In anticipation of the worldwide release of Sony Pictures Animation’s animated motion picture The Star, in theaters November 17, 2017, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation will release The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack in stores and online October 27, 2017. The album, featuring new music from Mariah Carey, is available for pre-order HERE.
A look inside the The Star soundtrack can be seen HERE.
The soundtrack assembles new music from a bevy of powerhouse superstars befitting of the cast’s blockbuster pedigree. Leading the tracklisting, Mariah Carey performs the film’s theme song “The Star.”
The first track for instant grat is “Life is Good” by A Great Big World. Listen to the song HERE.
Following that, on October 17th, Fifth Harmony will release “Can You See”.
In addition, Kirk Franklin, Kelsea Ballerini, Zara Larsson, Casting Crowns, Yolanda Adams and more serve up new tracks recorded specifically for The Star. Each artist got into the spirit with show-stopping and standout performances.
Spring Aspers, Head of Music for Sony Pictures, commented, “The filmmakers of The Star have delivered a funny but faithful turn on the nativity story, and Mariah Carey’s soulful performance of the film’s theme song adds a layer of depth and emotion that will have audiences feeling the spirit. This compilation is full of covers of Christmas classics old and new that not only perfectly fit the film, but make the perfect soundtrack for the season.”
Check out the full tracklisting below.
Get ready for The Star to shine on stereos and big screens everywhere this year.
1. Mariah Carey – “The Star”
2. Kelsea Ballerini – “Children Go Where I Send You”
3. Kirk Franklin – “We Three Kings”
4. Fifth Harmony – “Can You See”
5. A Great Big World – “Life Is Good”
6. Zara Larsson – “Mary, Did You Know”
7. Yolanda Adams – “O Holy Night”
8. Saving Forever – “What Christmas Means to Me”
9. Jessie James Decker – “Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)”
10. Casting Crowns – “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”
11. Jake Owen – “What Child Is This?”
12. Pentatonix – “Carol of the Bells”*
* digital-only bonus track