The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Soundtrack

 
Let your inner princess loose!

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this soundtrack is just plain fun, once you get past the first three incredibly drippy tracks. Julie Andrews holds her own, and then some, in a duet with Raven.

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THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2: THE ROYAL ENGAGEMENT begins with the extremely tedious \"Breakaway\" by Kelly Clarkson, a get-me-out-of-here song that manages to be simultaneously dull and so emotionally overwrought that it almost sounds like a parody of itself. Next is the repetitive yet pretentious Lindsay Lohan ditty \"I Decide,\" followed by Raven's big yawn of an attempt at a girl-power anthem, \"This Is My Time.\" But by track four, things start looking up with Avril Lavigne's \"I Always Get What I Want\" followed by Pink's \"Trouble.\" Other high points are Norah Jones' achingly delicate version of \"Love Me Tender,\" an adorable Wilson-Phillips cover of the Beach Boys' \"Dance, Dance, Dance,\" and a Julie Andrews-Raven duet that is wonderful partly for its downright quirkiness and partly because it shows off what this particular grand old broad can do, even after well-publicized throat problems.

Is it any good?

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Lose the incredibly overrated first three tracks (well performed but so badly written it doesn't matter), and you have a delightful party record that's just plain fun--and better than most soundtrack compilations. Ms. Andrews comes across as a total sweetheart and a total trouper, and it sounds like she's having a blast showing the girls a thing or two.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the differences between enduring music legends and manufactured ones.

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:August 10, 2004
Label:Disney
Genre:Soundtrack
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 13 years old Written byLissaNicky May 8, 2010
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One of my Favorites

When I first saw this movie, I watched it over and over. This is a movie you never get sick of. Just as good as the first if not better. A good movie for girl friends to watch at a sleepover or mothers and daughters. LOVED IT!
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Teen, 16 years old Written bysokkerluvr88 April 9, 2008
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LOVED

IT IS A COOL SOUNDTRACK! I LOVED THE 2 MOVIES TOO! THEY ARE FUNNY! BUT THIS IS THE ICING ON THE CAKE!

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