Daring to Dream

The Little Mermaid: Music


On this page I've attempted to list out the various albums and songs that were released in relation to the Little Mermaid franchise, with links to individual song lyrics pages. Most of the albums are rated from 1 to 10 on my personal Scale of Availability: 10 being super-common and 1 being super-rare. If you have any info to add or spot any mistakes, whether in the lyrics or other tidbits I've stated, feel free to let me know in the comments or email me at:

If you're looking for the lyrics of a specific song and don't want to go through all these albums one by one, head on straight for the alphabetical listing of songs HERE.

Some of the lyrics pages of this section contain audio samples. These are meant as samples only, and have been clipped to less than 10% of the original song according to unlicensed sampling criteria. The function of these samples are for information purposes only. Please don't ask me for the full mp3s.

*The bolded titles are soundtracks for the animated "The Little Mermaid" franchise. The others are concept albums, cover albums, compilation albums, or spin-offs.


With music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman, The Little Mermaid's original movie soundtrack, released in 1989, was nominated for and won that year's Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song ("Under the Sea"). The original soundtrack release has the mostly-white cover on the left below, while the other covers are variants from 1997 and 1999. Availability Scale: 10

Tracks with an asterisk (*) are instrumentals, and if you hover on the track name, there's a little description of which portion in the film the music is used for. If you can't see that, I've listed out all the descriptions on an instrumentals page.
Song List
  1. Fathoms Below
  2. Main Titles*
  3. Fanfare*
  4. Daughters Of Triton
  5. Part Of Your World
  6. Under The Sea
  7. Part Of Your World (reprise)
  8. Poor Unfortunate Souls
  9. Les Poissons
  10. Kiss The Girl
  11. Fireworks*
  12. Jig*
  13. The Storm*
  14. Destruction Of The Grotto*
  15. Flotsam And Jetsam*
  16. Tour Of The Kingdom*
  17. Bedtime*
  18. Wedding Announcement*
  19. Eric To The Rescue*
  20. Happy Ending

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Samuel E. Wright, the voice of Sebastian, released two dance albums in 1991, hot on the heels of the success of "Under the Sea". Sebastian from The Little Mermaid and Sebastian: Party Gras! feature Sebastian-style covers of various songs, some with Jodi Benson providing guest vocals in-character as Ariel. Many thanks to Mermaid Zone for the scan of the Sebastian album. Availability Scale: 3

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In 1991, an album called Simply Mad About the Mouse was released, featuring established singers performing famous Disney songs their own way. One song from "The Little Mermaid" was included in this album. Many thanks to misturwondeful for telling about this song, which he adds is available on iTunes. Availability Scale: 2
  1. Simply Mad - An Introduction
  2. When You Wish Upon a Star [Billy Joel]
  3. Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah [Ric Ocasek]
  4. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf [LL Cool J]
  5. I've Got No Strings [Gipsy Kings]
  6. The Bare Necessities [Harry Connick Jr.]
  7. The Siamese Cat Song [Bobby McFerrin]
  8. Kiss The Girl [Soul II Soul]
  9. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes [Michael Bolton]
  10. Someday My Prince Will Come/One Song [En Vogue]
  11. Mad About the Wolf [Kirk Whalum]

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1991 had the release of the thematic mini-album Ariel's Christmas Under the Sea, which was a read-along story about Ariel celebrating Christmas [scans here!] with three Christmas songs sung by the cast. This album was re-released in 2011 as Songs and Story: Ariel's Christmas Under the Sea, but my understanding is that the content is the same. Many thanks to Carly for sharing this info! Availability Scale: 3

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The Little Mermaid's prequel series spawned the soundtrack album Splash Hits, which was released in 1992. This album features a few songs from the first season of the series, along with other songs that were written specifically for the album. Availability Scale: 5
Song List
  1. In Harmony from "In Harmony/The Evil Manta"
  2. You Got to be You from "Whale of a Tale"
  3. Sing a New Song from "Message in a Bottle"
  4. Just a Little Love from "Whale of a Tale"
  5. Sea Floor Strut
  6. Beddie-Bye Blues from "Double Bubble"
  7. Please Don't Wake the Whale
  8. Reef with a View
  9. The Lobster Mobster's Mob from "Urchin"
  10. Dis is de Life from "Red"
  11. The Edge of the Edge of the Sea from "Stormy"
  12. In My Blue Backyard
  13. Home Is

