The soundtrack to the blockbuster “Hunger Games” led the musical charts the USA.During the first week of sales from the movie soundtrack sold over 175,000 copies.
In writing the music for “Hungr games” among others took part Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, The Civil Wars, Maroon 5, Neko Case, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and others.
The soundtrack of “Hunger Games” was just the 16th in a row in the history of the soundtrack chart Billboard, who managed to get to the top of the charts. The previous soundtrack, who took first place in the Billboard 200, was in November 2009 “This Is It” by Michael Jackson .
The second line in the chart album is Adele “21”, and closes the top three disc The Shins “Port of Morrow”. These discs are gone for a week circulation of 130 and 75,000 copies respectively.
The film “The Hunger Games” is based on the book by American writer Susan Collins. In the premiere weekend he led the North American and Russian rentals, earning 155 million dollars and 6.6, respectively.