“Guardians of the Galaxy” Soundtrack, Featuring David Bowie Gem and ’70s Hits, Reaches #1 on “Billboard” Chart

By Music News Group

Hollywood Records/Disney Music GroupA lot of people bought the soundtrack to the movie Guardians of the Galaxy in the past week. The album, subtitled Awesome Mix Vol. 1 and featuring a variety of songs from the 1970s, is the new #1 disc on the Billboard 200 chart, after selling 109,000 copies.

The soundtrack to the Marvel movie, which debuted at #3 last week, experienced an 83-percent increase in sales this past week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, leading to its rise to the top. It’s the second soundtrack to top the chart this year, after Disney’s …read more