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Unfortunately, a number of other songs that were featured in the television series were never officially released. I've listed those songs here for posterity's sake.
Song List
  1. Never Give Up from "Resigned to It"
  2. You Wouldn't Want to Mess With Me from "Against the Tide"
  3. The Sound of Laughter from "Giggles"
  4. Daring to Dance from "Wish Upon a Starfish"
  5. Just Give Me a Chance from "Scuttle"
  6. Just Like Me from "A Little Evil"
  7. Let's Play Princess

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A concept album was released in 1992, entitled Songs from the Sea. This collection features completely original songs that are "The Little Mermaid"-themed and were written specifically for this album that has an underlying story that weaves the songs together. Jodi Benson reprises her role in-character as Ariel, and Samuel E. Wright reprises his role as Sebastian. Many thanks to Jay for sending in the album cover. Availability Scale: 5

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Sebastian the crab is one of the many characters in the animated ensemble sketch show Raw Toonage (which was also folded/spun-off into "Marsupilami") and in one of the episodes Sebastian performs a musical number that features Chef Louis. Availability Scale: 1

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Musical theatre actress Debbie Shapiro Gravitte, who's been on Broadway and more, released a studio album in 1994 of Alan Menken songs. Appropriately, it's titled Part of Your World: Debbie Shapiro Gravitte sings Alan Menken. Two of the songs on the album are from "The Little Mermaid". Availability Scale: 2
  1. I Want To Be A Rockette
  2. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Debbie Shapiro Gravitte]
  3. You are the Only One
  4. Crystal, Ronnette & Chiffon
  5. Santa Fe
  6. One Jump Ahead
  7. Growin' Boy
  8. Seize the Day
  9. We'll Have Tomorrow
  10. Daughter of God
  11. Part of Your World [Debbie Shapiro Gravitte]
  12. Suddenly Seymour
  13. Beauty and the Beast
  14. Take Care of My Heart

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In 1994 a special workshop album called The Music Behind the Magic was released, featuring rough demo or work tape versions of songs from "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin", all of which had to undergo tremendous changes before reaching the final versions in the films, and some songs didn't make the final cut at all. The first disc of this collection is dedicated to "The Little Mermaid", and contains a mix of demo and work tape versions (many featuring Alan Menken and Howard Ashman on vocals) as well as final versions of various songs. Many thanks to Marissa for some needed info. Availability Scale: 4

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Undersea Selections is the first of many compilation albums. Released in 1996, it contains a mix of songs from the original soundtrack, "Sebastian: Party Gras!" "Splash Hits", and "Songs from the Sea". Availability Scale: 1
Undersea Selections
  1. Fathoms Below from "The Little Mermaid"
  2. Part of Your World from"The Little Mermaid"
  3. Under the Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
  4. Kiss the Girl from "The Little Mermaid"
  5. Iko Iko from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  6. Octopus' Gardens from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  7. In Harmony from "Splash Hits"
  8. Please Don't Wake the Whale from "Splash Hits"
  9. In My Blue Backyard from "Splash Hits"
  10. At the Mermaid's Ball from "Songs from the Sea"
  11. Where Mermaids Dwell from "Songs from the Sea"

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A country cover album was released 1996 under the title The Best of Country Sing the Best of Disney, with various artists performing their renditions of the big name songs. There were two "The Little Mermaid" covers in this collection. Availability Scale: 3
  1. Kiss the Girl [Little Texas]
  2. Beauty and the Beast [Diamond Rio]
  3. Someday My Prince Will Come [Tanya Tucker]
  4. Baby Mine [Alison Krauss]
  5. A Whole New World [Collin Raye]
  6. Colors of the Wind [Pam Tillis]
  7. You've Got a Friend in Me [George Jones & Kathy Mattea]
  8. Can You Feel the Love Tonight [Larry Stewart]
  9. Part of Your World [Faith Hill]
  10. If I Never Knew You [Hal Ketchum & Shelby Lynne]
  11. Someday [Lee Roy Parnell]
  12. When You Wish Upon a Star [Bryan White]

