Chart Moves: ‘Newsies’ Cast Album Debuts, ‘MTV Unplugged’ Returns, and a Video Game Soundtrack Sizzles

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Chart Moves: ‘Newsies’ Cast Album Debuts, ‘MTV Unplugged’ Returns, and a Video Game Soundtrack Sizzles

“Journey” Soundtrack: As the soundtrack to the video game “Journey” debuts at No. 116 on the Billboard 200 chart, it marks the second-highest charting video game soundtrack ever. The effort, composed by Austin Wintory, is second only to the No. 107 peak of 2007′s “Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock — Companion Pack.” Game soundtracks rarely dent the big chart, though four different “Halo” efforts have reached the list. Over on the Top Soundtracks chart, “Journey” — which sold 4,000 copies last week — debuts at No. 8. … Developed by thatgamecompany for the PlayStation Network, the “Journey” game is exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and was released on March 13.

 

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