Sergio Mendes - Interscope Records



Various Artists, "Music From The Motion Picture 'Rio'", Interscope Records #B0015466-02 (2011).[CD]

Sergio Mendes' involvement in this film is detailed below.

Product Description:

Rio is an upcoming 2011 3D Brazilian/American computer-animated film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios. It is directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don Rhymer. The characters are voiced by Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Rodngo Santoro, Kate del Castillo, Jamie Foxx, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, Jemaine Clement, Jane Lynch, and Robin Thicke. The film's expected release is on April 15, 2011. This is Blue Sky Studios' first film made in 2.35:1 Cinemascope aspect ratio and 20th Century Fox's fourth 2.35:1 animated film. Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) is a rare species of blue macaw resident at a bookstore in Moose Lake, Minnesota, who is the last of his kind. When scientists learn that another macaw was spotted in South America and that the macaw, Jewel (Anne Hathaway) is female, they take him out of Minnesota and send him to Rio de Janeiro to meet her. While there, he learns to confront his fear of flying in order to win her heart. Along the way, they get kidnapped by poachers to sell them to get a fortune. After they escape, they try to avoid the thieves and their pet cockatoo Nigel (Jemaine Clement) with help from Rafael, a wise Toucan (George Lopez); Luiz, a bulldog (Tracy Morgan); Linda, Blu's owner (Leslie Mann); Flora, a whooping crane (Wanda Sykes); Pedro, a redhead bird (; and Nico, a small yellow canary (Jamie Foxx).


1. Real In Rio – The Rio Singers
2. Let Me Take You To Rio (Blu’s Arrival) – Ester Dean and Carlinhos Brown
3. Mas Que Nada (2011 Rio Version) – Sergio Mendes featuring Gracinha Leporace
4. Hot Wings (I Wanna Party) – & Jamie Foxx
5. Pretty Bird – Jemaine Clement
6. Fly Love – Jamie Foxx
7. Telling The World – Taio Cruz
8. Funky Monkey – Siedah Garrett, Carlinhos Brown, Mikael Mutti, and Davi Vieira
9. Take You To Rio (Remix) – Ester Dean
10. Balanco Carioca – Mikael Mutti
11. Sapo Cai – Carlinhos Brown and Mikael Mutti
12. Samba De Orly – Bebel Gilberto
13. Valsa Carioca – Sergio Mendes

Soundtrack Album Producers: Sergio Mendes and John Powell.
1. Real in Rio:  Music by and produced by Sergio Mendes, John Powell, Carlinhos Brown & Mikael Mutti.
3. Mas Que Nada (2011 Rio Version): Performed by Sergio Mendes featuring Gracinha Leporace, produced by Sergio Mendes & John Powell.
11. Sapo Cai: Music by Sergio Mendes & Carlinhos Brown, lyrics by Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown & Mikael Mutti, produced by Sergio Mendes, John Powell, Carlinhos Brown & Mikael Mutti.
13. Valsa Carioca: Performed by Sergio Mendes, Written by Sergio Mendes, produced by Sergio Mendes and John Powell.

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