The Quarterback (Music from the TV Series)

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The Quarterback
(Music from the TV Series)
Glee, The Quarterback.jpg
EP by Glee Cast
Released October 7, 2013 (2013-10-07)
Recorded 2013
Genre Pop
Length 20:52
Label Columbia / 20th Century Fox TV
Glee Cast chronology
Glee Sings the Beatles
(2013)Glee Sings the Beatles2013
The Quarterback (Music From the TV Series)
(2013)
Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 4
(2013)Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 42013

The Quarterback (Music from the TV Series) is an extended play (EP) by the cast of the American musical television show Glee. It was released on iTunes on October 7, 2013,[1] three days before the fifth season's third episode "The Quarterback". The album features six songs recorded for the episode, a tribute to Cory Monteith's character Finn Hudson.

Commercial performance[edit]

Predictions suggested the EP would debut in the top ten of the United States' Billboard 200, selling around 30,000 copies.[2] By October 16, 2013, the album debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200, selling 47,000 copies.[3] This is the franchise's first album to chart in the top ten in the United States in a year and half, since the third season release of Glee, The Music: The Graduation Album on May 15, 2012. [4] This album is also the fourteenth album of the series to chart in the top ten.[3] The last album of the Glee franchise to chart on the Billboard 200 was the album Glee Sings the Beatles, which debuted at number 38.[5] The extended play also debuted at number 1 on Billboard Soundtracks.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal artistLength
1."Seasons of Love"Rent3:04
2."I'll Stand by You"The Pretenders3:45
3."Fire and Rain"James Taylor3:23
4."If I Die Young"The Band Perry3:41
5."No Surrender"Bruce Springsteen3:44
6."Make You Feel My Love"Bob Dylan3:15
Total length:20:52

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Billboard 200[3] 7
Billboard Top Soundtracks[6] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Quarterback (Music From the TV Series) - EP". iTunes. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  2. ^ Caulfield, Keith (11 October 2013). "Miley Cyrus Set for No. 1 on Billboard 200, Pusha T and Panic at the Disco Aiming for Top Five". Billboard. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  3. ^ a b c Caulfield, Keith (16 October 2013). "Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  4. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/302914/glee/chart
  5. ^ Williams, Paul (3 October 2013). "US charts: Elton hits 37-year high". MusicWeek. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Soundtracks : Nov 2, 2013". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 23 November 2013.
  7. ^ "The Quarterback TV Original Soundtrack (Glee Cast)". CDJapan. Retrieved October 21, 2014.