Disney Theatrical and Ghostlight Records have released a preview of ‘Out There’ from the original cast recording of Disney’s ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame‘ on January 22, 2016 with pre-orders now available through iTunes. Fans who pre-order the album will be able to download ‘The Bells of Notre Dame,’ ‘Out There,’ ‘Topsy Turvy Pt. 1’ and ‘Top of the World’ immediately. To pre-order the CD, which comes packaged with a 32-page booklet with full lyrics, photos, and a note from composer Alan Menken, visit http://sh-k-boom.com/hunchback-of-notre-dame. The album is produced by Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Chris Montan and Executive Producer, Kurt Deutsch.
Disney Theatrical and Ghostlight Records have announced they will release the original cast recording of Disney’s ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame‘ on January 22, 2016 with pre-orders now available through iTunes. Fans who pre-order the album will be able to download ‘The Bells of Notre Dame’ immediately, with three more tracks becoming available ahead of the entire album’s release. To pre-order the CD, which comes packaged with a 32-page booklet with full lyrics, photos, and a note from composer Alan Menken, visit http://sh-k-boom.com/hunchback-of-notre-dame. The album is produced by Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Chris Montan and Executive Producer, Kurt Deutsch.
Disney Records, Verve Records and Vevo have premiered the full music video for Ne-Yo’s cover of ‘Friend Like Me’ from Aladdin, the first single off the ‘We Love Disney’ compilation available October 30. You can find the music video embedded below.
‘We Love Disney’ features the hottest artists from across the pop, rock, R&B, and country worlds delivering their own unique interpretations of classic Disney songs and was produced by Grammy winning music legend David Foster.
We have previously shared news about the upcoming exciting ‘Silly Symphony Collection,’ a 16-album boxed set of vinyl LPs and digital download, celebrating Walt Disney’s game-changing animated musical shorts from the 1930s. Now with special thanks to Walt Disney Records collaborator Fairfax Classics, we are getting our first look at the entire library of all the double-album cover artwork from the collection, which you can find in our embedded gallery below.
Marvel Music will release the soundtrack for ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy‘ the animated television series on October 16, 2015, now available for pre-order. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Mix Vol. 1 (Music from the Animated Television Series) is a collection of 12 songs featured in the show’s upcoming first season.
Tracks from the soundtrack include hits such as Blue Swede’s ‘Hooked on a Feeling,’ Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now,’ Joe Walsh’s ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ and Thin Lizzy’s ‘Boys Are Back in Town.’
Less than a year after Mickey Mouse’s debut in Steamboat Willie, the Walt Disney Studio embarked on a decade-long series of music-driven shorts whose breakthroughs would forever change the direction of animation and would have a massive impact on popular culture. The 75 cartoons – called Silly Symphonies – pioneered “three-strip” Technicolor, introduced Donald Duck, and created a pop music phenomenon with “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?” They won seven Academy Awards® for Best Short Subject (Cartoon) between 1932 and 1939.
Walt Disney Records will release the soundtrack for Disney’s ‘Descendants’ on Friday, July 31, the day the eagerly-anticipated movie premieres on Disney Channel. The soundtrack pre-order is available now on Amazon. It features the single ‘Believe,’ performed and written by 16 year-old recording artist Shawn Mendes and original songs performed by the ‘Descendants’ cast plus bonus tracks and a score suite.
Beginning Tuesday, June 16, Shawn Mendes’ ‘Believe’ single will be available as a song purchase or free with the purchase of the ‘Descendants’ soundtrack at select digital retailers. The song will premiere in the U.S. and Canada, Monday, June 15 on Radio Disney at 7 pm ET /4 pm PT.
D23 EXPO 2015 will feature the world premiere of ‘Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration’ — a live concert performance featuring a 32-piece orchestra celebrating the Silly Symphony animated short films and their accompanying music, hosted by film historian Leonard Maltin. Fans will delight in watching selected Silly Symphony shorts from Disney’s archives while the music is performed live in synchronization with the picture, presented using high-quality, newly restored digital film masters. The music will be performed as it would have been recorded during those historic days at the Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue in the 1920s and ’30s. This very special concert event will showcase the music of the Three Little Pigs, The Old Mill and many other classics. To ensure as many guests are able to see the concert as possible, two 70-minute presentations will take place on Sunday, August 16, one at 11 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m. in Stage 23.
Amazon has put up a track list for the upcoming Cinderella entry in the Disney Music Emporium Legacy Collection, commemorating the 65th anniversary of the animated film. Featuring artwork by Walt Disney Animation artist Lorelay Bove, Amazon describes the 2 disc set as containing 7 lost chords (which all appear to have been previously released as part of the ‘Lost Chords’ collection), along with 9 bonus tracks. The track listing, as per Amazon, is as follows:
Proclaiming that this is the first time the material has been made available outside of Walt Disney Studios, the Master Score is a music sheet book ‘that takes you inside the inspired minds of the creators of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs — the animators, story writers, composers, cameramen, and Walt himself’ and offers the following selling points:
- See the integration of story, art, and music.