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Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The film score for Sex and the City was composed by Aaron Zigman and recorded with a large ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony at the Newman Stage at 20th Century Fox in April 2008.[1] The soundtrack to the film also features original and traditional songs and compositions. Two soundtracks were released in 2008.

Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackEdit

Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
 
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedMay 26, 2008 (2008-05-26)
Genre
Length58:06
LabelNew Line
Producer
Sex and the City soundtrack chronology
Sex and the City: Music from and Inspired by the TV Series
(2004)
Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2008)
Sex and the City: Volume 2
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [2]

The first soundtrack to Sex and the City was released on May 26, 2008, in the United Kingdom and on May 27 in the United States.[3]

The soundtrack debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with 66,000 copies sold in its first week, the highest debut for a multi-artist theatrical film soundtrack since 2005's Get Rich or Die Tryin'.[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Labels or Love" (performed by Fergie)3:52
2."All Dressed in Love" (performed by Jennifer Hudson)
3:22
3."Mercy" (performed by Duffy)Booker3:40
4."The Look of Love" (Madison Park vs. Lenny B Remix) (performed by Nina Simone)
3:42
5."New York Girls" (performed by Morningwood)Pedro YanowitzGil Norton2:56
6."All This Beauty" (performed by The Weepies)
  • Talan
  • Tannen
3:17
7."I Like the Way" (performed by Kaskade)
  • Raddon
  • Bjarnson
3:40
8."It's Amazing" (performed by Jem)
3:55
9."How Deep Is Your Love" (performed by The Bird and the Bee)Greg Kurstin3:22
10."The Heart of the Matter" (performed by India Arie)
4:42
11."Auld Lang Syne" (performed by Mairi Campbell and Dave Francis)Robert BurnsJack Evans3:22
12."Kissing" (performed by Bliss)
  • Steffen Aaskoven
  • Marc Andersen
  • Salvador Embalo
  • Lars Erlandsson
  • Sanne Gottlieb
  • Klaus Jensen
  • Paw Lagermann
  • Fredrik Lenander
Bliss6:09
13."How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" (performed by Al Green featuring Joss Stone)
  • B. Gibb
  • R. Gibb
7:00
14."Walk This Way" (performed by Run-DMC featuring Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith)5:11
15."Sex and the City Movie Theme" (performed by The Pfeifer Broz. Orchestra)Cuomo
  • Jeff Pfeifer
  • Rob Pfeifer
0:50

Notes

  • ^a signifies a vocal producer
  • ^b signifies a main and vocal producer
  • ^c signifies a remixer
  • ^d signifies an additional producer
  • "Mercy" does not appear on the US release of the soundtrack.

Sample credits

  • "Labels or Love" contains an interpolation of "Sex and the City Theme" by Douglas Cuomo.

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[25] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label
United Kingdom May 26, 2008 Decca
United States May 27, 2008 New Line

Sex and the City: Volume 2Edit

Sex and the City: Volume 2
 
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedSeptember 22, 2008 (2008-09-22)
Genre
Length54:26
LabelNew Line
Producer
Sex and the City soundtrack chronology
Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2008)
Sex and the City: Volume 2
(2008)
Sex and the City 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(2010)

Sex and the City: Volume 2 is the follow-up album to Sex and the City: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack soundtrack. It was released on September 22, 2008, in the United Kingdom and on September 23, 2008, in the United States, followed by a worldwide release the following weeks.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Click Flash" (performed by Ciara)
  • Remi
  • Love
  • Salaamremi.com
  • Love[e]
3:53
2."My First Love" (performed by Craig David)
  • David
  • Remi
Salaamremi.com4:17
3."2nite" (performed by Janet Jackson)4:08
4."Beautiful" (performed by Goldfrapp)
  • Goldfrapp
  • Gregory
4:45
5."Real Girl" (performed by Mutya Buena)
  • Ward
  • Gillard
3:25
6."Pretty Please (Love Me)" (performed by Estelle featuring Cee-Lo)Splash3:55
7."Trouble" (performed by Bitter:Sweet)
  • Shahani
  • Halligan
3:15
8."Dangerous" (performed by Elijah Kelley)
  • Kelley
  • Darryl Farmer
Farmer3:49
9."Look at You" (performed by Katie Herzig)Herzig2:41
10."Little Romance" (performed by Ingrid Michaelson)Michaelson
2:43
11."We Got Love" (performed by Ryan Shaw)
  • Shaw
  • Jimmy Bralower
  • Johnny Gale
 3:41
12."Fool's Gold" (performed by Amy Winehouse)WinehouseSalaam "The Chameleon" Remi3:37
13."Mockingbird" (performed by Allison Moorer)MoorerBuddy Miller3:17
14."Hey Baby" (performed by The Champagne Flutes)
  • Remi
  • Dale
  • Gstettenbauer
Salaamremi.com2:39
15."You Look So Good" (performed by Owen Brady)
  • Brady
  • Pat Donne
  • Andrew Hale
  • Nick Phillips
4:14

Notes

  • ^e signifies a vocal producer

Sample credits

ChartsEdit

Chart (2008) Peak
position
UK Soundtrack Albums (OCC)[26] 23
US Billboard 200[20] 45
US Soundtrack Albums (Billboard)[21] 3

Release historyEdit

Region Date
United Kingdom September 22, 2008
United States September 23, 2008
Europe September 30, 2008

ReferencesEdit

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