August 13, 2014 at 09:55 PM EDT

Guardians of the Galaxy

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
runtime
122 minutes
Wide Release Date
08/01/14
performer
Lee Pace, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana
director
James Gunn
distributor
Walt Disney Pictures
genre
Action Adventure

Star-Lord would be proud: Guardians of the Galaxy’s soundtrack is currently the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200.

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter “Star-Lord” Quill’s most prized possession is a mixtape titled Awesome Mix Vol. 1featuring previously recorded songs by the Jackson 5, David Bowie, and the Runaways. This alone makes the soundtrack’s spot on the top of the charts notable—all previous No. 1 soundtracks have featured at least some music recorded just for that film, but all of the Guardians’ tracks were recorded in the ’70s.

The Guardians of the Galaxy mix is the second soundtrack to hit the top spot this year: Frozen’s soundtrack, which included the Grammy-winning “Let It Go,” topped the Billboard 200 in January.

Between its July 29 release and August 10, the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack sold 169,000 copies.

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