'The Big C' Soundtrack Released


Supporting the efforts of Stand Up to Cancer, Epic Records has released the soundtrack for the Showtime series "The Big C."

The album is a collection of songs inspired by the dark comedy series, which stars Laura Linney as a teacher dealing with cancer. It features music from artists such as The Staple Singers, Sara Bareilles and newcomers Oh Land and Andrew Allen.

Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Showtime Networks Inc. will donate 100 percent of their net profits of soundtrack sales to Stand Up to Cancer, a nonprofit initiative that raises funds to accelerate groundbreaking, collaborative cancer research.

"The Big C: The Complete First Season" will also be available on DVD and by digital download.

Season 2 of "The Big C" premieres on Showtime Monday, June 27, at 10:30 PM.