Soundtrack for The Star With Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony to Be Released

“The Star” hits theaters nationwide Nov 17, 2017.

Leading up to the release of “The Star,” the first major Christian animation film in 20 years, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation is releasing The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which will feature original songs from mainstream superstars such as Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony and A Great Big World.

The album hits stores everywhere on Oct. 27 with the tracklisting lead by award-winning powerhouse Carey, who penned the film’s theme song, “The Star.” The first track instantly available with pre-order now is a song called “Life is Good” by A Great Big World. “Can You See” by Fifth Harmony is being released Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Other artists included on the compilation are Kirk Franklin, Kelsea Ballerini, Zara Larsson, Casting Crowns, and Yolanda Adams, who all provided new holiday and family-friendly recordings.

“The filmmakers of The Star have delivered a funny but faithful turn on the nativity story, and Mariah Carey’s soulful performance of the film’s theme song adds a layer of depth and emotion that will have audiences feeling the spirit,” Spring Aspers, Head of Music for Sony Pictures said in a statement shared with The Christian Post. “This compilation is full of covers of Christmas classics old and new that not only perfectly fit the film, but make the perfect soundtrack for the season.”

The Music from The Star by Various on VEVO.

The Affirm Films movie tells the story of the first Christmas through the perspective of the animals that traveled with Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem and witnessed Jesus’ birth. Like the soundtrack. the film includes voiceovers from A-list celebrities such as Tyler Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Tracy Morgan and Oprah Winfrey.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, by Jeannie Law