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The 1996 album Music from the Park is technically a cover album, for it features covers of various songs by famous performers. However, this album is a little unique in that the songs were used at or recorded specifically for the Disney theme parks. There's one The Little Mermaid song in this album. Availability Scale: 1
  1. Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah [Patti Austin]
  2. Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me) [The Pointer Sisters]
  3. It's a Small World/When You Wish Upon a Star [Etta James]
  4. The Ballad of Davy Crockett [Tim Curry]
  5. Grim Grinning Ghosts [Barenaked Ladies]
  6. I Just Can't Wait to be King/Hakuna Matata [The Rembrandts]
  7. Circle of Life/Can You Feel the Love Tonight [Richard Page]
  8. SpectroMagic Medley [David Benoit]
  9. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes [Linda Ronstadt]
  10. Part of Your World [Olivia Newton-John]
  11. Mickey Mouse March/Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah [The Disney Big Band]
  12. When You Wish Upon a Star [Take 6]
  13. Remember the Magic [Brian McKnight]

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Songs from the Sea: Music Sampler is a prelude to "Ariel's Favorites" below, and I think was meant as a promo sampler prior to that compilation's release. It came out in 1997, and features only three songs, from "Sebastian: Party Gras!" and "Splash Hits". Availability Scale: 1
Song List
  1. Octopus' Garden from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  2. Home Is from "Splash Hits"
  3. You Got to be You from "Splash Hits"

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Ariel's Favorites is another compilation album, released in 1998 I think and features songs from "Songs from the Sea", "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid" and "Splash Hits". Many thanks to Sharon for cover scan. Availability Scale: 3
Song List
  1. What's It Like to be a Mermaid? from "Songs from the Sea"
  2. Hot, Hot, Hot from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  3. Dance the Day Away from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  4. He's a Friend from "Songs from the Sea"
  5. My Room in the Sea from "Songs from the Sea"
  6. Limbo Rock from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  7. Reef with a View from "Splash Hits"
  8. The Edge of the Edge of the Sea from "Splash Hits"
  9. Coconut from "Sebastian: Party Gras!
  10. In Harmony from"Splash Hits"
  11. The Sea Kingdom from "Songs from the Sea"
  12. The Scuttle Strut from "Songs from the Sea"
  13. Beddie-Bye Blues from "Splash Hits"
  14. Octopus' Garden from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  15. Home Is from "Splash Hits"

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Just before the film's 10th Anniversary in 1998, the original film soundtrack had a limited edition rerelease. This album contains the entirety of the original soundtrack, plus two bonus tracks that were recorded especially for the occasion. One of these bonus tracks is a Peter Andre cover of "Kiss the Girl", which was also released as a (two-version) single on its own, with a music video and everything. Availability Scale: 2 & 1
Bonus tracks
  1. Kiss the Girl [Peter Andre]
  2. Under the Sea [Shaggy]
Peter Andre's Kiss the Girl - Disc One
  1. Kiss the Girl [Peter Andre]
  2. Mysterious Girl
  3. Just For You
Peter Andre's Kiss the Girl - Disc Two
  1. Kiss the Girl [Peter Andre]
  2. Kiss the Girl from "The Little Mermaid"
  3. Best of Me

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Shell We Dance is a compilation album that came out in 1998, around the same time as the above listed "10th Anniversary" soundtrack, and features songs from "Songs from the Sea", "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid", "Sebastian: Party Gras!" and "Splash Hits". The track listing is almost identical with the "Ariel's Favorites" album, with two additional songs. Availability Scale: 1
Song List
  1. What's It Like to be a Mermaid? from "Songs from the Sea"
  2. Hot, Hot, Hot from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  3. Dance the Day Away from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  4. He's a Friend from "Songs from the Sea"
  5. My Room in the Sea from "Songs from the Sea"
  6. Limbo Rock from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  7. Reef with a View from "Splash Hits"
  8. The Edge of the Edge of the Sea from "Splash Hits"
  9. Coconut from "Sebastian: Party Gras!
  10. In Harmony from"Splash Hits"
  11. Twist and Shout from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  12. The Sea Kingdom from "Songs from the Sea"
  13. The Scuttle Strut from "Songs from the Sea"
  14. Beddie-Bye Blues from "Splash Hits"
  15. Octopus' Garden from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  16. Home Is from "Splash Hits"
  17. What a Wonderful World from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"

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When the sequel The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea came out, they released a semi-soundtrack album. This album was released in the year 2000 and features all the songs that were in the movie along with a few songs that were from "Sebastian: Party Gras!" and "Sebastian from the Little Mermaid". Availability Scale: 6 and 2
Song List
  1. Down to the Sea
  2. Tip & Dash
  3. Iko Iko from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  4. Octopus' Garden from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  5. For a Moment
  6. Give a Little Love from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  7. Hot, Hot, Hot from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  8. Here on the Land and Sea

Two CD samplers were released separately from the official soundtrack. One of the CD samplers contains Chely Wright's version of "Part of Your World", which played over the movie's end credits. Many thanks to Alex for this info.

