‘The Artist’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: September 27, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Sony Classical will be releasing the official soundtrack album for the critically acclaimed romance The Artist. The album includes the score from the movie by composer Ludovic Bource. The soundtrack will be released in the US on November 21, 2011 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check out audio clips from all tracks on the album below. The soundtrack has already been released in France in October, where the label has also issued a special edition that includes the soundtrack and a DVD featuring special features about the making of the music for the film (click here to order the set as an import).  The Artist is directed by Michel Hazanavicius and stars Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle and Penelope Ann Miller. The movie has been receiving a lot of praise at the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals and will most likely be a top contender for the main categories during the upcoming award season. To learn more about the film, visit our previous article and the official movie website.

Here’s the album track list:

1. The Artist Ouverture
2. 1927, A Russian Affair
3. George Valentin
4. Pretty Peppy
5. At the Kinograph Studio
6. Love Fantasy
7. Waltz for Peppy
8. Estancia Opus 8 – Brussels Philharmonic
9. Imagination – Red Nichols & His Five Pennies
10. Silent Rumble
11. 1929
12. In the Stairs
13. Jubilee Stomp – Duke Ellington
14. Like a Rosée of Tears
15. The Sound of Tears
16. Pennies from Heaven – Rose Murphy
17. 1931
18. Jungle Bar
19. Shadow of the Flames
20. Happy Ending
21. Charming Blackmail
22. Ghosts from the Past
23. My Suicide (Dedicated to 03.29.1967)
24. Peppy & George

  1. Steve says:

    What is the name of the initial song playing in the trailer? I recognize it, I think, but I don’t see it on the soundtrack

    • Peggy E says:

      It’s Sing Sing Sing and that’s similar to Benny Goodman’s version

  2. bestlib says:

    I thought I saw something by Bernard Herrmann in the music credits.

  3. Howard says:

    what is the name of the song started in minute 1:30 ?

  4. Margaret says:

    What is the name of the Ludovic Bource dance number played during the end credits of The Artist? Is it Peppy and George?