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Sample the Alice in Wonderland Before Its’ Release on March 3rd!

For those of you who can’t wait for Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland to hit the big screen on March 5th, Disney is offering up a preview of the movie’s trippy soundtrack here.

My best guess is that Avril Lavigne’s song “Alice” will be the movie’s single, as it is the only song that plays in full. All of the other songs are samples. However, don’t expect the “Skater Boi” singing Avril that we’ve all come to be familiar with. Her voice is strong and has obviously developed over the past few years, and the song is as ominous as Burton’s movie direction.
In fact, if the soundtrack tells us anything about this Alice remake, the movie is going to be spectacularly Burton. Dark, creepy, and weird with his signature visual style, but hopefully, not a complete disaster like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was. It seems that Alice in Wonderland is a story that Tim Burton was born to bring to life, and I’m honestly surprised that he hasn’t made this movie sooner. But I guess we will all see what he has in store for us on March 5th.

As for the soundtrack, I’m a big fan. You can almost imagine the entire storyline as you listen to the album, yet all of the songs can be listened to separately from Alice in Wonderland, and still be good songs. And, how could I hate it? There are a ton of awesome bands involved and the music is really good. Every song on the album intrigues and they made me want to go back and listen to them again, despite the fact that they were samples.

Pay close attention to the All-American Rejects song “The Poison,” All Time Low’s “Painting Flowers,” Plain White T’s “Welcome to Mystery,” and Motion City Soundtrack’s “Always Running Out of Time.” The Alice in Wonderland Soundtrack drops two days before the movie, on March 3rd. Until then here’s the track list:

  1. Avril Lavigne “Alice”
  2. All-American Rejects “The Poison”
  3. Owl City “The Technicolor Phase”
  4. Shinedown “Her Name is Alice”
  5. All Time Low “Painting Flowers”
  6. MetroStation “Where’s My Angel”
  7. Tokio Hotel & Kerli “Strange”
  8. 3OH!3 featuring Neon Hitch “Follow Me Down”
  9. Robert Smith “Very Good Advice”
  10. Mark Hoppus and Pete Wentz “In Transit”
  11. Plain White T’s “Welcome to Mystery”
  12. Franz Ferdinand “The Lobster Quadrille”
  13. Motion City Soundtrack “Always Running Out of Time”
  14. Wolfmother “Fell Down a Hole”
  15. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals “White Rabbit”

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4 Legacy Comments

  • Comment by Corey Chapman posted May 19, 2010 at 22:15

    Tim Burton has a unique style when making his movie. I love Nightmare Before Christmas and Edward Scissorhands..’.

  • Comment by Emily Jones posted September 29, 2010 at 03:20

    Tim Burton is just a very talented director and i love all his works`:`

  • Comment by Oscilloscope : posted October 25, 2010 at 13:17

    tim burton does really have that unique style with regards to his movies”-`

  • Comment by Javier Sayas posted April 14, 2013 at 14:23

    Burton is known for using recurring collaborators on his works; among them are Johnny Depp, who has become a close friend of Burton since their first film together; musician Danny Elfman, who has composed scores for all but five of the films Burton has directed and/or produced; and domestic partner Helena Bonham Carter. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, sketches and other artwork, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009.`

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