Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Soundtracks. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 [Cassette]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

"Guardians of the galaxy awesome mix vol. 1 is the collection of songs featured in the film. Music plays a major role in Guardians Of The Galaxy as the 1970s songs featured in the film are part of the storyline in a unique way. Explaining how the songs come to play in the story, director James Gunn says, 'One of the main story points in the movie is that Quill has this compilation tape (Awesome Mix #1) that he got from his mother before she died that she made for him. It was of songs that she loved, all songs from the 1970s, and that's the only thing he has left of his mother and that's the only thing he has left of his home on Earth. He uses that as a connection to his past and to the sadness that he feels of having left all that and lost all that.' From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team the Guardians Of The Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand with the galaxy's fate in the balance. Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy, which first appeared in comic books in Marvel Super-Heroes, Issue #18 (Jan. 1969), stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector. James Gunn is the director of the film with Kevin Feige, p.g.a., producing. Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Nik Korda and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy is written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman."

  • Author: Various Artists
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Soundtracks
  • Dimensions: 2.76 x 4.29 x 0.75 inches

                 

2. Man on the Moon: The End of Day [Vinyl]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

"Kid Cudi is at the vanguard of a game-changing new generation of artists,' said Universal Motown President Sylvia Rhone. 'He crosses musical boundaries with an appeal that goes beyond genre, format, race, language, and culture. Cudi lives easily in the hip-hop, indie rock, pop, and R&B worlds - a diversity that shows in his innovative music and his all-embracing persona. He is a born storyteller who brings a positive, life-affirming message to his brilliant lyrical flow and compelling music. There are no cliches in what Cudi does. He is a breath of fresh air - a dynamic and important new voice, not only in the next phase of hip-hop, but as a groundbreaking trendsetter who represents the future. I am thrilled to welcome Kid Cudi into the Universal Motown family.' KID CUDI released his first mixtape, A Kid Named Cudi, in July, 2008 as a free download sponsored by New York streetwear company 10 Deep, leading to an introduction and signing to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint, and in turn, to Cudi’s co-writing of four tracks on the platinum Kanye West album 808s & Heartbreak, including the Top 5 single, 'Heartless' and stepping out in a featured vocal on 'Welcome to Heartbreak.' He followed this up with his first Official single; 'DAY N NITE' DAY 'N' NITE #1 SINGLE AT RHYTHM CROSSOVER - #1 RINGTONE 2ND SINGLE 'MAKE HER SAY' FEATURES KANYE WEST AND COMMON!"

  • Author: Kid Cudi
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, R&B, Motown
  • Dimensions: 12.4 x 12.32 x 0.43 inches

                 

3. Bohemian Rhapsody [2 LP]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music & their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Defying stereotypes and shattering convention, Freddie became one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band with their iconic songs and revolutionary sound through to Live Aid, becoming of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.'

  • Author: Queen
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Soundtracks
  • Dimensions: 12.44 x 12.24 x 0.43 inches

                 

4. Vol. 1-Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'These are the thoroughly awesome songs compiled on Peter Quill's mixtape in "Guardians of the Galaxy." Tyler Bates' score came out on album, too, but this soundtrack shot to #1, and here are the 12 reasons: "Moonage Daydream" David Bowie, "Cherry Bomb" Runaways, "Spirit in the Sky" Norman Greenbaum, "Go All the Way" Raspberries, "Escape (the Piña Colada Song)" Rupert Holmes, "I'm Not in Love" 10cc, "I Want You Back" Jackson 5, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell and four more. Import vinyl pressing! Universal Germany.'

  • Author: VARIOUS ARTISTS
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Soundtracks, Movie Soundtracks
  • Dimensions: 12 x 12.6 x 1 inches

                 

5. Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (Explicit) (2CD)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'"Hamilton" - which transferred to Broadway following a sold-out run at The Public Theater in NYC - is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant Alexander Hamilton, the $10 Founding Father who forever changed America with his revolutionary ideas and actions. During his life cut too short, he served as George Washington's chief aide, was the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, a loving husband and father, despised by his fellow Founding Fathers, and shot to death by Aaron Burr in a legendary duel. The "Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)" is executive produced by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, founding members of the Grammy Award winning hip-hop band, The Roots. "Hamilton" has book, music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer Lin Manuel Miranda, who also plays the title role. The musical is directed by Thomas Kail, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and music direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire. "Hamilton" is inspired by Ron Chernow's biography "Alexander Hamilton."'

