‘The Muppets’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 11, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Walt Disney Records (via Billboard) has announced the details of the soundtrack for the new movie adaptation of The Muppets. The album includes four orginal songs from the movie written by the film’s music supervisor Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Conchords) and performed by cast members Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper. Also featured on the album are cover versions Of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit, Cee Lo Green’s Forget You and the Muppet classic Rainbow Connection performed by the Muppets. None of the original score by composer Christophe Beck is included. The soundtrack will be released on November 21, 2011 and can be pre-ordered on Amazon. The Muppets is directed by James Bobin and will be released in theaters on November 23. For updates on the film, visit the official movie webpage.

Here’s the track list:

“The Muppet Show Theme” – The Muppets
“Life’s a Happy Song” – Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter
“Pictures in My Head” – Kermit and The Muppets
“Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard” – Paul Simon
“Rainbow Connection” – The Moopets
“We Built This City” – Starship
“Me Party”  – Amy Adams and Miss Piggy
“Let’s Talk About Me” – Chris Cooper
“Man or Muppet” – Jason Segel and Walter
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” – The Muppets Barbershop Quartet
“Forget You” – Camilla and The Chickens
“Rainbow Connection” – The Muppets
“The Whistling Caruso” – Andrew Bird
“Life’s a Happy Song” – Finale Entire Cast
“Mahna Mahna” – Mahna Mahna and The Two Snowths