is the tenth In the Key of Disney studio album by Brian Wilson, released on October 25, 2011, by Walt Disney Records as part of the Disney Pearl Series. The album is the second release by Disney for Wilson, after . Disney calls it "the album that marries the vision of two men who shaped the image of modern California – Brian Wilson & Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin Walt Disney."
Background [ edit ]
In the summer of 2009,
Walt Disney Records approached Wilson about recording his own arrangements of songs from Disney films, which Wilson agreed to do after recording an album of Gershwin covers.
 In The Key of Disney was recorded in early 2011. After recording the album Wilson indicated that " The Beach Boys sound and the Disney people make a fantastic collaboration. I tried to do justice to all their songs."
Amazon.com initially offered two bonus tracks; one appeared on the compact disc version of the album, and the other appeared on the MP3 version.
Track listing [ edit ]
1. " You've Got a Friend in Me" (from ) Toy Story Randy Newman 2:40 2. " The Bare Necessities" (from ) The Jungle Book Terry Gilkyson 3:12 3. " Baby Mine" (from ) Dumbo Frank Churchill, Ned Washington 3:28 4. " Kiss the Girl" (from ) The Little Mermaid Alan Menken, Howard Ashman 3:53 5. " Colors of the Wind" (from ) Pocahontas Menken, Stephen Schwartz 3:59 6. " Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (from ) The Lion King Elton John, Tim Rice 3:39 7. " We Belong Together" (from ) Toy Story 3 Newman 3:56 8. " I Just Can't Wait to Be King" (from The Lion King) John, Rice 3:37 9. " Stay Awake" (from ) Mary Poppins Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman 2:48 10. " Heigh-Ho / Whistle While You Work / Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" (from / Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pirates of the Caribbean theme park ride) Churchill, Larry Morey / Churchill, Morey / George Bruns, Xavier Atencio 3:27 11. " When You Wish upon a Star" (from ) Pinocchio Leigh Harline, Washington 2:45
Personnel [ edit ]
Brian Wilson – Lead Vocals, Vocal Arrangements, Band Arrangements, Producer
Jeffrey Foskett – Vocals, 12-String Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Toy instruments
Darian Sahanaja – Vocals, Moog Synthesizer, Marimba, Organ, Vibraphone, Harpsichord, 8-bit Bicycle Horn, Celeste, Toy instruments Scott Bennett – Vocals, Drums, Marimba, Piano,
B3 Organ, Vibraphone, Synthesizer, Toy instruments
Probyn Gregory – Vocals, Slide guitar, Trumpet, Banjo, Organ, Vibraphone, Electric Guitar, Nylon String Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric 12-String Guitar, Guitar solo (on track 8), Ukulele, Tannerin, Toy instruments Nick Walusko – Vocals, Electric Guitar, Toy instruments
Paul Von Mertens –
Saxophone, Clarinet, Wooden flute, Flute, Baritone Saxophone, Alto flute, Piccolo, Bass harmonica, Band Arrangements Mike D'Amico – Drums
Brett Simons – Bass, Acoustic Bass
Nelson Bragg – Percussion
Gary Griffin – B3 Organ, Piano,
Accordion Chris Bleth –
Oboe (on tracks 6 and 11) Leslie Stevens – Musical saw (on track 10)
References [ edit ]
Bush, John. "Brian Wilson: . In the Key of Disney Review" Allmusic . Retrieved . September 24, 2015
Cooper, Leonie (October 21, 2011). "Album Review: Brian Wilson - 'In the Key Of Disney. '" NME . Retrieved . September 24, 2015
Brian Wilson: In the Key of Disney, Disney.go.com. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
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Brian Wilson Sings 'In the Key of Disney', USA Today.
^ Breihan, Tom and Amy Phillips (August 19, 2011).
Brian Wilson Announces Album of Disney Songs, Pitchfork.