Wed, November, 21 by Allison Bowsher. On November 21, , Twilight opened in movie theatres and set off what would become one of the most popular film franchises of all time. Not only did Twilight get book fans into movie theatres, the first of five films in the franchise also set the tone for future soundtracks, with music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas and composer Carter Burwell returning for each instalment. Debuting at No. Prepare for some seriously moody music. How can you have a movie about vampires and werewolves and not include a seductive and sinister song about a full moon, amirite? The U. Paramore was still straddling the line between niche and mainstream radio in , but that changed when the emo pop punk band wrote two songs for the Twilight soundtrack. Much of the Twilight series is based around Edward and Jacob wrestling with their reality of being forced to do bad things as a vampire and werewolf in order to survive and protect the people they love. Breakups in teen love affairs are more visceral and physically painful than later in life.
The Best Songs From The Twilight Franchise
They are an amazing mix of indie and alternative rock, a little punk-pop, and ethereal sounds throughout. While things got insanely dark in Breaking Dawn Part 1 , this song really fills you with happiness and is super simple. It shows that this movie is starting on a different foot. Also, very commendable to include Ellie Goulding at long last, because she is the queen of movie soundtracks.
The soundtrack was chosen by music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas ;  while the score, Twilight: The Score , was composed by Carter Burwell. Twilight is the best-selling theatrical movie soundtrack in the United States since Chicago. Director Catherine Hardwicke revealed in an interview with MTV that a song by alternative rock band Muse , later revealed to be " Supermassive Black Hole ", would be included on the film's soundtrack. The Twilight soundtrack debuted at 1 on the Billboard , selling , copies in its first week, according to Nielsen Soundscan. As of April , the album has sold 2,, copies in the US. The soundtrack peaked at number one in New Zealand on February 9, and has been certified platinum, selling over 15, copies. Carter Burwell composed and orchestrated the score for Twilight over a 9- to week period, and it was recorded and mixed in about 2 weeks in late September From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.