Released on July 29th, 2014, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 soundtrack in only its second week of release has claimed the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. It is number one on the Billboard’s Soundtrack chart and peaked at number one on the iTunes overall and soundtrack charts, Amazon’s Overall Music Category/Digital Music Charts and also Google Play’s Overall Soundtrack charts.
Featuring classic 1970s songs including The Runaways’ “Cherry Bomb,” Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back,” Redbone’s “Come And Get Your Love,” and Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, the album released to superb reviews. Making a record $94.3 million in its debut and earning $182 million domestically and over $327 million worldwide, there is no stopping the momentum of this instant hit.
Hollywood Records and Marvel will release a vinyl edition of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Deluxe soundtrack on September 16th.