The first sampler has:
  1. Here on the Land and Sea
  2. Coconut from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
And the second has:
  1. Part of Your World [Chely Wright]
  2. Limbo Rock from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"

A song that was deleted from the film but included in the Special Edition DVD is: Gonna Get My Wish.

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House of Mouse was a clever concept/crossover tv show where characters from the extensive Disney canon would "hang out" together in Mickey's club to have fun, perform and watch cartoon shorts. Ariel and her cast were among the characters that made appearances there, and there were two original songs that featured some familiar voices. Availability Scale: N/A (As far as I'm aware, there was only one offical album released, and it doesn't include these songs. Feel free to correct me!)

Mickey's Magical Christmas:
Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)


Mickey's House of Villains (2002)

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From 2002 to 2010, there was a surge where the classic Disney franchises were given hip make-overs (so to speak), culiminating in numerous Disney Mania pop-oriented covers of various classic songs, many of which were performed by Disney Channel stars. "The Little Mermaid" was not spared, and the following songs were recorded for the Disney Mania albums. Availability Scale: 5-8

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In 2002 there was the release of Radio Disney's Pop Dreamers, a doll line that came with a pop rock remix album, aka Disney Princesses meets Disney Mania. In this reimagining, there's a band consisting of Ari, Ella and Gabrielle (aka remix versions of Ariel, Cinderella and Belle), voiced by Julie Griffen, Patty Mattson and Nadia Fray respectively, and they want to make music and chase their dreams. They don't sound much like their original namesakes, but the concept is interesting and unusual. Many thanks to Lii for helping out with these. Availability Scale: 4
  1. Be a Star
  2. Beauty and the Beast
  3. We Got the Beat
  4. If You Can Dream (Ella's Theme)
  5. Better Together (Ari's Theme)
  6. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  7. Walking on Sunshine
  8. Part of Your World [Pop Dreamers]
  9. Between The Lines (Gabrielle's Theme)
  10. Do What We Wanna Do
  11. Some Day My Prince Will Come
  12. Give a Little Love [Pop Dreamers]

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The massive Disney Princess franchise recruited the voice actresses of the various Disney Princesses (at least, those of whom are still with us) to sing in-character for various original songs put together for the Disney Princess music albums and DVDs. Naturally, Ariel as Jodi Benson is featured in some of these songs. I need help with the lyrics, so anyone who can make out the words better than me please do drop me a line. Many thanks to Joel for helping out. Availability Scale: 6-8
Disney Princess: Ultimate Song Collection (2004) Disney Princess Christmas Album (2005) Disney Princess: A Christmas of Enchantment (2005) Disney Princess Tea Party (2005) Disney Princess Party (2010)

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Disney's On the Record is a musical revue that toured in 2004-2005, with a recording that was released in 2005. In this show, a small cast (Kaitlin Hopkins, Brian Sutherland, Ashley Brown and Andrew Samonsky) sings an extensive list of Disney songs, some of which are performed close to their original versions, while other are remixed or combined in medleys. Naturally, a few songs of "The Little Mermaid" are included as well. Availability Scale: 3

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The original movie was given a Platinum Edition DVD release in 2006, and in conjunction with that, the soundtrack was given a Special Edition re-release. This Special Edition album has two discs, the first disc being the original soundtrack in its entirety. The second disc contains new pop-oriented covers, some of which were recorded for the previous Disney Mania albums, and one of which (the Jonas Brothers cover) was recorded especially for this album. Availability Scale: 9
Special Edition: Disc Two
Music:
  1. Kiss The Girl [Ashley Tisdale] from "Disney Mania 5"
  2. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Jonas Brothers]
  3. Part of Your World [Jessica Simpson] from "Disney Mania"
  4. Under the Sea [Raven-Symoné] from "Disney Mania 3"
Videos:
  1. Poor Unfortunate Souls Music Video - Jonas Brothers
  2. The Making Of The Kiss The Girl Music Video - Ashley Tisdale

