BURBANK, CA - Building on its popular "Disney Original Soundtrack" series, Walt Disney Records is rolling out two additions with the re-release of Tron and James and the Giant Peach. Offered at bargain Soundsaver prices, this series of timeless and unforgettable favorites includes such classics as Aladdin, Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Toy Story, Cinderella and Pocahontas. The two newest members of the collection hit retail outlets nationwide on January 29, 2002.
This release marks the first time the Tron soundtrack has been made available since its original release in LP format on CBS Records nearly two decades ago. Walt Disney Records worked with the film’s original composer, Wendy Carlos, to restore and remaster the original soundtrack for this special release, which features Carlos’ music as performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The soundtrack also includes several bonus recordings that were cut from the original film, as well as two songs written and performed by the classic rock band Journey.
Celebrating the film’s 20th anniversary, Tron is being re-released in conjunction with a Special Edition 20th Anniversary DVD and VHS release of the futuristic movie. “Tron,” which still maintains a significant cult following, was the first film to use computer imagery to create a three-dimensional world.
The James and the Giant Peach soundtrack features five songs and a rousing score by Grammy Award-winning composer/songwriter Randy Newman. Based on Roal Dahl’s 1961 classic children’s book, the film—originally released in 1996—combined stop-motion animation with live action film to recreate this legendary tale.
The Tron and James and the Giant Peach soundtracks are available wherever music is sold and vary in price at retail. All Walt Disney Records and Buena Vista Records audio products can also be ordered by visiting www.Disney.com/DisneyRecords or www.amazon.com.