The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic Beauty and the Beast, a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told. Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within. The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s father; Josh Gad as Le Fou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp; Ewan McGregor as Lumière, the candelabra; Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; Audra McDonald as Madame De Garderobe, the wardrobe; Hattie Morahan as the enchantress; and Nathan Mack as Chip, the teacup; with Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.

Directed by Bill Condon based on the 1991 animated film, Beauty and the Beast is written by Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky and Bill Condon and produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman, p.g.a. and Todd Lieberman, p.g.a. with Jeffrey Silver, Thomas Schumacher and Don Hahn serving as executive producers. Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards® (Best Original Score and Best Song) for the animated film, provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as three new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice. Beauty and the Beast will be released in U.S. theaters on March 17, 2017.

Disney is carefully building hype for the upcoming spectacle “Beauty and the Beast”. One of the newly composed songs for the film was released today. The song “Evermore”, composed by the multi Academy Award winning Alan Menken, is heard during the end credits of the film and it is performed by Josh Groban. Lyrics were written by Tim Rice. One of the three in total new songs that were written for the film by Menken, titled “How Does a Moment Last Forever”, is performed by Celine Dion, who sung in the animated version of 1991. Beauty and the Beast is hitting the US theaters on March 17, 2017.

Track List (Deluxe 2 CD version):

Disc: 1

01. Overture (From”Beauty and the Beast”/Score) (Alan Menken)
02. Main Title: Prologue Pt. 1 (From Beauty and the Beast/Score) (Alan Menken)
03. Aria (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Audra McDonald)
04. Main Title: Prologue Pt. 2 (From Beauty and the Beast/Score) (Alan Menken)
05. Belle (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Ensemble – Beauty and the Beast)
06. How Does A Moment Last Forever (Music Box) (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Kevin Kline)
07. Belle (Reprise) (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Watson)
08. Gaston (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Ensemble – Beauty and the Beast)
09. Be Our Guest (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw)
10. Days In The Sun (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Adam Mitchell, Stanley Tucci, Clive Rowe)
11. Something There (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Dan Stevens, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nathan Mack)
12. How Does A Moment Last Forever (Montmartre) (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Watson)
13. Beauty and the Beast (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Thompson)
14. Evermore (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Dan Stevens)
15. The Mob Song (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Emma Thompson, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Luke Evans, Ensemble – Beauty and the Beast, Stanley Tucci, Nathan Mack)
16. Beauty and the Beast (Finale) (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Audra McDonald, Ensemble – Beauty and the Beast, Emma Thompson)
17. How Does A Moment Last Forever (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Celine Dion)
18. Beauty and the Beast (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (John Legend, Ariana Grande)
19. Evermore (From Beauty and the Beast/Soundtrack Version) (Josh Groban)
20. Aria (From Beauty and the Beast/Demo) (Alan Menken)
21. How Does A Moment Last Forever (Music Box) (From Beauty and the Beast/Demo) (Alan Menken)
22. Days In The Sun (From Beauty and the Beast/Demo) (Alan Menken)
23. How Does A Moment Last Forever (Montmartre) (From Beauty and the Beast/Demo) (Alan Menken)
24. Evermore (From Beauty and the Beast/Demo) (Alan Menken)

Disc: 2

01. Main Title: Prologue (Score) (Alan Menken)
02. Belle Meets Gaston (Score) (Alan Menken)
03. Your Mother (Score) (Alan Menken)
04. The Laverie (Score) (Alan Menken)
05. Wolf Chase (Score) (Alan Menken)
06. Entering the Castle (Score) (Alan Menken)
07. A White Rose (Score) (Alan Menken)
08. The Beast (Score) (Alan Menken)
09. Meet the Staff (Score) (Alan Menken)
10. Home (Extended Mix/Score) (Alan Menken)
11. Madame De Garderobe (Score) (Alan Menken)
12. There’s a Beast (Score) (Alan Menken)
13. A Petal Drops (Score) (Alan Menken)
14. A Bracing Cup of Tea (Score) (Alan Menken)
15. The West Wing (Score) (Alan Menken)
16. Wolves Attack Belle (Score) (Alan Menken)
17. The Library (Score) (Alan Menken)
18. Colonnade Chat (Score) (Alan Menken)
19. The Plague (Score) (Alan Menken)
20. Maurice Accuses Gaston (Score) (Alan Menken)

 

 

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