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Along with the Special Edition of the soundtrack, a few other compilation albums were released around the same time and occasionally included as "bonus gifts" with the Platinum Edition DVD. One of these albums is The Little Mermaid and Friends and another is 10 Disney Favorites: Songs from the Sea (not to be confused with the other "Songs from the Sea"). Many thanks to Ashley for some of this info. Availability Scale: 5 & 2
The Little Mermaid and Friends
  1. Part Of Your World from "The Little Mermaid"
  2. You Can Get It If You Really Want from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  3. One Dance
  4. Kiss The Girl from "The Little Mermaid"
  5. In Harmony from "Splash Hits"
  6. The Laughing Song from "Disney's Merry Little Christmas"
  7. Home Is from "Splash Hits"
  8. Under The Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
10 Disney Favorites: Songs from the Sea
  1. Part Of Your World from "The Little Mermaid"
  2. Under the Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
  3. One Dance
  4. Limbo Rock from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  5. In Harmony from "Splash Hits"
  6. You Got to be You from "Splash Hits"
  7. Part of the Heart of the Sky
  8. I think I'd Be Perfect for You
  9. Les Poissons from "The Little Mermaid"
  10. Kiss The Girl from "The Little Mermaid"

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Disney's Karaoke Series: The Little Mermaid is part of the "Karaoke Series" of albums that have been coming out since at least 2003. The Little Mermaid got one in 2006, which may or may not be purposefully timed to coincide with the Platinum DVD release. The album contains karaoke/instrumental tracks of the film's songs, along with newly recorded covers specific for the album. Availability Scale: 6
Tracks
  1. Part of Your World [instrumental]
  2. Under the Sea [instrumental]
  3. Les Poissons [instrumental]
  4. Poor Unfortunate Souls [instrumental]
  5. Kiss the Girl [instrumental]
  6. Home [instrumental]
  7. Colors of the Wind [instrumental]
  8. God Help the Outcasts instrumental]
  9. Part of Your World [Robin Huston]
  10. Under the Sea [Roderick Sanford]
  11. Les Poissons [Craig Toungate]
  12. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Susan Lincoln]
  13. Kiss the Girl [Roderick Sanford]
  14. Home [Meredith Mccall]
  15. Colors of the Wind [Amy Baker Stinson]
  16. God Help the Outcasts [Robin Huston]

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Lovebeat Disney is a Japanese cover album released in 2007 and featuring various Disney songs getting remixed as club/groove/electronic music by various artists. One of the tracks in the album is a cover of "Part of Your World" by the group Q;indivi. Availability Scale: 6
  1. Part of Your World [Q;indivi]
  2. A Whole New World [Cubismo Grafico]
  3. Some Day My Prince Will Come [Nakatsuka Takeshi]
  4. I'll Try [La Stylez]
  5. Baby Mine [Sindbad]
  6. If I Never Knew Your [Rufus]
  7. Beauty and the Beast [CLAZZIQUAI PROJECT]
  8. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes [Fredo, Temple & Healthy Boy]
  9. Can't Help Falling in Love [Cargo]
  10. When She Loved Me [A Hundred Birds feat. TeN]

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"The Little Mermaid" has, in 2007, made the leap from animation to live-action with the Broadway musical. In 2006 there has been a demo tape circulating the internet featuring early workshop versions of songs intended for the stage. Availability Scale: 4, although it has not been officially released. Many thanks to Elly, Mariah and Laura for helping out with the lyrics.
Broadway Demo Song List
  1. Daughters of Triton [Broadway demo]
  2. Human Stuff [Broadway demo]
  3. Wasting Away
  4. Part of Your World [Broadway demo]
  5. Part of Your World (reprise) [Broadway demo]
  6. Under the Sea [Broadway demo]
  7. The World Above [Broadway demo]
  8. Sweet Child [Broadway demo]
  9. Her Voice [Broadway demo]
  10. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Broadway demo]
  11. Positoovity [Broadway demo]
  12. Beyond My Wildest Dreams [Broadway demo]
  13. Les Poissons [Broadway demo]
  14. If Only [Broadway demo]
  15. If Only (reprise) [Broadway demo]
  16. Poor Unfortunate Souls (reprise) [Broadway demo]
  17. Kiss the Girl [Broadway demo]
  18. All Good Things Must End
  19. Finale [Broadway demo]

