We’re just a little more than a week away from Pixar’s Coco opening in the US. Thanks to the tremendous word on the street anticipation is growing for the movie that was inspired by the family oriented traditions of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos. Two new clips from the movie and the first lyrics video for one of it’s original songs were just released.
In “Not like the Rest” we see how the tradition of music is forbidden in Miguel’s family. Also keep a close eye out for an easter egg.
Yes that was the Pixar Planet truck.
The second clip is called “A Great, Great Rescue”
Original Songs – “Remember Me”
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who were behind the Oscar-winning song “Let it Go” in 2013’s “Frozen,” penned the thematic song “Remember Me,” which is the signature song for beloved performer Ernesto de la Cruz in the movie. “The song is from the point of view of a person hoping to be remembered by a loved one,” said Anderson-Lopez. “But the lyric can be interpreted a few different ways depending on the tempo and tone of the music.”
Disney has now released the lyric video for: Remember Me:
You can now purchase the soundtrack for Pixar’s Coco via Amazon (where a portion of your purchase will help support this blog).
About the movie:
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Héctor (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”), Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.
Previously: Inside the soundtrack for Pixar’s Coco