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Toy Story 3 Theme Song

2010

Yes, Toy Story 3 is indeed in fact, more than just an animated film.

Not sure if this fits as a “theme song” though, but I really want to make an Oscar-related post.

Today, Toy Story 3 won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Well actually, composer Randy Newman and his song “We Belong Together” did. It bested songs from the movies Country Strong, a film about music, Tangled, another animated feature, and 127 Hours.

Oh, did I mention that Toy Story 3 also won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature?

I guess “We Belong Together” can stand as an unofficial theme song. After all, it is played during the end credits—and it provides a good contrast and change of mood to the very-emotional ending.

The official soundtrack is widely available through (legal) downloads. Disney has been doing this thing wherein they choose not to release soundtracks of Pixar films on compact disc—pretty futuristic I have to say.

Here is the soundtrack from Amazon.com.

It contains all Randy Newman originals plus “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by the Gypsy Kings. By the way, the soundtrack also won the Grammy for Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. Impressive.

And now finally, “We Belong Together”.

Toy Story 3 theme song lyrics

Don’t you turn your back on me
Don’t you walk away
Don’t you tell me that I don’t care
‘Cause I do!
Don’t you tell me I’m not the one
Don’t you tell me I ain’t no fun
Just tell me you love me like I love you
You know you do

When we’re together
Gray skies clear up
And I cheer up
To where I’m less depressed

And sincerely
From the bottom of my heart
I just can’t take it
When we’re apart

We belong together
We belong together
Yes we do
You’ll be mine forever

We belong together
We belong together
(You) know it’s true
(It’s) gonna stay this way forever
Me and you

If I could really talk to you
If I could find a way
I’m not shy
There’s a whole lot I wanna to say
(Of course there is)

Talk about friendship and loyalty
Talk about how much you mean to me
And I’d promise to always be by your side
Whenever you need me

The day I met you
Was the luckiest day of my life
And I’ll bet you feel the same
(Least I hope you do)

So don’t forget me
If the future should take you away
(‘Cause) you’ll always be
Part of me

We belong together
We belong together
Wait and see
(It’s) gonna be this way forever

We belong together
We belong together
Honestly
We’ll go on this way forever
You and me

You and me

Cars Theme Song

Cars, the movie

The theme song for Cars—the 2006 animated film by Pixar, considered for this post’s sake, will be the one with an actual video made entirely for the movie—”Life Is A Highway” by the band, Rascal Flatts. There is an official soundtrack for the film which includes a number of songs used throughout the move. It includes artists such as Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, John Mayer and Chuck Berry among others.

About “Life Is A Highway

“Life Is A Highway” was originally written by Tom Cochrane, and was included in his 1991 album, Mad Mad World.

“Life Is A Highway” lyrics

Well, life’s like a road that you travel on
There’s one day here and the next day gone
Sometimes you bend, sometimes you stand
Sometimes you turn your back to the wind

There’s a world outside every darkened door
Where Blues won’t haunt you anymore
For the brave are free and lovers soar
Come ride with me to the distant shore

We won’t hesitate
To break down the guarding gate
There’s not much time left today, yeay

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If you’re going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

Through all these cities and all these towns
It’s in my blood and it’s all around
I love now like I loved you then
This is the road and these are the hands
From Mozambique to those Memphis nights
The Khyber Pass to Vancouver’s lights

They knock me down
And back up again
You’re in my blood
I’m not a lonely man
There’s no load I can’t hold
The road’s so rough this I know
I’ll be there when the light comes in
Just tell ‘em we’re survivors

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, yeah

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long (mmmm yeah)
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

There was a distance between you and I
(between you and I)
A misunderstanding once
But now, we look it in the eye

Ooooo…Yeah!

There ain’t no load that I can’t hold
The road’s so rough this I know
I’ll be there when the light comes in
Just tell ‘em we’re survivors

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long (all night long, yeah hey)
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, yeah

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