Frozen the ice kingdom, it is one of the most successful movies of all time. Released in November 2013, it surpassed $ XNUMX billion in global gross.
But beyond the tape itself, the soundtrack was one of the by-products that sold very well. And it is that not only within the children's audience the songs of Frozen are very popular.
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The film racked up a number of major awards, such as the Oscar for Best Animated Film and the Best Original Song. She was also recognized by the Golden Globes, Bafta, and Critics Choice Awards, among many others.
In addition, it won five Annie Awards, recognition granted by the International Association of Animated Films. Among the categories in which it was won, the one for Best Musical Direction stands out.
Frozen soundtrack and songs
For the film's incidental music, the producers recruited Canadian 2002 Grammy winner Christhophe Beck for his work on the series. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The lyrics of the songs were provided by Kristen Andersen López and her husband Robert López.
In total, the CD with the music used in the film consists of 32 tracks. Of them, nine correspond to the songs sung by the characters throughout the plot. There are 22 orchestral music tracks that summarize Beck's work, as well as the pop version of the film's central song: Let it go.
It is not only the first of the songs of Frozen: the ice kingdom. Within the plot, it is the prologue of the tape itself, located immediately after the projection of the Disney and Walt Disney Animations Studio logos. The López spouses affirmed that they used as a reference in the construction of this piece, classic melodies from movies such as Dumbo y The Little Mermaid.
A group of ice block pickers sing Ice heart, while working. At the same time, viewers meet the boy Kristoff, one of the central characters in the story, and his partner, the reindeer Sven.
Make me a snowman
This is one of the emblematic themes within the soundtrack of Frozen; within the plot, it serves to mark the passage of time. Anna is trying to convince her older sister to build a snowman, like when everything between them was normal.
While it was not released as a promotional single, Make me a doll Snow made it onto several international charts. This was highly conditioned by the success of the film and the importance of this theme within the development of the plot.
For the first time in years
Finally arrives the day of Elsa's coronation as sovereign; However, the new queen is very concerned that her secret will come out. At the same time, Anna, who carries the full weight of the plot of this song, cannot contain her emotion.
If the first two tracks of the album with the songs of Frozen they had references to old Disney classics, First in years he does not try to hide it. On the contrary, the melody combines perfectly with a staging that at times evokes tapes like Beauty and the beast o Aladdin.
The door to love
This is one of the most romantic songs on the track list of Frozen. Within the development of the plot, everything was happiness. Anna is convinced that Hans is the prince who will open her The door to love.
But Elsa disagrees with her younger sister's decision and refuses to grant her royal blessing. The situation is out of control the new queen can't keep the immense power in check that carries inside and the cold is present.
Let it go (Let it go)
From the songs of Frozen, this is the most important. In addition, it concentrates one of the most decisive turning points of the plot. Queen Elsa decides to no longer keep her immense potential at bay, although her release will mean that her subjects suffer an eternal winter.
It was the winner of the Oscar for Best Original Song. Instant classic within the huge discography of music composed for Disney animated films. It is the only one of the film's themes that was released internationally as a promotional single.
Demi Lovato sang the "commercial" version in English, while Argentine Martina Stoessel took charge of interpreting the song in Spanish and Italian.
Reindeers better than people
When it seems that Prince Hans is the romantic interest of the story, a "grown up" Kristoff and his faithful companion Sven, are back to the main plot. Reindeers better than people in a short song (it lasts only 50 seconds). However, in South Korea they had no problems playing it on the radio, reaching 13th place in the rankings.
If a character from Frozen stole the hearts of young and old, it was Olaf. The dream of this unique snowman to live a summer, is evident in this song. It doesn't occur to the likeable character that he might melt under the summer sun.
For the first time in years (Reprise)
When Anna finally finds Elsa, they reinterpret this theme. But now winter has already broken out. The ice queen does not want to save her powers again and the result is catastrophic.
Just gotta get a little better
The true romantic theme within the plot. The trolls have appeared and with their song they propose that Kristoff and Anna bring out what they feel to the surface. The purest and sincerest love. Once again, the López spouses resort to classic formulas to create an unforgettable melody.
Like most of the songs from Frozen, the most enthusiastic sing it from memory. Another success on the radio charts in South Korea, where it climbed to the 12th rung of the rankings.
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