique experience. I think the soundtrack is definitely going to surprise people."[7]

When speaking on his contribution to the soundtrack, Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon stated that he was surprised when he got a call from his manager telling him that there was a slot for him to do a duet with English singer Charli XCX.[8] Le Bon mentioned that the track was "really different" but "very, very, very dark."[9] XCX mentioned that Lorde reached out to her through a private message via Instagram but never responded. Eventually, the pair found a way to communicate.[10] Martin Doherty from Chvrches revealed that the group wrote "Dead Air" in about two to three days. He also mentioned that Lorde instructed them to make the track "too downbeat." The group took inspiration from the "deliberate choir vocals" of the 1998 song "Cry Little Sister, taken from The Lost Boys soundtrack.[11] In an interview with Billboard, Lorde mentioned that she would refrain from calling Kanye West as she found it difficult to communicate with people she did not know on the phone.[2][12] As the album's curator, Lorde recruited Grace Jones, Ariana Grande, Diplo, Miguel, The Chemical Brothers,[13] and Stromae to contribute to the official track list.

Release[edit]

The track list for the soundtrack was released on 21 October 2014.[14] All track names were released with the exception of the fifth track, which was titled "Track 5". Lorde stated that same day that the unnamed track was not yet finished and that it was not kept in mystery for "secrecy's sake".[15] Ariana Grande revealed in a livestream on 29 October 2014, that she and Major Lazer were the artists behind the fifth track. On 3 November 2014, the track's title, "All My Love", was announced, confirming Grande as the track's performer.[16] The soundtrack was released on the Australian and New Zealand iTunes Store on November 14 and was released worldwide through Republic Records on November 17, 2014.[17][18][19] On December 3, 2014, the soundtrack was re-released digitally with "The Hanging Tree" by James Newton Howard featuring Jennifer Lawrence as the 15th song on the album.[20] The song was originally released with the score. "Yellow Flicker Beat" and "The Hanging Tree" are the only songs on the album to be used in the film.

Writing and development[edit]

Lorde revealed that the process of working on the soundtrack took approximately two to three months while she was touring. She made it a priority to listen to music meant for the record. Her record label gave her full autonomy on curating the soundtrack. She also A&R'ed the artists involved along with her publisher, Ron Perry. When selecting the artists, Lorde revealed that she tried to be "quite disciplined" to keep her focus on those who embodied the film and its story as well as her own writing. She would leave the track's direction "fairly open" to the contributing artists. Later, she would advise them on whether the track needed improvements. Most of the tracks were recorded remotely, with the exception of "Meltdown", where Lorde sang in the studio with Haim.[21]

In an interview with Billboard, Lorde stated that it was important for the soundtrack not to sound like her own mixtape.[12] In a Twitter Q&A, the singer acknowledged that most of the songs were "downbeat", stating that she felt it was critical to address the balance between the themes of adversity and strength found in the film. Lorde revealed that every artist on the soundtrack was either personally selected or approached by her. A collaboration between Tiny Ruins and David Lynch was to be included in the record but did not make the final cut as Lorde felt the song did not match the tonality of the rest of the soundtrack. She included her cover of Bright Eyes' "Ladder Song" in the soundtrack as she felt the song was sung from the perspective of a "divine being [...] looking down at the events of Panem". Conor Oberst, the leading frontman of the band, had advised Lorde to cover his song, noting that she would do a "cool job" with it. [22][21]

Composition[edit]

A picture of Kanye West looking into the camera at a festival.
A picture of Lauren Mayberry, lead of singer of Chvrches on stage.
The soundtrack features contributions from artists such as Kanye West and Chvrches (Lauren Mayberry pictured).

