The Patriot (soundtrack)

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The Patriot
The Patriot cd.jpg
Film score by John Williams
Released 2000
Genre Soundtrack
Label Hollywood
John Williams chronology
Angela's Ashes
(1999)Angela's Ashes1999
The Patriot
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars
Empire 4/5 stars
Filmtracks 4/5 stars
SoundtrackNet 4/5 stars
Tracksounds 8/10 stars

The Patriot is the soundtrack, on the Hollywood Records label, of the 2000 film The Patriot starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs and Chris Cooper. The original score was composed by John Williams. Williams replaced composer David Arnold on the project after Arnold's original sketches were rejected.

The album was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score.

Track listing[edit]

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "The Patriot" 6:39
2. "The Family Farm" 3:04
3. "To Charleston" 2:15
4. "The Colonial Cause" 3:15
5. "Redcoats at the Farm and the Death of Thomas" 4:59
6. "Ann Recruits the Parishioners" 3:09
7. "Preparing For Battle" 5:50
8. "Ann and Gabriel" 4:35
9. "The First Ambush and Remembering the Wilderness" 4:00
10. "Tavington's Trap" 4:10
11. "Burning of the Plantation" 4:55
12. "Facing the British Lines" 3:05
13. "The Parish Church Aflame" 3:03
14. "Susan Speaks" 3:17
15. "Martin vs. Tavington" 3:06
16. "Yorktown and the Return Home" 5:20
17. "The Patriot (Reprise)" 7:50

Use in politics[edit]


  1. ^ Seelye, Katharine Q. (5 November 2008). "Live Blogging Election Night". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 March 2011.