LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK OUT TODAY
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SONY’S LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE IN THEATERS TODAY
7 OCTOBER 2022 (TORONTO, ON) – Today, the original motion picture soundtrack for Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, was released via Island Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. Get it here! The release comes in tandem with Sony Pictures’ live-action/CGI musical comedy, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, also out today. The soundtrack was written by Oscar winning duo, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and features Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, and Elton John, as well as co-stars, Constance Wu, Javier Bardem, and Anthony Ramos.
Last week, GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes debuted his new song, “Heartbeat,” which will be featured during the end title of the film. Get it here!
Lyle Lyle Crocodile Soundtrack:
- Top of the World (Shawn Mendes)
- I Like it Like That (Pete Rodriguez)
- Take a Look at Us Now (Javier Barden & Shawn Mendes)
- Heartbeat (Shawn Mendes)
- Bye Bye Bye (Claire Rosinkranz)
- Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)
- Rip Up the Recipe (Shawn Mendes & Constance Wu)
- We Made It (Anthony Ramos)
- Steppin’ Out (The Gap Band)
- Take a Look at Us Now - Reprise (Javier Barden & Shawn Mendes)
- Express Yourself (Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band)
- Take a Look at Us Now - Lyle Reprise (Shawn Mendes)
- Carried Away (Shawn Mendes)
- Take a Look at Us Now - Finale (Shawn Mendes, Winslow Fegley, Lyle, Lyle Crocodile Ensemble)
- Crocodile Rock (Elton John)
About Shawn Mendes:
GRAMMY nominated Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes released his highly anticipated 4th studio album, Wonder, in 2020 to rave reviews. The album debuted as #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart and in multiple worldwide markets, marking Shawn's fourth straight #1 album. In 2019 Shawn was nominated for a GRAMMY for “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” for “Señorita,” his single with Camila Cabello. In 2018 he released his self-titled platinum album, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart as well as multiple worldwide markets. The album became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018 and made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three consecutive #1 albums. Shawn was nominated in two categories for the 61st annual GRAMMY® Awards, including “Song of the Year” for “In My Blood” and “Best Pop Vocal Album” for SHAWN MENDES. The same year Shawn debuted his certified platinum single, “If I Can’t Have You,” at #1 on iTunes and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. With “Señorita” at #1 and “If I Can’t Have You” at #2, Shawn is the first male solo artist ever to simultaneously hold the #1 and #2 place on the Top 40 chart. Most recently, Shawn released his track, “When You’re Gone.” In December of 2021, he released his song, “It’ll Be Okay,” which currently has over 265 million streams. On his last world tour, he sold out his first ever stadium show in minutes at Rogers Centre in his hometown of Toronto.
In April 2017, Shawn released his 3x platinum hit “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The track scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio and on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart, joining his 7x platinum single “Stitches.” Shawn has over 62 billion global streams and 10 billion video views. He topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” in 2017 and 2018 and has been featured on Forbes “30 Under 30,” Spotify’s “25 Under 25,” and Time Magazine’s “Time 100 Most Influential”. In 2018, ROI Influencer Media recognized Shawn as the #1 Most Influential Artist and #1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.
In 2019 Shawn launched The Shawn Mendes Foundation, which seeks to inspire Shawn’s audience, the youth generation of today—to learn about those causes that they are passionate about, and help empower them to use the voice they have to bring change to the world by taking action & giving back. As part of its ongoing mission, the Foundation provides resources and support to amplify the voices, messages, and platforms of young leaders driving positive change.
About Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, starring Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Shawn Mendes, is a live-action/CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new, global audience.
When the Primm family (Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of that changes when he discovers Lyle - a singing crocodile (Mendes) who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in the attic of his new home. The two become fast friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbor Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman), the Primms must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti (Bardem), to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places and there’s nothing wrong with a big singing crocodile with an even bigger personality.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile will feature original songs performed by Shawn Mendes, Javier Bardem, and Constance Wu, written by the songwriting team behind The Greatest Showman, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul. Joining Pasek and Paul in writing original songs for the film are Mendes, Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick, and Joriah Kwamé. Directed and produced by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, the screenplay is by Will Davies. The film is produced by Hutch Parker and executive produced by Kevin K. Vafi, Dan Wilson, Robert J. Dohrmann, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Tarak Ben Ammar and Andy Mitchell.
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