‘Selma’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: January 8, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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selmaParamount Pictures has released a soundtrack album for the biographical drama Selma. The album features the original song Glory performed by Common & John Legend, as well as songs by Otis Redding, Sister Gertrude Morgan, The Impressions, J.B. Lenoir, Fink, Ledisi, Martha Bass & more. Also included are three tracks from the film’s original score composed by Jason Moran. The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. Selma is directed by Ava DuVernay and stars David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Alessandro Nivola, Giovanni Ribisi, Common, Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, Tim Roth and Oprah Winfrey. The movie chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The drama premiered in select theaters last month and will expand nationwide this weekend. For more information about the film, visit the official movie website.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Glory – Common & John Legend (4:32)
2. Ole Man Trouble – Otis Redding (2:37)
3. I’ve Got the New World in My View – Sister Gertrude Morgan (4:32)
4. Keep on Pushing – The Impressions (2:31)
5. One Morning Soon – Joyce Collins & Johnita Collins (3:08)
6. Alabama Blues – J.B. Lenoir (3:12)
7. Walk With Me – Martha Bass (2:48)
8. House of the Rising Sun – Duane Eddy (2:44)
9. Take My Hand, Precious Lord – Ledisi (3:23)
10. Yesterday Was Hard on All of Us – Fink (5:02)
11. Cager Lee – Jason Moran (1:42)
12. Final Speech – Jason Moran (3:46)
13. Bloody Sunday Parts 1-3 – Jason Moran (4:10)

  1. yasmin solomon says:

    When will I be able to buy an Audio CD of the soundtrack from the film Selma?

  2. Donna Hargrove says:

    I would like to buy an audio cd of the soundtrack. When will it be released?

  3. Ann says:

    I would like this album on CD!

  4. Elizabeth Jaeger says:

    I also would like the Selma soundtrack in cd form.

  5. I would like this album on CD, too! (I’m from Brazil)