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John Debney: The Jungle Book [2016] [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] *

Track List

>Bare Necessities, The
>Trust in Me
>Jungle Book: Main Titles - Jungle Run, The
>Jungle Book: Wolves - Law of the Jungle, The
>Jungle Book: Water Truce, The
>Jungle Book: The Rains Ret urn, The
>Jungle Book: Mowgli's Leav ing - Elephant Theme, The
>Jungle Book: Shere Khan At tacks - Stampede, The
>Jungle Book: Kaa - Baloo t o the Rescue, The
>Jungle Book: Honeycomb Cli mb, The
>Jungle Book: The Man Villa ge, The
>Jungle Book: Mowgli and th e Pit, The
>Jungle Book: Monkeys Kidna p Mowgli, The
>Jungle Book: Arrival at Ki ng Louie's Temple, The
>Jungle Book: Cold Lair Cha se, The
>Jungle Book: The Red Flowe r, The
>Jungle Book: To the River, The
>Jungle Book: Shere Khan's War Theme, The
>Jungle Book: Shere Khan an d the Fire, The
>Jungle Book: Elephant Wate rfall, The
>Jungle Book: Mowgli wins t he Race, The
>Jungle Book: The Jungle Bo ok Closes, The
>I Wan'na be Like You (2016)
>Bare Necessities, The

Album Notes

Audio Mixer: Simon Rhodes .

Liner Note Authors: Jon Favreau; John Debney.

Recording information: Chalice Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA; Esplanade Studios, New Orleans, LA; Long Island City, NY; Music Shed Studios, New Orleans, LA; Sony Scoring Stage, Culver City, CA; The Diamond Mine; Zelig Studios, London, UK.

His fifth feature collaboration with film director Jon Favreau, John Debney's score for the 2016 retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale The Jungle Book incorporates songs from the 1967 Disney animated version. Leading off the soundtrack is Dr. John & the Night Trippers' celebratory New Orleans take on "The Bare Necessities." The same song is performed by Bill Murray (as Baloo) and Kermit Ruffins to close the recording. The songs "I Wan'na Be Like You" and "Trust in Me" also appear on the soundtrack, sung by Christopher Walken and Scarlett Johansson, respectively. The rest of the soundtrack consists of Debney's graceful, often exhilarating symphonic score, as during the dissonant brass and racing drums of "Shere Khan Attacks - Stampede" and the horn-, harp-, and choir-fortified "Cold Lair Chase." Trivia of note: the composer's father, Louis Debney, began working with Walt Disney in 1934 and went on to produce television series such as Zorro and Mickey Mouse Club, and Favreau plays the ukulele on "I Wan'na Be Like You." ~ Marcy Donelson


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