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WALT DISNEY RECORDS RELEASES NEW SCORE ALBUMS FROM DISNEY CHANNEL HIT FRANCHISES: "MUSIC FROM ZOMBIES" SCORE BY GEORGE S. CLINTON AND AMIT MAY COHEN and "MUSIC FROM DESCENDANTS" SCORE BY DAVID LAWRENCE


Walt Disney Records releases two score albums from hit Disney Channel franchises; Music from Zombies (Original Score) composed by George S. Clinton ("Austin Powers" franchise, "The Santa Claus") and Amit May Cohen and Music from Descendants (Original Score) composed by Emmy® nominated composer David Lawrence ("High School Musical" franchise).  Digital albums are available today.

The release of Music from ZOMBIES and Music from Descendants marks the first time original score albums have been released from Disney Channel franchises.  Steven Vincent, vice president of Music and Soundtracks, Disney Channel said, "The score is integral to a movie's success because it elevates the heart, comedy, and overall spirit of the story." Vincent continues, "We're thrilled to be showcasing the work of these immensely talented composers with the special soundtrack release and helping kids and families appreciate the art form even more." 


On creating the score for ZOMBIES, composers George S. Clinton and Amit May Cohn said, "One of the main reasons we loved working on the Zombies movies for Disney Channel is that the filmmakers approached it like a feature film and did not condescend. It's a fun and very creative process; scoring the Zombies movies for Disney Channel was a blast!"  Watch the featurette with George S. Clinton and Amit May Cohn.

Descendants composer David Lawrence commented, "Composing the scores for the Descendants Trilogy was a dream come true for me. Good vs. evil and true love winning out at the end...what more could a composer wish for?!"

About ZOMBIES

"ZOMBIES" premiered in February 2018 and delivered over 12.8 million viewers including 4.0 million Kids 6-11 in its first 10 telecasts. "ZOMBIES" was Disney Channel's #1 video-on-demand property and was the #1 title in the DisneyNOW app for 2018. Its videos on DisneyMusicVEVO have amassed over 584 million views. The movie soundtrack debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Children's chart, #4 on the Billboard Top Soundtrack chart, #2 on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and #3 on the iTunes album chart.  "ZOMBIES 2" debuted in February and was the #1 cable telecast of 2020 to-date (excluding sports/news programming) with nearly 5 million Total Viewers 2+.  Replays of the movie are strong performers on Disney Channel linear, Video On Demand and DisneyNOW and it ranks in the Top 5 TV Chart on Apple iTunes. Its videos on DisneyMusicVEVO have amassed over 542 million views. Its 10-song soundtrack reached #1 on iTunes Soundtrack chart and the song "Someday" ("ZOMBIES") performed by Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly is certified gold.

About Descendants

"Descendants," "Descendants 2" and "Descendants 3" ranked as the #1 cable movie among kids and tweens in 2015, 2017 and 2019, respectively. All three "Descendants" soundtracks reached #1 on the Billboard Soundtrack chart, and the "Descendants" and "Descendants 2" soundtracks are gold certified.  The hit song "Ways To Be Wicked" ("Descendants 2") performed by the cast and the most recent hit "Queen of Mean" ("Descendants 3") performed by Sarah Jefferey are certified platinum.  In addition, five singles from the soundtracks are certified gold.  To date, "Descendants" video content has amassed over 5 billion views across YouTube and DisneyMusicVEVO.

About George S. Clinton

George S. Clinton is an award winning composer who has scored over 100 films, most notably "Austin Powers International Man of Mystery" and it's blockbuster sequels; Disney's hit "Santa Clause" sequels; "Mortal Kombat" 1 & 2; "Wild Things"; "Red Shoe Diaries"; John Water's "A Dirty Shame"; the Emmy Award winning "Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee"; and Disney's "Zombies" and "Zombie's 2" (co-scored with Amit May Cohen).

About Amit May Cohen

Amit May Cohen is a Los Angeles based composer for film and TV, best known for Disney Channel's ZOMBIES 2 which she co-composed with George S. Clinton (Austin Powers, The Santa Clause). She has worked as an additional composer and/or orchestrator on projects including Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw (2019), Valley Girl (2018), SWAT (2017-2020), The Sinner (2018-2020), and the Australian Academy Award nominated documentary In My Blood It Runs (2019). Her score for the short film Wrestling Za'atari (2016) earned her Best Score nominations in both the Milan and London International Filmmaker Festivals.

About David Lawrence

David Lawrence was born in New York City, raised in Los Angeles and is the son of iconic entertainers Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé. Emmy nominated for his work on Disney's "Descendants" and two-time recipient of the ASCAP Award for Most Performed Film Score, Lawrence's most recent work includes Disney's "Descendants 3," the new Netflix series "Julie and the Phantoms" and his first solo album "Nosotros," a tribute to his mother.

Jeremy [Six Strings]

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