Brother Bear Soundtrack



This soundtrack has moments of appeal.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

The songs encourage listeners to "Look Through My Eyes," to share, and to get along with one's siblings.

Violence & scariness

The soundtrack contains no violent images, although some parts of the score crescendo to scary heights.

Sexy stuff

There are no sexual references.


There is no objectionable language.


There are no obvious commercial tie-ins, other than the fact that it's a movie soundtrack.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking

There are no references to drugs or alcohol.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that kids who have seen and enjoyed the movie are the most likely to play this CD -- otherwise, there's not much of interest for them.

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What's the story?

Disney's BROTHER BEAR movie is set in the Pacific Northwest amidst the Ice Age culture of the Inuit. And while some tracks like \"Look Through My Eyes,\" \"No Way Out,\" and \"I'm On My Way\" could prop the soundtrack of any number of movies about a young boy's self-discovery, others are meant to evoke the Inuit culture. For example, \"Transformation\" is sung in the Inuit language by the Bulgarian Women's Choir, \"Great Spirits\" is belted out with enthusiasm by the incomparable Tina Turner, and the instrumentals, \"Three Brothers\" and \"Awakes as a Bear\" give a welcome sense of Native American instruments, rhythms, and cadences.

Is it any good?


Perhaps the most appealing moments of Phil Collins' soundtrack for Brother Bear are the musical evocations of that time and place.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about whether the songs that reflect native cultures sound different? Try to identify the instruments. Also, can you sense the mood of a song even if it is in another language?

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:October 20, 2003
Label:Walt Disney Records
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 14 years old Written byDarkMidnight December 12, 2010

'i hate it its baby'?

Okay... so, the 9 year old isn't making much sense, so I'll tell you what I think: It's awesome, beautiful, magical, BUY IT.
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Kid, 8 years old July 20, 2010

i hate

i hate it its baby
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Too much violence
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Teen, 14 years old Written byNorthernNights May 9, 2010

SO beautiful!

It is so beautiful. . . magical. I'm listenning to it right now. I'm in a wonderus world when i listen to it. . . Oh, and to those that don't understand the words to "Transformation" I shall type them. Transformation: ( drums ) Come with me, I'll take you now, to a place that you fear, for no reason why, your heart has turned away from me, and now we'll make you understand. ~Main~ Everything will become clear to you, when you see things threw, anothers eyes. Everything will become clear to you, what is meant for you, you will find. Come with me, I'll take you there, to a place where you'll see, everything you need, to be the one you need to be, and none of those things, are those that you fear. They will disapear from you in time. . . . Everything will become clear to you when you see things threw anothers eyes. . . everything will become clear to you you will find. . . ( END ) - makes sense, huh? :)
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