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Check Our Catalog “The Jonas Brothers leave behind stiff mature soul for bubblegum pop that’s perhaps not as snappy as A Little Bit Longer but a lot closer to that fizzy rush than anything they’ve done since 2008. After a few years of the JoBros attempting to sound older than their years, this switch is [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Unique among rock musicals, the original cast recording actually feels like rock & roll, no doubt because Green Day functioned as the house band for this original cast recording, lending muscle so heavy it’s disarming, particularly when it’s paired with the cast’s ready-for-the-stage vocals…there’s never been a Broadway cast album that sounds [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Beck revisited his slacker-punk roots with the songs he wrote for Scott’s band Sex Bob-Omb; though they’re performed by Michael Cera and the other actors in the film…Meanwhile, Broken Social Scene are Crash and the Boys, the rival band whose “I’m So Sad, So Very Very Sad” lasts a whopping five seconds. [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Rivera is an expressive singer with a limited range who shows her age here and there, but she puts across the songs well, especially those that have more rhythm. She is really at home when the rhythm turns Latin.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “The plot line of studious teenager Jenny, compelled to discover the larger picture of life through worldly suitor Peter circa 1961, only gets the ball rolling for the music in the soundtrack of the film An Education. Director Lone Scherfig and screenplay author Nick Hornby decided to base the backing music on [...]

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Check Our Catalog The soundtrack features 16 songs including the original songs performed in the film by Jeff Bridges and Colin Farrell.

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Linda Eder: Soundtrack

Check Our Catalog “Soundtrack finds Linda Eder musically “going to the movies” with a carefully selected set of songs from films that span five decades. The originals may be familiar and beloved, but Eder and her band reworked them, rendering the songs in an intimate, fireside style.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air is set in airports and boardrooms across the United States, opening itself up to a soundtrack like the one Randall Poster and Rick Clark assembled: a collection of songs that speak to what America is today.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Not all Glee members are created equal–Cory Monteith (the show’s hunky football captain) and Dianna Agron (the alternately caustic and vulnerable head cheerleader) can’t sing nearly as well as their co-stars–but this soundtrack has enough star power to keep things trucking along, especially when powerhouse alto Lea Michele takes the wheel.”–All Music [...]

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Check Our Catalog “When the Glee kids nail something — like a version of Van Halen’s ”Jump” that made my cheeks sore from smiling — the title of this joyful franchise could not be more apt.”–Entertainment Weekly

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Check Our Catalog This film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Nine was directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago) and features an all-star cast led by Academy Award winners Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, and Sophia Loren. Nine tells the story of a famous filmmaker (Day-Lewis) and the nine women who play pivotal roles in his [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Next to Normal captured the Tony Award for best score. The indie film-like story is a contemporary examination of an American family in which a trauma has unbalanced the mind of the mother, leading to encounters with the prescription drugs and therapy that characterize current medical treatment for mental illness. Brian Yorkey, [...]

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Check Our Catalog “More than most Quentin Tarantino soundtracks, Inglourious Basterds is about the movie, not the album, standing as a companion to the film instead of as its own entity. That said, every cut here is interesting, sometimes wonderful — the Morricone is vivid, as are the obscure soundtrack selections from Charles Bernstein and [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Originally released in 1970 as a triple-LP, MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK AND MORE: WOODSTOCK topped Billboard’s pop albums chart for four weeks, and was a Top 20 R&B album as well. As potent a musical time capsule as ever existed, it captures the three-day, 1969 concert event that united close to [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Declared a “big fat hit” by USA Today, and “true happiness” by The New York Times, Shrek – The Musical features music by Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change), book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), and direction by Jason Moore (Avenue Q).”–From the Label

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Check Our Catalog “Based on Mary Pope Osborne’s beloved series of children s books, Magic Tree House: The Musical brings Osborne s enchanting tales to life onstage. With the author s blessing, playwright Will Osborne (Mary Pope s husband) and composer Randy Courts fashioned a Broadway-style musical that expands on the books. The result is [...]

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Check Our Catalog “The soundtrack to Disney’s Camp Rock is manna for sagging tween spirits: Demi Lovato, The Jonas Brothers, and a handful of others well known among the Disney Channel-watching demographic wind their youthful voices around a maniacally catchy set of songs.”—Amazon.com

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Check Our Catalog “Smartly (since the film is, for all its supernatural trappings, essentially a love story) Patsavas’s soundtrack provides plenty of fist-pumping moments but far more that are just plain swoony.”—Entertainment Weekly

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Check Our Catalog “…it’s hard to imagine listening to it from beginning to end, but cherry-picking the best moments makes for a pleasurable experience”—All Music Guide

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