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Live From D23: New Albums for Disneyland, Walt Disney World Due in August, Premiere New-to-CD Tracks

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Disney Official Albums

Today, you’ll find The Second Disc at the Anaheim Convention Center for the D23 Expo, “The Ultimate Disney Fan Event.”  Naturally, every arm of The Walt Disney Company has something to offer here, and naturally, that includes music!  Tonight, Disney Theatrical President Thomas Schumacher will host Broadway and Beyond, celebrating Disney on Broadway’s legacy of musicals from Beauty and the Beast to Newsies.  Tomorrow, American Bandstand legend Dick Clark will be honored as a Disney Legend, and two composers who need no introduction – Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken – will unite for a one-night-only concert event.  And on Sunday, Randy Thornton, the Grammy Award-winning producer who has spearheaded the exciting catalogue projects at Walt Disney Records, takes the stage to reveal Secrets of the Lost Chords.  What’s The Lost Chords?  It’s the series of releases that has excavated numerous outtakes from Disney films like Cinderella and The Aristocats, in both original demo versions and newly-recorded renditions.

In addition to all of this fun, however, the Walt Disney Records team is now gearing up for the release of two long-awaited albums.  The Official Albums of Disneyland and Walt Disney World have long been staples of souvenir shops at Disney’s Magic Kingdoms, collecting music from the Disney theme parks for take-home enjoyment.  New volumes have been absent from shelves since 2008, however, naturally raising concerns about the series’ future.  But on August 20, all worries will have been assuaged.  That’s the date when new 2013 Official Albums are released in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Both volumes are 2-CD, 36-track sets with the usual blend of classic theme park favorites and new additions.  The Disneyland Resort Official Album, including tunes from both Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, boasts 13 new-to-CD tracks from attractions both vintage (It’s a Small World) and recent (Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, Toy Story: Midway Mania and Cars Land).

What will you find on these two new releases?  Hit the jump for more details, including a complete track listing!

The Walt Disney World Resort Official Album covers music from all around the World, including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  It has 9 new-to-CD tracks.  The never-before-released selections include music from the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland (Be Our Guest restaurant, Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid, Storybook Circus area) as well as attractions at both Epcot (the new Test Track) and Hollywood Studios (the new Star Tours, Toy Story Mania).  While both the Disneyland and Walt Disney World volumes share the Star Tours track “The Throne Room,” the Toy Story tracks are unique.

With music from composers including Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, Randy Newman, Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams, the new Official Albums will reach shops in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World on August 20.  In addition, digital downloads of the tracks will be available at the Disney Music Store.  You can check out all of the specs on both CDs below!

Various Artists, The Disneyland Resort Official Album (Walt Disney Records, 2013)

CD 1

  1. All Aboard! (Main Street Station)
  2. Married Life (Main Street U.S.A.)
  3. The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room (The Enchanted Tiki Room)
  4. Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye (same)
  5. Tarzan Medley (Tarzan’s Treehouse)
  6. Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life For Me) (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  7. Grim Grinning Ghosts (The Haunted Mansion)
  8. Splash Mountain Medley (Space Mountain)
  9. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (same)
  10. Pecos Bill (Frontierland)
  11. Touch the Sky (Meet Merida from Brave in Fantasyland)
  12. Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (Fantasyland)
  13. The Fantasyland Dark Ride Suite (same)
  14. It’s a Small World Clock Parade (It’s a Small World)
  15. It’s a Small World (same)
  16. Steamboat Willie  (Mickey’s Toontown)
  17. Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin (same)

CD 2

  1. Submarine Voyage (Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage)
  2. The Throne Room (Star Tours)
  3. Buzz Lightyear’s Astro-Blasters (same)
  4. Space Mountain (same)
  5. Suitcase and a Dream (Disney’s California Adventure – Red Car Newsboys)
  6. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf (Disney’s California Adventure – Carthay Circle Theater)
  7. Mike and Sulley to the Rescue (Monsters, Inc.: Mike and Sulley to the Rescue)
  8. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Theme (Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror)
  9. Soarin’ (same)
  10. The Bakery Theme (Boudin Bakery at Disney’s California Adventure)
  11. A Bug’s Life Suite (A Bug’s Land)
  12. It’s Tough To Be a Bug (same)
  13. The Little Mermaid Medley (Ariel’s Undersea Adventure)
  14. Midway Mania (Toy Story: Midway Mania)
  15. The Cleaner (Toy Story: Midway Mania)
  16. California Screamin’ (same)
  17. Welcome to Radiator Springs (Cars Land)
  18. Funiculi Funicula (Cars Land)
  19. Radiator Springs Racers (Cars Land)

CD 1, Tracks 2, 10-12 & 14 previously unreleased
CD 2, Tracks 2, 5-6, 13-15 & 17-19 previously unreleased

Various Artists, The Walt Disney World Resort Official Album (Walt Disney Records, 2013)

CD 1

  1. All Aboard! (Main Street USA)
  2. Flitterin’      (Main Street USA)
  3. The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room (The Enchanted Tiki Room)
  4. Swisskapolka (Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse)
  5. Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life For Me) (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  6. The Bear Band Serenade (Country Bear Jamboree)
  7. Splash Mountain Medley (Splash Mountain)
  8. Grim Grinning Ghosts (The Haunted Mansion)
  9. It’s a Small World (same)
  10. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (same)
  11. Be Our Guest (New Fantasyland – Be Our Guest restaurant)
  12. The Little Mermaid Medley (New Fantasyland – Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid)
  13. Circus Parade (New Fantasyland – Storybook Circus)
  14. Casey Jr. (New Fantasyland – Storybook Circus)
  15. There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress)
  16. Galactic Anthem (Stitch’s Great Escape)
  17. Spaceship Earth (Spaceship arth)
  18. Energy Adventure Medley (Universe of Energy)
  19. One Little Spark (Journey Into Imagination)

CD 2

  1. Destiny (Mission: Space)
  2. Test Track (same)
  3. The Seas with Nemo and Friends Medley (The Seas with Nemo and Friends)
  4. Soarin’ (same)
  5. Canada (You’re a Lifetime Journey) (World Showcase – Canada)
  6. Impressions de France (World Showcase – Impressions de France)
  7. Golden Dream (World Showcase – The American Adventure)
  8. Reflections of China Suite (World Showcase – Reflections of China)
  9. The Three Caballeros (World Showcase – Mexico – Gran Fiesta Tour)
  10. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Theme (Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror)
  11. The Throne Room (Star Tours)
  12. Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular (same)
  13. Lights, Motors, Action (same)
  14. You’ve Got a Friend in Me (Toy Story Mania)
  15. Hot Potato (Toy Story Mania)
  16. It’s Tough To Be a Bug (same)
  17. CTX Theme (Dinosaur)

CD 1, Tracks 2 & 11-14 previously unreleased
CD 2, Tracks 2, 11 & 14-15 previously unreleased

Written by Joe Marchese

August 9, 2013 at 11:22

2 Responses

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  1. Great to see them finally updating the parks discs. Really surprised, with all of the fans in town Anaheim this weekend, that they couldn’t coordinate getting – at least – the Disneyland set out and for sale at the Expo while we’re all here.

    Kevin Davis (@Bookpodder)

    August 11, 2013 at 01:23

    • And ironically enough, my parents returned from a week at Disney today and, as they say, missed it by *that much*.

      Mike Duquette

      August 11, 2013 at 23:07


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