Hunger Games SoundtrackUPDATE, 1:10 PM: The Hunger Games soundtrack has hit #1 on the iTunes album chart.

PREVIOUS, UPDATED 2 AM: It went on sale on midnight Tuesday and it’s already #4 on the iTunes bestselling albums list, #5 on Amazon’s bestselling albums list, and #1 on Amazon’s bestselling soundtrack list.

Sting has recorded a track for Lionsgate’s and Universal Republic’s film companion album The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond. The 11-time Grammy-winning artist sings a version of the iconic “Lullaby” from the film. (In the story, Katniss sings the lullaby to her little sister Primrose, as well as to fellow Tribute Rue, to calm their fears.) The bonus track will be available March 27th via download but only if customers purchase the companion album. Other tracks include:

1. Arcade Fire – “Abraham’s Daughter”
2. The Secret Sisters – “Tomorrow Will Be Kinder”
3. Neko Case – “Nothing To Remember”
4. Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars – “Safe & Sound”
5. Kid Cudi – “The Ruler and The Killer”
6. Punch Brothers – “Dark Days”
7. The Decemberists – “One Engine”
8. The Carolina Chocolate Drops – “Daughter’s Lament”
9. The Civil Wars – “Kingdom Come”
10. Glen Hansard – “Take The Heartland”
11. Maroon 5 featuring Rozzi Crane – “Come Away To The Water”
12. Miranda Lambert featuring Pistol Annies – “Run Daddy Run”
13. Jayme Dee – “Rules”
14. Taylor Swift – “Eyes Open”
15. The Low Anthem – “Lover Is Childlike”
16. Birdy – “Just A Game”

Bankskee ball
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2 years
By the end of the week Amazon mp3 will be selling this for $1.99 -- don't buy...
Mungry
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2 years
I was thinking the same thing.... such a shame.
Sir Arthur Ashing
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2 years
So just because the movie makes bank at the box office, it automatically means the soundtrack is...