Apple iTunes has posted its Top 25 Soundtrack Albums and Soundtrack Songs for 2016! Lakeshore Records and our partners are well represented with 7 of the Top 25 Albums and 6 of Top 25 Songs. Thank you Apple!
iTunes Top 25 Soundtrack Albums of 2016
#1 Stranger Things Vol 1 – Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
#2 Stranger Things Vol 2 – Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein
#5 Before The Flood – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
#11 Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
#12 Swiss Army Man – Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
#13 City Of Gold – Bobby Johnston
#23 Captain Fantastic – Alex Somers
Itunes Top 25 Soundtrack Songs of 2016
#1 Stranger Things / Stranger Things – Kyle Dixon and Micheal Stein
#4 A Minute To Breathe / Before The Flood – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
#10 The Middle Of The World / Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
#11 A Better Way / Swiss Army Man – Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
#12 Love Letter / City Of Gold – Bobby Johnston
#22 Fortress / Captain Fantastic – Alex Somers
Seventy-four brief cues and atmospheres sprawled across four vinyl discs made this the feel-good avant-garde event of the year. – Rolling Stone
The two-volume Stranger Things soundtrack featuring the synth score by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of S U R V I V E makes the 50 Best Albums Of 2016 list by Rolling Stone! Both volumes of the soundtrack are out now on Lakeshore Records(get Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 on iTunes).
Stranger Things, Volume 1 & 2 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack) is the only soundtrack (or score) album named on the distinguished Best Of list, which includes albums by Gold and Platinum artists such Beyonce, David Bowie, Metallica and more! See the full list at Rolling Stone. Congrats to Kyle and Michael, the Duffer Brothers and Netflix!
Get your copy of the Stranger Things soundtrack on vinyl from your local indie record store, see our Vinyl Page here, or order through Invada Records for UK and rest of the world!