ABKCO Records presents the soundtrack to Wes Anderson’s first animated feature FANTASTIC MR. FOX, based on the beloved Roald Dahl book. Dahl is probably best known in the U.S. for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Academy Award nominee Anderson is best known for his film’s “Rushmore”, “The Royal Tenebaums” and “The Darjeeling Limited”. FANTASTIC MR. FOX makes its Atlantic-crossing aboard a magical soundtrack featuring an unforgettable score by award-winning composer Alexandre Desplat, as well as vintage folk, jazz, pop and rock tracks hand-picked by Wes Anderson and music supervisor Randall Poster. Standouts include an unreleased track by former Pulp founder and frontman, Jarvis Cocker and a classic Rolling Stones track. The film’s characters are voiced by an array of Hollywood’s finest: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman, Jarvis Cocker and Adrien Brody, among others. Even director/producer Wes Anderson managed to land himself a quick cameo as the voice of Weasel, and one for celebrity chef Mario Batali as Rabbit! As in all things Wes Anderson, music plays a major role in the telling of the tale, or “TAIL” as it recounts the story and the music of FANTASTIC MR. FOX!

ABKCO Records is also proud to present the digital release of additional music from the Original Score by award-winning composer Alexandre Desplat. Desplat received a Best Original Score nomination for the 82nd ACADEMY® AWARDS.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Original Soundtrack)

  1. American Empirical Pictures – Alexandre Desplat
  2.  The Ballad of Davy Crockett – The Wellingtons
  3. Mr. Fox in the Fields – Alexandre Desplat
  4. Heroes and Villains – The Beach Boys
  5. Fooba Wooba John – Burl Ives
  6. Boggis, Bunce, and Bean – Alexandre Desplat
  7.  Jimmy Squirrel and Co. – Alexandre Desplat
  8.  Love – Nancy Adams
  9.  Buckeye Jim – Burl Ives
  10. High-Speed French Train – Alexandre Desplat
  11. Whack-Bat Majorette – Alexandre Desplat
  12. The Grey Goose – Burl Ives
  13. Bean’s Secret Cider Cellar – Alexandre Desplat
  14. Une Petite Île – Georges Delerue
  15.  Street Fighting Man – The Rolling Stones
  16. Fantastic Mr. Fox AKA Petey’s Song – Jarvis Cocker
  17.  Night and Day – Art Tatum
  18. Kristofferson’s Theme – Alexandre Desplat
  19. Just Another Dead Rat In A Garbage Pail (Behind A Chinese Restaurant) – Alexandre
  20. Desplat
  21. Le Grand Choral – Georges Delerue
  22. Great Harrowsford Square – Alexandre Desplat
  23. Stunt Expo 2004 – Alexandre Desplat
  24. Canis Lupus – Alexandre Desplat
  25.  Ol’ Man River – The Beach Boys
  26.  Let Her Dance – Bobby Fuller Four

Fantastic Mr. Fox – Additional Music From The Original Score By Alenadre Desplat (The Abby Road Mixes)

1. Moving In
2. Mr. Fox In The Fields Medley
3. Trains
4. Side Car Escape
5. Shoot Out
6. Kristofferson
7. Plan B
8. Trains 2
9. Looking For Cider
10. Death Of Rat
11. Whack-Bat Majorette Ensemble
12. Canis Lupus
13. Trains 3
14. Rat Fight
15. Dig!
16. Mr. Fox’s Promenade
17. Three Farmers
18. Kristofferson 2
19. Boggis Bunce And Bean (Reprise)
20. Trains 4
21. Mr. And Mrs. Fox
22. Canis Lupus 2
23. Finale
24. Choir Boys Farewell (To The Puppets)

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