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September 30

September 30, 2003 – The Lion King: Special Edition Soundtrack is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“It’s enough to make kings and vagabonds believe the very best.”

On September 30, 2003, The Lion King: Special Edition version of the soundtrack was released through Walt Disney Records. This special edition version was released to promote the special edition release of the animated feature film; it featured the full soundtrack of the film, and a bonus remix of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” as performed by Elton John.

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September 20

September 20, 2004 – The Compilation Album Disney Magic is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“A collection of all time favorite Disney hits.”

On September 20, 2004, the compilation album Disney Magic was released through Walt Disney Records. The album features pop versions of classic Disney songs, with several of these songs featured during the end credits of modern Disney animated features. Artists range from Phil Collins, to Louis Armstrong, to Julie Andrews. The 44 songs are split over two discs.

August 26

August 26, 2014 – The Legacy Collection: Mary Poppins is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Feed the birds, that’s what she cries, while overhead her birds fill the skies.”

On August 26, 2014, the second entry in Walt Disney Records’ Legacy Collection, featuring the music from the Disney live-action feature film Mary Poppins, was released. This release was done to coincide with the film’s 50th anniversary, and featured three discs: disc one features the full soundtrack from the film, disc two is a combination of demos by the Sherman Brothers and “Lost Chords,” and disc three features recordings of story meetings and reminiscing on the making of the film. The release also comes with a 20-page booklet with liner notes. The release also features artwork by visual development artist Lorelay Bove.

August 16

August 16, 2005 – The Valiant Soundtrack is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“She had a tear in the corner of her eye as he said his last goodbye.”

On August 16, 2005, the soundtrack for the animated feature film Valiant was released through Walt Disney Records. The film was produced by Vanguard Animation, Ealing Studios, and Odyssey Entertainment, and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States. The soundtrack mostly featured the score by composer George Fenton, but also featured a cover of the song “Shoo Shoo Baby” by the British R&B group Mis-Teeq.

August 7

August 7, 2015 – The Legacy Collection: Pocahontas is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?”

On August 7, 2015, the eleventh entry in Walt Disney Records’ Legacy Collection, featuring the music from the Disney animated feature film Pocahontas, was released. This release was done to coincide with the film’s 20th anniversary, and featured two discs: disc one featured the official score and songs from the film; disc two featured demos, songs cut from the film, and the pop versions of “If I Never Knew You” and “Colors of the Wind.” As with the other Legacy Collection releases, the album comes with special art and liner notes about the film and its soundtrack.

August 6

August 6, 2013 – The Soundtrack to the Animated Feature Planes is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“If a postal truck can plow the snow, then a crop duster can race.”

On August 6, 2013, the soundtrack for the Disney animated feature Planes was released through Walt Disney Records. The soundtrack featured a score by Mark Mancina, as well as five songs: “Nothing Can Stop Me Now” by Mark Holman, “You Don’t Stop – NYC” by Chris Classic and Alana D,  “Fly” by Jon Stevens, “Love Machine” by Carlos Alazraqui and Antonio Sol, and “Ein Crop Duster Can Race” by Dave Wittenberg.

July 23

July 23, 2002 – The Soundtrack for The Country Bears is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“You gotta turn the music up too to bring out the kid in you, to bring out the kid in you.”

On July 23, 2002, the soundtrack for the live-action, attraction-based film The Country Bears was released through Walt Disney Records. The soundtrack is a combination of the film score by Christopher Young, as well as songs by artists such as Brian Setzer, Krystal Harris, Elton John, John Hiatt, and Jennifer Paige.