Thumbelina (soundtrack)

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Thumbelina: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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Soundtrack album by
Barry Manilow and various artists
ReleasedFebruary 24, 1994
Recorded1991–1993
Genre Easy Listening, Musical Theater, Soundtrack
Length41:07
Label SBK Records (USA)
EMI Records (UK)
Producer Barry Manilow
Don Bluth Music of Films chronology
Rock-a-Doodle
(1990)
Thumbelina
(1994)
A Troll in Central Park
(1994)
Professional ratings
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Thumbelina: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 1994 Don Bluth animated feature Thumbelina and was released on February 24, 1994. The soundtrack was composed entirely by Barry Manilow. Manilow, along with lyricists Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman, who wrote the songs. [1] Bluth personally approached Manilow, who had been quoted as saying he originally aspired to be a soundtrack composer, to record the album. For his part, Manilow was enthusiastic about the opportunity to score Thumbelina, as an animated film where almost the entire runtime was soundtracked. [2]

Contents

The song "Marry The Mole", sung by Carol Channing, was the recipient of a Razzie award, [3] making Thumbelina the first animated film to "win" a Razzie. [4] The CD was a limited release and has been out of print since. It is also available on cassette. [5]

The singing cast

Track listing

All lyrics are written by Bruce Sussman & Jack Feldman; all music is composed by Barry Manilow.

No.TitlePerformer(s)Length
1."Opening Credits: Let Me Be Your Wings" 1:34
2."Follow Your Heart (Intro)"Gino Conforti1:46
3."Jacquimo Tells The Story" 2:00
4."Thumbelina" Jodi Benson & Anúna 2:32
5."Soon" Jodi Benson 1:55
6."Entrance of the Faeries" 1:49
7."Let Me Be Your Wings" Jodi Benson & Gary Imhoff 2:58
8."Mama Toad Kidnaps Thumbelina" 1:10
9."On the Road" Charo, Jodi Benson, Joe Lynch, Danny Mann & Loren Lester 3:21
10."Over The Waterfall" 1:46
11."Follow Your Heart"Gino Conforti & Anúna 2:14
12."Yer Beautiful, Baby"Randy Crenshaw & Anúna 2:49
13."Cornelius Searches for Thumbelina" 1:09
14."Soon (Reprise)" Barbara Cook 1:55
15."Let Me Be Your Wings (Reprise)" Jodi Benson 0:52
16."Marry the Mole" Carol Channing 1:51
17."Thumbelina Escapes" 2:12
18."Finale: Let Me Be Your Wings/Follow Your Heart" Jodi Benson & Anúna 3:54
19."Let Me Be Your Wings (End Title)" Barry Manilow & Debra Byrd 3:20

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