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MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN MOVIE SOUNDTRACK

RELEASED JULY 13th ON CAPITOL RECORDS

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Capitol Records is pleased to announce the release of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN The Movie Soundtrack featuring an all-star cast bringing the timeless lyrics and melodies of ABBA to delight fans old and new alike.

The soundtrack will be available on July 13, whetting the appetite of eager audiences a week before the release of the highly-anticipated sequel to the smash-hit MAMMA MIA! The Movie.

Original ABBA member Benny Andersson produced and arranged the soundtrack, which features a dazzling ensemble of cast members making their mark on eighteen ABBA classics including Fernando (sung by Cher and Andy Garcia), When I Kissed The Teacher (sung by Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alexa Davies) and Dancing Queen (sung by Pierce Brosnan, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgerd, Dominic Cooper & Amanda Seyfried) to name a few. The full tracklisting and credits are below.

MAMMA MIA! The Movie, released in 2008, also based on the songs of ABBA, is one of the highest-grossing live-action musicals of all time. Its companion soundtrack sold 1.5 million copies in the UK and achieved global sales of over 7.7 million. Almost a decade since its release, its popularity has not waned. There have been 406 million combined streams of MAMMA MIA! The Movie Soundtrack. ABBA are one of the most successful pop groups of all time. The Swedish quartet have sold over 385 million albums worldwide and their songs have been streamed over 2.8 billion times.

The release of MAMMA MIA! The Movie prompted a surge in sales for ABBA, whose hit compilation ABBA Gold went back to No.1 in the albums charts some 16 years after its original release.

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN will be released July 20 and will see Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsgerd, Dominic Cooper and Julie Walters reprising their roles from MAMMA MIA! The Movie, with Lily James and Cher joining the cast for an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. Andy Garcia, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alexa Davies complete the cast. Watch the trailer for MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN here.

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN OST

1. WHEN I KISSED THE TEACHER

Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davies & Celia Imrie

2. I WONDER (DEPARTURE)

Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn & Alexa Davies

3. ONE OF US

Amanda Seyfried & Dominic Cooper

4. WATERLOO

Hugh Skinner & Lily James

5. WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE ME?

Josh Dylan, Lily James & Hugh Skinner

6. I HAVE A DREAM

Lily James

7. KISSES OF FIRE

Panos Mouzourakis, Jessica Keenan Wynn & Alexa Davies

8. ANDANTE, ANDANTE

Lily James

9. THE NAME OF THE GAME

Lily James

10. KNOWING ME, KNOWING ME

Jeremy Irvine, Lily James, Pierce Brosnan & Amanda Seyfried

11. ANGEL EYES

Julie Walters, Christine Baranski & Amanda Seyfried

12. MAMMA MIA

Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn & Alexa Davies

13. DANCING QUEEN

Pierce Bronsnan, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Dominic Cooper & Amanda Seyfried

14. I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU

Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski & Julie Walters

15. FERNANDO

Cher & Andy Garcia

16. MY LOVE, MY LIFE

Lily James, Meryl Streep & Amanda Seyfried

17. SUPER TROUPER

Whole Cast

18. THE DAY BEFORE YOU CAME

Meryl Streep

Music and lyrics by *Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus

Music and lyrics by **Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson

Produced by Benny Andersson

*songs 1,3,5,6,7,8,11,17,18

**songs 2,4,9,10,12,13,14,15,16

http://www.mammamiamovie.com

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” Soundtrack Release

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN MOVIE SOUNDTRACK SET FOR JULY 13TH RELEASE ON CAPITOL RECORDS

PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE WITH STREAM/DOWNLOAD OF

FERNANDO’

Capitol Records is pleased to announce the release of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN The Movie Soundtrack this summer. The highly anticipated soundtrack will be released on Friday 13th July, with the film following a week later. The soundtrack is available to pre-order HERE with Fernando sung by Cher and Andy Garcia, available immediately upon pre-order. Fernando is the third track to be made available from the soundtrack, alongside Waterloo and When I Kissed The Teacher.

The eagerly-awaited sequel to the smash-hit MAMMA MIA! The Movie is released on July 20th. MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN will see Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper, and Julie Walters reprising their roles from MAMMA MIA! The Movie, with Lily James and Academy Award winner Cher joining the cast for an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. Alexa Davies, Josh Dylan, Andy Garcia, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner and Jessica Keenan Wynn complete the cast. Watch the trailer for MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN here.