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In July 2007 a live-action theatrical version of "The Little Mermaid" arrived on stage, with a Broadway opening in January 2008. It's a new interpretation of the film with sparkling special effects to create a unique live-action experience. An Original Broadway Cast Recording was pretty much a-given, showcasing all the classic favourites, plus some brand new tracks for fans to enjoy. Availability Scale: 10
The Broadway production closed in 2009, but in 2012 it was revamped and given new life via international and regional US productions. The revamped versions features changes to the book, and among those changes is a new song for Ursula, replacing "I Want the Good Times Back". As far as I know, an English recording of this song has yet to be officially released anywhere, though Dutch, Russian and Japanese-language versions are available out there.

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The 2008 prequel movie The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning is all about music, so it's natural that it contains a couple of songs in it. I'm surprised there hasn't been a soundtrack released along with it, because that's what they did with "The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea". Oh well.
Song List

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In 2008 there was a special concert at the Lyceum Theatre in London, hosted by Josh Groban and titled BBC Radio 2 Celebrates the Music of Disney. Various performers joined in celebrating the music of Disney through the ages, and naturally "The Little Mermaid" got its little section. Of interest, Kerry Butler, who'd had the role of Ariel in the Broadway demo, got to reprise the role here, and she's accompanied by Titus Burgess, the original Broadway Sebastian, Drew Sarich as Eric and Adam Pascal as King Triton (heh).

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Songs and Story: The Little Mermaid (2010) is part of a series of "Songs and Story" mini-albums for various films, where a few songs are accompanied by a narration of the film. In this case, the narration is the old Roy Dotrice version from the 1991 read-along books, and the songs are two Sebastian tracks, and two covers of Ariel's songs by singer Ayana Haviv. Availability Scale: 6
Song list
  1. Part Of Your World [Songs and Story]
  2. Beyond My Wildest Dreams [Songs and Story]
  3. Sea Floor Strut from "Splash Hits"
  4. Under The Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
  5. The Little Mermaid story [narrated by Roy Dotrice]

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Sleepytime Story & Lullabies: The Little Mermaid is a lullaby album released in 2013. It contains a thirteen-minute retelling of the film narrated by Cindy Robinson, along with lullaby instrumental mixes of a few of the classic songs. Availability Scale: 7
Song list
  1. The Little Mermaid story [narrated by Cindy Robinson]
  2. Part Of Your World
  3. Under The Sea
  4. Poor Unfortunate Souls
  5. Kiss The Girl

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The original movie was taken out of the Disney Vault in 2013 for a Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-Ray, and along with it came this The Little Mermaid: Greatest Hits album, which is a compilation album of various songs from the franchise, including two new pop covers recorded especially for the occasion as listed at #13 and #14 below. Availability Scale: 9
Song list
  1. Fathoms Below from "The Little Mermaid"
  2. Part of Your World from "The Little Mermaid"
  3. Under the Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
  4. Part Of Your World (reprise) from "The Little Mermaid"
  5. Poor Unfortunate Souls from "The Little Mermaid"
  6. Les Poissons from "The Little Mermaid"
  7. Kiss The Girl from "The Little Mermaid"
  8. You Can Get It If You Really Want from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  9. One Dance from "The Little Mermaid and Friends"
  10. Down to the Sea from "The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea"
  11. Iko Iko from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  12. The Scuttle Strut from "Songs from the Sea"
  13. The Real Thing (Kiss the Girl)
  14. Part of Your World [Carly Rae Jepsen]

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This limited The Little Mermaid: Favorites compilation album was packed as a bonus gift with some 2013 Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-Ray releases. It features some songs from the original soundtrack, two "Sebastian" album songs, and the newly recorded Carly Rae Jepsen cover. Availability Scale: 2
Song list
  1. Fathoms Below from "The Little Mermaid"
  2. Daughters Of Triton from "The Little Mermaid"
  3. Part of Your World from "The Little Mermaid"
  4. Under the Sea from "The Little Mermaid"
  5. Poor Unfortunate Souls from "The Little Mermaid"
  6. Les Poissons from "The Little Mermaid"
  7. Kiss The Girl from "The Little Mermaid"
  8. Hot, Hot, Hot from "Sebastian from The Little Mermaid"
  9. Limbo Rock from "Sebastian: Party Gras!"
  10. Part of Your World [Carly Rae Jepsen]

