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September 1

September 1, 1998 – The Compilation Album Disney’s Greatest Pop Hits: A Decade of Radio Singles is Released through Walt Disney Records

“And can you feel the love tonight? How it’s laid to rest, it’s enough to make kings and vagabonds believe the very best.”

On September 1, 1998, the compilation album Disney’s Greatest Pop Hits: A Decade of Radio Singles was released through Walt Disney Records. The album features songs from Disney features, with most of them played during the film credits and released on the radio as promotional singles. Artists featured on this album included Elton John, Vanessa Williams, and Donna Summer.

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August 8

August 8, 2006 – The Deluxe Version of Into the Rush by Aly and AJ is Released Through Hollywood Records

“You make me feel out of my element, like I’m drifting out to the sea.”

On August 8, 2006, the deluxe version of the debut studio album Into the Rush by recording artists Aly & AJ was released through Hollywood Records. With the original album being released only a year prior, the deluxe edition featured new versions of the tracks “Something More” and “Collapsed,” along with new songs “Shine” and “Chemicals React,” with the latter acting as the lead single for the album.

July 22

July 22, 2003 – The Soundtrack to the Animated Series Kim Possible is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“You can’t stop me cause I’m Kim Possible.”

On July 22, 2003, the soundtrack to the Disney Channel original animated series Kim Possible was released through Walt Disney Records. Featuring songs from and inspired by the show, the album was notable for its full length version of the theme song, “Call Me, Beep Me! (The Kim Possible Song)” by Christina Milian, along with songs by show voice actors Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, and Nancy Cartwright. The soundtrack peaked at number 125 on the Billboard 200, and was released in several other countries, including a French version and a German version.

May 13

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May 13, 2008 – The Disney Tribute Album Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust is Released by Singer Kerry Butler

“Fathers were born to pay, and princesses get their way.”

On May 13, 2008, the Disney tribute album Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust by Broadway singer and recording artist Kerry Butler was released through P.S. Classics. This album showcased Butler’s favorite Disney songs, along with two songs that were originally unreleased: “Call Me a Princess” originally intended for Aladdin, and “This Only Happens in the Movies,” which Alan Menken had written for Who Framed Roger Rabbit; this recording of the latter was its inaugural recording of the cut track. Butler’s ties to Disney also go back to 1995 when she played Belle in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast until 1997.

May 11

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May 11, 2004 – The Compilation Album Mega Movie Mix is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“I’m Supergirl, and I’m here to save the world, but I wanna know who’s gonna save me?”

On May 11, 2004, the compilation album Mega Movie Mix was released through Walt Disney Records. The album features from Disney’s live action films, either in theaters or premiering on Disney Channel; this includes songs such as “Miracles Happen” by Myra from The Princess Diaries, and “Cinderella” by The Cheetah Girls from their Disney Channel Original Movie.

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March 22

March 22, 2005 – The Album Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Classic instrumental love songs for your happily-ever-after”

On March 22, 2005, the instrumental album Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings was released through Walt Disney Records.  The album features instrumental versions of Disney favorites, including “Beauty and the Beast” and “Bella Notte,”along with less well known songs such as “Endless Night” from The Lion King musical and “Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly)” from So Dear to My Heart.

October 28

October 28, 2008 – The Rascal Flatts Album Greatest Hits Volume 1 is Released Through Lyric Street Records

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“This much I know is true, that God blessed the broken road that led me straight to you.”

On October 28, 2008, the first greatest hits album by country group Rascal Flatts, entitled Greatest Hits Volume 1, was released on Disney-owned country label Lyric Street Records. The album contained 13 of the band’s best hits from their first four studio albums, including “I’m Movin’ On,” “I Melt,” and “Bless the Broken Road.” The album also contained three Christmas songs as bonus tracks. The album peaked at number two on the Top Country Albums, and number 6 of the Billboard 200. The album was reissued in 2009 with four live bonus tracks, along with an audio interview with the band.