Looking for Rugrats music? You can now get it on these albums:
| Toon Tunes (Kid Rhino)
Released in 1997, this CD contains 50 themes spanning about 60 years of TV animation. This is the first album to feature any Rugrats music. Bob Jagarsky writes in his review from the :rec.music.reviews newsgroup (via Deja News; this is an extract from his review):
For the people who have only seen Schoolhouse Rock (represented here with possibly its most famous song, "Conjunction Junction") in repeats, 90s themes such as "The Simpsons", "Animaniacs", and "Rugrats" may get multiple repeats on the disc player.
| The Best of Nicktoons (Kid
A 41-song compilation featuring the best music from Nick's animated shows, including these Rugrats songs:
The Opening Theme
(special thanks to Don Del Grande)
| Soundtrack of "Rugrats -- A Live Adventure"
The soundtrack to the show, obviously. SRP:$17.99 for the CD, $11.99 for the cassette. There are 2 versions: one has all the Rugrats, with Chuckie looking scared, another has Tommy & Chuckie running from Reptar. The first version is available in limited quantities only at the show, while the other is available at the show and where most records are sold.
| Soundtrack to The Rugrats Movie (Interscope)
The soundtrack to the film, featuring Devo's Witch Doctor, the multi-artist The World Is Something New To Me and songs from other artists, as well as the cast themselves.
| The Rugrats Movie Singalong (Interscope)
Cassette featuring only the Rugrats' numbers, plus Witch Doctor.
|In Search Of The Mighty Reptar (Kid Rhino)|
| A Rosie Christmas (Sony / Columbia)
In this album, benefitting the For All Kids Foundation, Rosie O'Donnell sings along with Cheryl Chase as Angelica on one track, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus. Other artists joining Rosie include Celine Dion, Cher, Tricha Yearwood, Billy Joel, Elmo from Sesame Street, Gloria Estefan, Elton John, Donny Osmond, Rosemary Clooney and more. Retails for US$17.98 for CD, US$11.98 for cassette.
| Drew's Famous Kids TV Themes (Drew's
Famous Party Music)
The Rugrats theme is among many Kids' TV theme songs included on this CD / cassette, including several from Nickelodeon. Keep in mind that this is a newly-recorded cover version of the theme song -- not the original recording. The CD retails for US$12.99.
| Rugrats In Paris Soundtrack (Maverick)
Features 13 tracks from today's top artists (14 in foreign pressings). However, only one track, Bad Girls, features any of the Rugrats characters (Angelica).
| Toon Tunes -- Funny Bone Favorites (Kid
Released in 2001, it's one of 2 sequels to the original Toon Tunes CD, featuring 36 tracks from comedic animation. As with the original, the Rugrats theme is one of the songs featured.
| The Newest Nicktoons (Kid Rhino)
A 2001 compilation of 52 tracks of music and themes from SpongeBob, Rocket Power, CatDog, Thornberrys, Invader Zim, Angry Beavers, Ginger, Pelswick, Arnold, Oddparents, and of course, Rugrats, plus special "Nick On-Air Music", and the theme from the shortest-lived Nicktoon ever, Chalk Zone.
Here are the Rugrats-related tracks, and the episodes they came from:
The Theme (might be new version)
Features 14 tracks -- half from the Rugrats characters, the other half from today's top artists.
In Germany, some Rugrats stories are available on audio cassette and
CDs, made by Ravensburger Buchverlag
Otto Maier and featuring the voices of the German version of the
TV series and the movie. Here's what's available:
Hier sind die Rugrats
Neues von den Rugrats
Abenteuer mit den Rugrats
Die Rugrats ausser Rand und Band
Helden in Windeln
Die Rugrats räumen auf
All Rugrats tapes are available in cassette form (all DM10.80 or E5.52, about US$4.75), with Hier sind die Rugrats also available on CD, priced at DM14.95 or E7.65 (US$6.58).
For information on other Rugrats Movie recordings, including demos & singles, click here.
For information on other Rugrats In Paris recordings, click here.
There are also several records and soundtracks put out by Mark Mothersbaugh or Devo. For information, visit your local record store, or the Mutato Studios website.
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