Walt Disney Records Cues Up Massive ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Soundtrack – Exclusive

Plus, get a new look at the newly reimagined Disney classic.
Pete's Dragon
"Pete's Dragon"

Walt Disney Records is set to release a massive original motion picture soundtrack for their upcoming live-action take on “Pete’s Dragon” next month. The new album features 3 original songs written for the David Lowery film, including the end credit track “Something Wild” by electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. The soundtrack will also include “Nobody Knows” performed by the Lumineers, plus “The Dragon Song” performed by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy.

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The film’s original score was composed by Daniel Hart (“Tumbledown,” “Comet”) and Stirling will also appears throughout Hart’s work on the film’s instrumental accompaniment.

Performed by Grammy-nominated band The Lumineers, “Nobody Knows” was written by “Pete’s Dragon” co-screenwriter Toby Halbrooks with Andrew Tinker. “The Dragon Song,” performed by singer-songwriter Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (Will Oldham), was written by “Pete’s Dragon” director/screenwriter Lowery and co-screenwriter Toby Halbrooks and bookends the film. The soundtrack also includes a newly-recorded version of “Candle On the Water,” performed by Okkervil River.

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Check out the full track list below:

  1. “The Dragon Song” Performed by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
  2. “Something Wild” Performed by Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
  3. “Nobody Knows” Performed by The Lumineers
  4. “Something On Your Mind” Performed by St. Vincent
  5. “So Long, Marianne” Performed by Leonard Cohen
  6. “Gina Anne” Performed by Bosque Brown
  7. “An Adventure”
  8. “Are You Gonna Eat Me?”
  9. “Brown Bunny”
  10. “Reverie”
  11. “Tree Fort”
  12. “North Star”
  13. “Bedtime Compass”
  14. “Timber”
  15. “Breathe”
  16. “Gavin Knows What He’s Doing”
  17. “You Are Not Alone”
  18. “Elliot Gets Lost”
  19. “Takedown”
  20. “It’ll Be Just Like It Used To Be”
  21. “Follow That Dragon”
  22. “Elliot at the Bridge”
  23. “Abyss”
  24. “Go North”
  25. “Saying Goodbye”
  26. “The Bravest Boy I’ve Ever Met”
  27. “The Dragon Song Revisited” Performed by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
  28.  “Candle On the Water” Performed by Okkervil River

Watch Stirling and Hart talk about their creative process in our exclusive video, complete with some new looks at the film, embedded below.

The “Pete’s Dragon” original motion picture soundtrack will be available wherever music is sold on August 12. “Pete’s Dragon” the film also will open August 12.

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