‘Rio 2′ Soundtrack Details

Posted: February 13, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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rio-2Atlantic Records will release a soundtrack album for the animated feature Rio 2. The album features the songs from the film, including the original track What Is Love by Janelle Monae, which can be checked out after the jump. Also featured is the song Rio Rio, ” a new version of the track by Take You to Rio by Ester Dean featuring B.o.B., new tracks by Bruno Mars and his musical collaborator Philip Lawrence, as well as songs by director Carlinhos Brown and the film’s voice talent. The soundtrack will be released on March 25, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A separate soundtrack featuring John Powell’s original score will also be released. Details will be announced on this page soon. Rio 2 features the voices of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, will.i.am, Jemaine Clement, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro and Jamie Foxx, as well as Rita Moreno, Bruno Mars and Kristin Chenoweth. The movie follows Jewel and Blu and their three kids leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon, where they encounter a menagerie of characters who are born to be wild. The sequel will be released nationwide on April 11, 2014 by 20th Century Fox. For updates on the film, visit the official movie website.

Here’s the album track list:

1. What Is Love – Janelle Monae
2. Rio Rio (Feat. B.O.B) – Ester Dean
3. Beautiful Creatures – Barbatuques, Andy Garcia and Rita Moreno
4. Welcome Back – Bruno Mars
5. Ô Vida – Carlinhos Brown and Nina De Freitas
6. It’s A Jungle Out Here (Feat. Uakti) [Brazilian] – Philip Lawrence
7. Don’t Go Away (Feat. Uakti) – Anne Hathaway and Flavia Maia
8. Batucada Familia – Carlinhos Brown, Siedah Garrett, Jamie Foxx, Rachel Crow, Amy Heidemann, Andy Garcia and Rita Moreno
9. Poisonous Love – Kristin Chenoweth and Jemaine Clement
10. I Will Survive – Jemaine Clement and Kristin Chenoweth
11. Bola Viva – Carlinhos Brown
12. Favo De Mel – Milton Nascimento
13. It’s A Jungle Out Here – Philip Lawrence
14. What Is Love – Janelle Monae, Anne Hathaway, Jessie Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx and Carlinhos Brown

Target Bonus Tracks:

What Is Love (The GoonRock Mix) – Janelle Monáe
Angry Birds Rio 2 Theme – Barbatuques

  1. Since Laetitia Casta voiced Jewel in the French dub of the first one, and since she’s returned to dub the sequel, does that mean she’ll be on the Gallic version of the soundtrack album as well? (She does have B.O.F. experience with “Rue des plaisirs,” after all.)

  2. Jobs1975 says:

    one can only hope….she is indeed a <>.

  3. vinh says:

    what a name song at m 49 ( mouse Clara sing) Please !