The Shawshank Redemption (soundtrack)

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The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption cd.jpg
Film score by Thomas Newman
Released September 20, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Classical
Length 53:24
Label Sony BMG
Producer Thomas Newman and Bill Bernstein
Thomas Newman chronology
Little Women The Shawshank Redemption The War
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Filmtracks 4/5 stars[2]
SoundtrackNet 5/5 stars[3]

The Shawshank Redemption is the original soundtrack of the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption starring Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, Bob Gunton, William Sadler and Clancy Brown.[4] The original score was composed by Thomas Newman and released via on the Sony BMG label on September 20, 1994.

Track listing[edit]

  1. May (0:33)
  2. Shawshank Prison (Stoic Theme) (1:53)
  3. New Fish (1:50)
  4. Rock Hammer (1:51)
  5. An Inch of His Life (2:48)
  6. "If I Didn't Care" by The Ink Spots (3:03)
  7. Brooks was Here (5:06)
  8. His Judgement Cometh (2:00)
  9. Suds on the Roof (1:36)
  10. Workfield (1:10)
  11. Shawshank Redemption (4:26)
  12. "Lovesick Blues" by Hank Williams (2:42)
  13. Elmo Blatch (1:08)
  14. Sisters (1:18)
  15. Zihuatanejo (4:43)
  16. "The Marriage of Figaro: Duettino - Sull'aria" performed by Edith Mathis, Gundula Janowitz, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Karl Böhm (dir.) (3:32)
  17. Lovely Raquel (1:55)
  18. And That Right Soon (1:08)
  19. Compass and Guns (3:53)
  20. So was Red (2:44)
  21. End Title (4:05)

Credits[edit]

  • Artwork – Castle Rock Entertainment
  • Music By – Thomas Newman
  • Photography By – Castle Rock Entertainment
  • Producer – Bill Bernstein, Thomas Newman

Recognition[edit]

The album was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score and a Grammy Award: "Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television" but lost both to The Lion King.

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