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Walt Disney Records To Release Out-Of-Print Classic Albums And Soundtracks Through Amazon's CreateSpace Service

Friday, July 19, 2013

Walt Disney Records To Release Out-Of-Print Classic Albums And Soundtracks Through Amazon's CreateSpace Service

17:54 EDT Friday, July 19, 2013

LABEL SALUTES LEGENDARY MOUSEKETEER WITH COLLECTION OF ALL-TIME FAVORITES ON BEST OF ANNETTE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON JULY 23

BURBANK, Calif., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records recently teamed with Amazon.com to release out-of-print titles and classic soundtracks on CD exclusively through Amazon's CreateSpace manufacture-on-demand service.   Currently, there are 18 titles available under the Disney CD Rarities section of the Disney Music Store on Amazon.com (http://smarturl.it/disneymusicstore) with additional titles coming monthly.

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As part of the program, paying tribute to Disney's most adored Mouseketeer and one of the biggest teen idols of the '50s, Walt Disney Records is re-releasing a collection of classic recordings by Annette Funicello. Best of Annette features 14 memorable tracks from her illustrious recording career, including hits from the popular beach movies, Disney films and television classics in which she starred.   Featuring smash hits such as "Tall Paul," "Pineapple Princess" and "Beach Party Tonight," the Best of Annette songs were selected from the 1994 digitally remastered boxed set, Annette: A Musical Reunion with America's Girl Next Door. The CD compilation will be available exclusively via Amazon's CreateSpace service on July 23, 2013.

Other recent titles include soundtracks for Marvel's The Avengers, Disney-Pixar's Up, Ratatouille and Monsters, Inc., plus Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, Pocahontas and Mulan.  In August, The Little Mermaid Songs From the Sea will be available, in advance of The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-ray release in the fall.

"Through Disney's collaboration with Amazon's CreateSpace service, fans will now have a convenient way to obtain high-quality recordings of many of their favorite out-of-print classic soundtracks and albums and re-engage with their favorite musical memories," said Disney Music Group Sr. VP of Sales, Curt Eddy.

"We're excited to be able to offer customers access to the great Disney music they love through Amazon's CreateSpace service," said Sarah Wood, head of U.S. Entertainment, Amazon.com.  "CreateSpace gives customers access to hundreds of thousands of hard to find or out of print titles and we're thrilled that Disney is now part of that mix."

Best of Annette will be available on July 23, 2013 exclusively through Amazon's CreateSpace service.  For more information on Walt Disney Records' releases, please visit Disney.com/music, become a fan at Facebook.com/disneymusic or follow us at Twitter.com/disneymusic.  

Pre-order link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005N8XZ?tag=disney-20

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maria Kleinman -- Walt Disney Records/ Disney Music Group Publicity818-560-5867/Maria.Kleinman@Disney.com/Disney

SOURCE Walt Disney Records

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