Glee: The Music - Season 4, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Collecting songs from the first half of Glee's fourth season, this set makes some strides toward countering the notion that the series is a showcase for Top 40 hits re-recorded by the Glee cast. Yes, there are plenty of covers of chart-topping singles here, most notably versions of fun.'s "Some Nights" and PSY's "Gangnam Style"; even with Jenna Ushkowitz singing lead on it, it shows that Glee can't out-crazy the original. However, Glee: The Music - Season 4, Vol. 1 features more deep-catalog choices than some of the show's other soundtracks, including versions of Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out for a Hero," David Bowie's "Heroes," and Coldplay's "The Scientist," all of which...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Collecting songs from the first half of Glee's fourth season, this set makes some strides toward countering the notion that the series is a showcase for Top 40 hits re-recorded by the Glee cast. Yes, there are plenty of covers of chart-topping singles here, most notably versions of fun.'s "Some Nights" and PSY's "Gangnam Style"; even with Jenna Ushkowitz singing lead on it, it shows that Glee can't out-crazy the original. However, Glee: The Music - Season 4, Vol. 1 features more deep-catalog choices than some of the show's other soundtracks, including versions of Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out for a Hero," David Bowie's "Heroes," and Coldplay's "The Scientist," all of which add more interest to the collection. This is also the first of the soundtracks to feature the show's new cast members, with Melissa Benoist making the strongest impression as new girl Marley on her audition song, Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind." While this isn't the strongest collection of Glee music, its mix of the fresh and the familiar suggests that New Directions might live up to their name.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/27/2012
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 887654296726
  • Catalog Number: 542967
  • Sales rank: 25,106

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 It's Time - Darren Criss (3:44)
  2. 2 New York State of Mind - Melissa Benoist (3:43)
  3. 3 Give Your Heart a Break - Lea Michele (3:31)
  4. 4 Mine - Naya Rivera (4:13)
  5. 5 The Scientist - Darren Criss (4:15)
  6. 6 Everybody Talks - Becca Tobin (3:01)
  7. 7 My Dark Side - Darren Criss (3:26)
  8. 8 Holding Out For a Hero - Becca Tobin (4:11)
  9. 9 Heroes - Darren Criss (3:45)
  10. 10 Some Nights - Becca Tobin (4:24)
  11. 11 Homeward Bound/Home - Harry Shum Jr. (4:14)
  12. 12 Live While We're Young - Grant Gustin (3:19)
  13. 13 Gangnam Style - Becca Tobin (3:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Glee Primary Artist
David Loucks Vocals
Nikki Leonti Vocals
Adam Anders Vocals
Tiffany Palmer Vocals
Jenna Ushkowitz Vocals, cast
Onitsha Shaw Vocals
Alex Anders Vocals
Jeanette Olsson Vocals
Windy Wagner Vocals
Peer Astrom Vocals
Storm Lee Vocals
Heather Morris Vocals, cast
Ravaughn Brown Vocals
Matthew Morrison Vocals, cast
Dean Geyer Vocals, cast
Missi Hale Vocals
Lea Michele Vocals, cast
Damian McGinty Vocals, cast
Dianna Agron Vocals, cast
Chris Colfer Vocals, cast
Kevin McHale Vocals, cast
Cory Monteith Vocals, cast
Amber Riley Vocals, cast
Tim Davis Vocals
Jane Lynch Vocals, cast
Nikki Anders Vocals
Jayma Mays Vocals, cast
Chord Overstreet Vocals, cast
Mark Salling Vocals, cast
Naya Rivera Vocals, cast
Kala Balch Vocals
Deyder Cintron Vocals
Darren Criss Vocals, cast
Harry Shum Jr. Vocals, cast
Samuel Larsen Vocals, cast
Alex Newell Vocals, cast
Grant Gustin Vocals, cast
Melissa Benoist Vocals, cast
Jacob Artist Vocals, cast
Blake Jenner Vocals, cast
Becca Tobin Vocals, cast
Stacey Yoon Vocals
Technical Credits
David Bowie Composer
Billy Joel Composer
Paul Simon Composer
Jim Steinman Composer
Brian Eno Composer
Dean Pitchford Composer
Dominick Maita Mastering
William Steinberg Composer
Adam Anders Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangements, Vocal Producer
Alex Anders Engineer, Vocal Producer
Chris Martin Composer
Will Champion Composer
Guy Berryman Composer
Jon Buckland Composer
Michelle Holme Art Direction
Peer Astrom Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Jack Antonoff Composer
Tim Pagnotta Composer
Jeff Bhasker Composer
Taylor Swift Composer
Andrew Dost Composer
Ryan Murphy Producer
Rami Yacoub Composer
Savan Kotecha Composer
Alexander Geringas Composer
Greg Holden Composer
Dante DiLoreto Soundtrack Executive Producer
Tim Davis Vocal Arrangements
Fuko Chubachi Art Direction
Drew Pearson Composer
Carl Falk Composer
Brad Falchuk Soundtrack Executive Producer
Tyler Glenn Composer
Joshua Berman Composer
Michael Busbee Composer
Daniel Wayne Sermon Composer
Nathaniel Ruess Composer
Park Jai-Sang Composer
Yoo Keon Hyung Composer
Daniel Reynolds Composer
Benjamin McKee Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2013

    Worst Glee Album Ever. The newbies are just so unlikable!!!! Wa

    Worst Glee Album Ever.
    The newbies are just so unlikable!!!! Wayyy to much Blaine. What happened to it being Tina's time to shine? All I'm hearing is Marley and the rest of the new cast. I want to hear more of the original members!!

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