“VINYL: MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ORIGINAL SERIES – VOLUME 1,” a full length musical companion to the series’ premiere episode, is set to arrive in stores and at all digital retailers and streaming services on Friday, February 12th ahead of the series premiere, Mondays at 8.30pm from February 15 on SoHo in New Zealand.
A new digital EP will then be released every subsequent Friday with music featured in that week’s upcoming episode. This will culminate with a second full-length soundtrack, “VINYL: MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ORIGINAL SERIES – VOLUME 1: FINALE,” to be released both physically and digitally and on all streaming services on Friday, April 15th.
The soundtrack captures the electric energy of New York City in the 1970s via a bounty of indelible pop, rock, disco, and soul favorites from such iconic stars as Otis Redding, Foghat, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Dee Dee Warwick, Edgar Winter, The Meters, and much more.
Each week will bring a robust slate of new content in the form of musical offerings tied to every episode throughout the season. The aforementioned series of eight EPs will each feature an exciting combination of original tracks written and produced exclusively for the series, vintage songs from the period re-recorded by contemporary artists, and a wealth of catalog favorites, all either appearing in or inspired by music in that week’s episode. Some of the artists contributing recordings include Charlie Wilson, Iggy Pop, Chris Cornell, Julian Casablancas, Charli XCX, Jesse J, Nate Ruess, Royal Blood, Jess Glynne, Trey Songz, The Arcs, DJ Cassidy, Alex Newell, and many more. Additionally, multiple promotional music videos tied to tracks found on the soundtracks and featured in the show will be unveiled throughout the season.
Created by Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese & Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, VINYL is set in 1970s New York. A ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, the show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path. Additional series regulars include Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, P.J. Byrne, J.C. MacKenzie, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Juno Temple, Jack Quaid, James Jagger and Paul Ben-Victor. Scorsese, Jagger and Winter executive produce along with Victoria Pearman, Rick Yorn, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, John Melfi, Allen Coulter and George Mastras. Executive Music Producer Mick Jagger. Winter serves as showrunner. The 10-episode first season debuts February 15th.
Pre-order the album here: https://WMNZ.lnk.to/VinylSoundtrackVolume1PR
“VINYL: MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ORIGINAL SERIES – VOLUME 1” - TRACKLISTING
1. Ty Taylor - The World Is Yours
2. David Johansen - Personality Crisis
3. Kaleo - No Good
4. Sturgill Simpson - Sugar Daddy (Theme from Vinyl)
5. Ruth Brown - Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean
6. Otis Redding - Mr. Pitiful
7. Dee Dee Warwick - Suspicious Minds
8. Mott the Hoople - All The Way From Memphis
9. David Johansen - Stranded In The Jungle
10. Chris Kenner - I Like It Like That
11. Ty Taylor - Cha Cha Twist
12. The Jimmy Castor Bunch - It’s Just Begun
13. Soda Machine - Want Ads
14. The Meters - Hand Clapping Song
15. Soda Machine – Slippin’ Into Darkness
16. Edgar Winter - Frankenstein
17. Nasty Bits - Rotten Apple
18. Foghat - I Just Want To Make Love To You