Thursday, February 12, 2015

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Soundtrack Avail Today

“…this companion to ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is a blockbuster in its own right.” – Rolling Stone

“Sexiest soundtrack ever”— US Weekly

“16 shades of sexy”—Entertainment Weekly

The highly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Republic Records] is available to purchase today in stores and all digital retailers. Purchase it HERE. The Universal Pictures and Focus Featuresfilm releases in theaters this Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

The pre-order for the album reached the Top 10 on the overall iTunes album chart and hit #1 on the iTunes Soundtrack Album Chart. The two singles released from the soundtrack have seen a lot of success in the US and internationally. The Weeknd’s “Earned It” debuted #1 on iTunes Soundtrack Singles Chart, peaked Top 10 on overall iTunes singles chart, was #1 Most Added at Urban Radio and #2 Most Added at Rhythm Radio. Internationally, the track has hit the Top 5 on iTunes in 52 markets, including 24 #1’s.  The stunning video for “Earned It” gained over 1M+ views in just 5 hours after its release. Also released from the soundtrack, Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” hit #3 on the iTunes Soundtrack Singles Chart and internationally it debuted at #1 on iTunes UK and hit the top spot on iTunes in 55 other markets including Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Argentina, Brazil, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, and many more! The video for the song has reached over 26 million views and counting. 

Four other tracks that were released as free downloads upon purchase of the pre-order also hit #1 on iTunes charts including Sia’s “Salted Wound”, Vaults “One Last Night”, AWOLNATION’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire” which all hit #1 on the iTunes Soundtrack Singles Chart and Skylar Grey’s “I Know You” which hit #1 on the iTunes Pop Chart.

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.  Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated into 52 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. 

The trailer for the film, which has been viewed more than 40 million times, is now available to view on the movie’s official site.  Iconic four-time Oscar® nominee Danny Elfman provides the original score for the film, while Dana Sano serves as the music supervisor.

Standard Edition Tracklisting:

1 “I Put A Spell On You (Fifty Shades of Grey)” - Annie Lennox
2. “Undiscovered” - Laura Welsh
3. “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)” - The Weeknd
4. “Meet Me In The Middle” - Jessie Ware
5. “Love Me Like You Do” - Ellie Goulding
6. “Haunted (Michael Diamond Remix)” - Beyoncé
7. “Salted Wound” - Sia
8. “Beast Of Burden” - The Rolling Stones
9. “I’m On Fire” - AWOLNATION
10. “Crazy In Love (2014 Remix)” - Beyoncé
11. “Witchcraft” - Frank Sinatra
12. “One Last Night” - Vaults
13. “Where You Belong” - The Weeknd
14. “I Know You” - Skylar Grey
15. “Ana And Christian” - Danny Elfman
16. “Did That Hurt?” - Danny Elfman 

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A division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Ariana Grande, Black Sabbath, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Gotye, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Keith Richards, Milky Chance, Nickelback, Of Monsters and Men, Owl City, Seth MacFarlane, Weezer, among many others.  It is also comprised of innovative business ventures including American Recordings (The Avett Brothers), Brushfire (Jack Johnson, G. Love), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), John Varvatos Records, Lava Records (Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), Casablanca Records (Tïesto, Martin Garrix), NBC's The Voice (Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery), XO (The Weeknd), Photo Finish Records (MisterWives), School Boy Records (PSY, Sheppard), among others. In addition, Republic maintains a long-standing strategic alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Label Group which is comprised of Big Machine Records (Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw), Dot Records (Maddie + Tae), and Republic Nashville (The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, The Eli Young Band).

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.  Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated into 52 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever.  

Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. 

Joining Dornan and Johnson in the cast are Luke Grimes as Elliot, Christian’s brother; Victor Rasuk as José, Anastasia’s close friend; Eloise Mumford as Kate, Anastasia’s best friend and roommate; Marcia Gay Harden as Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey, Christian’s mother; Rita Ora as Mia, Christian’s sister; Max Martini as Taylor, Christian’s bodyguard; Callum Keith Rennie as Ray, Anastasia’s stepfather; Jennifer Ehle as Carla, Anastasia’s mother; and Dylan Neal as Bob, Carla’s husband.     

Fifty Shades of Grey is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti alongside E L James, the creator of the series.  The screenplay for the film is by Kelly Marcel.

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