Jul 17 2014

The soundtrack to Planes: Fire & Rescue is available now!

Planes: Fire & Rescue soundtrack is now available for sale with 33 tracks including the featured song “Still I fly” by Spencer Lee!


    Editorial Reviews
    Award-winning composer Mark Mancina, who won a Grammy for Best Soundtrack Album (with Phil Collins) for his work on Disney’s 1999 feature TARZAN, produced and composed the score for PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE. The PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE original motion picture soundtrack takes off July 15. Composer Mark Mancina returned to the runway to create the score for PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE. As composer for Disney’s PLANES Mancina was able to take themes established in the first film and update them to reflect the unique and heroic nature of PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE. ‘Dusty’s more grown-up so the music wanted to be a little more grown-up a little bit richer. There’s an arc to his life and the music needed to follow that arc.’

    Mancina opted for a more orchestral sound in the new score. ‘It comes from an earthy direction, so there’s a lot of orchestral percussion, French horn, strings and woodwinds,’ he says. ‘There is added texture from other types of instruments, but the heart of the score is an orchestra.’ The melodic score was recorded with a 90-piece orchestra. For Dusty’s training montage, filmmakers agreed it called for a bold acoustic piano that would stand out from the orchestra. Says Mancina, ‘We were lucky enough to have Bruce Hornsby play piano on the score, which brought a completely different color and a much more mature feel to the score.’
    Hornsby, a multiple Grammy-winning artist, also played a special cue that can be heard near the end of the film, supporting the serious and emotional tone filmmakers sought.

    Brad Paisley performs two new songs for the film, including ‘Runway Romance,’ which was written by director Bobs Gannaway and Danny Jacob, and ‘All In,’ a song Paisley signed on to write and perform after hearing of the film’s firefighting themes. ‘My father’s a firefighter,’ says Paisley. ‘He was my whole life. And my brother-in-law and several family members are firefighters. I was really honored to pay tribute to them. I sat down after seeing a rough cut of the movie and it came to me very quickly.

    ‘My dad was president of the volunteer fire department, which was walking distance from our house,’ continues Paisley. ‘I spent several days of each week there with him any time the whistle blew, he went. It was truly inspiring to watch him lead that way. It’s a strange and wonderful mentality that these people have. They get so excited about that opportunity to help. My favorite line in the song is, ‘Where there’s smoke and flames, and everybody needs out, I’m all in.”

    Paisley also lends his voice in a cameo appearance as a pickup truck in Honkers Sports Bar.

    Newcomer/singer/songwriter Spencer Lee performs ‘Still I Fly,’ a song he co-composed with his writing partners Windy Wagner and Michael ‘Smidi’ Smith. ‘Still I Fly’ can be heard when Dusty, after discovering that he may never race again, leaves Propwash Junction en route to Piston Peak to train as an aerial firefighter.” (Amazon.com)

The 33 songs on the soundtrack are:

1. Still I Fly (Spencer Lee)
2. Runway Romance (Brad Paisley)
3. All In (Brad Paisley)
4. Planes: Fire & Rescue – Main Title
5. Propwash
6. Out of Production
7. Dusty Crash Lands
8. Fire!
9. An All New Mayday
10. Sad Mayday Score
11. Pontoons
12. A Special Kind of Plane
13. Training Dusty
14. We Got the Gear Box
15. Cad
16. Blazin’ Blade Mystery
17. Mystery of Blaze-Lightning
18. Lightning Storm Fire
19. (It’s) Hip to Be Cad
20. Harvey & Winnie
21. Cheers
22. Nobody Has Your Gear Box
23. Fire by the Lodge
24. Behind Enemy Lines
25. Evacuation
26. Blade Is Down
27. Loopin’ Lopez
28. Tourist Trapped
29. Fire Heroes
30. Rescue Harvey & Winnie
31. Dusty Saves the Day
32. Saving Dusty
33. You Had Us Worried

Click the image below to purchase the CD from Amazon.com!

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1 comment

    • Monisa Cole on 07/29/2014 at 12:58
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    I took my six year old granddaughter to see this movie on July 22, 2014. We really enjoyed this movie. She loved it and so did I. This is type of movie that teaches children how to help others even if you lose your life. God Bless the film makers of this movies. All children need to see this.

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