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Muppets: The Green Album

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Muppets: The Green Album
Muppets: The Green Album cover
Tribute album by Various Artists
Released August 23, 2011
Recorded 2009
Genre Soundtrack
Length 36:32
Label Walt Disney Records
Producer(s) Various (Shawn Everett & Jake Sinclair produce Weezer's track)

Muppets: The Green Album is a cover album of songs from The Muppets, released to promote the then-upcoming 2011 movie "The Muppets". Weezer recorded a cover of Paul Williams & Kenneth Ascher's "Rainbow Connection" for the album, with Hayley Williams of Paramore sharing lead vocals with Rivers Cuomo.

The album was announced at Disney's annual D23 expo in 2009 and was planned for a early 2010 release,[1] [2] but was delayed to 2011 for unknown reasons.

Track listing

No. TitleArtist Length
1. "Muppet Show Theme Song"  OK Go 2:36
2. "Rainbow Connection"  Weezer 4:01
3. "Mahna Mahna"  The Fray 2:13
4. "Movin' Right Along"  Alkaline Trio 2:34
5. "Our World"  My Morning Jacket 3:06
6. "Halfway Down The Stairs"  Amy Lee 2:25
7. "Mr. Bassman"  Sondre Lerche 2:42
8. "Wishing Song"  The Airborne Toxic Event 2:47
9. "Night Life"  Brandon Saller & Billy Martin 2:59
10. "Bein' Green"  Andrew Bird 4:11
11. "I Hope That Something Better Comes Along"  Matt Nathanson 2:43
12. "I'm Going To Go Back There Someday"  Rachael Yamagata 4:16
Total length:

Australian Bonus Track

No. TitleArtist Length
13. "Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear"  Missy Higgins 1:56


See also


  1. Dosier, Ryan. "Disney23 Update: Special Muppets Presentation" The Muppet Mindset https://muppetmindset.wordpress.com/2009/09/13/disney23-update-special-muppets-presentation/
  2. Hennes, Joe. "The Muppets at D23: Five Years Later" Tough Pigs https://toughpigs.com/d23-fiveyears/