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Soundtrack For ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ Is Basically An Elton John Greatest Hits Collection

Soundtrack For 'Gnomeo & Juliet' Is Basically An Elton John Greatest Hits Collection

One of the real trials for parents forced to drag their tiny progeny to the multiplex to see a film is sitting through a kid’s pic with irritating songs sung by irritating characters. And while we have yet to weigh in on Disney’s animated garden gnome film “Gnomeo & Juliet,” at least parents won’t have to endure a bunch of aggravating cutesy songs.

The soundtrack for the forthcoming film will be mostly a pure Elton John affair featuring a number of his hits including “Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting),” “Tiny Dancer,” “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” and “Your Song.” Oh sure, there are a couple of new songs — “Love Builds A Garden” and “Hello Hello” (which at one point was supposed to be a duet with Lady Gaga but that doesn’t seem to have materialized) — but Disney is playing it safe by relying on the hits. Nelly Furtado also sneaks on here to sing “Crocodile Rock.” The set is rounded out by some obligatory score pieces by James Newton Howard.

The soundtrack will hit stores on February 8, 2011 a little before the film lands in theaters on February 17, 2011. Full tracklist below. [DisneyDreaming]

“Gnomeo & Juliet” Soundtrack Tracklisting

1. Hello Hello – Elton John
2. Crocodile Rock – Nelly Furtado
3. Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting) – Elton John
4. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Elton John; Kiki Dee
5. Love Builds a Garden – Elton John
6. Your Song – Elton John
7. Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be A Long, Long Time) – Elton John
8. Tiny Dancer – Elton John
9. Bennie and the Jets – Elton John
10. Gnomeo and Juliet – James Newton Howard
11. Dandelions – James Newton Howard
12. Bennie and the Bunnies – James Newton Howard
13. Terrafirminator – James Newton Howard
14. The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room – Wally Boag; Thurl Ravenscroft; Fulton Burley; The Mellomen

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