‘The Highway Rat’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: December 16, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Magic Light Pictures will release a soundtrack album for the BBC animated holiday special The Highway Rat. The album features the original music from the short composed by René Aubry (The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Under the Bombs).  The soundtrack will be released digitally on Monday, December 18 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. The Highway Rat is directed by Jeroen Jaspaert and stars David Tennant as the title character, Rob Brydon as the narrator, Nina Sosanya as the Duck, Tom Hollander as the Squirrel and Frances de le Tour as the Rabbit. The film is based on the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler and centers on a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all sweet things. The holiday special will premiere Christmas Day on BBC One.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. Stand and Deliver
2. Riding Along the Highway
3. Earth Cake
4. Stealing the Travellers Food
5. Give Me Your Sweets
6. The Settlement Raid
7. The Duck’s Plan
8. Visions of Cakes
9. Wandering
10. The Party
11. Lost in the Cave
12. Flashbacks
13. Out of Darkness
14. Cake Heaven
15. The Highway Rat