MAMMA MIA! The Movie, released in 2008, also based on the songs of ABBA, is one of the highest-grossing live-action musicals of all time. Its companion soundtrack sold 1.5 million copies in the UK and achieved global sales of over 7.7 million. Almost a decade since its release, its popularity has not waned. There have been 406 million combined streams of MAMMA MIA! The Movie Soundtrack. ABBA are one of the most successful pop groups of all time. The Swedish quartet have sold over 385 million albums worldwide and their songs have been streamed over 2.8 billion times.

The release of MAMMA MIA! The Movie prompted a surge in sales for ABBA, whose hit compilation ABBA Gold went back to Number One in the albums charts some 16 years after its original release.

http://www.mammamiamovie.com

MAMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

THE MOVIE SOUNDTRACK FROM CAPITOL RECORDS SET FOR JULY 13th RELEASE

PRE-ORDER NOW AVAILABLE INCLUDING A DOWNLOAD OF WHEN I KISSED THE TEACHER WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO HERE

“My nomination for the best ABBA track that wasn’t a hit in the U.S.: When I Kissed the Teacher, a zestful number that recalls the teen passion of such Phil Spector productions as the Ronettes’ Be My Baby,” said Robert Hilburn.

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Hollywood, CA (May 10th, 2018) – Capitol Records is pleased to announce the release of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN The Movie Soundtrack this summer. The highly anticipated soundtrack will be released on July 13th, with the film following a week later. The soundtrack is available to pre-order HERE, with When I Kissed the Teacher sung by Lily James as Young Donna and her group, The Dynamos, available immediately upon pre-order. Watch the lyric video for When I Kissed the Teacher HERE.

Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the films original cast returning and new additions including James and Academy Award winner Cher, the musical comedy will open on July 20, 2018. Watch the trailer for MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN HERE.

Original ABBA member Benny Andersson produced and arranged the soundtrack. The song When I Kissed the Teacher remains a favorite for critics in a catalog of smashes by one of the best-selling artists of all time, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and GRAMMY Hall of Fame inductees ABBA. The Telegraph lists the song as one of ABBA’s hidden gems, offering it as an alternative to “Waterloo. The Los Angeles Times said ‘When I Kissed the Teacher’ is the most convincing thing ABBA has done because it injects some sly, mocking humor and passion that offsets the group seriousness.”

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN will see Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Julie Walters reprising their roles from MAMMA MIA! The Movie. Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsg, Dominic Cooper, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alexa Davies complete the cast.

MAMMA MIA! The Movie, released in 2008, also based on the songs of ABBA, is one of the highest-grossing live-action musicals of all time. Its companion soundtrack sold 1.5 million copies in the UK and achieved global sales of over 7.7 million. Almost a decade since its release, its popularity has not waned. There have been 406 million combined streams of MAMMA MIA! The Movie Soundtrack. ABBA are one of the most successful pop groups of all time. The Swedish quartet have sold over 385 million albums worldwide, and their songs have been streamed over 2.8 billion times.

The release of MAMMA MIA! The Movie prompted a surge in sales for ABBA, whose hit compilation ABBA Gold went back to Number One in the albums charts some 16 years after its original release.

http://www.mammamiamovie.com

Becoming AFI × 50 Years

 “This book puts you directly behind the scenes for a story that began with a dream, overcame constant challenges, and evolved into the institution it is today.”Steven Spielberg

“Documented here by the people who lived it, this is a remarkable tale of how a major institution, created out of whole cloth, wove itself into the American fabric.”

Cokie Roberts, author and political commentator for ABC and NPR 

Becoming AFI Celebrates 50 Years of the American Film Institute


For over fifty years, the American Film Institute has flourished as one of America’s great cultural entities. Its graduates, faculty, supporters, and trustees have included such acclaimed individuals as Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Gregory Peck, Sidney Poitier, Meryl Streep, Les Moonves, Patty Jenkins, David Lynch, Jane Fonda, Edward James Olmos, Shonda Rhimes, James L. Brooks, and many other respected leaders in the worlds of film, television, digital media, and philanthropy.

In their new book, Becoming AFI: 50 Years Inside the American Film Institute (Santa Monica Press/October 2017), Jean Picker Firstenberg and James Hindman provide a candid look at how this remarkable organization brought together aspiring filmmakers, educators, and artists who helped AFI become the foremost national champion for moving images as a vibrant art form.

