There is less than a week until the theatrical release of the highly anticipated animated film Encanto and Walt Disney Records has released the movie’s original motion picture soundtrack.
The Encanto Original Motion Picture Soundtrack includes eight original songs from songwriter and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), an original score by composer Germaine Franco (Dora and the Lost City of Gold), one reprise, and one end-credit version of a song from the film. The digital version of the soundtrack will also include instrumental versions of the songs.
I learned so much about their rhythms and styles during the production process and I hope the audience can use the soundtrack as a gateway to discover Colombian music.Lin-Manuel Miranda
In the featurette below, Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses the music of Encanto and the heart and soul of Columbian music.
You can find the complete list of where to listen to the Encanto soundtrack by clicking here. The physical soundtrack will be out for purchase on December 17, just in time for Christmas, but is available now for pre-order.
Encanto tells the story of the Madrigals, a unique family who lives in the mountains of Columbia in a magical place called Encanto. Living in the enchanted area has gifted every child with abilities. Well, everyone except Mirabel. But hope is not lost when the young child becomes the family’s only hope when their home of Encanto becomes in danger.
Encanto stars the voice acting of Stephanie Beatriz, Maria Cecilia Botero, and John Leguizamo. It’s written by Charise Castro Smith, Jared Bush, and Byron Howard, and directed by Jared Bush, Byron Howard, and co-directed by Charise Castro Smith, and features music by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and Germaine Franco. Experience the magic of Encanto on November 24, only in theaters.