  • Author: Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Broadway & Vocalists, Musicals
  • Dimensions: 5 x 5.71 x 0.94 inches

                 



6. In The Heights (Official Motion Picture Soundtrack)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to a cinematic event, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big... “In the Heights.” Lights up on Washington Heights...The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. “In the Heights” fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.'

  • Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Soundtracks
  • Dimensions: 4.88 x 5.59 x 0.43 inches

                 

7. Guardians of the Galaxy Deluxe Vinyl Edition


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

"Collector's Edition 2 disc GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY vinyl includes AWESOME MIX VOL. 1, the collection of songs featured in the film. Music plays a major role in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY as the 1970s songs featured in the film are part of the storyline in a unique way. Explaining how the songs come to play in the story, director James Gunn says, 'One of the main story points in the movie is that Quill has this compilation tape (Awesome Mix #1) that he got from his mother before she died that she made for him. It was of songs that she loved, all songs from the 1970s, and that's the only thing he has left of his mother and that's the only thing he has left of his home on Earth. He uses that as a connection to his past and to the sadness that he feels of having left all that and lost all that.' As well as, the complete official original score from the film as composed by Tyler Bates. From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. An action packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits Rocket, a gun toting raccoon, Groot, a tree like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand with the galaxy's fate in the balance. Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, which first appeared in comic books in Marvel Super Heroes, Issue #18 (Jan. 1969), stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector. James Gunn is the director of the film with Kevin Feige, p.g.a., producing. Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Nik Korda and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman."

  • Author: Soundtrack
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop
  • Dimensions: 12 x 12.6 x 1 inches

                 

8. The Greatest Showman


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and was inspired by the ambition and imagination of PT Barnum. The film is directed by Michael Gracey, with music from Academy Award winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and stars Hugh Jackman (PT Barnum), Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Rebecca Ferguson.'

  • Author: Hugh Jackman
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop
  • Dimensions: 5.59 x 4.92 x 0.47 inches

                 

9. Minecraft Volume Alpha - Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Green Colored Vinyl LP


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

'Playing this record is recommended on a high quality player with anti-skate features. Other things you can try to help with skipping if you can’t adjust the anti-skate: Make sure your record player is perfectly flat - use a level tool to check it If you can’t get it flat simply by placement, try putting index cards beneath the feet of the turntable to adjust'

  • Author: C418
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Soundtracks

                 

10. O Brother, Where Art Thou?


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Soundtracks - August 2021

"Bluegrass became pop music for a while when the soundtrack to this 2000 Coen Brothers film became one of the 10 top-selling soundtracks ever. Here's the complete T-Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack plus a CD with 14 more tracks, 12 of which are unissued re", 'Amazon.com', 'The best soundtracks are like movies for the ears, and O Brother, Where Art Thou? joins the likes of Saturday Night Fever and The Harder They Come as cinematic pinnacles of song. The music from the Coen brothers' Depression-era film taps into the source from which the purest strains of country, blues, bluegrass, folk, and gospel music flow. Producer T Bone Burnett enlists the voices of Alison Krauss , Gillian Welch , Emmylou Harris , Ralph Stanley , and kindred spirits for performances of traditional material, in arrangements that are either a cappella or feature bare-bones accompaniment. Highlights range from the aching purity of Krauss's "Down to the River to Pray" to the plainspoken faith of the Whites ' "Keep on the Sunny Side" to Stanley's chillingly plaintive "O Death." The album's spiritual centerpiece finds Krauss, Welch, and Harris harmonizing on "Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby," a gospel lullaby that sounds like a chorus of Appalachian angels. --Don McLeese'

  • Author: Various Artists
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Dance & Electronic, Trip-Hop
  • Dimensions: 5 x 5.59 x 0.39 inches