From its early years operating out of the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and the legendary Greystone mansion in Beverly Hills under the leadership of George Stevens Jr., through its incredible growth into an influential cultural institution at its landmark Hollywood campus under the guidance of Jean Picker Firstenberg, to its continued excellence today under the dynamic leadership of Bob Gazzale, the organization and its history are chronicled in Becoming AFI through in-depth essays written by those who have been involved in its adventures, growth, and success.

 “After being asked so many times what our book would be about, we decided to put together AFI’s history as we experienced it personally,” explain Firstenberg and Hindman. “As we structured the book with the stories we wanted to tell from those years, we realized that some of those stories really belonged to other voices. So, we went to several former colleagues and asked them to join our band. Each chapter tells a stand-alone story about an aspect of AFI, but together, they add up to the full picture.”

Becoming AFI provides an insightful, behind-the-scenes look at how AFI, with passionate determination, overcame the hurdles of advancing technology, political shifts, and new audience dynamics to turn its aspirations into a substantial and highly successful organization, becoming a tireless advocate of moving images as one of America’s most popular forms of art, and maturing into one of the world’s most respected educational and cultural institutions. 

“No matter how divisive life in this country may become, the movie theater has always been a place where we can discover what unites us.”

Vernon Jordan Jr., New York Times  “AFI saved our film history. AFI celebrates filmmakers. AFI trains the next generation. Thanks to Becoming AFI for telling us the fascinating story of its fifty-year history. And a big thank you to Jean Picker Firstenberg and James Hindman for documenting all of it! Here’s to the next fifty!”

Edward James Olmos, actor and AFI trustee


About the Authors
Jean Picker Firstenberg served as president and CEO of the American Film Institute from 1980 to 2007, overseeing the development of AFI as one of America’s greatest national, cultural, and educational resources. She received an AFI Life Achievement Award for Service to the Institute and was named president emerita and a lifetime trustee. In 2016, Firstenberg was named to the California State University Board of Trustees by Governor Jerry Brown, overseeing the largest four-year public university system in the United States, with twenty-three campuses educating the most diverse student body in the nation. Prior to serving at AFI, Firstenberg spent four years as a program officer at the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. She also served as director of Princeton University’s Publications Office. Firstenberg is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University’s College of Communications. She has served on several boards, including that of Boston University (1984–1996), the George Foster Peabody Awards at Georgia University (1985–1997; board chair 1991–1997), and the United States Postal Service Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (2002–2014; committee chair 2008–2014). She has won numerous awards and honorary degrees. 

James Hindman, PhD, has spent his career in cinema and performing arts, creating and leading professional and public education programs at major institutions. During his twenty-four years at the American Film Institute, where he served as co-director and chief operating officer, he was provost of the AFI Conservatory, which he nurtured through WASC accreditation. He was also the uncredited producer of the award-winning feature documentary Visions of Light and the television series Starring the Actor. He developed the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Springs, Maryland, as well as numerous television projects and international film and television festivals. Subsequent to AFI, he developed and led film schools in the U.S. and internationally, including the Red Sea School of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, Jordan, and New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute in Las Cruces. He is currently on the board of the New Mexico School for the Arts in Santa Fe, charged with creating a new cinematic and media arts program and facilities for the school. Prior to AFI, he served as head of graduate studies in the Performing Arts Department at American University in Washington, DC, having previously taught at the University of North Carolina. Hindman holds a PhD in drama from the University of Georgia and has served on the boards of the AIDS Service Center and LAMP in Los Angeles. He currently splits his time between Santa Monica, California, and Taos, New Mexico.

Patty Jenkins made history in 2017 when she directed her second film, Wonder Woman, becoming the first woman to direct a studio superhero movie and earning the biggest domestic opening of all time for a woman director. Jenkins wrote and directed her first film, the crime drama Monster, in 2003, launching Charlize Theron’s career with many awards, including an Oscar for Best Actress. Jenkins graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 1993 and the AFI Conservatory in 2001.

Dana Gioia was appointed Poet Laureate of the State of California in 2015 by Governor Jerry Brown. An award-winning poet who has published five collections of poetry, Gioia served as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2009, and was named a USC Judge Widney Professor in Poetry and Public Art in 2011.

David Lynch, born in 1946 in Missoula, Montana. Eagle Scout. 


BECOMING AFI: 50 YEARS INSIDE THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE

By Jean Picker Firstenberg and James Hindman

Foreword by Dana Gioia

Preface by Patty Jenkins

Afterword by David Lynch

Santa Monica Press/October 2017

Hardcover/$27.95

ISBN-13: 978-159580-094-7


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