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In 2013 Ariel made a special appearance in "Sofia the First: The Floating Palace", a feature special of the CGI-animated TV series "Sofia the First". In this feature, Ariel and Sofia perform a song together, and this song was released as part of the album Sofia the First: Songs from Enchancia. Availability Scale: 8
  1. Sisters and Brothers
  2. Merroway Cover
  3. The Love We Share
  4. Bigger is Better
  5. (You Can Always) Count on Baileywick
  6. Make it Right
  7. Good Little Witch (Ballad)
  8. Good Little Witch
  9. The Ride of Your Lives
  10. A Recipe for Adventure
  11. Bring My Best Friend Back
  12. The Simple Life
  13. Make Way for Miss Nettle
  14. Enchancia
  15. Be Who You Wanna Be

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Actress Sierra Boggess, who originated the role of Ariel in the Broadway musical, performed Ariel's theme song in her cabaret show Awakening: Live at 54 Below. The show was recorded for a live album that was released in 2013. Availability Scale: 7
  1. I Have Confidence
  2. Welcome: Awakening
  3. Lovely
  4. Inspiration: Opera
  5. Quando M'en Vo
  6. Donde Lieta
  7. Inspiration: My Father
  8. Wildflowers
  9. Inspiration: Nature
  10. How Come
  11. Just Around the Riverbend
  12. Can You Imagine
  13. Part of Your World [Sierra Boggess]
  14. Inspiration: You Are Enough
  15. I Don't Care
  16. Hal Prince - Andrew Lloyd Webber
  17. Ultimate Medley with Apologies to ALW: Think of Me/Don't Cry for Me
  18. Inspiration: Barbra Streisand
  19. Before the Parade Passes By
  20. Quiet Thing
  21. Inspiration: Grandparents
  22. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  23. You'll Never Know
  24. Closing Remarks
  25. Live Out Loud
  26. Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

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For the 25th anniversary of The Little Mermaid, a two-disc extended soundtrack album was released in 2014 as part of The Legacy Collection. This album features all the songs plus more instrumental tracks from the film, along with the work tapes and demos by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. Availability Scale: 10

Tracks with an asterisk (*) are instrumentals, and if you hover on the track name, there's a little description of which portion in the film the music is used for. If you can't see that, I've listed out all the descriptions on a separate instrumentals page.
Disc 1
  1. Fathoms Below
  2. Main Titles*
  3. Fanfare*
  4. Daughters Of Triton
  5. Intro Ariel*
  6. Intro Ursula*
  7. Triton Reprimands*
  8. Sebastian's Dilemma*
  9. Part Of Your World
  10. Fireworks*
  11. The Storm*
  12. Part Of Your World (reprise) / Ursula Plots*
  13. Ariel in Love*
  14. Under The Sea
  15. Sebastian and Triton*
  16. Destroying the Grotto*
  17. Flotsam And Jetsam*
  18. Ursula's Lair*
  19. Poor Unfortunate Souls
  20. She's Got Legs*
  21. Sebastian Relents*
  22. On Land*
  23. Miss Manners*
  24. Les Poissons
  25. Crab on a Plate / Bedtime*
  26. Tour of The Kingdom*
  27. Kiss The Girl
  28. Ariel Left Behind*
  29. Poor Unfortunate Souls (reprise)
  30. The Truth*
  31. Interrupting the Wedding / Ursula's Defeat*
  32. Happy Ending
Disc 2
  1. Fathoms Below [Work Tape]
  2. Daughters of Triton [Synth Demo]
  3. Part of Your World [Synth Demo]
  4. Fireworks / The Gigue Score Piano
  5. The Storm Score Piano Demo
  6. Under the Sea [Synth Demo]
  7. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Demo]
  8. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Final Synth Mockup]
  9. Les Poissons [Work Tape Demo]
  10. Les Poissons [Synth Demo]
  11. Kiss the Girl [Synth Demo B]
  12. Happy Ending Score Piano Demo

