Tangled Soundtrack

Music review by
Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
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Sweet songs showcase spunky princess and her flair for life.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 4+
Based on 3 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this music.

Positive Messages

Rapunzel sings about having a dream and doing what she can to realize that goal. She never gives up, despite many obstacles.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Even though she's been locked away her entire life, Rapunzel still has a kind, positive, go-getter outlook on life.


Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff

Mother calls Rapunzel a "dummy."


Soundtrack released to promote Disney movie.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this soundtrack from Tangled is produced by the same composers who gave us the soundtracks for The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast and is fine for little princesses. Mandy Moore sings as Rapunzel on a collection of songs that are fun, fresh, and sure to be sung happily ever after.

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Kid, 12 years old March 31, 2011

Good stuff!

I'm an absolute tomboy and hate princess-y stuff, but the Tangled CD is cool! My friends and I sing karaoke to it all the time. My favorite songs are... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old December 18, 2010

Songs with a great message!

There are great messages about going for your dream in these songs, but I think A kid might have to be around six to understand them.

What's the story?

Disney brings the story of Rapunzel and her endless locks to life in the TANGLED SOUNDTRACK. It includes five original songs and a score by eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Enchanted) and lyricist Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid). Mandy Moore shines as the voice of Rapunzel, and Zachary Levi ("Chuck") sings as the dashing Flynn Rider. Tony-Award winner Donna Murphy, indie sensation Grace Potter, and funny guys Brad Garrett and Jeffrey Tambor also contribute to the soundtrack.

Is it any good?

Although the story of Rapunzel is a classic, this is the first time it's been brought to the big screen in an animated version by Disney. Moore captures the sweetness and energy of the long-haired princess perfectly, and Levi is a pleasant surprise as the voice of hunky Flynn.

"When Will My Life Begin" is the lead song about Rapunzel's long days in the tower and longing for a new life, and "I See the Light" is a sweet duet between Rapunzel and Flynn, who are both seeing life in a whole new way. Indie-rocker power-voice Potter presents her new song, "Something That I Want," as the end-credit, an upbeat, bluesy rock tune about setting out and getting what you want from life. Overall, it's a pretty magical experience for fans of the movie and fans of good music.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about Rapunzel. Do you know the traditional story of Rapunzel? How is this version different?

  • Does this music make you want to see the movie? Have you seen ads and commercials about the movie? Where? When you see ads, does it make you want to see the movie or buy the soundtrack?

  • The story of Rapunzel is about a girl who has been locked away in a tower her entire life. Could you imagine spending every single day in your room alone? What things would you miss if you were Rapunzel?

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