Despicable Me [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Universal Pictures' 3-D animated comedy Despicable Me follows the misadventures of a super-villain named Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) as he tries to raise three adopted girls in the midst of pulling off his greatest scheme, stealing the moon. Produced by award-winning pop/R&B/hip-hop guru Pharrell Williams, the film's soundtrack features a winning mix of old-school funk, contemporary hip-hop, and vintage disco (the Bee Gees' "You Should Be Dancing" and the Sylvers' "Boogie Fever"). Pharrell sings lead on four of the songs, including the comically sinister title cut (which suffers from an unnecessary application of abysmal, bandwagon Auto-Tune), "Fun, Fun, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Universal Pictures' 3-D animated comedy Despicable Me follows the misadventures of a super-villain named Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) as he tries to raise three adopted girls in the midst of pulling off his greatest scheme, stealing the moon. Produced by award-winning pop/R&B/hip-hop guru Pharrell Williams, the film's soundtrack features a winning mix of old-school funk, contemporary hip-hop, and vintage disco (the Bee Gees' "You Should Be Dancing" and the Sylvers' "Boogie Fever"). Pharrell sings lead on four of the songs, including the comically sinister title cut (which suffers from an unnecessary application of abysmal, bandwagon Auto-Tune), "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Prettiest Girls," and "Rocket's Theme." He co-wrote and produced the remaining tracks, including Clique Girlz Destinee & Paris' "I'm on a Roll" and "My Life" with Robin Thicke.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2010
  • Label: Interscope Records
  • UPC: 602527426730
  • Catalog Number: 001446702
  • Sales rank: 2,361

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Despicable Me (4:12)
  2. 2 Fun, Fun, Fun (3:27)
  3. 3 I'm On a Roll - Destinee (3:12)
  4. 4 Minion Mambo - The Minions (3:04)
  5. 5 Boogie Fever - The Sylvers (3:28)
  6. 6 My Life - Robin Thicke (3:55)
  7. 7 Prettiest Girls (3:20)
  8. 8 Rocket's Theme (4:03)
  9. 9 You Should Be Dancing - Bee Gees (4:18)
  10. 10 The Unicorn Song - Agnes (2:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Fumo Trumpet
Curt Bisquera Drums
Stefanie Fife Cello
Walt Fowler Trumpet
Daniel Greco Marimbas
Alan Grunfeld Violin
Alan Kaplan Trombone
Dane Little Cello
Warren Luening Trumpet
Vladimir Polimatidi Violin
William Roper Tuba
Susan Chatman Violin
Norm Hughes Concert Master
Natalie Leggett Violin
Erika Duke Cello
Philip Vaiman Violin
Gerardo Hilera Violin
Rudolph Stein Cello
Steven Holtman Trombone
Phillip Teele Trombone
Mario de León Violin
Elsie Fischer Vocals
Centre For Young Musicians London Vocals
Technical Credits
Bruce Fowler Orchestra Leader
Robin Gibb Composer
Barry Gibb Composer
John Cohen Executive Producer
Maurice Gibb Composer
Freddie Perren Producer
P. Williams Composer
Hans Zimmer Executive Producer
Eric Liljestrand Engineer
Pharrell Williams Producer, Executive Producer
The Neptunes Producer
Rand Hoffman Music Business Affairs
Andrew Coleman Arranger, Engineer, Digital Editing
Keni St. Lewis Composer
Yaneley Arty Producer
Jun Ishizeki Engineer
Philip M. Cohen Music Business Affairs
Dina Hovsepian Art Direction
Heitor Teixeira Pereira Producer
Mike Larson Engineer
R. Thicke Composer
F. Perren Composer
Tracy Kies Music Business Affairs
Chris Meledandri Executive Producer
W.M. Jaco Composer
Margot Stephenson Marketing
Laura Hess Marketing
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