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    Tuesday, August 01, 2006

    MTV.com and DREAMGIRLS Soundtrack

    MTV.com has a new article on the DREAMGIRLS soundtrack and its first single release. "Listen" will be the first single released from the sountrack. Read below:

    A few months after the release of her second solo album on September 5 (the day after her 25th birthday), Beyoncé will return to music stores as the centerpiece of the soundtrack to the Bill Condon-directed film adaptation of the Broadway show "Dreamgirls," due in theaters December 25. The soundtrack's first single, in fact, will be a Beyoncé track called "Listen" that is one of four new songs written for the movie and not featured in the original musical (several online retailers also say the song will be one of three unlisted bonus tracks on B'Day).

    The Underdogs descibed the song as:

    "It's a ballad, it's got a big orchestra, so it's totally different for her and for the radio and MTV and everybody — it's gonna be exciting," said Harvey Mason Jr. of production duo the Underdogs (Omarion, Mario, JoJo), who spent six months producing the soundtrack. "That's gonna be a big, big record."The album's track list is still being finalized, but Mason said the Underdogs recorded more than 50 songs for the movie. "It's got most of the stuff from the Broadway play, and we reinterpreted some of that," Mason said. "And then some small pieces of new stuff in between. We saw a screening of it last week and it's going to be an amazing movie."

    This is all great news. We will hear "Listen" way before it officially drops since it will be a bonus track on Beyonce's album. Also the Underdogs recorded 50 songs! Wow. I know they won't all make the cut but I would love to hear them. To read the full MTV.com article, which goes on to talk about the rest of the stars on the soundtrack click HERE.

    Source: MTV.com and picture of Beyonce is from the upcoming Sept issue of Essence Magazine.

    Comments on "MTV.com and DREAMGIRLS Soundtrack"


    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:44 PM) : 

    I love Dreamgirls!!My Show Chior is singing Dreamgirls so it should be really fun to sing along to the movie!


    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:56 AM) : 

    i know every song in the musical because my high school did the musical and i played Deena so i feel really bad for who ever sees it when i do cause i will be singin and dancin the whole time...lol Tiana


    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:10 PM) : 

    dreamgirl was tha truth!! i seen it with my sista an we had fun!! my favorite part was wen jennifer an beyonce was arguing!!!! i was like o shoot! lol but anywayz.......i lovee it and ima singer an i love any movie that has singing ubut this 1 is my new favorite!!



    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:29 PM) : 

    It's been a while since I've seen a movie that I would pay to see more than once. Dreamgirls was wonderful. I plan to see the movie again and I play the soundtrack constantly. All the actors did a great job and I hope this movie opens a lot of doors for Ms. Hudson. Anyone that sleeps on this girl's talent is a fool.


    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:45 PM) : 

    I know that black movies represent all facets of our lives, but it was wonderful to see a movie that reflected the rich pool of talent that we have. A movie without expletives, nudity or drug abuse or guns... a movie I could carry my children to see.


    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:11 PM) : 

    its one of my favorite movie EVER.
    except the part that they sing for no reason, but my favorite songs is Listen and Step into the bad side.


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    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:02 PM) : 

    OMG this movie waz the boom and ma 4 fav songz were STEPING TO THE BAD SIDE,LISENT,the song jennifer Hudson sang and CADILLAC


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