Soundtrack album

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A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.wikipedia
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A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program, or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video, or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.

Film score

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A soundtrack typically contains instrumentation or alternatively a film score.
Musicians for these ensembles are often uncredited in the film or on the album and are contracted individually (and if so, the orchestra contractor is credited in the film or the soundtrack album).

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film)

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The first such album to be commercially released was Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the soundtrack to the film of the same name, in 1938.
Snow White became the first American film to have a soundtrack album, released in conjunction with the feature film.

The Bodyguard (soundtrack)

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The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album is a soundtrack album from the film of the same name, released on November 17, 1992, by Arista Records.

Nadeem–Shravan

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Their breakthrough soundtrack album was Aashiqui (1990), which sold 20million units in India, and became the best-selling Bollywood soundtrack album of all time.

The Lion King (1994 soundtrack)

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The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album for the 1994 Disney animated film, The Lion King.

Album

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A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.

Fifty Shades of Grey (soundtrack)

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Fifty Shades of Grey: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the 2015 film Fifty Shades of Grey, an adaptation of E. L. James's eponymous novel; it was released through Republic Records on February 10, 2015.

Trolls (soundtrack)

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Trolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the 2016 DreamWorks Animation film Trolls, released on September 23, 2016 by RCA Records.

Music of Bollywood

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Music from the Indian film industry, particularly the music of Bollywood, usually sell more than Indian pop records.

Cast recording

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In advertisements or store listings, soundtrack albums are sometimes confused with original cast albums.
Soundtrack albums fill a very similar function for films with music.

Feature film

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A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.

Television show

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A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.

Walt Disney

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The first such album to be commercially released was Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the soundtrack to the film of the same name, in 1938.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (soundtrack)

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The first such album to be commercially released was Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the soundtrack to the film of the same name, in 1938.

Alexander Korda

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The first soundtrack album of a film's orchestral score was that for Alexander Korda's 1942 film Jungle Book, composed by Miklós Rózsa.

Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book

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The first soundtrack album of a film's orchestral score was that for Alexander Korda's 1942 film Jungle Book, composed by Miklós Rózsa.

Miklós Rózsa

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The first soundtrack album of a film's orchestral score was that for Alexander Korda's 1942 film Jungle Book, composed by Miklós Rózsa.

Sabu Dastagir

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However, this album added the voice of Sabu, the film's star, narrating the story in character as Mowgli.

Background music

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But it can also feature songs that were sung or performed by characters in a scene (or a cover version of a song in the media, rerecorded by a popular artist), songs that were used as intentional or unintentional background music in important scenes, songs that were heard in the closing credits, or songs for no apparent reason related to the media other than for promotion, that were included in a soundtrack.

Closing credits

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But it can also feature songs that were sung or performed by characters in a scene (or a cover version of a song in the media, rerecorded by a popular artist), songs that were used as intentional or unintentional background music in important scenes, songs that were heard in the closing credits, or songs for no apparent reason related to the media other than for promotion, that were included in a soundtrack.

Pop music

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Contemporaneously, a soundtrack can go against normality, (most typically used in popular culture franchises) and contains recently released or exclusive never before released original pop music selections, (some of which become high charting records on their own, which due to being released on another franchises title, peaked because of that) and is simply used for promotional purposes for well known artists, or new or unknown artists.

Easy listening

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However depending on the genre of the media the soundtrack of popular songs would have a set pattern; a lighthearted romance might feature easy listening love songs, whilst a more dark thriller would compose of hard rock or urban music.

Hard rock

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However depending on the genre of the media the soundtrack of popular songs would have a set pattern; a lighthearted romance might feature easy listening love songs, whilst a more dark thriller would compose of hard rock or urban music.

Urban contemporary

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However depending on the genre of the media the soundtrack of popular songs would have a set pattern; a lighthearted romance might feature easy listening love songs, whilst a more dark thriller would compose of hard rock or urban music.