Open main menu

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (soundtrack)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the official music for the 2010 film Eclipse, released on June 8, 2010.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
EclipseSoundtrackCover.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedJune 8, 2010
RecordedVarious times
GenreIndie rock[1]
Length59:27
LabelChop Shop/Atlantic
ProducerAlexandra Patsavas
The Twilight Saga soundtracks chronology
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
(2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
(2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
(2011)
Singles from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  1. "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)"
    Released: May 17, 2010
  2. "Eclipse (All Yours)"
    Released: May 25, 2010
  3. "Heavy in Your Arms"
    Released: November 15, 2010

The soundtrack was once again co-produced by Alexandra Patsavas, the music supervisor for the previous two films. The track list for the album was revealed in a special MySpace revelation on May 12, 2010. The third soundtrack in the The Twilight Saga series, the album debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart with sales of 146,000 copies.[2]

The score for film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (The Score), released on June 29, 2010, was composed, orchestrated and conducted by Academy Award winner Howard Shore.

Contents

SinglesEdit

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) generated three singles. "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)", by British band Muse, was released on May 17, 2010. The second single "Eclipse (All Yours)", by Canadian band Metric, released on May 25, 2010. While the third and final single, "Heavy in Your Arms", by English indie rock band Florence + the Machine, was released on November 15, 2010.

Track listingEdit

The track list was revealed during a special all-day reveal event on the album's MySpace page. It followed the formula of the previous albums, including the songs used in the film ended off by one score track from the score album.

Just like in the soundtracks for both "Twilight" and "New Moon", the band Muse features on the album, along with artists such as Sia, The Black Keys and Cee Lo Green being included.

Eclipse – Standard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Eclipse" (All Yours)Metric3:45
2."Neutron Star Collision" (Love Is Forever)Matthew BellamyMuse3:50
3."Ours"The Bravery3:47
4."Heavy in Your Arms"Florence + the Machine4:44
5."My Love"Oliver KrausSia5:10
6."Atlas"FanfarloFanfarlo3:27
7."Chop and Change"The Black Keys2:25
8."Rolling in on a Burning Tire"The Dead Weather3:53
9."Let's Get Lost"Beck and Bat for Lashes4:10
10."Jonathan Low"Vampire Weekend3:32
11."With You in My Head"
UNKLE feat. The Black Angels4:43
12."Million Miles an Hour"
Eastern Conference Champions4:07
13."Life on Earth"
Band of Horses5:30
14."What Part of Forever"Cee Lo Green3:57
15."Jacob's Theme"Andrew DudmanHoward Shore2:27
Total length:59:27

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]
Drowned in Sound          [4]
Entertainment Weekly(B+)[5]
Rolling Stone     [6]

According to Metacritic, the soundtrack has received a weighted mean of 76, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[7] It has generally been better reviewed than the soundtrack for New Moon, which received a score of 70, however, Entertainment Weekly gave New Moon a grade of A, whereas Eclipse was given a B+. Conversely, Allmusic gave the soundtrack for Eclipse a better rating than that for New Moon, awarding it 4 stars out of 5 rather than the previous soundtrack, which received only 2.

Chart performanceEdit

The soundtrack debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart behind Glee: The Music, Journey to Regionals with sales of 146,000 copies,[2] making it the second soundtrack in the Twilight series that did not debut at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, and the first that never hit number one. It peaked at #4 on the German albums chart. In Mexico, the album peaked at #4 on the international albums chart and at #7 on the overall chart. As of December 2010, the album has sold 517,000 copies in the U.S.[8] and more than one million copies worldwide.

Chart (2010) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[9] 4
Mexican Albums Chart[10] 7
Mexican International Albums Chart[11] 4
U.S. Billboard 200 2

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2010) Rank
German Albums Chart[12] 75
US Billboard 200 58[13]

CertificationsEdit

Country Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Austria Gold[14]
Germany Gold[15]
US Gold[16]

AccoladesEdit

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (The Score)Edit

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (The Score)
 
Film score by
ReleasedJune 29, 2010
GenreOrchestral
Length65:45
LabelE1 Music
The Twilight Saga scores chronology
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (The Score)
(2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (The Score)
(2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (The Score)
(2011)

Howard Shore composed the score for the film, following Alexandre Desplat, who scored New Moon, and Carter Burwell, who scored Twilight.[17] "Eclipse (All Yours)" from the soundtrack is included on the score album as part of the cue, "Wedding Plans".[18] The score album debuted and peaked at #20 on Billboard 200, higher than the previous The Twilight Saga score albums (the Twilight score charted at #65 and the New Moon at #80).[19]

Track listingEdit

Eclipse (The Score) – Standard edition
No.TitleLength
1."Riley"1:55
2."Compromise/Bella's Theme"2:44
3."Bella's Truck/Florida"2:52
4."Victoria"2:18
5."Imprinting"2:07
6."The Cullens Plan"2:18
7."First Kiss"2:00
8."Rosalie"4:09
9."Decisions, Decisions..."1:50
10."They're Coming Here"4:01
11."Jacob Black"2:13
12."Jasper"3:56
13."Wolf Scent"2:19
14."Mountain Peak"5:02
15."The Kiss"3:45
16."The Battle/Victoria Vs. Edward"6:40
17."Jane"3:12
18."As Easy as Breathing"3:21
19."Wedding Plans"6:12
Total length:65:45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack". American Songwriter. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b Grein, Paul (2010-06-16). "Week Ending June 13, 2010: Where's That "Genie" When You Need Her? | Chart Watch - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  3. ^ Phares, Heather. "Review: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  4. ^ Various - Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Published June 21, 2010. Accessed November 13, 2010. By Adam Johns.
  5. ^ Greenblatt, Leah (May 26, 2010). "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  6. ^ The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Various Artists | Rolling Stone Music | Rolling Stone. Published June 8, 2010. Accessed November 13, 2010. By Christian Hoard.
  7. ^ The Twilight Saga: Eclipse [OST] reviews at Metacritic.com. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  8. ^ Grein, Paul (2010-12-16). "Chart Watch Extra: Eminem Does It Again | Chart Watch - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  9. ^ musicline.de / PhonoNet GmbH. "Chartverfolgung - OST/Various - Eclipse-Bis(s) Zum Abendrot-Twilight Saga". Musicline.de. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
  10. ^ "Top 100 México".
  11. ^ Mexican Top 20 International Albums Chart Archived 2010-07-22 at WebCite
  12. ^ "VIVA Album Top 50 - Alle Musikvideos - Chart". VIVA.tv. Archived from the original on January 8, 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-26.
  13. ^ "Best of 2010 - Billboard Top 200". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
  14. ^ "IFPI Austria - Verband der Österreichischen Musikwirtschaft" (in German). Ifpi.at. Archived from the original on February 1, 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  15. ^ "Gold/Platin-Datenbank". Archived from the original on October 1, 2009. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  16. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  17. ^ Amazon.com: The Twilight Sag: Eclipse Score. Retrieved July 2, 2010.
  18. ^ “”. "19. Wedding Plans/Eclipse (All Yours) - Twilight Saga Eclipse: Score - Howard Shore (HQ)". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-08-04.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  19. ^ Grein, Paul (2010-07-07). "Week Ending July 4, 2010: Miley's Tricky Transition | Chart Watch - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-07-26.

External linksEdit