Brave (soundtrack)

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Film score by Patrick Doyle
Released June 19, 2012
Recorded 2012
Air Lyndhurst Studios (London)
Genre Celtic
Length 61:72
Label Walt Disney
Pixar film soundtrack chronology
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Monsters University
Patrick Doyle chronology
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars
Empire 3/5 stars
Film Score Reviews 4/5 stars
Filmtracks 4/5 stars

Brave is the original soundtrack of the film of the same name composed by Patrick Doyle and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. The soundtrack also features two original songs performed by Scottish Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis and written by Alex Mandel, and one original song performed by Birdy and Mumford & Sons.[1] Walt Disney Records released the soundtrack on both CD album and digital download on June 19, 2012.[2]

For the Spanish soundtrack, Indie-folk singer Russian Red performed the Spanish version of "Touch the Sky" (Volaré) and "Into the Open Air" (A la luz del sol).[3] The Italian versions of "Touch the Sky" (Il Cielo Toccherò) and "Into the Open Air" (Tra Vento e Aria) are performed by the soul-blues singer Noemi.

"Tha Mo Ghaol Air Àird A' Chuain", a Scottish Gaelic song from Julie Fowlis' album Mar a tha mo chridhe features in official trailers for the film, but do not feature on the soundtrack.

Other versions[4][edit]

Singer(s) Title Language
Frankie Barranco[5][6] "My Spirit Flies" English
Paula Seling[7][8] "Chiar Pot Zbura" Romanian
Lucie Vondráčková[9][10] "Kdy vzlétnu já" Czech
Lola[11][12] "Lelkem száll" Hungarian
Justyna Bojczuk[13][14] „Kiedy nie śpią sny” Polish

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Patrick Doyle, except "Touch the Sky" (music by Alex Mandel, lyrics by Mandel and Mark Andrews), "Into the Open Air" (music and lyrics by Mandel),[15] and "Learn Me Right" (music and lyrics by Mumford & Sons).[16]

No. Title Length
1. "Touch the Sky" (Julie Fowlis) 2:31
2. "Into the Open Air" (Julie Fowlis) 2:41
3. "Learn Me Right" (Birdy (musician) Birdy and Mumford & Sons) 3:46
4. "Fate and Destiny" (Patrick Doyle) 4:17
5. "The Games" (Patrick Doyle) 1:53
6. "I Am Merida" (Patrick Doyle) 2:23
7. "Remember to Smile" (Patrick Doyle) 2:17
8. "Merida Rides Away"   4:07
9. "The Witch's Cottage" (Patrick Doyle) 4:26
10. "Song of Mor'du" (Billy Connolly and Cast) 2:17
11. "Through the Castle" (Patrick Doyle) 4:34
12. "Legends Are Lessons"   4:06
13. "Show Us the Way" (Patrick Doyle) 3:46
14. "Mum Goes Wild" (Patrick Doyle) 3:25
15. "In Her Heart" (Patrick Doyle) 2:36
16. "Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal)" (Emma Thompson and Peigi Barker) 2:36
17. "Not Now!" (Patrick Doyle) 3:34
18. "Get the Key"   3:15
19. "We've Both Changed" (Patrick Doyle) 5:30
20. "Merida's Home"   1:32
Total length:


Brave debuted as the highest-charting Pixar soundtrack at US Billboard since Cars in 2006.[17] Ratatouille never placed, WALL-E debuted at No. 127 and Cars 2 at No. 153. The soundtracks to Up and Toy Story 3 were only released digitally, instead of being given a traditional CD release, until 2011.

Chart (2012) Peak
Spanish Albums Chart[18] 33
Canadian Albums Chart[19] 70
U.S. Billboard Soundtracks[20] 2
U.S. Billboard Top 200[20] 33
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums[20] 13


  1. ^ "Sounds Of The Highlands; Disney-Pixar's "Brave" Transports Moviegoers to Ancient Scotland with Oscar-Nominated Composer Patrick Doyle, Plus Performers Julie Fowlis and Birdy (with Mumford & Sons)" (Press release). Walt Disney Records. May 21, 2012. Retrieved May 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ " Brave: Various Artists, patrick Doyle, James Shearman: Music". Amazon. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Russian Red se estrena en español en la BSO de Brave (Indomable)" (in Spanish). Ultima Pantalla. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zawiercie - Walt Disney na Zamku w Bobolicach". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  5. ^ Frankie Barranco - My Spirit Flies (Brave Soundtrack) on YouTube. 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
  6. ^ Position: 00:00 (2013-11-26). "Frankie Barranco – My Spirit Flies – Listen and discover music at". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  7. ^ "Paula Seling, pe coloana sonoră a animaţiei Disney "Brave" | VIDEO". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  8. ^ "PAULA SELING - Chiar pot zbura (BRAVE SOUNDTRACK)". YouTube. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  9. ^ "Lucie Vondráčková - Kdy vzlétnu já (Official Music Video) v HD". YouTube. 2012-08-23. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  10. ^ "Krásná rebelka Lucie Vondráčková má nový videoklip! Podívejte - - magazín pro Váš úspěšný den". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  11. ^ "Lola - Lelkem száll (Merinda a bátor főcímdal)". YouTube. 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  12. ^ "Családi : Hírek : Lola énekli a Merida a bátor végefőcímdalát". 2012-08-02. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  13. ^ "Justyna Bojczuk - Kiedy nie śpią sny. Piosenka z filmu Merida Waleczna". YouTube. 2012-07-30. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  14. ^ Firstpost. "Justyna Bojczuk - Kiedy nie śpią sny. Piosenka z filmu Merida Waleczna - Adam Watts Videos : Firstpost Topic - Page 1". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  15. ^ "Disney•Pixar’s Brave Transports Moviegoers to Ancient Scotland with Oscar®-Nominated Composer Patrick Doyle". Disney. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  16. ^ "Mumford & Sons Pen New Song For Pixar's 'Brave'". MTV. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  17. ^ Caulfield, Keith. "Chart Moves: 'Brave's' Mumford & Sons-Enhanced Billboard 200 Debut, Blood on the Dance Floor's Best Sales". Billboard. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  18. ^ "PROMUSICAE". PROMUSICAE. 2012-08-16. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  19. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music SoundScan Charts". 2012-06-27. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  20. ^ a b c [1] Billboard. Retrieved 2012-07-08

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