Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Released May 20, 2008
Genre(s) Soundtrack
Label Concord Records / Concord Music Group
Professional ratings
Review scores
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AllMusic 3.5/Template:PluralTemplate:Loop11pxTemplate:Loop
Empire 4/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
Film Music Magazine B+
Film Score Reviews 4/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
Filmtracks 4/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
Movie Music UK 4/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
Movie Wave 4.5/Template:PluralTemplate:Loop11px
ScoreNotes 8/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
SoundtrackNet 4/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop
Tracksounds 7/Template:PluralTemplate:LoopTemplate:Loop

The Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull soundtrack was released on May 20, 2008 as a soundtrack album to the 2008 film of the same name. Returning to the composition duties is composer John Williams, who wrote and conducted the score to the original three Indiana Jones films, and returning to record the score was the contracted orchestra of Sandy De Crescent: AKA the Hollywood Studio Orchestra.

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by John Williams. 
No. Title Length
1. "Raiders March"   5:05
2. "Call of the Crystal"   3:49
3. "The Adventures of Mutt"   3:12
4. "Irina's Theme"   2:26
5. "The Snake Pit"   3:15
6. "The Spell of the Skull"   4:24
7. "The Journey to Akator"   3:07
8. "A Whirl Through Academe"   3:33
9. ""Return""   3:11
10. "The Jungle Chase"   4:22
11. "Orellana's Cradle"   4:22
12. "Grave Robbers"   2:28
13. "Hidden Treasure and the City of Gold"   5:13
14. "Secret Doors and Scorpions"   2:17
15. "Oxley's Dilemma"   4:46
16. "Ants!"   4:14
17. "Temple Ruins and the Secret Revealed"   5:51
18. "The Departure"   2:26
19. "Finale"   9:19

Like most of John William' soundtracks, the tracks are not listed in the order they appear in the film. To listen to the soundtrack in chronological order would go 6, 8, 7, 12, 14, 11, 9, 5, 10, 16, 15, 13, 17, 18, and 19 along with 1 - 4 as bonus tracks heard in concert theme.

The soundtrack debuted on the Billboard 200 at Template:Abbr 39 during its first week. The most popular cue on iTunes currently,Template:When (other than "The Raiders March"), is "Finale".


  • John Williams – producer
  • Ramiro Belgardt – music editor
  • Shawn Murphy – recording and mixing engineer
  • Sandy de Crescent – music contractor
  • Peter Rotter – music contractor
  • Hollywood Film Chorale – choir
  • Sally Stevens – vocal contractor
  • Jo Ann Kane Music Service – music preparation
  • Patricia Sullivan Fourstar – mastering
  • Andrew Pham – package design


External linksEdit

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