Some Favorite Music from Animated Films/Shows

One of the ways in which storytellers who write animated films or TV shows hook young viewers (or those viewers who are young at heart) into their stories is with some catchy music. So unless you share that Philistine view of Brian Kilmeade’s, which is to dislike “having animated characters sing” to you, these tunes I have selected just might make you smile.

These first four songs listed below are from Disney’s latest animated film, Frozen.

Vuelie (Frozen)

Frozen Heart (Frozen)

Let It Go (Frozen)

Fixer Upper (Frozen)

The next two songs are from two Zoids series – my favorite, Chaotic Century, and Zoids: Genesis. While I do not enjoy that series (see my post “Zoids: Genesis” for details), I do enjoy the theme music for it.

Unfortunately I cannot seem to make the video for Chaotic Century come up. When you click on this link, beware: I do not know what the website where I found the Zoids: Chaotic Century introduction will play after the music finishes. You may want to pause the player after the film for Zoids: Chaotic Century has run its course SO VIEW IT AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!! J

Zoids: Chaotic Century

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/9137326/zoids_chaotic_century_us_intro/

Zoids: Genesis

This next song is from an animated Universal Studios film: Balto III: Wings of Change. It is a fan video, so it has the lyrics written across the top and a translation of the lyrics into another language below the film footage. I could find no other suitable video of the song, unfortunately, but this is better than what I would have had otherwise, which is nothing.

Everything Flies

This music is from the end of the Japanese animated film My Neighbor Totero. The song is in English. Be warned, the video starts out with the younger of the two heroines, a girl of about three, crying rather loudly. You may want to turn down the volume on your computer when you begin to listen to it.

My Neighbor Totero (End Theme Song)

These three songs are the introduction to three of my favorite animated television series over the years. They are stand-alone songs and not from any movie; only the last one is an apparent fan video.

Thundercats

 

Speed Racer

 

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

This final song is from the Universal Studios animated film: An American Tail: The Mystery of the Manhattan Night Monster. The video that accompanies the song has no bearing whatsoever on the song or the movie it came from, other than the person who posted it seems to have enjoyed the song and the movie as I did.

I would have gotten a better video for the song if there had been one available; my previous choice was deleted unexpectedly, however, and this video was the best I could do.

 

Who Will?

 

Hope you enjoyed the music!

Later,

The Mithril Guardian

http://incessantlyinspired.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/songs-from-disneys-frozen

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About The Mithril Guardian

I like stories.  Whether they’re on film, in song, or in print, I always remember a good story.  They remind me of paintings.  People cannot see them without learning something.  So it’s a good idea to look at a story from as many angles as possible.  I can watch the same movie a million times and still I will learn something that I did not know before.  Thoughts on the Edge of Forever is where I get to focus on what I learned from stories; what was not obvious the first time, the second time, or the umpteenth time. Earlier posts are written in the form of letters, usually to specific characters, to point out what I saw in a particular story or heard in a piece of music. Some of those letters, though, are like letters to the editor. Why did someone write a story this way and not another? Would the story have turned out better if the writer had done something different? These ‘letters to the editor’ will probably never be answered by the writers - the characters certainly will not answer anything - but their contents are still up for debate. After all, unless you ask a question, you will never get an answer. Still, civil ground rules apply. Any foul language or other form of abuse will not be tolerated in Thoughts on the Edge of Forever. I mean, who wants to be around the guest at the dinner party who is being nasty? Practically nobody, since people go to a party to have fun, not to hang around a grouch. So let’s have fun! The Mithril Guardian
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