Shrek [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Shrek [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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Overview

The soundtrack to the irreverent, computer-animated fairytale Shrek offers something for pop music lovers of all ages. Teeny-boppers will undoubtedly enjoy the chugging beats and scratches of the frothy "Like Wow!" from Leslie Carter (sister of Backstreeter Nick and baby bro Aaron), while Gen-Xers with a penchant for punk can mosh their way through Halfcocked's cover of Joan Jett's "Bad Reputation." Meanwhile, Mom and Dad will swoon to Rufus Wainwright's delicate, piano-laden cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" and Lifehouse singer Jason Wade's equally moving rendering of the standard "You Belong to Me." Other tracks sure to please the kid in all of us include the Baha Men's snappy, reggae-tinged party anthem "Best Years of Our Lives" and Smash Mouth's punk-lite cover of the Monkees' hit "I'm a Believer." For the lover in you, Dana Glover's sweeping romantic number, "It Is You (I Have Loved)," suggests Celine Dion's monster ballad "My Heart Will Go On." And comic relief comes from Eddie Murphy, who provides the voice for the character Donkey in the film and contributes a punchy reprise of "I'm a Believer" to the soundtrack. Like the film it accompanies, Shrek is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/15/2001
Label: Dreamworks
UPC: 0600445030527
catalogNumber: 450305
Rank: 36202

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Eddie Murphy   Track Performer
Proclaimers   Track Performer
Baha Men   Track Performer
Pete Wingfield   Keyboards
Leslie Carter   Track Performer
Rufus Wainwright   Track Performer
Eels   Track Performer
Smash Mouth   Track Performer
Dana Glover   Track Performer
Jason Wade   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Leonard Cohen   Composer
Robbie Robertson   Executive Producer
Pee Wee King   Composer
Redd Stewart   Composer
Ron Aniello   Producer
Joe Barresi   Producer,Engineer
Jon Brion   Producer
Jimmy Harry   Producer
Danny Jacob   Arranger
Oliver Leiber   Producer
Patrick Leonard   Producer
Michael Ostin   Executive Producer
Charlie Reid   Composer
Craig Reid   Composer
Eric Valentine   Producer
Lenny Waronker   Executive Producer
Pete Wingfield   Producer
Slamm Andrews   Engineer
Gavin Greenaway   Producer
Harry Gregson-Williams   Producer
Nick Wollage   Engineer
Chilton Price   Composer
John Powell   Producer
Steve Greenberg   Producer
Michael Mangini   Producer
Marylata E. Jacob   Producer

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