The soundtrack's opening song, "Meltdown" was described by Alex Hudson from Exclaim as having a "propulsive pulse that spans hip-hop and pop".[23] Time editor Melissa Locker characterized it as a "dark synth dance track" with "an '80s-influenced kinetic earworm".[24] Its lyrics call out the film's "image-obsessed bourgeoisie of the Capitol" which Jamieson Cox from Billboard stated as "language that would be just as appropriate for real-life society".[25] The second song "Dead Air" is a "synth-heavy rabble-rouser" with a "revolutionary" theme about obtaining "freedom from President Snow’s tyrannical regime".[26] "Scream My Name" details how accustomed it becomes to deal with problems on a day to day basis.[27] "Kingdom" is a dream pop piano ballad that was written by Charli XCX and Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij after the pair got drunk at a Miley Cyrus concert.[28] The following track, "All My Love" was described by critics as an electropop and dance-pop number with elements of dancehall in its production.[29][30] "Lost Souls" details a "tense lament" that features Raury rapping.[31]

"Yellow Flicker Beat" is an art pop song with lyrics referencing the rise of Katniss Everdeen, the main protagonist of the Hunger Games series.[32] The song begins with a slow and measured start, before the drums appear towards the chorus. The Sydney Morning Herald compared its "relentless electronic rhythm" to a "slightly less aggressive Depeche Mode in their heroin years". The track's production features a "solid, thumping bass drum and nagging keyboard line".[33] The next track, "The Leap" detail "self-depricating" lyrics over emotional vocals while Bat for Lashes cover of "Plan the Escape" features a "bold, wobbly bass line and headphone-happy rhythms" that was compared to songs by Kate Bush.[34][35] "Original Beast" features "conga polyrhythms", a "menacing synthetic bass-line" and reggae influences.[35][28] The remix of "Yellow Flicker Beat", titled "Flicker", stripped away the synth production of the original for an "ambient-noise hellscape", according to Rolling Stone. Providing a shift in tone, "Animal" uplifts the atmosphere of the soundtrack while still retaining the overall dark intentions of the production.[27] "This Is Not a Game" was noted by Grantland for its unlikely pairing of artists. The publication stated that Lorde kept up the tradition of unlikely collaborations from the 90s, such as Pearl Jam and Cypress Hill's "Real Thing" (1993), the Crystal Method's "(Can't You) Trip Like I Do" (1997) featuring Filter and the Pretenders and Kool Keith's 1998 remix "My City Was Gone".[36] The song was also noted for being dark and electric, as Lorde utters the words "There is it" before the chorus over "pulverizing beats".[37][38]

Singles[edit]

In the United States, "Yellow Flicker Beat" debuted at number 17 on the Billboard's Alternative Songs chart. Lorde achieved the highest debut by a female artist on the chart since 1995 when Juliana Hatfield's "Universal Heart-Beat" also debuted at number 17. Additionally, the single appeared on the Adult Alternative Songs at number 19 with 5.2 million radio audience impressions in first-week audience.[39] On the Billboard Hot 100, the single peaked at number 34.[40] "Yellow Flicker Beat" also charted moderately on several national record charts, including Australia,[41] Canada,[42] Ireland,[43] and the United Kingdom.[44] The single was a success in New Zealand, peaking at number four on the New Zealand Singles Chart.[45] It was certified gold by the Recorded Music NZ[46] and gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).[47] "Yellow Flicker Beat" was nominated for Best Original Song at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards,[48] and Best Song at the 20th Critics' Choice Awards.[49]

Initially released as part of the film's score, "The Hanging Tree" was included in a digital release with the song as the 15th track. It was later released as the second single from the album.[50] The song debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the week of 13 December 2014 and debuted outside the 50 position (2.1 million U.S. streams) on Streaming Songs, charting at number two (200,000 downloads sold) on Digital Songs and received eight spins on U.S. radio. "The Hanging Tree" became the highest charting song from The Hunger Games franchise on the chart, surpassing "Eyes Open" by Taylor Swift, which peaked at number 19.[51] Lawrence became one of several Academy Award winning recipients to chart on the Hot 100.[51] The song peaked at number one in Austria, Germany[52] and Hungary;[53] it peaked in the top five in Australia.[54] It was certified platinum by Music Canada (MC) for shipments of 80,000 and double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[55][56]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic77/100[57]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[58]
Billboard4/5 stars[59]
New York Daily News3/5 stars[60]
Digital Spy3/5 stars[61]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[62]
The National3/5 stars[63]
NME8/10[28]
Pitchfork7.8/10[30]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[64]

