‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ Celebrates 30 Years With New Picture Disc

Due out on October 14, the soundtrack album features The Muppets and Michael Caine (as Scrooge) for a retelling of Charles Dickens’ legendary tale.

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'The Muppet Christmas Carol' - picture discs courtesy of UMC/Walt Disney Records

Set for release on October 14 on Walt Disney Records/UMC, The Muppet Christmas Carol celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new, limited edition picture disc vinyl. Join the funny, heartwarming and wonderfully wacky cast of The Muppets and Michael Caine (Scrooge himself) for a retelling of Dickens’ legendary tale.

Originally released in 1992, The Muppet Christmas Carol was directed by Brian Henson (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Jerry Juhl. Although artistic license is taken to suit the aesthetic of the Muppets, The Muppet Christmas Carol otherwise follows Dickens’s original story closely.

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The film’s beautiful atmospheric score is interspersed with memorable singers including the Ghost of Christmas Present (“It Feels Like Christmas”), the cold-hearted Jacob and Robert Marley (“Marley & Marley”), and the harmonies of Tiny Tim and the Cratchit Family (“Bless Us All”).

A highlight of this soundtrack is the broken-hearted ballad “When Love Is Gone,” performed by Scrooge’s lost love, and even a bonus a version by the acclaimed artist Martina McBride. You and your loved ones will be singing along to classics like Kermit’s “One More Sleep ‘til Christmas” or Scrooge’s “With a Grateful Heart” all holiday season! A delightful Christmas album that reminds us all of the importance of sharing kindness and compassion all year long.

Pre-order The Muppet Christmas Carol.

‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ tracklist:

Side A:
Paul Williams – “Overture”
The Muppet Cast – “Scrooge”
Honeydew and Beaker – “Room In Your Heart”
Muppet Brass Buskers – “Good King Wenceslas”*
Kermit – “One More Sleep ’til Christmas”
Marley and Marley – “Marley and Marley”
Miles Goodman – “Christmas Past”
Sam Eagle – “Chairman of The Board”
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Band – “Fozziwig’s Party”

Side B:
Belle – “When Love is Gone”
Ghost of Christmas Present – “It Feels Like Christmas”
Tiny Tim (Kermit) – “Christmas Scat”
Tiny Tim (Tiny Tim’s Family) – “Bless Us All”
Miles Goodman – “Christmas Morning”
Scrooge – “Thankful Heart”
Ghost of Christmas Present (Tiny Tim, Scrooge, The Muppet Cast) – Finale – “When Love Is Found/It Feels Like Christmas”
Martina McBride – “When Love Is Gone”

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