Tarzan (1999 film soundtrack)

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Tarzan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Phil Collins
Released May 18, 1999 (US)
Recorded 1998–1999,
Conway Recording Studios
Capitol Studios
Genre Pop, pop rock
Length 40:55
Label Walt Disney
Walt Disney Animation Studios chronology
Fantasia 2000
Phil Collins chronology
A Hot Night in Paris
Singles from Tarzan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
  1. "You'll Be in My Heart"
    Released: June 15, 1999
  2. "Strangers Like Me"
    Released: October 15, 1999
  3. "Son of Man"
    Released: February 4, 2000
  4. "Two Worlds"
    Released: September 26, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Tarzan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack is the soundtrack for the 1999 Disney animated film, Tarzan. The songs on the soundtrack were composed by Phil Collins, and the instrumental score by Mark Mancina. The song "You'll Be in My Heart" won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song and received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media while the soundtrack album received a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album. For his contribution to the soundtrack, Collins received an American Music Award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.

Tarzan was the first Disney soundtrack to be recorded in multiple languages for different markets, with Phil Collins recording English, Italian, German, Spanish, and French versions of the soundtrack. Phil Collins was helped by composer Eric Serra to record and produce French version of the songs.

Commercial performance[edit]

The Tarzan soundtrack was released by Walt Disney Records on May 18, 1999. The soundtrack peaked at #5 on the Billboard charts during the week of July 10, 1999, coinciding with the film's theatrical run, and was a major comeback for Collins.

A promotion was held at the Disney Store. Customers who bought the soundtrack received a free and exclusive single of "You'll Be in My Heart". The soundtrack itself was labeled limited edition, including a holographic cover and an individual collector's number.[citation needed]

The album has sold 2,586,000 copies in the U.S. as of April 2014.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Phil Collins, with score composed by Mark Mancina.

  1. "Two Worlds" – 3:18
  2. "You'll Be in My Heart" (Glenn Close and Phil Collins version) – 1:36
  3. "Son of Man" – 2:44
  4. "Trashin' the Camp" (Rosie O'Donnell and Phil Collins version) – 2:16
  5. "Strangers Like Me" – 3:00
  6. "Two Worlds Reprise" – 0:51
  7. "Trashin' the Camp" (Phil Collins and 'N Sync version) – 2:23
  8. "You'll Be in My Heart" (Phil Collins version) – 4:18
  9. "Two Worlds" (Phil Collins version) – 2:42
  10. "A Wondrous Place" (Score) – 5:18
  11. "Moves Like an Ape, Looks Like a Man" (Score) – 2:57
  12. "The Gorillas" (Score) – 4:28
  13. "One Family" (Score) – 3:48
  14. "Two Worlds Finale" – 1:16



Year Chart Position
1999 The Billboard 200 5


Year Single Artist Chart Position
1999 "You'll Be in My Heart" Phil Collins Billboard Hot 100 21
Adult Contemporary 1
"Strangers Like Me" 10
2000 "Son of Man" German Singles Chart 68
"Two Worlds" 43

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Paul Grein (April 30, 2014). "Chart Watch: Sell 14K Albums, Make The Top 10". Yahoo Music.