The Parent Trap [1998 Original Soundtrack]

The Parent Trap [1998 Original Soundtrack]

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Overview

Considering that The Parent Trap was virtually designed as a marketing exercise, it's not surprising that its soundtrack feels as carefully assembled as the film itself. The movie turned out to be quite enjoyable, and the soundtrack comes close to being equally fun. Its weakest moments are the newer tracks; they're reasonably entertaining -- Super 8 lead vocalist Bob Khaleel acquits himself well on a cover of "Here Comes the Sun," and Nobody's Angel's revival of the Hayley Mills tune "Let's Get Together "is appropriately fun -- but they don't quite compare to the originals that comprise the rest of the album. Nat King Cole's "L-O-V-E," the Lovin' Spoonful's "Do You Believe in Magic," Linda Ronstadt's "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons," Young-Holt Unlimited's "Soulful Strut," George Thorogood's "Bad to the Bone," and the La's' magnificent "There She Goes "provide an eclectic but entertaining core to this fun, if unremarkable soundtrack. Alan Silvestri's score is similarly pleasant but forgettable, but it all adds up to a diverting soundtrack.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/28/1998
Label: Hollywood Records
UPC: 0720616216724
catalogNumber: 162167

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Natalie Cole   Track Performer
La's   Track Performer
Lovin' Spoonful   Track Performer
Linda Ronstadt   Track Performer
Pato Banton   Track Performer
Young-Holt Unlimited   Track Performer
Nat King Cole   Track Performer
Shonen Knife   Track Performer
Alan Silvestri   Conductor
George Thorogood & the Destroyers   Track Performer
Bronx Style Bob   Track Performer
Jakaranda   Track Performer
Nobody's Angel   Track Performer
Ta-Gana   Track Performer
Karl Geldof   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Allan Mason   Contributor
Dennis Sands   Engineer
Alan Silvestri   Producer
Sandy De Crescent   Contributor
William Ross   Orchestration
Mitchell Leib   Executive Producer
Nancy Meyers   Executive Producer
Charles Shyer   Executive Producer

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Parent Trap [1998 Original Soundtrack] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
teenagebookworm More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love the music from the movie! There is everything on this CD - dance, jazz, rock, and more. It's energizing and a wonderful break from the modern music that is so common on the radio. This is a wonderful treat for anyone of any age!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i love this cd, it's sooo awesome!! i also love the movie. this is a gr8 cd 4 anytime, lots of happy musik. fun fun fun.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ok! First of all the movie was so great! And to top it off....a perfect soundtrack! The songs are fun and upbeat! Even if the songs get "out of date" they are always great to listen to! You should all go get this soundtrack..
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of my fave car CDs - or housecleaning for that matter. You cannot keep your toes from dancing. I've heard lots-o moms say that they & their daughters rate The Parent Trap CD #1.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this movie has some cool songs in it I really don't have a favorite song in it they are all really good I think