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2012 Underworld Soundtrack List Features Evanescence, Linkin Park, The Cure, Ministry & More
Composer Paul Haslinger Returns to Score 4th Underworld: Awakening Movie
For the fourth kick a#% Kate Beckinsale vampire werewolf fantasy action flick, Sony Pictures is going all out releasing not one but two Underworld Awakening Soundtrack Lists in 2012, one with the score by composer Paul Haslinger and the other compiled with songs from the movie by music supervisors Eric Craig & Brian McNelis.
Actually, for the entire Underworld Series, the film's producers have always splurged on releasing separate soundtracks for both the music and score so there are now a total of 8 Underworld soundtrack albums available.
From the music department of the Underworld Movie Series has been composer Paul Haslinger and the music supervision team of Eric Craig & Brian McNelis with the exception of the second movie Underworld: Evolution which was supervised only by McNelis and Haslinger was replaced only on this one film by Marco Beltrami. This has allowed the movie soundtracks of Underworld to maintain a certain tonal quality and the latest installment does not disappoint.
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Soundtrack to Underworld Awakening - Featuring Evanescence, The Naked & Famous, Civil Twilight
"Made of Stone" By Evanescene - Live Version
Here's a great live version of Evanescence performing live in 2011. They're simply awesome. You can also download "Made of Stone" from their album Evanescence (Deluxe Version) although the version used in the 2012 Underworld Awakening Soundtrack is a remix.
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Lacey Sturm from Flyleaf & Geno Lenardo - Christian Metal Rocks the House
If you like Evanescence but don't know Flyleaf, let me proudly introduce to you lead vocalist, Lacey Sturm from the Christian rock metal band, Flyleaf. Yup, Christians rocking the house on the Underworld Awakening Soundtrack hailing from Texas.
Flyleaf released their first self-titled debut album in 2005 along with a 6 song EP of the same name. Their follow-up album was released in 2009 called "Memento Mori". "Remember to Live" is a 7 song EP that was issued in 2010. Click on any of the albums below to hear album tracks from Flyleaf.
No stranger to movie soundtracks, according to WIkipedia, Flyleaf's song "I'm So Sick" has been included on the Live Free or Die Hard Soundtrack & "Fesident Evil: Extinction" and a cover of "What's This?" recorded on Nightmare Revisited from Nightmare Before Christmas. Plus Flyleaf has made their mark on video games with a Simlish version of "Cassie" on The Sims 2 expansion pack Teen Style Stuff. "I'm So Sick" is on Rock Band while "Tina" is on the companion disk set for Guitar Hero 3.
"Trip the Darkness" - Lacuna Coil
What speaks to their strong vocals and song writing is listening to their music unplugged with beautiful guitar accompaniment. Compare and contrast both videos, the second, an acoustic performance at Virgin Radio featuring Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro on lead vocals.
Preview Paul Haslinger's Awakening Score - Source: Lakeshore Records
What's great is that Lakeshore Records is now releasing compilation music videos of their upcoming movie soundtracks with snippets so you know exactly what you're getting before you invest in a CD. Click here to preview Paul Haslinger's awesome Underworld: Awakening score and it's easy to hear why the movie did so well at the box office.
Extended Trailer: Underworld Awakening - 2:30 Kate Beckinsale
"Do You Not Know Who I Am?" - Subject 1 & 2
"There's Your Cue" - Kate Beckinsale Action Sequence
"Why Are You Following Me?"
"Take Her Somewhere Safe" - "Uber-Lycan" Movie Clip
"The Situation is Well Under Control"
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Behind the Scenes Kate Beckinsale Interview
Underworld Awakening Grosses $130 Million Worldwide
Domestic $59 Million
Foreign $71 Million
Release Date: January 20, 2012
Underworld Awakening Official Website
What do you think of the 2012 Underworld Soundtrack List with music by composer Paul Haslinger?