is the Pocahontas: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack soundtrack to the 1995 Disney animated film, . It contains songs from the film written by Pocahontas Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, conducted by David Friedman, and performed by Judy Kuhn, Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Jim Cummings and David Ogden Stiers among others, and singles by Jon Secada and Shanice, and Vanessa Williams, along with the film's score composed by Alan Menken. It was released by Walt Disney Records on May 23, 1995 on CD and audio cassette.
The film's soundtrack is probably best known for the song that serves as the film's anthem, "
Colors of the Wind", which went on to win an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Grammy Award. As a single, "Colors of the Wind" went on to reach #4 on the U.S. pop charts in 1995, and was one of Williams' biggest hits.
The soundtrack also won the
Academy Award for Best Musical or Comedy Score, sold 2.3 million copies in the remaining two months of 1995 alone, and went on to reach No. 1 on the . Billboard 200 [3 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
Side One [ edit ]
"The Virginia Company" - Chorus
"Ship at Sea" (Score)
"The Virginia Company (Reprise)" -
Mel Gibson & Chorus "
Steady as the Beating Drum (Main Title)" - Chorus "Steady as the Beating Drum (Reprise)" -
Jim Cummings "
Just Around the Riverbend" - Judy Kuhn "Grandmother Willow" (Score)
Listen with Your Heart I" - Linda Hunt & Bobbi Page "Mine, Mine, Mine" -
David Ogden Stiers, Mel Gibson & Chorus "
Listen with Your Heart II" - Linda Hunt & Bobbi Page "
Colors of the Wind" - Judy Kuhn "
Savages (Part 1)" - David Ogden Stiers, Jim Cummings & Chorus "
Savages (Part 2)" - Judy Kuhn, David Ogden Stiers, Jim Cummings & Chorus "I'll Never See Him Again" (Score)
Side Two [ edit ]
"Council Meeting" (Score)
"Percy's Bath" (Score)
"River's Edge" (Score)
"Getting Acquainted" (Score)
"Ratcliffe's Plan" (Score)
"Picking Corn" (Score)
"The Warriors Arrive" (Score)
"John Smith Sneaks Out" (Score)
Colors of the Wind (End Title)" - Vanessa Williams "
If I Never Knew You (End Title)" - Jon Secada & Shanice
Singles [ edit ]
Billboard Hot 100
"Colors of the Wind"
Vanessa L. Williams
Hot R&B / Hip Hop Singles & Tracks
Australia Singles Chart
UK Singles Chart
UK Singles Chart
"If I Never Knew You"
Jon Secada and Shanice
References [ edit ]
^ Allmusic review
^ Filmtracks review
^ http://music.yahoo.com/read/news/12040603 "Pocahontas"