soundtrack

noun
sound·​track | \ ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌtrak How to pronounce soundtrack (audio) \
variants: or less commonly sound track

Definition of soundtrack

1 : a track (as on a motion-picture film or television videotape) that carries the sound record
2 : the sound recorded on a soundtrack especially : the music on a soundtrack

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The first two tunes are on the film's original soundtrack, while the third is not. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "A New Version of A Star Is Born Is Coming to Theaters This Friday," 27 Feb. 2019 The 2018 film delves deeper into each of the characters' individual trials and tribulations, and of course, features an instantly iconic soundtrack. Heather Finn, Good Housekeeping, "What Is 'A Star Is Born' Really About? Here's a Look at All 4 Versions of the Movie," 24 Feb. 2019 Kendrick Lamar leads the pack, with a total of eight nominations, including Album of the Year for the Black Panther soundtrack. Aja Romano, Vox, "Grammy nominations 2019: Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther soundtrack and Drake lead the pack," 7 Feb. 2019 Annnnd their favorite songs from the A Star Is Born soundtrack. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton, Normal Sisters-in-Law, Both Attended the Queen's Christmas Lunch," 19 Dec. 2018 Walking into the Noah store is an immediate break from Manhattan’s soundtrack of perennial drilling. Carmen Rosy Hall, Vogue, "How Estelle Bailey-Babenzien Creates Calm Inside New York’s Coolest Menswear Shop," 27 Nov. 2018 Realistically speaking, every song from the ZOMBIES soundtrack should be on here. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "25 Spellbinding Songs That Are Perfect for Your Halloween Party Playlist," 29 June 2018 The lights go down and then comes a thundering bass sound, followed by a rapid flip of images that are accompanied by a booming soundtrack and dialogue. Katheleen Conti, BostonGlobe.com, "Showcase Cinemas to launch sensory-friendly screenings," 21 June 2018 With an ambient soundtrack and a scratchy VHS aesthetic, the film evokes nostalgia as well, positioning the dancer as a spark of humanity in an increasingly technological world. Leah Pickett, Chicago Reader, "Chicago Underground Film Festival: The Shorts," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of soundtrack

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of soundtrack was in 1928

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soundtrack

noun

English Language Learners Definition of soundtrack

: the sounds and especially the music recorded for a movie

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