Soundtrack: SCHMIGADOON! (Cinco Paul & Christopher Willis)

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by Connor McCormick on July 16, 2021

in Music,Virtual

HERE, SCHMIGGY, SCHMIGGY!

Milan Records today releases two albums of music from episodes 1 and 2 of Schmigadoon!, the Apple Original musical comedy series executive produced by Lorne Michaels. Available everywhere now, Episode 1 and Episode 2 soundtracks feature original music and lyrics by the show’s co-creator and showrunner CINCO PAUL in addition to score music by composer CHRISTOPHER WILLIS. Performing the show’s musical numbers is a renowned cast of talent that includes CECILY STRONGKEEGAN-MICHAEL KEYMARTIN SHORT, ALAN CUMMING, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, AARON TVEIT, DOVE CAMERON and more. The albums make their debut alongside the global launch of the series’ first two episodes, which are now streaming on Apple TV+. Milan Records will continue to release episodic soundtracks for the remaining four episodes in the series as they debut on Apple TV+.

Schmigadoon!, a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals, stars Strong and Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship who discover a magical town living in a 1940s musical. They then learn that they can’t leave until they find “true love.” The first season also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada. Martin Short guest stars. Barry Sonnenfeld directs and executive produces.

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SCHMIGADOON! EPISODE 1 (APPLE TV+ ORIGINAL SERIES SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. Schmigadoon! Main Title – Cinco Paul
  2. Schmigadoon! – The Cast of Schmigadoon!, Alan Cumming & Kristin Chenoweth
  3. You Can’t Tame Me – Aaron Tveit
  4. Corn Puddin’ – The Cast of Schmigadoon & Cecily Strong
  5. Leprechaun Song – Martin Short
  6. “Just one kick and apparently magic?” – Christopher Willis**
  7. “See you at seven.” – Christopher Willis**
  8. “It’s like a track bridge or something.” – Christopher Willis**

**Denotes score track

SCHMIGADOON! EPISODE 2 (APPLE TV+ ORIGINAL SERIES SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. Lovers’ Spat – The Cast of Schmigadoon! & Kristin Chenoweth
  2. Somewhere Love Is Waiting for You – Alan Cumming
  3. Enjoy the Ride (Part I) – Cecily Strong & Aaron Tveit
  4. Enjoy the Ride (Part II) – Dove Cameron, Cecily Strong & Aaron Tveit
  5. “Have you been crying?” – Christopher Willis**
  6. “It’s the Picnic Basket Auction!” – Christopher Willis**

**Denotes score track

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER WILLIS

Christopher Willis is a composer and songwriter, currently living in Pasadena, CA. Originally from the UK, he attended Clare College at Cambridge University, earning a PhD in Musicology, and he trained as a concert pianist at the Royal Academy of Music in London. His TV work includes HBO’s Veep, Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard, and the much-loved Disney Mickey Mouse shorts. He recently composed the soundtrack for the Walt Disney World ride-through attraction, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The ride centers around “Nothing Can Stop Us Now,” an original song co-written with his wife and songwriting partner, Elyse Willis. Upcoming projects include The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse for Disney+, Lamya’s Poem, an independent animated feature set in Syria; and “Schmigadoon!,” a musical comedy series coming to Apple TV+ in Summer 2021.

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