Shawn Mendes to Release Original Song for ‘Lyle, Lyle Crocodile’ Movie

shawn mendes has announced that it will release an original song for the film’s soundtrack Lyle, Lyle’s crocodile next week.

The Canadian pop sensation appears in the upcoming film, set for release on October 7, providing the voice of the character of Lyle. The likes of Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Brett Gelman will also star in the film.

Weather share soundtrack track list on instagram, Mendes announced that one of his tracks would arrive next Friday (September 30), a week before the full album. He described “Heartbeat”, the song in question, as “an original song that I wrote in the movie”.

Mendes is also credited as a performer on seven other songs in the OST, with him teaming with Bardem on “Take A Look At Us Now” and a reprise of that song, and with Wu on “Rip Up The Recipe”. Elsewhere, the soundtrack features appearances by stevie wonder in “Sir Duke” and Elton John on “Crocodile Rock”, while some of the album’s original songs were written by the songwriting team behind the greatest showman.

According to an official synopsis, Lyle, Lyle’s crocodile is based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber and brings the story to life through a live-action/CGI musical comedy. “When the Primm family (Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adjust to his new school and new friends,” it reads.

“That all changes when he discovers Lyle, a singing crocodile (Shawn Mendes) with a love of baths, caviar and good music, living in the attic of his new home. The two quickly become friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbor Grumps (Brett Gelman), the Primms must team up with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti (Javier Bardem), to show the world that the family can come. from the most unexpected places and there is nothing wrong with a great singing crocodile with an even bigger personality.”

Earlier this month (September 15), Mendes launched the program “Maravilla de la Música” in his hometown of Toronto, with funding from the Shawn Mendes Foundation. The program, for which a million dollars has been pledged, will provide music therapy and education at the Hospital for Sick Children, known throughout the city as SickKids.

Pre-save the Lyle, Lyle’s crocodile official soundtrack.

Lyle, Lyle’s crocodile OST Tracklist:

Shawn Mendes – “Top of the World”
Pete Rodriguez – “I Like It That Way”
Javier Bardem and Shawn Mendes – “Look at us now”
Shawn Mendes – “Heartbeat”
Claire Rosinkranz – “Goodbye, Goodbye”
Stevie Wonder – “Sir Duke”
Shawn Mendes and Constance Wu – “Break the Recipe”
Anthony Ramos – “We did it”
The Gap Band – “Steppin’ Out”
Javier Bardem and Shawn Mendes – “Watch Us Now (Reprise)”
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band – “Express Yourself”
Shawn Mendes – “Watch Us Now (Lyle Reprise)”
Shawn Mendes – “Born”
Shawn Mendes – “Watch Us Now (Final)”
Elton John – “Alligator Rock”

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