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Walt Disney Records Celebrates Disneymania; Star-Studded Disc Features Disney Classics as Performed by *NSYNC, Usher, Ashanti, Anastacia, Aaron Carter and More.

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BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2002

Walt Disney Records has announced a September 17th release date for the star-studded Disneymania. The highly anticipated album features Disney classics performed by a host of platinum artists and fresh new voices.

Disneymania boasts fifteen brand-new recordings from a number of today's hottest artists, including *NSYNC, Jessica Simpson, Anastacia, Ashanti, Usher, S Club, Smash Mouth, A*Teens, Aaron Carter and more. The result is an extraordinarily varied pop album of fun and timeless tunes by artists that have sold more than 80 million records to date.

"We're extremely excited to be releasing this unique collection of Disney's greatest songs," says Walt Disney Records president Luigi-Theo Calabrese. "This is more than just an album of truly phenomenal performances -- it's a record that both celebrates Disney's musical legacy and redefines it for the new millennium."

The full track listing for Disneymania (in alphabetical order) is:

1. A*Teens "Under the Sea"
2. Aaron Carter "I Just Can't Wait to Be King"
3. Anastacia "Someday My Prince Will come"
4. Ashanti "Colors of the Wind"
5. Baha Men "Hakuna Matata"
6. Christina Aguilera "Reflection"
7. Hilary Duff "Tiki Tiki Room"
8. Jump 5 "Beauty & The Beast"
9. Jessica Simpson "Part of Your World"
10. *NSYNC "When You Wish Upon A Star"
11. No Secrets "Kiss the Girl"
12. Ronan Keating "Circle of Life"
13. S Club "Can You Feel The Love Tonight"
14. Smash Mouth "I Wan'na Be Like You"
15. Usher "You'll Be In My Heart"


Smash Mouth's version of "I Want To Be Like You" will be featured in Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming animated feature, Jungle Book 2, to be released in theaters in spring of 2003.

To celebrate the release of Disneymania, Walt Disney Records is planning a Fall TV special, details to be announced.

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