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make “the little mermaid” part of your world with a disney music legacy collection giveaway!

Little Mermaid CD cover

I received the Little Mermaid Legacy Collection CD as a member of
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received and all opinions are my own. 

 

I would have sworn I first watched The Little Mermaid with my kids but since the movie is now celebrating its 25th anniversary, that means they weren’t even born when it first came out. And that means I was rocking to “Under The Sea” and “Kiss the Girl” by myself! Ha ha!

So I guess we’ve come full circle because Walt Disney Records has just released The Legacy Collection: The Little Mermaid, my kids are grown and out of the house, and I’m once again rocking “Under The Sea” and “Kiss the Girl” in my car all by myself!

I adore the music of The Little Mermaid — and, apparently, so do millions of other moviegoers. That’s why this soundtrack — one of the most beloved of all time — is the latest addition to The Legacy Collection, a collectible series which celebrates the anniversaries of some of Disney’s most classic and cherished movies.

The Little Mermaid collection features the songs and score from the film by Oscar®-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman on Disc One, twelve work tapes and song demos performed by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman on Disc Two, and a gorgeous collectible 20-page booklet. Also included are fascinating liner notes by Alan Menken, John Musker (Co-writer, Director and Producer, The Little Mermaid), and Chris Montan (President of Walt Disney Music), all of which add so much to the listening experience.

Little Mermaid CD book

“The greatest thing about what we do is create something that works in the moment, but also stands the test of time,” said Menken. “For the last 25 years, a generation has grown up with The Little Mermaid and it has so greatly influenced them. I hear all the time it’s the soundtrack of so many people’s lives, and that’s a thrilling thing.”

He continues, “The Legacy Collection reorganizes the material and allows the listener to be able to draw more out of it and enjoy it on another level. Technology has improved over the decades and going back to the masters results in better representations of the material on these CDs.”

Take it from me (thank you, Sebastian!), these songs sound even better than you remember them. Plus, you may be surprised to realize that, although you have no idea where you put your keys,  you don’t need to look at the lyrics to belt out any of the songs — but they’re included here just in case.

I’m giving away a copy of Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection The Little Mermaid to one lucky reader. For a chance to win, simply leave a comment below. For a second chance, Tweet this:

The contest ends on January 12 at midnight Pacific time. Winner will be notified by return email. Prize can only be sent to a U.S. mailing address. If it comes to my attention that the winner of this giveaway has won this same prize on another prize, I reserve the right to choose another winner.

And for those poor, unfortunate souls(thank you, Ursula!) who don’t win, there’s no reason to despair. The entire Legacy Collection, including The Little Mermaid, is available in the new Disney Music Emporium.

Comments

  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I need this in my life. I am obsessed with all things Disney!

  2. 25 yrs? Are you serious? OMG how it seems like just yesterday…

  3. I remember seeing this in the movies in college. I am impressed that a date took me!

  4. The Little Mermaid is my absolute favorite! This summer I took my daughter to Disneyland, California Adventure – our first ride was The Little Mermaid. Our last ride, The Little Mermaid.

    I’ll be singing for the rest of the day now!

  5. This is so great! I’m a huge fan of Disney movies and the songs that go with them.

  6. That would be a cool book to have. My little girl’s favorite princess is Ariel.

  7. Susan Mayson says:

    If I win this, it would be for my daughter. She is 24, but over the years we have done everything in Little Mermaid for her – from birthday cakes to graduation cakes to cards to Halloween costumes – it’s all been about The Little Mermaid! She would just LOVE this!

  8. I love the Little Mermaid. It’s my favorite Disney movie. I have no need for the CD or anything I’ve known all the songs by heart since I was 6.

  9. This is awesome. This is one of my girls absolute favorite and I won’t lie it was mine as a kid too!

  10. I so want this I live for all things Disney. I can’t believe it’s been 25 years since The Little Mermaid first swam into my life. Seems like yesterday.

  11. This was always my favorite Disney story. Ariel was so lovely and the soundtrack is so fun!

  12. I remember these songs so fondly. It’s great that they are releasing the music like this now!

  13. Well, my daughter is 34 and I did watch this with her. But I can’t say it was every my favorite movie!

  14. Melissa L. says:

    I love Disney music, and this would be something I could enjoy with my daughter. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  15. I would love this..of course so would my kids,I used to love Little Mermaid.Never to old to sing along to those songs.

  16. I thought I was finished with Disney but boy am I looking forward to starting all over again from the very beginning with my two new little ones. I see lots of Saturday sleepovers with all of these wonderful movies. Like you though the Little Mermaid music has always been my favorite!

  17. I remember when the little mermaid came out and thinking it was a huge deal! The music, the bright colors and vibrant scenes were all amazing. 25 years later and it’s still played at our house at least once a month!

  18. Wow, can’t believe that long! I remember my oldest being obsessed with her.

  19. I love The Little Mermaid, too. Great music! Thanks for sharing!

  20. Kristin Goodson says:

    Little Mermaid is one of my favorites! And I love the soundtrack!

  21. Melissa Smith says:

    I love The Little Mermaid! I actually still have the VHS tape my grandpa bought for me in either ’90 or ’91. It may even still have the receipt tucked inside of it too.

  22. I love Disney. I especially love Disney music!

  23. I love this soundtrack, I really hope that I win. Thanks for the giveaway.

  24. The Little Mermaid is my favorite Disney film. This album sounds like it would be the perfect addition to my collection!

  25. I’d love to win this!

  26. I have always loved The Little Mermaid and enjoy the music..this would be amazing.

  27. Maryann Drapkin says:

    This would be so wonderful to have! A terrific gift too.

  28. Maryann Drapkin says:
  29. I can’t believe it’s been 25 years. I watched this all the time with a little girl I used to babysit as a teenager and now I watch it with my own little girl. This is her favorite movie and I love sharing it with her.

  30. Birdiebee says:

    I would love to win for the grandkids. I love the song “Under the Sea”.

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  32. Cynthia Richardson says:

    I’d love to share this great Disney music with my grandson.

  33. Thanks for the giveaway.

  34. Cynthia Richardson says:

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