The soundtrack received mostly positive reviews from music critics who praised its dystopian mood and Lorde's curation but criticized its downtempo change towards the latter part of the soundtrack. At review aggregate site Metacritic, the soundtrack has an average score of 77 out of 100, based on 8 reviews, indicating "generally positive reviews".[57] Corban Goble from Pitchfork stated that "Across the board, the songs sound like threads of hope escaping gloomier pasts, echoing the arc of the film’s generational heroine. It’s no coincidence that, of the 14 songs featured on Mockingjay, 11 feature female vocalists in the foreground." Goble concludes his review by commending the contributing artists on the soundtrack for bringing their "A-game out of respect for the project's core vision and passion."[30] Billboard gave the soundtrack a positive review calling Lorde’s work "stellar", with writer Jamieson Cox saying, "Thanks to her vision, and her grip on the series’ most important thematic elements, the 50 minutes of music behind Mockingjay, Part 1 ably function as both a glance at 2014′s finest purveyors of complex, downcast pop and a complement to the start of the series’ chaotic, brutal conclusion."[59]

Despite its praise, some reviewers shared mixed expressions. Digital Spy writer Harry Fletcher stated that while Lorde was backed by "superstar producer Paul Epworth" and a "squad of willing artists", she assembled a soundtrack that "although pulsating in parts, dithers and ultimately falls flat." Fletcher mentioned that the record's strongest points come at the beginning when in "party mode" and its lowest come towards the end when the songs distort the "vivacious nature of the rest of the [soundtrack].[65] New York Daily News gave the album a mixed review stating it was too slow at times: “It throws echo around everything and lets dense, ambient sound creep over the voices and instruments. It’s supposed to create a sense of wariness and foreboding, but often it just makes things sound murky and diffuse. Despite bright spots, long stretches bore.”[60] The National gave the soundtrack a three out of five star review, with the publication commending Lorde for curating a "concoction of dark magic, enchanting tunes and revolutionary feelings". [63]

Accolades[edit]

In its year end review of albums released in 2015, Cosmopolitan ranked the soundtrack at number 14, with Eliza Thompson stating: "Moral of the story: Hire Lorde to do every movie soundtrack from now until forever."[66] Spin magazine place the soundtrack at number 9 on their year end list for pop albums as Andrew Unterberger stated that the soundtrack should be added to "Lorde's list of pre-drinking-age accomplishments". Unterberger also praised the singer for bringing artists from different genres while remaining cohesive.[67] Similarly, in its year end review for pop albums, Rolling Stone listed the soundtrack at number 9 with Charles Aaron expressing that "Though Jennifer Lawrence's role as The Hunger Games heroine Katniss Everdeen has been a starmaking turn, the character itself is, to be kind, broadly drawn. But on this electronic-pop-leaning soundtrack envisioned by a clearly inspired Lorde, Katniss instantly develops a more complex, combative, introspective personality."[68]

Track listing[edit]

Standard version[69]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Meltdown" (performed by Stromae, Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip and Haim)
4:02
2."Dead Air" (performed by Chvrches)Chvrches3:14
3."Scream My Name" (performed by Tove Lo)
  • Söderberg
  • Nilsson
3:34
4."Kingdom" (performed by Charli XCX and Simon Le Bon)4:05
5."All My Love" (performed by Major Lazer and Ariana Grande)
  • Diplo
3:32
6."Lost Souls" (performed by Raury)Raury Deshawn TullisRaury2:53
7."Yellow Flicker Beat" (performed by Lorde)
3:54
8."The Leap" (performed by Tinashe)Inc.4:06
9."Plan the Escape" (performed by Bat for Lashes)Ryan LottNatasha Khan2:30
10."Original Beast" (performed by Grace Jones)
Guest4:21
11."Flicker (Kanye West Rework)" (performed by Lorde)
  • West
  • Dean
  • Goldstein
4:12
12."Animal" (performed by XOV)
3:18
13."This Is Not a Game" (performed by The Chemical Brothers and Miguel; uncredited vocals from Lorde)
  • The Chemical Brothers
3:14
14."Ladder Song" (performed by Lorde)Conor OberstLittle3:16
Total length:50:11