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In 2015 a bunch of popular artists provided their vocals for We Love Disney, a cover album of Disney classics in the style of Disney Mania but a tad more grown-up. "Part of Your World" is included in this album, where it is performed by Jessie J. Availability Scale: 9
  1. Friend Like Me [Ne-Yo]
  2. Part of Your World [Jessie J]
  3. Can You Feel the Love Tonight/Nants Ingonyama [Jason Derulo]
  4. Rainbow Connection [Gwen Stefani]
  5. Zero to Hero [Ariana Grande]
  6. In a World of My Own/Very Good Advice [Jhené Aiko]
  7. I Wan'na Be Like You [Fall Out Boy]
  8. Colors of the Wind [Tori Kelly]
  9. A Spoonful of Sugar [Kacey Musgraves]
  10. Ev'rybody Wants to be a Cat [Charles Perry]
  11. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes [Jessie Ware]
  12. Let It Go [Rascal Flatts & Lucy Hale]
  13. It's a Small World [Ne-Yo, Jessie J, Jason Derulo, Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, Jhené Aiko, Fall Out Boy, Tori Kelly, Kacey Musgraves, Charles Perry, Jessie Ware, Rascal Flatts and Lucy Hale]

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Also in 2015, Japanese artist May J. released a cover compilation album of Disney songs called May J. Sings Disney, as a follow-up to her successful Japanese cover of "Let It Go". This album has two Little Mermaid-related covers, listed below. Availability Scale: 7
  1. Sparkle
  2. Beauty and the Beast
  3. Under the Sea [May J.]
  4. I See the Light
  5. Disney Princess Medley: Some Day My Prince Will Come / Once Upon a Dream / Part of Your World
  6. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  7. A Whole New World
  8. Reflection
  9. Let It Go
  10. Can You Feel the Love Tonight
  11. When You Wish Upon a Star
  12. Once Upon a Time

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In 2017 the television movie musical Disney Descendants 2 was released, concurrently with its soundtrack. The movie is a sequel to Disney Descendants, and both follow the stories of the offspring of various famous characters. This movie in particular introduces Uma, daughter of Ursula, as a major character. Availability Scale: 8
  1. Ways to be Wicked
  2. What's My Name
  3. Chillin' Like a Villain
  4. Space Between
  5. It's Goin' Down
  6. You and Me
  7. Kiss the Girl [Descendants]
  8. Poor Unfortunate Souls [Descendants]
  9. Better Together from "Descendants: Wicked World"
  10. Evil from "Descendants: Wicked World"
  11. Rather be with You from "Descendants: Wicked World"

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The Disney acappella group DCappella debuted in 2018, where their specialty is performing official acappella covers of famous songs. They've performed a couple of TLM songs, namely a "Part of Your World/A Whole New World" mash-up (for their 2018 self-titled album), "Part of Your World" (for the film's 30th anniversary in 2019), "Under the Sea" (2020) and "Kiss the Girl (2021). Availability Scale: 10

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Television musical film Disney Descendants 3 was released in 2019 as the third entry in the Descendants franchise. Its soundtrack was released at the same time, and Ursula's daughter Uma performs a few of the songs in it. Availability Scale: 9
  1. Good to be Bad
  2. Queen of Mean
  3. Do What You Gotta Do
  4. Night Falls
  5. One Kiss
  6. My Once Upon a Time
  7. Break This Down
  8. Dig a Little Deeper
  9. Did I Mention
  10. Rotten to the Core - D3 Remix
  11. Happy Birthday
  12. VK Mashup
  13. Descendants 3 Score Suit

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November 2019 saw ABC's concert-style presentation of the Little Mermaid Live! where footage of the film was interspersed with live musical performances in front of a studio audience. This TV special featured all the songs from the film plus a few from the Broadway stage musical. The live music of this concert was released in a digital album format. Availability Scale: 10

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World Princess Week was a 2021 event that celebrated the the princess pantheon. It was capped off with a TV special, Disney Princess Remixed: An Ultimate Princess Celebration, that featured cover performances by young artists of famous princess songs, plus one new release by Brandy especially for this franchise. Availability Scale: N/A because at the time of writing this, all the songs have been released digitally except the Part of Your World cover, but the show itself is available to watch on D+ streaming.
  • Almost There [Dara ReneĆ©, Ruth Righi and Izabela Rose]
  • Part of Your World [Sophia Hammons]
  • Home [Julia Lester]
  • Into the Unknown [Dara ReneĆ© and Frankie Rodriguez]
  • Starting Now [Brandy]

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