Madison Gate Records & Legacy Recordings Announce the Worldwide Digital Release of American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, an Album of Music from the Upcoming Motion Picture, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Physical Album To Be Released on Tuesday, December 24, 2013
American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Debuts a Previously Unreleased Song by Jeff Lynne with Classic Recordings by Duke Ellington, Elton John, the Bee Gees, Wings and More
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the release of American Hustle, the highly-anticipated new film from director David O. Russell, Madison Gate Records, the in-house record label of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, a collection of music from the film, as a worldwide digital album on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The physical album will be released on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.
American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack premieres "Stream Of Stars," a previously-unreleased song from the legendary Jeff Lynne (Electric Light Orchestra, Traveling Wilburys) and brings together an array of evocative 70s classics including Wings' "Live And Let Die," Donna Summer's "I Feel Love," Elton John's "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", the Bee Gees "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart", and more. For the film, the music was overseen by Music Supervisor Susan Jacobs.
The American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digital album will be available on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/amhustle_itunes) on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
Columbia Pictures' and Annapurna Pictures' American Hustle opens in New York and Los Angeles on December 13, 2013 and nationwide on December 20, 2013.
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most extraordinary scandals of the 1970s, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man, Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive partner, Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife, Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence), could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Like David O. Russell's previous films, American Hustle defies genre to tell a story of love, reinvention, and survival. The film is directed by David O. Russell, written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, and produced by Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, and Jonathan Gordon.
American Hustle – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
1. Jeep's Blues | Duke Ellington
2. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road | Elton John
3. White Rabbit | Mayssa Karaa
4. 10538 Overture | Electric Light Orchestra
5. Live And Let Die | Wings
6. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart | Bee Gees
7. I Feel Love | Donna Summer
8. Don't Leave Me This Way | Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
9. Delilah | Tom Jones
10. I've Got Your Number | Jack Jones
11. Long Black Road | Electric Light Orchestra
12. A Horse With No Name | America
13. Stream Of Stars | Jeff Lynne
14. Live To Live | Chris Stills
15. Irving Montage | Danny Elfman
About Legacy Recordings:
The multiple Grammy-winning Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment's catalog division, produces and maintains the world's foremost catalog of historic reissues, an unparalleled compendium of thousands of digitally remastered archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, ethnic, world music, classical, comedy and more.
Founded in 1990 by CBS Records (rebranded Sony Music in 1991), Legacy's original mission was to preserve and reissue recordings from the extensive catalogs of Columbia Records (including ARC, Brunswick, OKeh and Vocalion), Epic Records (including Philadelphia International Records) and associated CBS labels. Following the creation of Sony BMG Music Entertainment in 2005, Legacy assumed responsibility for the preservation and ongoing availability of recordings from the archives of the BMG family of labels including RCA Records, Arista, J Records, Jive, Profile, Silvertone, Sony BMG Nashville and Windham Hill, as well as imprints including American, Bang!, CTI, Mainstream, Monument, Ode, and others.
About Madison Gate Records:
Madison Gate Records is the in-house, independent record label of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The label was founded in 2010 to create, distribute and market music and related products from today's top films and television programs. For more information go to www.Facebook.com/MadisonGateRecords.
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