Personnel[edit]

Credits for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack adapted from AllMusic.[72]

Performers

Production

  • Andrew Aged – guitar (track 8)
  • Daniel Ageddrum programming, keyboards (track 8)
  • Yaw Asumadu – percussion
  • Rostam Batmanglijdrums, engineer, musician, piano, production, programming, synthesizer programming (track 4)
  • Hamilton Berry – cello
  • Frank Byng – percussion
  • The Chemical Brothers – production (track 13)
  • Chvrches – engineer, mastering, mixing, production (track 2)
  • Iain Cook – musician, programming (track 2)
  • Mike Dean – engineer, musician, production, programming (track 11)
  • Martin Doherty – musician, programming (track 2)
  • Paul Epworth – mixing, production (track 7)
  • Adam Green – guitar
  • Noah Goldstein – engineer, musician, production, programming (track 11)
  • Ivor Guest – engineer, keyboards, mixing, percussion, production, programming (track 10)
  • Boaz de Jung – musician, programming (track 5)
  • Natasha Khan – drum programming, piano, production, synthesizer (track 9)
  • Kono – engineer, mixing, musician, production (track 12)
  • Joel Little – additional production, engineer, mixing, musician, production, programming (tracks 7 and 14)
  • Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson – engineer, musician, production, programming (track 3)
  • Lauren Mayberry – musician, programming (track 2)
  • Philip Meckseper – engineer, musician, programming
  • Thomas Wesley Pentz – mixing, production, musician, programming (track 5)
  • Dave Okumu – guitar
  • Raury – production (track 6)
  • Ariel Rechtshaid – drum programming, engineer, production, synthesizer programming (track 4)
  • Matthew Rees-Roberts – guitar
  • Sebastian "Seb" Rochford – drums
  • Tom Rowlands – mixing, musician, programming (track 13)
  • Ludvig Söderberg – additional production (track 3)
  • Cara Walker – production
  • Kanye West – production (track 11)
  • Damian Ardestani – engineer, mixing, musician, production (track 12)

Engineering

  • Paul Bailey – vocal engineer
  • Dan Carey – mixing
  • Ben Christophers – engineer, synthesizer
  • Cameron Craig – engineer
  • Steve Dub – engineer, vocal engineer
  • Björn Engelmann – mastering
  • Paul Falcone – engineer
  • Justin Gerrish – engineer
  • Stuart Hawkes – mastering
  • Steven Hawks – mastering
  • Bobby Hester – engineer
  • Tom Hough – vocal engineer
  • Steve "Dub" Jones – mixing
  • Peter Karlsson – vocal engineer, vocal production
  • Anthony Kilhoffer – mixing
  • Dave Kutch – mastering
  • Ronny Lahti – mixing
  • Willy Linton – mixing
  • Brian Lacey – mastering
  • Erik Madrid – mixing
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing
  • Sam Martin – engineer
  • Sean Martin – assistant engineer
  • Joe Mystic – vocal engineer
  • Nick Rowe – engineer
  • Alexis Smith – mixing assistant
  • Jaime Velez – engineer
  • Vincent Vu – mixing assistant
  • Matt Wiggins – engineer

Management

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Version Format Label Catalogue no. Ref.
Europe November 17, 2014 Standard version Republic 470806-4
United States B0022224-02
Canada December 3, 2014 Extended version Digital download N/A [90]
United States [70]
Mexico [91]

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