The Phantom of the Opera (2004 soundtrack)

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The Phantom of the Opera
Phantom2004.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various
ReleasedNovember 23, 2004
GenreMusical
LabelSony Music
ProducerAndrew 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 2004 film based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, There are two versions released, the standard 14-track release and a two-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] 16
US Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[21] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Greece (IFPI Greece)[22] Gold 10,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[23] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[24] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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. Select albums in the Format field. Type Phantom Of The Opera in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  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.dk – 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. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/billboard-200/2005-02-05
  21. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/soundtracks/2005-01-15
  22. ^ "Greek album certifications – Soundtrack – Phantom of the Opera" (in Greek). IFPI Greece. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  23. ^ "British album certifications – Soundtrack – Phantom of the Opera". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 24 September 2018. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Phantom of the Opera in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  24. ^ "American album certifications – Soundtrack – The Phantom of the Opera". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 24 September 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.