August 3, 2004 – The Soundtrack for The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is Released Through Walt Disney Records
“I’ll spread my wings and learn how to fly, I’ll do what it takes til I touch the sky.”
On August 3, 2004, the soundtrack for the live-action feature film The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement was released through Walt Disney Records. Released eight days before the film, the soundtrack featured a song by Julie Andrews; this is the actress’s first song performance since her vocal surgery in 1997. The soundtrack also features performances by popular artists Kelly Clarkson, P!nk, and Avril Lavigne, as well as Disney artists Raven-Symoné and Christy Carlson Romano. The album peaked at number 15 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, as well as topping the U.S. Top Soundtracks chart; the album would go on to be certified Gold by the RIAA.