Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Despicable Me Soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Pharrell Williams & Various Artists
ReleasedJuly 6, 2010
StudioMidnight Blue Studios in Miami, FL
The Record Plant in Los Angeles, CA
GenrePop, pop rock, dance-pop, teen pop, R&B, hip hop, disco, funk, soul
Length35:09
LabelInterscope
ProducerHans Zimmer

Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the film of the same name, and it was released on July 6, 2010. It features new songs from the film written, performed, produced and/or composed by Pharrell Williams, and performances by Destinee & Paris, The Sylvers, Robin Thicke, The Bee Gees and David Bisbal.[1] A soundtrack album including the many other songs that appear in the film has not been officially released.

The film's score was composed by Pharrell Williams & Heitor Pereira and produced by Hans Zimmer. It was recorded with a 67-piece ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony at the Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox.[2] As of December 30, 2010, the film's score had not been officially released; however, 8 tracks appeared on MagicBoxMusic.com in November, 2010.[3][4]

Two of the songs that appeared in the film, Despicable Me and Prettiest Girls, appeared on the Best Original Song shortlist for the 83rd Academy Awards.[5]

Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[edit]

All music composed by Pharrell Williams, except as noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."Despicable Me" Pharrell4:13
2."Fun, Fun, Fun" Pharrell3:26
3."I'm On a Roll" Destinee & Paris3:11
4."Minion Mambo" (feat. Pharrell & Lupe Fiasco)Pharrell Williams, W. M. JacoThe Minions3:04
5."Boogie Fever" (From the 1976 album Showcase)Freddie Perren, Kenneth St. LewisThe Sylvers3:28
6."My Life"Pharrell Williams, Robin ThickeRobin Thicke3:54
7."Prettiest Girls" Pharrell3:19
8."Rocket's Theme" Pharrell4:03
9."You Should Be Dancing" (From the 1976 album Children of the World)Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice GibbBee Gees4:18
10."The Unicorn Song" Agnes (Elsie Fisher)2:08
11."Soñar (My Life)" (iTunes Only Bonus Track)Pharrell Williams, Robin ThickeDavid Bisbal4:03
12."Sweet Home Alabama" (from the album Second Helping)Ronnie Van Zant, Gary Rossington, Ed KingLynyrd Skynrd4:44

Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (More Music)[edit]

All music composed by Pharrell Williams, except as noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."Despicable Me (Orchestra Version)" Pharrell1:46
2."Casino Royale"Burt Bacharach, Hal David Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass2:36
3."Prettiest Girls (Introduction)" Pharrell0:42
4."Prettiest Girls (Orchestra Version)" Pharrell2:22
5."Sweet Home Alabama"Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van ZantLynyrd Skynyrd4:45
6."Despicable Me II (Checking Inn)" Pharrell1:48
7."Garota de Ipanema"Antônio Carlos JobimAntonio Jobim & Vinicius De Moraes0:42
8."The Way It Is (Vector's Theme)"Pharrell Williams, D.A. WallachD.A. Wallach0:48
9."Copacabana"Jack Feldman, Barry Manilow, Bruce SussmanBarry Manilow5:46
10."Fun, Fun, Fun (Orchestra Version)" Pharrell2:52
11."Swan Lake Waltz"Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky6:49

Despicable Me Score[edit]

All music composed by Heitor Pereira and Pharrell Williams.

No.TitleLength
1."Happy Gru"0:52
2."Door Bell Rings"0:22
3."Kyle Attacks"0:30
4."Nefario Calls Gru"1:08
5."Minion March"1:29
6."Miss Hattie's Face"0:49
7."Gru Calls Mom"0:43
8."Meeting Mr. Perkins"1:10
9."Explosion"0:19
10."Meet The Girls (Reprise)"0:27
11."Adoption Process"4:02
12."Gru's Lair"1:01
13."Gru's Kitchen"1:41
14."All Girls Amped Up"0:18
15."Girls To Bed"1:58
16."Girls To Dance Class"0:34
17."Gru Is Angry"1:04
18."Nefario Is Angry"0:27
19."Teleconference"3:37
20."Piggy Bank"2:18
21."Hyper Girls"0:37
22."Sleepy Kittens"3:38
23."Nefario Confronts Gru"1:43
24."Don't Let Her Take Us"1:34
25."Kisses Goodnight"2:41

Despicable Me Score (Promo)[edit]

All music composed by Heitor Pereira and Pharrell Williams.

No.TitleLength
1."Logo – Beautiful Egypt"1:42
2."Mal Mart"1:36
3."Cookie Delivery"3:30
4."Drunk Unicorn"0:36
5."Blast Off"1:32
6."Gru In Space"0:47
7."Rushing Back"1:34
8."Gru VS. Vector"6:02

Despicable Me Score (EP)[edit]

All music composed by Heitor Pereira and Pharrell Williams.

No.TitleLength
1."Happy Gru"0:42
2."Minions March"1:22
3."Gru's Lair"0:59
4."Gru's Kitchen"1:39
5."Piggy Bank"2:16
6."Korean Lab Heist"3:39
7."The Moon"1:31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DESPICABLE ME: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK Album to be Released July 6 on Star Trak/Interscope". PR Newswire. June 15, 2010. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
  2. ^ Goldwasser, Dan (June 30, 2010). "Heitor Pereira scores 'Despicable Me'". ScoringSessions.com. Retrieved June 30, 2010.
  3. ^ "Despicable Me". MagicBoxMusic.com. Retrieved April 4, 2011.
  4. ^ Mika (November 10, 2010). "'Despicable Me' Promo Score (2010)". TheNeptunes.org. Retrieved December 30, 2010.
  5. ^ "Oscar Taps 41 Movie Tunes For Original Song Category". Deadline Hollywood. December 15, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2012.

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