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High School Musical
HighschoolmusicalCD
Soundtrack by Cast of High School Musical
Released January 10, 2006
Recorded 2005
Genre Pop, teen pop, dance-pop, pop rock, musical theatre
Length 38:25
Record label Walt Disney
Producer Kenny Ortega, Bill Borden, Barry Rosenbush
Professional reviews

[1]

Cast of High School Musical chronology
High School Musical Soundtrack
(2006)
High School Musical 2
(2007)

High School Musical is the soundtrack of the Disney Channel Original Movie of the same name.

Recorded in five days, it was released on January 10, 2006, and became the best selling album of that year, having sold more than 3.7 million copies in the US and Canada as of January 2007.[2]

Track listing

# TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. "Start of Something New"  Zac Efron, (Drew Seeley**), Vanessa Hudgens 3:17
2. "Get'cha Head in the Game"  Efron, (Seeley**) 2:26
3. "What I've Been Looking For"  Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel 2:04
4. "What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)"  Efron, (Seeley**), Hudgens 1:20
5. "Stick to the Status Quo"  High School Musical Cast 4:28
6. "When There Was Me and You"  Hudgens 3:00
7. "Bop to the Top"  Tisdale, Grabeel 1:47
8. "Breaking Free"  Efron, (Seeley**), Hudgens 3:27
9. "We're All in This Together"  High School Musical Cast 3:51
10. "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"  Efron, (Seeley**), Hudgens, Tisdale, Grabeel 2:51
11. "Get'cha Head in the Game"  B5 2:43
12. "Start of Something New"  (Instrumental*) 3:16
13. "Breaking Free"  (Instrumental*) 3:27

* Are not on the first disc of the two-disc special edition version. ** Drew Seeley sang in several of the songs, his voice being mixed with Zac Efron's.[3] He originally was not given credit for singing.

On May 23, 2006, the same day the DVD came out, Walt Disney Records released a Special Edition of the High School Musical album featuring a bonus disc with eight karaoke tracks of the High School Musical numbers.

Disc 2
# Title Length
1. "Start of Something New"   3:31
2. "Get'cha Head in the Game"   2:37
3. "What I've Been Looking For"   2:13
4. "When There Was Me And You"   3:15
5. "Bop to the Top"   2:08
6. "Breaking Free"   3:42
7. "We're All in This Together"   4:13
8. "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"   3:07

Charts performances

Chart (2006) Providers Peak
position
Certification Sales
The Billboard 200 (U.S.) Billboard 1[4] 4x Platinum 4,000,000+
UK Compilation Albums Chart* OCC 1[5] 3x Platinum[5] 900,000+
Australian ARIA Albums Chart ARIA 1[6] Platinum 70,000+
Mexican Top 100 Albums Chart Universal 1[7] - 250,000
Argentine Top 100 Albums Chart Universal 1[8] 3x Platinum 300,000
Chilean Top 40 Albums Chart IFPI 1(7 weeks)[9] 2x Platinum 40,000+
Colombian Top 100 Albums Chart Universal 1[10] - -
Venezuelan Top 40 Albums Chart CAPROFONO 1 (5 weeks)[11] Platinum 20,000

* In the UK multi-artist compilations are not eligible to the Top 200 Artist Albums chart.

Singles

Year Single Singer(s) Chart Peak
2006 "Bop to the Top" Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel U.S. Billboard Pop 100 45
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 61
2006 "Breaking Free" Zac Efron, Drew Seeley* and Vanessa Hudgens Billboard Hot 100 4
2006 "Breaking Free" Pop 100 6
2006 "Breaking Free" UK Singles Chart 9
2006 "Get'cha Head in the Game" Drew Seeley* Billboard Hot 100 23
2006 "Get'cha Head in the Game" Pop 100 23
2006 "Start of Something New" Zac Efron, Drew Seeley* and Vanessa Hudgens Billboard Hot 100 28
2006 "Start of Something New" Pop 100 30
2006 "Stick to the Status Quo" High School Musical Cast U.S. Billboard Pop 100 37
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 43
2007 UK Singles Chart 74
2006 "We're All in This Together" U.S. Billboard Pop 100 32
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 34
2007 UK Singles Chart 40
2006 "What I've Been Looking For" Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel U.S. Billboard Pop 100 34
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 35
2006 "What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)" Pop 100 54
2006 "What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)" Drew Seeley* and Vanessa Hudgens Billboard Hot 100 66
2006 "When There Was Me and You" Vanessa Hudgens Pop 100 55
2006 "When There Was Me and You" Billboard Hot 100 71
  • "Breaking Free" went from number #86 to #4 in its second week, an 82-point jump on the Hot 100.
  • "Get'cha Head in the Game" went from number #100 to #23 in its second week, a 77-point jump.
  • * Drew Seeley sang in several of the songs, his voice being mixed with Zac Efron's.[3] He originally was not given credit for singing.
Preceded by
Ghetto Classics by Jaheim
Billboard 200 number-one album (First Run)
March 5, 2006 - March 11, 2006
Succeeded by
In My Own Words by Ne-Yo
Preceded by
Reality Check by Juvenile
Billboard 200 number-one album (Second Run)
March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006
Succeeded by
3121 by Prince
Preceded by
Black Holes & Revelations by Muse
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
July 31, 2006 - August 20, 2006
Succeeded by
Back to Basics by Christina Aguilera

Composers

Six composing teams were hired to write the music. The score was written by David Lawrence, and the songs' respective composers are as follows:

  • "Start of Something New", "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" and "We’re All in This Together" by Matthew Gerrard & Robbie Nevil
  • "Stick to the Status Quo" by David Lawrence & Faye Greenberg
  • "Get'cha Head in the Game" by Ray Cham, Greg Cham, and Andrew Seeley
  • "Bop to the Top" by Randy Petersen & Kevin Quinn
  • "What I’ve Been Looking For" by Andy Dodd & Adam Watts
  • "Breaking Free" and "When There Was Me and You" by Jamie Houston

International versions

The soundtrack was released in Australia on May 27, 2006 by EMI. In the album's seventh week, it reached the number one position on Australia's ARIA Album Charts for the week dated July 31, 2006 and has been certified platinum, selling 70,000 units in total. The single, "Breaking Free", debuted in the UK Official Top 75, at Number 45 on September 24, 2006 on downloads alone. Upon its physical release, its peak position was #9.[12]

In South Africa, the soundtrack was released on the November 13, 2006, at a few major CD stores, selling every copy in its first week.

In India, unlike other countries that aired the movie, the songs were dubbed in Hindi.[13]

See also

References

External links

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