September 15, 1998 – A Bug’s Life Soundtrack is Released Through Walt Disney Records
“He just knew that he’d come through, it’s the time of your life, so live it well.”
On September 15, 1998, the soundtrack for the Pixar film A Bug’s Life was released on Walt Disney Records. The soundtrack was composed by Randy Newman, who has done several soundtracks for Pixar, including Toy Story. The first track of the album is the song “The Time of Your Life,” written and performed by Newman, and meant as the theme song for the film. The soundtrack won a Grammy Award in 2000 for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, beating out the scores for Shakespeare in Love (Stephen Warbeck), Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (John Williams), Le Violon Rouge (John Corigliano), and La Vita è Bella (Nicola Piovani).