The Polar Express (soundtrack)

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The Polar Express: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
The Polar Express soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 2, 2004 (2004-11-02)
LabelWarner Sunset, Reprise
Singles from The Polar Express: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  1. "Believe"
    Released: November 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

The Polar Express: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the animated film of the same name, released in 2004 through Warner Sunset Records.

The song, "Believe", written by Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, was nominated for Best Original Song at the 77th Academy Awards. It was sung at the 77th Academy Awards show by original performer Josh Groban with Beyoncé Knowles. It gained a Grammy Award in 2006.

The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in November 2007.[2] Having sold 724,000 copies in the United States, it is the best-selling film soundtrack/holiday album hybrid since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking music sales in 1991.[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."The Polar Express"Tom Hanks3:25
2."When Christmas Comes to Town"Matthew Hall and Meagan Moore4:07
3."Rockin' on Top of the World"Steven Tyler2:35
4."Believe"Josh Groban4:18
5."Hot Chocolate"Tom Hanks2:33
6."Spirit of the Season"Alan Silvestri2:33
7."Seeing Is Believing"Alan Silvestri3:47
8."Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town"Frank Sinatra2:35
9."White Christmas"Bing Crosby3:05
10."Winter Wonderland"The Andrews Sisters2:43
11."It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"Perry Como with The Fontane Sisters2:40
12."Silver Bells"Kate Smith2:39
13."Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)"Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters3:04
14."Suite from the Polar Express"Alan Silvestri6:02


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "American certifications – Polar Express". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  3. ^ Caulfield, Keith (December 6, 2014). "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Guardians' on Cassette Cashes In". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Archived from the original on 2015-07-25. Retrieved December 7, 2014.

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