RUGRATS IN PARIS
About The Music
Hold onto your berets, babies!
The score to the film is the
musically creative brainchild of Mark Mothersbaugh - founder of the popular '80s new wave rock
group Devo. Maverick Records, responsible for the hit soundtracks to
"The Matrix" and "Austin
Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," produced the soundtrack with George Acogny serving as music supervisor.
Maverick Recording Company has assembled a fun and eclectic lineup for the gang's international road trip, a blockbuster album that perfectly captures the dazzling colors and imagery of the Rugrats' big and bouncy world.
"This is an extremely exciting project for us," says Guy Oseary, Maverick partner and co-producer of the "Rugrats in Paris" soundtrack. "Rugrats is an international phe nomenon and a favorite among animation fans of all ages. With that in mind, we've put together a really fun album, one that offers something for
The "Rugrats in Paris" soundtrack boasts a critically acclaimed, multi-platinum roster of both global superstars and up-and- coming artists including: The Baha Men ("Who Let The Dogs Out") the hit single which is currently climbing the charts, TLC vocalist Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins ("My Getaway"),
Sinead O'Connor ("When You Love" pro duced by Wyclef Jean), Jessica Simpson ("Final Heartbreak"), Isaac Hayes ("Chuckie
Chan"), Aaron Carter ("Life Is A Party") and
Gerri Halliwell ("These Boots Are Made For
Says George Acogny, the film's music
supervisor, "Sinead's 'When You Love' sum marizes the whole
film. It's an emotional bal lad written specifically for the movie, and truly shows
Sinead at her best."
Also featured on the album is Maverick recording artist Amanda ("You Don't
Stand A Chance"). Amanda's debut
album was co-produced by
Scandanavia's Merlyn Music (98 Degrees, LFO) and is due out next spring. The "Rugrats in Paris" sound track also includes
French multi-platinum artist Mylene Farmer ("L'histoire D'Une Fee
C'est..."), No Authority ('I'm Telling You This"), 2BE3 ("Excuse My French"), the film's
Angelica and Samos ("Bad Girls") and
acclaimed composer/former DEVO vocalist
Mark Mothersbaugh. In addition to writing "I
Need A Mom" for the soundtrack (per formed by Cyndi Lauper) Mothersbaugh composed the film's score.
Says Acogny, "I've done many albums over the years, but putting together this soundtrack was the most fun I've ever
had. Collaborating with Guy Oseary and Russ Rieger (Maverick Senior Executive) was great, at times it felt like we were in a band
together. The end result is a
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