Title - 'Toy Story 4'
Artist - Randy Newman
The fourth Randy Newman soundtrack for the 'Toy Story' franchise features two new songs, the jazzy, uber catchy, and Grammy-nominated 'I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away' and 'The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy' sung by Chris Stapleton.
The latter is a pleasant vintage country number better suited to Stapleton's voice than Newman's and works well in the film when it comes to be.
Newman's score also includes the familiar themes from the previous movies, but incorporates new ones - such as for the new character Forky - must have been a lot of fun for the veteran composer.
1. 'You've Got a Friend in Me' - Randy Newman
2. 'I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away' - Randy Newman
3. 'The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy' - Chris Stapleton
4. 'Operation Pull Toy'
5. 'Woody's Closet of Neglect'
6. 'School Daze'
7. 'Trash Can Chronicles'
8. 'The Road to Antiques'
9. 'A Spork in the Road'
10. 'Rubber Baby Buggy Butlers'
11. 'Buzz's Flight & a Maiden'
12. 'Ducky, Bunny & Tea'
13. 'Moving at the Speed of Skunk'
14. 'Bo Peep's Panorama for Two'
15. 'Three Sheeps to the Wind'
16. 'Sneaking and Antiquing'
17. 'Recruiting Duke Caboom'
18. 'Prepping the Jump'
19. 'Let's Caboom!'
20. 'Cowboy Sacrifice'
21. 'Operation Harmony'
22. 'Duke's Best Crash Ever'
23. 'Gabby Gabby's Most Noble Thing'
24. 'Parting Gifts & New Horizons'
25. 'The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (Soundtrack Version)'
26. 'Plush Rush!'
Here we are again riding the saddle into a new adventure and with our trusted composer Randy Newman who has long been a part of the franchise since the beginning! Oh boy, what a treat it is to have him produce the score for this wondrous fourth installment, 'Toy Story 4.'
When you already have established characters such as Woody and Buzz, you know they have their themes set in stone. So yes, to those wondering, there are a few flashback themes here for our two central characters, given that they are on screen for a lot of the movie!
But, whenever you hear their themes in todays day and age the nostalgia factor hits all kinds of sweet spots within you and a nostalgia trip all the way back to the golden age comes rushing over you.
I mean, come on now, Randy hits the ball right out of the park with this magnificent, vibrant and totally immersive 26-track soundtrack and it is a pure joy to behold from start to finish.
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