The Phantom of the Opera (2004 soundtrack)

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The Phantom of the Opera
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Soundtrack album by Various
Released November 23, 2004
Genre Musical
Label Sony Music
Producer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Various chronology
The Phantom of the Opera
(2004)
The Phantom of the Opera Special 2-Disc Deluxe Edition
(2004)

The Phantom of the Opera is the soundtrack to the Andrew Lloyd Webber film-adaptation of the musical, The Phantom of the Opera. There are two versions released, the standard 14-track release and a 2-disc deluxe edition.

Track listing[edit]

In addition to the listed tracks, versions of "The Phantom of the Opera" remixed by Junior Vasquez were made available to iTunes customers who purchased the expanded edition.[1]

Normal release[edit]

Two disc deluxe edition[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Accomplishments and certifications[edit]

In 2006, The Phantom of the Opera won the RIAJ's Japan Gold Disc Award for "Best Soundtrack Album of the Year."[2] Chart-wise, the album performed fairly well, reaching the top position of Billboard's soundtracks chart[3] as well as the sixteenth position on the Top 200 chart.[4] It was also certified Platinum in the US[5] and Gold in the UK and Greece.[6][7]

"Learn to Be Lonely" was written for the film by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart, recycling the melody of the deleted song "No One Would Listen," sung by Gerard Butler. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 77th Academy Awards and the Golden Globe at the 62nd Golden Globe Awards.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005-2006) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[8] 24
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 11
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[10] 8
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[11] 10
French Albums (SNEP)[12] 66
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[13] 33
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[14] 15
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[15] 18
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[16] 11
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[17] 58
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[18] 34
UK Albums (OCC)[19] 40
US Billboard 200[20] 71
US Top Internet Albums (Billboard)[20] 71
US Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[20] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phantom Of the Opera
  2. ^ Recording Industry Association of Japan | Related Data
  3. ^ Phantom of the Opera Soundtrack Billboard Stats
  4. ^ Top Music Charts - Hot 100 - Billboard 200 - Music Genre Sales
  5. ^ "American certifications – Phantom Of The Opera". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  6. ^ "British album certifications – Phantom Of The Opera". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Phantom Of The Opera in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Search
  7. ^ "Greek Albums Chart". IFPI Greece. March 3, 2005. Archived from the original on March 3, 2005. Retrieved August 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  9. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  10. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  11. ^ "Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Phantom Of The Opera" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  12. ^ "Lescharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  13. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  14. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  15. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  16. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  17. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Soundtrack / Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Phantom Of The Opera". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  19. ^ "Andrew Lloyd Webber | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  20. ^ a b c The Phantom of the Opera – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Accessed on August 10, 2013.