For the Kids (2002 album)

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For the Kids
For the Kids (2002 album) coverart.jpg
Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedNovember 5, 2002
GenreChildren's music
LabelNettwerk Records
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For the Kids is an album featuring new renderings of children's songs performed by today's popular artists. In the United States, a portion of the proceeds go to VH1's Save the Music Foundation. In Canada, a portion of the proceeds go to The Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach (Sarah McLachlan Foundation).

There are two follow-up compilation albums: For the Kids Too! (2004) and For the Kids Three (2007).

Track listing[edit]

1."Mah Nà Mah Nà"Cake2:53
2."La La La La Lemon"Barenaked Ladies1:57
3."The Rainbow Connection"Sarah McLachlan3:30
4."I've Got to Be Clean"Guster2:07
5."Wonderwheel"Dan Zanes3:22
6."Have a Little Fun"Glen Phillips2:28
7."The Hoppity Song"Five for Fighting2:27
8."My Flying Saucer"Billy Bragg with Wilco1:45
9."It's All Right to Cry"Darius Rucker2:07
11."Bright Eyes"Remy Zero2:33
12."Willie the King"Dan Wilson3:22
13."Snow Day"Bleu2:19
14."Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk2:43
15."Goodnight Children Everywhere"Sixpence None the Richer3:23
16."Bend Down the Branches"Tom Waits1:05

For the Kids Too![edit]

For the Kids Too!
Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedOctober 19, 2004
GenreChildren's music
LabelNettwerk Records
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Review scores
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1."I'm Different"Butterfly Boucher2:25
2."I Like to Run, I Like to Jump"David Mead2:44
3."At the Bottom of the Sea"Ralph's World1:58
4."Everybody Came"Ambrosia Parsley3:14
5."Catch the Moon"Lisa Loeb and Elizabeth Mitchell3:06
6."Starfish and Coffee"Matt Nathanson2:59
7."John Lee Supertaster"They Might Be Giants2:00
8."The Rainbow Connection"Jason Mraz2:31
9."Peanut Butter Toast"Sarah Harmer2:19
10."Your Attitude Towards Cuttlefish"Paper Moon3:34
11."I Often Dream of Trains"Robyn Hitchcock2:45
12."My Favorite Things"Nathan2:41
13."The Very First Day"Ron Sexsmith1:57
14."Meow Meow Lullaby"Nada Surf2:40
15."Good Night"Matthew Sweet3:16
16."Telephone Song"Kirsty Hawkshaw2:29

For the Kids Three![edit]

For the Kids Three!
Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedOctober 2, 2007
GenreChildren's music
LabelNettwerk Records
1."I Want to Have Fun"Of Montreal2:33
2."See You on the Moon"Great Lake Swimmers4:08
3."The Poopsmith Song"Over the Rhine2:36
4."My Little Bird"Rogue Wave3:13
5."Itsy Bitsy Spider"O.A.R.1:41
6."The Other Day I Met a Bear"Barenaked Ladies2:20
7."The Babysitter's Here"Dar Williams3:57
8."I'm a Believer"The Sippy Cups3:03
9."If You're Happy and You Know It"Anathallo1:37
10."Does Your Cat Have a Mustache?"The Format3:52
11."Sleep So Very Long"Moby featuring Chrissi Poland3:31
12."My Darling Clementine"The Submarines4:12
13."Wheels on the Bus"Kyle Andrews2:51
14."New Shoes"Blitzen Trapper2:07
16."Jellyman Kelly"Mates of State2:26
17."No Hiding"Hem2:10
18."The Lint Song"MC Lars2:54
19."Pure Imagination"Jolie Holland3:14
20."Small as Me"Rosie Thomas with Damien Jurado1:23