HBO's 'Vinyl' Soundtrack Details Revealed (Top Story)

On Monday HBO's 'Vinyl' Soundtrack Details Revealed was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) The soundtrack for HBO's new original series Vinyl has been revealed. The series is set in 1970s New York, and revolves around music executive Richie Finestra, who is played by Bobby Cannavale.

The official synopsis promises "a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop." The show is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terence Winter.

Vinyl: Music From the HBO Original Series - Volume 1 is a musical companion to the series' premiere episode, will drop on Friday, February 12th in advance of the series premiere on Sunday, February 14th. A new digital EP will then be released every Friday with music featured in that week's upcoming episode.

Artists who have contributed songs to the series include Charlie Wilson, Iggy Pop, Chris Cornell, Julian Casablancas, Charli XCX, Jesse J, Nate Ruess, Royal Blood, Jess Glynne, Trey Songz, The Arcs, and many more.

Volume one features David Johansen contributing new versions of the New York Dolls classics "Personality Crisis" and "Stranded in the Jungle," as well as a "Rotten Apple" as song co-written by Mick Jagger adn his son James Jager, who is one of stars of the new series.

Check out the full list of songs that appear on volume one / in episode one - here.

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