The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture

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The Matrix:
Music from the Motion Picture
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedMarch 30, 1999
Recorded1992–1999
Genre Electronic, heavy metal, experimental, alternative rock
Length62:36
Label Warner Bros. / Maverick / Real Gone
Producer Marilyn Manson, Michael Beinhorn, Sean Beavan, Rob Dougan, Meat Beat Manifesto, Lunatic Calm, Liam Howlett, Charlie Clouser, Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker, Terry Date, Dave Wyndorf, Jacob Hellner, Rammstein, Garth Richardson, Rage Against the Machine
The Matrix chronology
The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture
(1999)
The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score
(1999)
Singles from The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture
  1. "Rock Is Dead"
    Released: June 14, 1999
  2. "Bad Blood"
    Released: September 14, 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
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AllMusic [1]

The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture is one of the two 1999 soundtrack albums from the blockbuster film, The Matrix (the other being The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score ).

Contents

The soundtrack included most of the tracks the film popularized such as Rob Zombie's "Dragula (Hot Rod Herman Remix)" or the "lobby shootout music", actually called "Spybreak!", played by the British big beat duo Propellerheads. It also included a number of songs that were not present in the film.

Track listing

  1. "Rock Is Dead" by Marilyn Manson – 3:11
  2. "Spybreak! (Short One)" by Propellerheads – 4:00
  3. "Bad Blood" by Ministry – 5:00
  4. "Clubbed to Death (Kurayamino Mix)" by Rob D – 7:26
  5. "Prime Audio Soup" by Meat Beat Manifesto – 6:17
  6. "Leave You Far Behind" by Lunatic Calm – 3:13
  7. "Mindfields" by The Prodigy – 5:40
  8. "Dragula (Hot Rod Herman Remix)" by Rob Zombie – 4:37
  9. "My Own Summer (Shove It)" by Deftones – 3:34
  10. "Ultrasonic Sound" by Hive – 4:54
  11. "Look to Your Orb for the Warning (Radio Edit)" by Monster Magnet – 4:42
  12. "Du hast" by Rammstein – 3:54
  13. "Wake Up" by Rage Against the Machine – 6:04

Track order by movie appearance

Additional music

Charts

Chart (1999)Peak
position
scope="row"Australian Albums (ARIA) [2] 5
scope="row"Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) [3] 2
scope="row"Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [4] 19
scope="row"Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia) [5] 16
Canadian Albums ( Billboard ) [6] 7
scope="row"Dutch Albums (MegaCharts) [7] 27
scope="row"Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista) [8] 6
scope="row"French Albums (SNEP) [9] 12
scope="row"German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [10] 4
scope="row"New Zealand Albums (RMNZ) [11] 5
scope="row"Norwegian Albums (VG-lista) [12] 2
Spanish Albums (AFYVE) [13] 13
scope="row"Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) [14] 11
UK Compilation Albums (OCC) [15] 16
US Billboard 200 [6] 7

Year-end charts

Chart (1999)Position
German Albums Chart [16] 43

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA) [17] Platinum70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria) [18] Gold25,000*
Japan (RIAJ) [19] Gold [20] 100,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ) [21] Gold7,500^
Poland (ZPAV) [22] Gold50,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland) [23] Gold25,000^
United Kingdom (BPI) [24] Gold100,000^
United States (RIAA) [25] Platinum1,300,000 [26]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References

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  17. "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2000 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association . Retrieved July 2013.Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  18. "Austrian single certifications – Soundtrack – Matrix" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved July 25, 2013.Enter Soundtrack in the field Interpret. Enter Matrix in the field Titel. Select single in the field Format. Click Suchen. 
  19. "Japanese album certifications – オリジナル・サウンドトラック – マトリックス" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan . Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  20. "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 1999年11月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. November 1999 Edition](PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 482: 9. January 10, 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  21. "New Zealand album certifications – Soundtrack – The Matrix". Recorded Music NZ . Retrieved July 25, 2013.
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  23. "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Soundtrack; 'The Matrix')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved July 25, 2013.
  24. "British album certifications – Original Soundtrack – The Matrix - OST". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved July 25, 2013.Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type The Matrix - OST in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  25. "American album certifications – Soundtrack – The Matrix". Recording Industry Association of America.If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  26. Morris, Chris (24 February 2001). "Soundtrack Sales Anemia?". Billboard. p. 82. Retrieved 26 December 2018.