The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (soundtrack)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack to the 2008 high fantasy film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. Harry Gregson-Williams composed the soundtrack which was released on May 13, 2008 in the United States by Walt Disney Records.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
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Soundtrack album by
ReleasedMay 13, 2008 (United States)
GenreSoundtrack
Length75:09
LabelWalt Disney Records
ProducerHarry Gregson-Williams
Andrew Adamson
The Chronicles of Narnia soundtrack chronology
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
(2005)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
(2008)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
(2010)
Singles from The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  1. "This Is Home"
    Released: April 25, 2008 (to radio)
    October 21, 2008 (radio re-ship)

It has been praised by critics for being "darker" and "more grown up" than the previous soundtrack but criticized for reusing many of the themes from the first film.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
IGN(8.0/10)[2]

Track listingEdit

All songs performed by Harry Gregson-Williams except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Artist(s)Length
1."Prince Caspian Flees"Harry Gregson-Williams 4:33
2."The Kings and Queens of Old"Harry Gregson-Williams 3:33
3."Journey to the How"Harry Gregson-Williams 4:45
4."Arrival at Aslan's How"Harry Gregson-Williams 2:57
5."Raid on the Castle"Harry Gregson-Williams 7:05
6."Miraz Crowned"Harry Gregson-Williams 4:47
7."Sorcery and Sudden Vengeance"Harry Gregson-Williams 6:16
8."The Duel"Harry Gregson-Williams 5:56
9."The Armies Assemble"Harry Gregson-Williams 2:22
10."Battle at Aslan's How"Harry Gregson-Williams 5:17
11."Return of the Lion"Harry Gregson-Williams 4:16
12."The Door in the Air"Harry Gregson-Williams 7:52
13."The Call"Regina SpektorRegina Spektor3:08
14."A Dance 'Round the Memory Tree"Oren LavieOren Lavie3:42
15."This Is Home"Jon Foreman
Adam Watts
Andy Dodd
Switchfoot3:54
16."Lucy"Hanne HukkelbergHanne Hukkelberg4:33
Total length:75:09
  • Both "The Call" and "This Is Home" appear in the movie slightly altered in lyrics and music making them different from the soundtrack version.
  • "Lucy" did not appear in the theatrical version. However, it makes its full appearance on the DVD.

MusiciansEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 75
German Albums (Media Control)[4] 76
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 96
U.S. Billboard 200[6] 26
U.S. Billboard Top Soundtracks[6] 3

AwardsEdit

In 2009, the album won a Dove Award for Special Event Album of the Year at the 40th GMA Dove Awards.[7]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian at AllMusic
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams – The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams - The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian" (in German). Charts.de. Media Control. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  5. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Soundtrack / Harry Gregson-Williams – The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian: Original Soundtrack - Chart & Awards". All Music Guide. 2008. Retrieved 2010-07-10.
  7. ^ Nominations Announced for 40th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (February 20, 2008)

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