2004-06-30 / Features

‘Spider-Man 2’ Opens Today, Album Is In Stores

‘Spider-Man 2’ Opens Today, Album Is In Stores


Vindicated	Dashboard Confessional  Ordinary 	Train  Did You 	Hoobastank  Hold On 	Jet  Gifts and Curses	Yellowcard  Woman 	Maroon 5  This Photograph is Proof (I Know You Know)	Taking Back Sunday  Give It Up	Midtown  Lucky You	Lostprophets  Who I Am 	Smile Empty Soul  The Night 	The Lights  Went Out In NYC 	The Ataris  We Are	Ana  SomeoneTo Die For	Jimmy Gnecco featuring Brian May  Spidey Suite 	Danny Elfman  Doc Ock Suite 	Danny ElfmanVindicated Dashboard Confessional Ordinary Train Did You Hoobastank Hold On Jet Gifts and Curses Yellowcard Woman Maroon 5 This Photograph is Proof (I Know You Know) Taking Back Sunday Give It Up Midtown Lucky You Lostprophets Who I Am Smile Empty Soul The Night The Lights Went Out In NYC The Ataris We Are Ana SomeoneTo Die For Jimmy Gnecco featuring Brian May Spidey Suite Danny Elfman Doc Ock Suite Danny Elfman

Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax released "Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By" on June 22, a week before the highly anticipated Columbia Pictures film, "Spider-Man 2," opened nationwide on Wednesday, June 30.

"Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By" is a collection of music written and performed by a generation of musicians influenced by the power and mystery of the Spider-Man character, his conflicts and his adventures.

Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By includes lead tracks, "Vindicated" by Dashboard Confessional (already a #1 Most Added Record at Modern Rock Radio) and "Ordinary," the eagerly anticipated new track from the Grammy-winning rock band Train. Both singles have companion video clips. The album also features new songs from Hoobastank ("Did You"), Jet ("Hold On"), Yellowcard ("Gifts and Curses"), Maroon 5 ("Woman"), Taking Back Sunday ("This Photograph Is Proof [I Know You Know]"), Smile Empty Soul ("Who I Am"), the Ataris ("The Night That The Lights Went Out In NYC"), Ana ("We Are"), and Jimmy Gnecco featuring Brian May ("Someone To Die For"). In addition, "Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By" contains the Lostprophets’ "Lucky You," formerly available as a UK b-side and "Give It Up," which is also the first single from the major label debut of Midtown. Rounding out "Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By" are two compositions by Danny Elfman: "Spidey Suite" and "Doc Ock Suite." The "Spider-Man 2 - Music From and Inspired By" CD can be used as a key to unlock a wealth of "Spider-Man 2" content on the web (www.sonymusic.com/spider-man2/ConnecteD).

In "Spider-Man 2," Tobey Maguire returns as the mild-mannered Peter Parker, who is juggling the delicate balance of his dual life as a college student and a superhuman crime-fighter. His life as Spider-Man becomes even more complicated when he confronts a new nemesis, the diabolically brilliant Otto Octavius (played by Alfred Molina), who has been reincarnated as the maniacal and multi-tentacled "Doc Ock." "Spider-Man 2" is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst.

Based on the classic Marvel Comics hero, "Spider-Man 2," successor to 2002’s record-breaking "Spider-Man," promises to be one of the major blockbuster hits of the year. The first "Spider-Man" film shattered numerous box office records. Opening over a three-day May frame with a record $114.8 million and total worldwide gross of $821,700,000, the film became the fastest movie to gross $100 million, $200 million, and $300 million and tied with "Titanic" as fastest to hit $400 million. "Spider-Man" also set records with the biggest weekend, biggest single day, and biggest opening day.

Released in April 2002, "Spider-Man (Music From and Inspired By)", the album of music from the first "Spider-Man" film, debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 bestselling albums chart, and became the No. 1 Top Soundtrack in America, selling more than 2 million copies worldwide.

"Spider-Man 2 Music From and Inspired By" Track Listing:


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