Glee Debuts Original Songs on Glee
For the first time ever, Glee premieres two new and original songs on Glee: The Music, Volume 5, available March 8. “Loser Like Me,” an energetic ensemble track was co-written by pop mastermind Max Martin (Britney Spears, P!nk) and “Get It Right” is a moving ballad brought to life by Lea Michele’s immense voice.
These original tracks will air in the “GLEE” episode Tuesday, March 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. In addition to these new tracks, Glee: The Music, Volume 5 will feature the Glee casts take on such classics as Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now,” Katy Perry’s “Firework” and Justin Bieber‘s “Baby.”
Gwyneth Paltrow makes a return to Glee and is featured on such classics as Prince’s “Kiss,” Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” and Joan Jett’s “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah).”
Paltrow’s earlier Glee contribution, an exciting cover of Cee Lo’s “Forget You,” was a bit hit among fans and has just been certified Gold for sales in excess of 500,000 downloads.
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Also featured on Glee: The Music, Volume 5 is the cast’s much talked about mashup of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Heads Will Roll” which was seen by Glee’s biggest audience to date of 26.8 million viewers, according to Columbia Records.
The full track listing for Glee: The Music, Volume 5 is as follows:
- Thriller/Heads Will Roll
- Need You Now
- She’s Not There
- Fat Bottomed Girls
- P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
- Somebody To Love
- Take Me or Leave Me
- Don’t You Want Me
- Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
- Get It Right
- Loser Like Me
Columbia Records, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, made this announcement Tuesday, Feb. 22.