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Annie (2014 film soundtrack)

Annie is a soundtrack to the 2014 film of the same name, released by Roc Nation, Overbrook Entertainment, Madison Gate Records and RCA Records on November 17, 2014. The soundtrack's executive producer was Greg Kurstin, who also collaborated with Sia Furler to create new arrangements for three songs from the original Broadway production of Annie: "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile" and "Little Girls". Additionally, Furler and Kurstin wrote three new songs for the soundtrack, including "Opportunity", "Who Am I" and "Moonquake Lake" featuring Beck.[2][3]

Annie
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Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 17, 2014 (2014-11-17)
GenrePop
Label
ProducerGreg Kurstin
Singles from Annie
  1. "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile (2014 Film Version)"
    Released: October 22, 2014
  2. "Opportunity"
    Released: January 19, 2015[note 1]

SinglesEdit

"You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile" by Sia Furler was released as the lead single on October 22, 2014.

"Opportunity" by Sia Furler was released as the second single. It officially impacted Hot/Modern/AC radio on January 19, 2015.[4]

ReceptionEdit

Vulture's Lindsey Weber called Sia's "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile" "different" and wrote, "If you push the original deep into the back of your brain, her modern-day pop-ified version seems to work."[5]

Track listingEdit

Standard edition[6]
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Overture"Cast1:37
2."Maybe"Quvenzhané Wallis, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith, and Amanda Troya2:49
3."It's the Hard Knock Life"Quvenzhané Wallis, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith, and Amanda Troya2:10
4."Tomorrow"Quvenzhané Wallis2:33
5."I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here" (2014 film version)Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, and Stephanie Kurtzuba3:31
6."You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile" (2014 film version)Sia Furler3:10
7."Moonquake Lake"Sia Furler, and Beck2:53
8."Little Girls" (2014 film version)Cameron Diaz2:17
9."The City's Yours"Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis3:12
10."Opportunity"Quvenzhané Wallis3:06
11."Easy Street" (2014 film version)Bobby Cannavale and Cameron Diaz2:16
12."Who Am I?"Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx and, Quvenzhané Wallis3:20
13."I Don't Need Anything But You" (2014 film version)Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Rose Byrne2:25
14."Tomorrow" (Reprise)Cast1:31
15."Opportunity" (Sia version)Sia Furler3:14
Deluxe edition: Target exclusive
No.TitleArtistLength
16."Something Was Missing"Jamie Foxx2:19
17."Cut To The Chase"Greg Kurstin2:55

ChartsEdit

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[7] 52
US Billboard 200[8] 12

ReferencesEdit

Footnotes

  1. ^ The version recorded by Sia Furler was released to US hot adult contemporary radio on January 19, 2015.[1]

Sources

  1. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC Future Releases: January 19, 2015". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on January 21, 2015.
  2. ^ Rigby, Sam. "Sia and Beck Join Stars on Annie Movie Soundtrack". Digital Spy. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  3. ^ "ANNIE Soundtrack Press Release". Nuke The Fridge. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC Future Releases - Hot Adult Contemporary Rock Songs and Release Dates - ..." All Access. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  5. ^ Weber, Lindsey (October 22, 2014). "Sia's Version of Annie's 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile' Is ... Different". Vulture. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  6. ^ "'Annie' Soundtrack Details". FilmMusicReporter.com. October 11, 2014. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  7. ^ Ryan, Gavin (January 10, 2015). "ARIA Albums: Taylor Swift 1989 Is No 1 For 6th Week". Noise11. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
  8. ^ "Soundtrack Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 March 2015.