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Go Simpsonic With The Simpsons: Original Music From The Television Series

2 Ratings: 4.5
Children's Music album by Alf Clausen, Dan Castellaneta, Danny Elfman, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, and Yeardley Smith

When champions ofThe Simpsonscontend that the animated TV show is the best-written show on the small screen, they're referring as much to the songs that pop up in most episodes as the dialogue. Well, here's a springboard to the Springfield Sound that … see full wiki

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Simply the Best.

  • Sep 27, 2004
Music plays an integral part of THE SIMPSONS. In fact, Alf Clausen has created so much original music for the series, most of it will never be available to own. Fortunately, a very small collection has been rounded up onto GO SIMPSONIC WITH THE SIMPSONS. In my opinion, of the four Simpsons album currently available, GO SIMPSONIC WITH THE SIMPSONS is the best. Unlike THE SIMPSONS SING THE BLUES and THE YELLOW ALBUM, GO SIMPSONIC is a collection of original music that was actually performed on THE SIMPSONS. It's most like SONGS IN THE KEY OF SPRINGFIELD. However, as a wonderful collection that SONGS IN THE KEY OF SPRINGFIELD is, GO SIMPSONIC is a better collection. Most of the music on GO SIMPSONIC comes from shows performed in later seasons of the show. THE SIMPSONS have always been an original show, but after the first five or six seasons, the series hit a rut and wasn't producing very much original material. After about a two year slump the show came back into its own for a few more years and most of the music on GO SIMPSONIC comes from that period. Interlaced throughout the tracks are also snippets of dialogue that accompany the music.

My favorite pieces on the album include:

"All Singing, All Dancing (Medley)"--a group of songs that parodies musicals.

"Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(annoyed grunt)cious"--a group of songs that parodies Mary Poppins. A few other songs from this same episode that are just as entertaining are "Cut Every Corner", "A Boozehound Named Barney", and "Happy Just the Way We Are."

"Meet the Flintstones" -- the theme song that was seen on the episode when The Simpsons broke The Flintstones record for longest running prime time animation series.

"Trash of the Titans (Medley)"--a group of songs parodying WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.

"Chief Wiggum, P.I." --the theme song from a "spin-off" Simpsons show that parodies MAGNUM, P.I.

"Rappin Ronnie Reagan"-- a (Simpsons) homage to former President Reagan.

"Canyonero"-- a song that pokes fun at many Americans foolish love for SUVs.

"Presidents' Song"-- learn more about America's least known Presidents than you ever thought possible.

There's a lot of other great music on the album, but these are my favorites. There are several Simpsons albums on the market, but if you're going to buy a Simpsons album, GO SIMPSONICE is the one you want.

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Go Simpsonic With The Simpsons: Original Music
Label: Rhino, Wea UK
Release Date: November 2, 1999

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