Sony Masterworks will release a soundtrack album for the animated feature Animal Crackers. The album features the original songs from the movie by Howard Jones and Toad the Wet Sprocket, as well as tracks by Queen, Huey Lewis & the News, Michael Bublé, Katie Herzig, Fleur East & more. Also included are three tracks from the film’s original score composed by Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander). The composer also produced two original songs performed by Ian McKellen and written by John Adair and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh, Dan Povenmire, Robert Hughes, Danny Jacob & Scott Christian Sava. A separate album featuring the composer’s score is also in the works. No release date has been announced yet. Animal Crackers is directed by Scott Christian Sava & Tony Bancroft and features the voice talent of Emily Blunt, Danny DeVito, Ian McKellen, Sylvester Stallone, Raven-Symoné, Patrick Warburton and Wallace Shawna. The movie centers on a family whose life is turned upside down when they inherit a rundown circus and a mysterious box of Animal Crackers, which magically changes the person who eats them into animals. The film will be released in Chinese theaters on July 27. No domestic release date has been confirmed yet.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Animal Crackers Overture – Bear McCreary
2. Like That – Fleur East
3. The Tractor – Chris McDougall
4. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
5. Today Is Yesterday’s Tomorrow – Michael Bublé
6. Welcome – Ian McKellen
7. While We’re Young – Huey Lewis & the News
8. Master of the Ring – Kim Trama
9. Should’ve Been Mine – Ian McKellen
10. We’re in this Together – Howard Jones
11. One of Those Days – Toad the Wet Sprocket
12. Lost & Found – Katie Herzig
13. Papa Bear – Bear McCreary
14. Showtime – Bear McCreary

  1. JOSH says:

    When will this album become available? I’m very excited to own it! Please get back to me!