Following it's No. 1-debuting soundtrack to "The Hunger Games," Republic Records tweaked its formula to blanket radio and go global with sequel "Catching Fire."

In early October, executives from Republic Records were attending a film premiere and discussing the promotion of a soundtrack. As much as they were proud of the film receiving its Los Angeles debut that night -- Greg Camalier's documentary "Muscle Shoals" -- and its Republic-released soundtrack (and its one new track: Alicia Keys' cover of Bob Dylan's "Pressing On"), the next film project promised to be much larger in scope, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

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