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Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show
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Soundtrack album by
Released August 2, 2011
Recorded 2009-10
Genre
Length 36:52
Label
Victorious chronology
Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show
(2011)
Victorious 2.0: More Music from the Hit TV Show
(2012)
Victoria Justice chronology
Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show
(2011)
Victorious 2.0: More Music from the Hit TV Show
(2012)
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Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show is the debut soundtrack for the Nickelodeon TV series Victorious. The majority of the album was sung by the lead actress of the television series, Victoria Justice, with the Victorious cast being listed beside her. Some of the other singers on the album include Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Gillies, Miranda Cosgrove, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett, Daniella Monet and Avan Jogia. The majority of the album was written by Michael Corcoran, Dan Schneider, Savan Kotecha, Kool Kojak and CJ Abraham with Victoria Justice involved in the composition of "Best Friend's Brother" and Leon Thomas III on "Song 2 You".

The album was released August 2, 2011 by Nickelodeon Records, in association with Sony Music. All of the songs on this soundtrack appear on previously aired episodes of the first two seasons of Victorious. In the United States, the soundtrack debuted on the Billboard 200 albums chart at number 5 with over 40,000 copies sold. It also peaked at number one on the Billboard Kid Albums chart and the Billboard Top Soundtracks chart.

The lead single from the album, "Freak the Freak Out", was released on November 22, 2010. The song was the soundtrack's most successful single released, peaking on the US Billboard Hot 100 songs chart at number 50. Other singles from the album include "Beggin' on Your Knees" (released April 1, 2011), "Best Friend's Brother" (released May 20, 2011) and "You're the Reason" (released December 3, 2011).

Music structure and lyrics

The album features the heavy usage of synthesizers, drum machine and Auto-Tune, prominent in songs like "Freak the Freak Out" and "Make It Shine". The lyrical themes involve light romance, happy and sad, and assertions of self-worth.

The mix of some tracks on the album are slightly altered in comparison to the versions heard in the show. The vocals of "Tell Me That You Love Me" are heard with a piano in the show, but the song has more instruments on the soundtrack. "Finally Falling" in this album removes Avan Jogia's opening verse. The show version of "All I Want Is Everything" has more prominent vocals from the other cast members. Full versions of the former two can be streamed at the show's student website, TheSlap.com.

Singles

The lead single released was "Freak the Freak Out" on November 22, 2010. The song was featured on the Victorious special, "Freak the Freak Out" and the soundtrack most successful single released, peaking on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 50. The single was accompanied by a two-minute music video that premiered on Nickelodeon in mid-November. "Beggin' on Your Knees" was released as second single and peaked at number 58 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was accompanied by a music video directed by Marc Wagner which was released on March 12, 2011. "Best Friend's Brother" was the third single released from the soundtrack on May 20, 2011. The music video for the single was released on May 28, 2011. It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 93 and peaked at number 86. "You're the Reason" was the fourth and final single released from the album, released on December 3, 2011.

Promotional singles

"Make It Shine" was released as the first promotional single on April 13, 2010. "Leave It All to Shine" was released June 10, 2011, as the second single from the album and performed on the iCarly 90-minute special "iParty with Victorious" by the cast members of both iCarly and Victorious.

Track listing

Standard edition
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Make It Shine (Victorious Theme)"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 3:07
2. "Freak the Freak Out"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 3:54
3. "Best Friend's Brother"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 3:38
4. "Beggin' on Your Knees"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 3:13
5. "All I Want Is Everything"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 3:02
6. "You're the Reason"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 2:53
7. "Give It Up"   Victorious cast featuring Elizabeth Gillies and Ariana Grande 2:45
8. "I Want You Back"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 2:59
9. "Song 2 You"   Victorious cast featuring Leon Thomas III and Victoria Justice 3:38
10. "Tell Me That You Love Me"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice and Leon Thomas III 2:41
11. "Finally Falling"   Victorious cast featuring Victoria Justice 2:50
12. "Leave It All to Shine"   iCarly and Victorious casts featuring Miranda Cosgrove and Victoria Justice 2:12
Total length:
36:52
iTunes bonus track
No. Title Artist(s) Length
13. "Broken Glass"   Victorious cast featuring Matt Bennett 2:25
Total length:
39:17

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