Great Muppet Song Covers

Hilarie Mukavitz – One of the signs that a musician is truly talented is when they perform a song written by somebody else, and their version is either better than the original or takes the song in a surprising direction that shows it in a completely different light. For example, the Jimi Hendrix version of…

News Update: January 26, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: January 26, 2012 Good news for all you talented musicians who also happen to be Muppet fans out there (and I know you’re out there)! Sheet music from The Muppets is now available for purchase online! Now you too can play hits like “Man or Muppet,” “Pictures in My Head,” “Me Party,” and…

"The Muppets" Soundtrack Revealed (SPOILERS)

IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO KNOW WHICH SONGS APPEAR IN THE MUPPETS MOVIE, STOP READING NOW!! FULL SOUNDTRACK LISTING FOLLOWS. It seems like everywhere you look there’s more and more information about The Muppets flooding in. The most recent item to the flood: The Muppets (Original Soundtrack), which features every song from the film…

Another Look at "The Green Album"

Muppets: The Green Album – Riding Up the Down Elevator  Green Album Fan-Drawn Cover by Danny Beckwith Catherine Edwards – Some of you younger fans will never know the stunned surprise of listening to elevator music that has been made out of—gasp!—all the cool songs that you sang along with/danced to when you were young,…

Why The Muppets Make Everything Better

Following a week of soul searching, beginning with an ebbing Moopet fandom, taken over by obsessive Muppet fans and count-downs, exploring the world if Muppet-tributes and then fastening on the works of the band OK Go…I have now returned full circle to a love of everything Muppety — the humour, the randomness, the heart, the…

"The Muppets" Score, Marvel, and Book it!

There have been a couple notable developments in the Muppet world over the past few days, but none that have really warranted their own individual post, so we’ve collected them all together here–now–today! In The Muppets movie music news (say that five times fast), we’ve discovered that the composer who is composing the original score…

Andrew Bird is Feeling a Little Green

With the way that Walt Disney Records is releasing first-listens to songs from the upcoming The Muppets: The Green Album, we’ll have heard the entire CD before its August 23rd release date. We’ve heard “The Muppet Show Theme” by OK Go (which was quickly removed from the internet), Amy Lee’s “Halfway Down the Stairs” (ditto),…

News Update: July 14, 2011

NEWS UPDATE: July 14, 2011 Earlier this week, we linked to two preview songs from the upcoming Muppets: The Green Album which features Muppet songs covered by some of music’s most popular and talented artists. The songs we linked to were “The Muppet Show Theme” by OK Go and “Halfway Down the Stairs” by Amy…

The Muppets: The Green Album

Since 2009’s D23 Expo, we’ve had word of a brand new album of Muppet songs covered by famous artists and bands coming our way. And now, nearly two years later, we finally have some actual information on this exciting piece of merchandise! Formerly titled Muppets: Revisited, The Muppets: The Green Album is set for release…