Glee: The Music, Volume 7

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Glee: The Music, Volume 7
Glee Vol 7.jpg
Soundtrack album by Glee Cast
Released December 6, 2011
Genre Pop
Label Columbia / 20th Century Fox TV
Glee Cast chronology
Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 2
(2011)Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 22011
Glee: The Music, Volume 7
(2011)
Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album
(2012)Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album2012

Glee: The Music, Volume 7 is the eleventh soundtrack album by the cast of the American musical television series Glee. It was released by Columbia Records on December 6, 2011.[1]

Background

The album was announced as being released in standard and deluxe versions,[1] but only appeared in a standard edition that features fifteen tracks consisting of sixteen covers (one track is a mash-up of two songs by Adele). The version being sold at Target features five bonus tracks for a total of twenty, though it is not marketed as a deluxe edition.[2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Heather Phares of Allmusic gave the album a rating of three stars out of a possible five, writing that the show's "music is as reliable as ever, a mix of traditional glee club favorites with some seemingly risky choices thrown in for good measure."[3]

Track listing

Unless otherwise indicated, Information for all the album editions are taken from their respective Liner Notes[4][5]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
1. "You Can't Stop the Beat" (featuring Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz and Amber Riley) Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman Hairspray 3:43
2. "It's Not Unusual" (featuring Darren Criss) Les Reed, Gordon Mills Tom Jones 2:05
3. "Somewhere" (Lea Michele featuring Idina Menzel) Leonard Bernstein (Music)
Stephen Sondheim (Lyrics)
Reri Grist from West Side Story 2:51
4. "Run the World (Girls)" (featuring Heather Morris) Terius Nash, Beyoncé Knowles, Wesley Pentz, David Taylor, Adidja Palmer, Nick van de Wall Beyoncé 3:59
5. "Fix You" (featuring Matthew Morrison) Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion Coldplay 4:35
6. "Last Friday Night" (featuring Darren Criss) Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee Katy Perry 3:48
7. "Uptown Girl" (Grant Gustin and The Warblers) Billy Joel Billy Joel 3:01
8. "Tonight" (featuring Lea Michele and Darren Criss) Bernstein (Music)
Sondheim (Lyrics)
Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence from West Side Story 2:51
9. "Hot for Teacher" (featuring Darren Criss, Cory Monteith, Mark Salling and Harry Shum Jr.) Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony[6] Van Halen 4:46
10. "Rumour Has It / Someone Like You" (featuring Amber Riley, Naya Rivera and Heather Morris) Adele Adkins, Ryan Tedder / Adele Adkins, Dan Wilson Adele 3:29
11. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (featuring Cory Monteith and Kevin McHale) Robert Hazard Cyndi Lauper 2:42
12. "Constant Craving" (Naya Rivera and Chris Colfer featuring Idina Menzel) k.d. lang, Ben Mink[7] k.d. lang 4:38
13. "ABC" (featuring Jenna Ushkowitz, Chris Colfer, Harry Shum Jr., Dianna Agron and Damian McGinty) Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Alphonso Mizell The Jackson 5 2:54
14. "Control" (featuring Dianna Agron, Darren Criss and Kevin McHale) James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson[8] Janet Jackson 3:54
15. "Man in the Mirror" (featuring Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Harry Shum Jr. and Chord Overstreet) Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard Michael Jackson 4:07
Notes
  • While Jane Lynch and Jayma Mays are listed in the Liner notes’ Glee Cast Vocalists section, their vocals do not appear on this album.
  • All of the Vocalists on the song “Uptown Girl” are members of a singing group known (on the show) as “The Warblers”.

Personnel

Unless otherwise indicated, Information is taken from Allmusic[9]

Charts

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