The Music of Smash

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The Music of Smash
The Music of Smash by Smash Cast.png
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedMay 1, 2012
Recorded2011–2012
GenrePop
LabelColumbia
ProducerMarc Shaiman, Ethan Popp, Andy Zulla, Scott Wittman, Ryan Tedder
Smash cast chronology
The Music of Smash
(2012)
Bombshell
(2013)

The Music of Smash[1] is the first soundtrack album by the cast of the American musical television series Smash. It was released by Columbia Records on May 1, 2012 and sold 39,000 copies in its first week.[2] As of June 27, 2012, it has sold 112,000 copies.[3]

Background[edit]

The album was released in standard and deluxe versions.[4] The standard version featured 13 tracks, consisting of seven covers and six original songs (all written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, with the exception of "Touch Me", which is written by Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Bonnie McKee and Noel Zancanella). The version being sold at Target features five bonus tracks for a total of 18.

Track listing[edit]

[1]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original artistLength
1."Touch Me" (featuring Katharine McPhee)Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Bonnie McKee, Noel ZancanellaOriginal composition3:50
2."Stand" (featuring Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom, Jr.)Donnie McClurkinDonnie McClurkin2:57
3."Who You Are" (featuring Megan Hilty)Jessica Cornish, Toby Gad, Shelly PeikenJessie J3:51
4."Crazy Dreams" (featuring Megan Hilty)Carrie Underwood, George Barry Dean, Troy VergesCarrie Underwood3:10
5."Beautiful" (featuring Katharine McPhee)Linda PerryChristina Aguilera3:32
6."Haven't Met You Yet" (featuring Nick Jonas)Michael Bublé, Alan Chang, Amy Foster-GillesMichael Bublé2:21
7."Shake It Out" (featuring Katharine McPhee)Florence Welch, Paul EpworthFlorence + the Machine2:48
8."Brighter Than the Sun" (featuring Katharine McPhee)Colbie Caillat, TedderColbie Caillat2:42
9."Let Me Be Your Star" (featuring Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty)Marc Shaiman, Scott WittmanOriginal composition3:12
10."The 20th Century Fox Mambo" (featuring Katharine McPhee)Shaiman, WittmanOriginal composition2:39
11."Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (featuring Megan Hilty and Will Chase)Shaiman, WittmanOriginal composition3:35
12."Let's Be Bad" (featuring Megan Hilty)Shaiman, WittmanOriginal composition3:00
13."History Is Made at Night" (featuring Megan Hilty and Will Chase)Shaiman, WittmanOriginal composition4:17

Deluxe edition[5][edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 35
French Albums Chart[7] 189
German Albums (Media Control)[8] 73
UK Albums Chart[9] 73
U.S. Billboard 200[10] 9
U.S. Billboard Soundtracks 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 9

List of Songs in ''Smash''

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Music of SMASH: SMASH Cast: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  2. ^ Idol Chatter USAToday.com 05-09-2012 "Carrie Underwood blows away 'Billboard' chart
  3. ^ Mansfield, Brian (2012-06-27). "'Idol' album sales: Underwood, Clarkson, more". Idol Chatter. USA Today. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
  4. ^ "SC Soundtrack Smash Deluxe Exclusive". target.com. April 15, 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
  5. ^ SC Soundtrack Smash Deluxe Exclusive. "SC Soundtrack Smash Deluxe Exclusive". Target. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  6. ^ http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Charts/ALBUMS.html
  7. ^ http://lescharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Soundtrack&titel=The+Music+Of+Smash&cat=a
  8. ^ http://www.officialcharts.de/album.asp?artist=Soundtrack&title=The+Music+Of+Smash&country=de
  9. ^ http://acharts.us/album/70629
  10. ^ "Carrie Underwood blows away 'Billboard' chart". USA Today. May 9, 2012.