2012 Soundtrack – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

The Lorax (also known as Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax) is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy comedy film directed by Chris Renaud, co-directed by Kyle Balda (in his feature directorial debut), and produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, from a screenplay written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio.

The soundtrack for the film was composed by John Powell, who had previously composed the score for Horton Hears a Who! (2008), and the songs were written by Cinco Paul. There were two soundtrack albums released for the film. One being Powell’s film score and the other being the original songs written by Powell and Paul performed by various artists. Original songs written for the film include “Thneedville”, “This is the Place”, “Everybody Needs a Thneed”, “How Bad Can I Be?”, and “Let It Grow”.

Tracks

1  Ted, Audrey And The Trees (John Powell) 02:39
2  Granny To The Edge (John Powell) 02:35
3  Wasteland (John Powell) 02:21
4  Truffula Valley Fantasy (John Powell) 05:04
5  Onceler & Lorax Meet (John Powell) 02:39
6  O’Hare Warns Ted (John Powell) 03:25
7  The River Bed (John Powell) 04:06
8  Houseguests (John Powell) 03:09
9  Valley Exodus (John Powell) 04:55
10  The Last Seed (John Powell) 04:55
11  Thneedville Chase (John Powell) 05:05
12  At The Park (John Powell) 03:15
13  Funeral For A Tree (John Powell) 02:11

Musicians

DrumsJoey Waronker
GuitarGeorge Doering
GuitarMichael Mollo
CelesteRandy Kerber
PianoRandy Kerber
BassoonJudy Farmer
BassoonKen Munday
BassoonRose Corrigan
ClarinetDan Higgins
ClarinetGreg Huckins
ClarinetStuart Clark
FluteHeather Clark
FluteJenni Olson
FlutePedro Eustache
French HornDan Kelly
French HornDylan Hart
French HornJames Thatcher
French HornJennie Kim
French HornJoe Meyer
French HornMark Adams
French HornPhil Yao
French HornSteve Becknell
OboeBernadette Avila
OboeDavid Weiss
OboeLara Wickes
OboeLeslie Reed
SaxDan Higgins
SaxGeorge Shelby
SaxGreg Huckins
TromboneAlex Iles
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TromboneCharlie Loper
TrombonePhil Teele
TrumpetDan Fornero
TrumpetHarry Kim
TrumpetJon Lewis
TrumpetRick Baptist
TubaDoug Tornquist
PercussionBernie Dresel
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionBrian Kilgore
PercussionDaniel Greco
PercussionDon Williams
PercussionGreg Goodall
PercussionMike Englander
PercussionWade Culbreath
PercussionJoey Waronker
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsEdie Lehmann
VocalsFletcher Sheridan
VocalsMonique Donnelly

Other Musicians

Choir – Aleta Braxton-O’Brien, Alvin Chea, Amick Byram, Amy Fogerson, Antonio Sol, Ayana Haviv, Baraka May, Beth Andersen, Beverley Staunton, Bill Cantos, Bob Joyce, Bobbi Page, Charissa Nielsen, Christen Herman, Christian Ebner, Christina Saffran, Christine Guter, Christopher Gambol, Clydene Jackson, Craig Copeland, David Loucks, Debbie Gleason, Diane Freiman Reynolds, Dick Bolks, Donna Medine, Edie Lehmann Boddicker, Elin Carlson, Elissa Johnston, Eric Bradley, Eric Butler, Fletcher Sheridan, Gabriel Mann, Gary Stockdale, Gerald White, Harriet Fraser, Helene Muddiman, Jimmy Burney, Jennifer Barnes, Jenny Graham, Joan Beal, Joanna Bushnell, John Dickson, John West, Joseph Williams, Judith Hill, Kala Balch, Kamille Rudisill, Karen Whipple Schnurr, Kate Reid, Kathryn Bostic, Kelly Rudisill, Kimberly Switzer, Leanna Brand, Lesley Leighton, Louis Price, Marc Antonio Pritchett, Michael Geiger, Michael Lichtenauer, Michael Redman, Missi Hale, Monica Lee, Monique Donnelly, Nick Jameson, Omar Crook, Randy Crenshaw, Reid Bruton, Rick Logan, Sally Stevens, Samela Beasom, Shawn Kirchner, Steve Amerson, Steve Pence, Susan Boyd, Susie Stevens-Logan, Suzanne Waters, Taylor Graves, Teri Koide, Tim Davis, Virenia Lind, Walt Harrah, Windy Wagner, Eyvonne Williams

Bass – Bruce Morgenthaler, Chris Kollgaard, Drew Dembowski, Ed Meares, Mike Valerio, Oscar Hidalgo, Richard Feves, Sue Ranney
Bassoon – Judy Farmer, Ken Munday, Rose Corrigan
Cello – Andrew Shulman, Tony Cooke, Armen Ksajikian, Cecilia Tsan, Tina Soule, Dennis Karmazyn, Giovanna Clayton, Steve Erdody, Tim Landauer, Tim Loo, Trevor Handy, Vanessa Freebairn-Smith
Harp – Katie Kirkpatrick, Marcia Dickstein
Viola – Alma Fernandez, Andrew Duckles, David Walther, Kazi Pitelka, Keith Greene, Luke Maurer, Marlow Fisher, Matt Funes, Robert Brophy, Shawn Mann, Thomas Diener, Vicki Miskolczy
Violin – Alyssa Park, Ana Landauer, Belinda Broughton, Bruce Dukov, Carol Pool, Charlene Huang, Darius Campo, Eun-Mee Ahn, Grace Oh, Jackie Brand, Joel Derouin, Josefina Vergara, Julie Gigante, Julie Rogers, Katia Popov, Lily Ho Chen, Maia Jasper, Marc Sazer, Natalie Leggett, Neel Hammond, Nina Evtuhov, Phil Levy, Richard Altenbach, Roberto Cani, Roger Wilkie, Sara Parkins, Sarah Thornblade, Shalini Vijayan, Sid Page, Tammy Hatwan*, Tereza Stanislav, Yelena Yegoryan

Liner Notes

Producer – John Powell
Producer (Assistant) – Devon Breton-Pakozdi, Eric Wegener, John Chapman, Joshua Rutkowski
Producer (Executive) – Robert Townson
Arranged By (Vocals) – Edie Lehmann Boddicker, John Powell
Arranged By (Additional) – Beth Caucci, Paul Mounsey, Victor Chaga
Concertmaster – Bruce Dukov
Conductor – Pete Anthony, Edie Lehmann Boddicker
Contractor – Gina Zimmitti, Edie Lehmann Boddicker
Edited By – Tom Carlson
Engineer – Denis St. Amand
Engineer (Mix Assistant) – Matt Ward
Mastered By – Patricia Sullivan
Mixed By – Shawn Murphy
Mixed By (Assistant) – John Traunwieser
Orchestrated By – Andrew Kinney, Dave Metzger, Germaine Franco, John Ashton Thomas, Pete Anthony, Rick Giovinazzo
Recorded By – Shawn Murphy, Tim Lauber, Erik Swanson, Larry Mah
Recorded By (Additional) – Marc Viner
Superviser – Rachel Levy

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Mixed At 5 Cat Studios
Recorded At Newman Scoring Stage
Recorded At 5 Cat Studios
Phonographic Copyright Varèse Sarabande Records Inc
Copyright Dr. Seuss Enterprises LP