To all the parents who have their weekly movie play dates with their kids, this one’s for you!! After all, everybody knows, it’s the music that makes the movie!!
RIO Original Motion Picture Soundtrack hit stores Tuesday! The RIO Soundtrack features an all-star cast including will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, Jamie Foxx, Bebel Gilberto, Taio Cruz, Ester Dean, Siedah Garrett, Jemaine Clement, and Brazilian sensation Carlinhos Brown.
Leading the musical contributions is “Hot Wings (I Wanna Party),” an original song by Will.i.am (as the redheaded bird, Pedro) that he sings with his ‘sidekick’ Jamie Foxx (as the yellow canary, Nico). R&B/Pop star Taio Cruz contributes a new, original song, “Telling the World”, that captures the heart of the film. Sergio Mendes adds a brand new recording of his classic bossa nova hit with Brasil ’66, “Mas Que Nada.” Mendes, who also serves as executive music producer of RIO, brought in Carlinhos Brown to further shape the film’s music and sound.
RIO, starring the voices of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jane Lynch, will.i.am and Jamie Foxx, hits theaters on Friday, April 15th. Check out the full track listing below and then pick up RIO Original Motion Picture Soundtrack NOW!!
RIO: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK – full track listing:
1. Real In Rio– The Rio Singers
2. Let Me Take You To Rio (Blu’s Arrival) – Ester Dean & Carlinhos Brown
3. Mas Que Nada (2011 Rio Version) – Sergio Mendes featuring Gracinha Leporace
4. Hot Wings (I Wanna Party) – will.i.am & Jamie Foxx
5. Pretty Bird – Jemaine Clement
6. Fly Love – Jamie Foxx
7. Telling The World – Taio Cruz
8. Funky Monkey –Siedah Garrett, Carlinhos Brown, Mikael Mutti, and Davi Vieira
9. Take You To Rio (Remix) – Ester Dean
10. Balanco Carioca – Mikael Mutti
11. Sapo Cai – Carlinhos Brown & Mikael Mutti
12. Samba De Orly – Bebel Gilberto
13. Valsa Carioca – Sergio Mendes
Check out the video for Taio Cruz’s “Telling The World…”