Looks like Disney is going to dip their feet in the EDM business! Today, Walt Disney Records announced that they’ll be releasing DCONSTRUCTED, “a comprehensive compilation of classic and current music from the longstanding Disney catalog remixed by today’s hottest DJs/producers from across the globe” according to a press release.
The artists involved include Avicii, Armin Van Buuren and Kaskade. They’ll be remixing songs from movies like Monsters University, The Incredibles, The Muppets, Dumbo, Sleeping Beauty and more.
Here’s the album sampler Disney released yesterday on Instagram.
DCONSTRUCTED will be released on April 22, 2014 with 14 tracks, all of which are listed below.
- “Circle of Life” (Mat Zo Remix) – Carmen Twillie & Lebo M. The Lion King
- “Derezzed” (So Amazing Mix) Remixed by Avicii featuring Negin – Daft Punk TRON: Legacy
- “Let It Go” (Armin Van Buuren Remix) – Idina Menzel Frozen
- “Roar” (Yogi Remix) – Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso Monsters University
- “Partysaurus Overflow” – BT & Au5 Inspired by the Toy Story Short Partysaurus Rex
- “UNKLE Reconstruction” (U.N.K.L.E.) – Michael Giacchino The Incredibles
- “Fall” (Japanese Popstars Remix) – Daft Punk TRON: Legacy
- “The Muppet Show Theme” (Shy Kidx Remix) – The Muppets The Muppets
- “Hey Pluto!” (Stonebridge Remix) – Stonebridge Inspired by Original Mickey Mouse Cartoons
- “Once Upon a Dream” (Trion Remix) – Bill Shirley & Mary Costa Sleeping Beauty
- “Main Street Electrical Parade” (Extended Mix) – Shinichi Osawa Disneyland® Park
- “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” (Alfred Montejano Hyper Remix) – Randy Newman Toy Story
- “Baby Mine” (House Version) – KASKADE Dumbo
- “Pineapple Princess” (Kinsey Moore Remix) – Annette Funicello Hawaiiannette
Looks like Disney is recognizing the potentially lucrative opportunities of the EDM industry. Not a bad move if you’ve seen the house Avicii recently bought in LA.