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Disney Music Group

The Jungle Book Soundtrack


Original Music Composed by John Debney

1. The Bare Necessities Performed by DR. JOHN and The Nite Trippers

Written by Terry Gilkyson

Produced by Sarah Morrow

Recorded by Misha Kachkachishvili

Recorded and Mixed at Esplanade Studios, New Orleans, LA

2. Trust in Me Performed by Scarlett Johansson

Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Produced by Mark Ronson

Recorded by Mark Ronson, Riccardo Damian and Jens Jungkurth

Assisted by Josh Sellers

Mixed by Tom Elmhirst at Electric Lady, New York, NY

Assisted by Joe Visciano

Recorded at Zelig Studios, London, UK; Diamond Mine Recording Co., Long Island City, NY; Chalice Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA

3. Main Titles – Jungle Run

4. Wolves – Law of the Jungle

5. Water Truce

6. The Rains Return

7. Mowgli’s Leaving – Elephant Theme

8. Shere Khan Attacks – Stampede

9. Kaa – Baloo to the Rescue

10. Honeycomb Climb

11. The Man Village

12. Mowgli and the Pit

13. Monkeys Kidnap Mowgli

14. Arrival at King Louie’s Temple

15. Cold Lair Chase

16. The Red Flower

17. To the River

18. Shere Khan’s War Theme

19. Shere Khan and the Fire

20. Elephant Waterfall

21. Mowgli Wins the Race

22. The Jungle Book Closes

23. I Wan’na Be Like You (2016) Performed by Christopher Walken

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Additional New Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman

Produced and Mixed by Tracey Freeman

Recorded by Vince Caro

Assistant Engineer: Mike Dorsey

Recorded at Music Shed Studios, New Orleans, LA

24. The Bare Necessities Performed by Bill Murray & Kermit Ruffins

Written by Terry Gilkyson

Produced and Mixed by Tracey Freeman

Recorded by Vince Caro

Assistant Engineer: Mike Dorsey

Recorded at Music Shed Studios, New Orleans, LA

Original Music Composed by John Debney

Published by Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)

All Songs Published by Wonderland Music Company, Inc. (BMI)

Original Music Produced by John Debney

Executive Soundtrack Album Producer: Jon Favreau

Supervising Music Editor: Charles Martin Inouye

Music Editors: Tanya Noel Hill, Jim Harrison

Score Recorded and Mixed by Simon Rhodes

Orchestrations by Kevin Kaska

Orchestra Contractor: Dan Savant

Music Preparation by Mark Graham, Greg Jamrock, Andrew Rowan, JoAnn Kane Music Services

Score Recordist: Kevin Globerman

Music Score Coordinator: Lola Debney

Score Production Supervisors: Stephanie Pereida, Natalie Stowell

Technical Assistant: Jaime Hartwick

Score Recorded at Sony Scoring Stage, Culver City, CA

Score Mixed at Technicolor at Paramount, Hollywood, CA

Mastered by Patricia Sullivan at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA

Executive in Charge of Music and Soundtracks for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Production and the Disney Music Group: Mitchell Leib

Music Creative for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Production: Kaylin Frank

Music Business/Legal Affairs for Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production:

Scott Holtzman and Don Welty

Music Production for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Production: Ryan Hopman

John Debney wishes to thank the remarkable crew credited above along with:

Jon Favreau, Mark Livosi, Richard M. Sherman, John Bartnicki, Karen Gilchrist, Molly Allen, Brigham Taylor, Peter M. Tobyansen, Sean Bailey, Richard Kraft, Laura Engel, all at Kraft/Engel Management, Shari Girdlestone, Jeff Carson, My Boys at the amazing Sony Recording Stage, Bobbi Page, my amazing family: Lola, Josh, Jason and John Jr. and our amazing Dallas John Debney. Lastly but not least, to my parents Edie and Lou Debney who met at Disney Studios, fell in love and created me. I know they must be smiling down with Walt Disney as I write this.

Special thanks to Lesley Allery, Lyndsie Chlowitz, Brandon Creed, Sam Dickerman, Nancy Dolan, Brian Loucks, Ruby Rendrag, Tyler Reymore, Michelle Rogel, Daniel Shulman, Andy Tavel, Jonas Thaler, Tom Thompson, Carrie Tretteen, Jessica Virtue and the entire staff at Walt Disney Studios Music Department, Walt Disney Records and the Disney Music Group.

Additional Song Arrangers:

Track 21: Scott Lee Miller, William August Hunt for Hit House

Tracks 23 & 24: Mark Mullins


Vocal Contractor: Bobbi Page


Beth Andersen

Joanna Bushnell

Aleta Braxton O’Brien

Elin Carlson

Christine Guter

Ayana Haviv

Kimberly Lingo

Diane Freiman Reynolds

Susie Stevens

Karen Whipple Schnurr

Suzanne Waters


Leanna Brand

Amy Fogerson

Karen Harper

Nayanna Holley

Monica Lee

Edie Lehmann Boddicker

Laura Jackman

Clydene Jackson

Donna Medine

Charissa Nielsen

Ann Sheridan


Amick Byram

Arnold Livingston Geis

Walt Harrah

Dorian Holley

John Kimberling

Scott Oatley

Fletcher Sheridan

Carmen Twillie

Oren Waters

Greg Whipple

Gerald White


Eric Bradley

Reid Bruton

Alvin Cheaa

Ron Colvard

Randy Crenshaw

Kevin Dorsey

Gregg Geiger

Michael Geiger

Bob Joyce

Guy Maeda

Aaron Page

Album Design by Steve Gerdes


2016 Walt Disney Records

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