The Smurfs 2: Music from and Inspired By

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Built around Britney Spears' new single "Ooh La La," a likable yet forgettable synth pop confection with electro-folk flourishes that for some reason required the talents of seven writers, the non-orchestral version of the Smurfs 2 soundtrack, billed as "Music from and Inspired By," features ten relentlessly upbeat selections from contemporary pop artists, none of which manage to capture the dark, unholy menace that is Gargamel and his mean orange tabby Azrael. Bereft of composer Heitor Pereira's jaunty score, highlights include new cuts from feisty electro-poppers Owl City "Live It Up" and up-and-coming Oklahoma-based singer/songwriter Cady Groves "Forget ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Built around Britney Spears' new single "Ooh La La," a likable yet forgettable synth pop confection with electro-folk flourishes that for some reason required the talents of seven writers, the non-orchestral version of the Smurfs 2 soundtrack, billed as "Music from and Inspired By," features ten relentlessly upbeat selections from contemporary pop artists, none of which manage to capture the dark, unholy menace that is Gargamel and his mean orange tabby Azrael. Bereft of composer Heitor Pereira's jaunty score, highlights include new cuts from feisty electro-poppers Owl City "Live It Up" and up-and-coming Oklahoma-based singer/songwriter Cady Groves "Forget You". The collection concludes with a dancefloor-ready re-imagining of Right Said Fred's 1991 smash "I'm Too Sexy" called "I'm Too Smurfy" performed by none other than Right Said Fred.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/2013
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 888837416726
  • Catalog Number: 374167
  • Sales rank: 67,529

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ooh La La - Britney Spears (4:14)
  2. 2 Vacation - G.R.L. (3:36)
  3. 3 Magik 2.0 - Becky G (3:05)
  4. 4 Live It Up - Owl City (2:57)
  5. 5 Everything Breaks - Sophia Black (3:26)
  6. 6 Forget You - Cady Groves (3:46)
  7. 7 Hey Chica - Kiana Brown (3:17)
  8. 8 High Life - Ace Primo (4:19)
  9. 9 Tutti Frutti - Buckwheat Zydeco (2:29)
  10. 10 I'm Too Smurfy - Right Said Fred (2:46)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kristian Lundin Drums, Keyboards
Carrick Moore Gerety Drums, Keyboards
Carl Falk Guitar, Drums, Keyboards
Ryan Williams Guitar
Sophia Black Background Vocals
Ginny Blackmore Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Right Said Fred Producer
Fred Fairbrass Composer
Richard Fairbrass Composer
Chris Gehringer Mastering
Jordan Kerner Executive Producer
Paul Statham Producer
Rodney Jerkins Composer, Vocal Producer, Instrumentation
Rivers Cuomo Composer
Richard Penniman Composer
Erwin Gorostiza Art Direction
Max Martin Composer, Programming, Producer, Instrumentation
Dorothy LaBostrie Composer
Joe Lubin Composer
Emily Wright Composer, Engineer, Vocal Producer
Kristian Lundin Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer
Carrick Moore Gerety Composer, Programming
Nelly Furtado Composer
Dr. Luke Programming, Producer, Instrumentation
John Hanes Engineer
Rob Wells Composer, Programming, Producer, Instrumentation
Matthew Thiessen Composer
Bonnie McKee Composer
Toby Gad Composer, Programming, Producer, Instrumentation, Vocal Editing
Matthew Marston Composer, Producer
Aaron Joseph Composer
Adam Young Composer, Producer, Engineer
Sam Holland Engineer
Joshua Coleman Composer
Carl Falk Programming
Henry Walter Composer
Chris "Tek" O'Ryan Engineer, Vocal Producer
Cady Groves Composer
Tucker Robinson Engineer, Vocal Engineer
Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins Producer
Jacob Kasher Hindlin Composer
Virginia Blackmore Composer
Clint Gibbs Engineer
Lukasz Gottwald Composer
Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. Composer
Matt Champlin Engineer
Greg Morgan drum programming, Sound Design
Cirkut Programming, Producer, Instrumentation
Niko K. Warren Composer
Sophia Black Composer
Alexander Castillo Vasquez Composer
Fransisca Hall Composer
Ginny Blackmore Producer
Virginia McGrail Vocal Engineer
Rebeca Marie Gomez Composer
Kandice Melonakos Composer
Joe Rezin Vocal Editing
Ammo Programming, Producer, Instrumentation
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