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Epic Records & Sony Pictures Animation announce 'The Star' soundtrack album available Oct. 27

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Fri, Oct 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Featuring new music by Mariah Carey, Kirk Franklin, Kelsea Ballerini, Zara Larsson, Casting Crowns and Yolanda Adams; movie opens in theaters everywhere Nov. 17
In anticipation of the worldwide release of Sony Pictures Animation's animated motion picture "The Star, in theaters Nov. 17, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation will release "The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" in stores and online Oct. 27. The album, featuring new music from Mariah Carey, is available for pre-order HERE.
A look inside "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, 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 Oct. 17, Fifth Harmony will release "Can You See."
In addition, Kirk Franklin, Kelsea Ballerini, Zara Larsson, Casting Crowns and Yolanda Adams serve up new tracks recorded specifically for "The Star."
Spring Aspers, head of music for Sony Pictures, said, "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."
In Sony Pictures Animation's "The Star," a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day, he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become unlikely heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.
The film stars the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony Anderson, Aidy Bryant, Ving Rhames, Gabriel Iglesias, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Christopher Plummer, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey.

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