Go Simpsonic With The Simpsons:
More Original Music From The Television Series

Official Rhino Records Press Release - September 27, 1999


Rhino Records Launches Go Simpsonic With The Simpsons: More Original Music 
From The Television Series November 2, A Follow-up To The First Soundtrack
Songs In The Key Of Springfield, Featuring Original Songs, Themes, And
Underscore Music.

SPRINGFIELD - If "you're checkin' in" to see who "put the spring in
Springfield," you've come to the right place!  On November 2, Rhino Records
will release GO SIMPSONIC WITH THE SIMPSONS, the new-and second-volume of
original music from the longest running primetime animated series in
television history and currently the longest running sitcom on television.

Consisting of more than 50 tracks of songs, themes, and underscore music,
GO SIMPSONIC not only picks up where its critically acclaimed predecessor,
Songs In The Key Of Springfield (3/97), left off but also digs deep into
the first nine seasons, capturing selections that didn't make it onto the
first collection.  GO SIMPSONIC also makes available for the first time
four never-before-heard outtakes.

Showcasing such tracks as "We Put The Spring In Springfield," "You're
Checkin' In," "Canyonero," "Cletus The Slack-Jawed Yokel!," the entire
Simpsoncalifragilisticexpial (Annouyed Grunt)cious Medley, "Poochie Rap
Song," "Mr. Sparkle Theme," "The Presidents' Song," and a
never-before-heard duet between Patty & Selma, "We Love To Smoke," GO
SIMPSONIC WITH THE SIMPSONS will satisfy the most discerning of fans.

GO SIMPSONIC features the voices of Dan Castellaneta (Homer), Julie Kavner
(Marge), Nancy Cartwright (Bart), Yeardley Smith (Lisa), Hank Azaria (Apu),
and Harry Shearer (Mr. Burns), and also includes performances by
celebrities who have appeared on the show, including Sonic Youth, The
Ramones, Linda Ronstadt, Tito Puente, Jackie Mason, Kelsey Grammer, and Tim

Series composer Alf Clausen has received two Emmy Awards, two Annie Awards,
and 13 Emmy nominations for his work on The Simpsons.  In addition,

Clausen has had a successful career, with 28 films, 24 television series,
and 24 movies of the week to his credit as either composer, conductor, or
arranger. Clausen received his first big break on the original Donny &
Marie Show as Music Director and Conductor.  In 1985, he became the
composer for the hit series Moonlighting, which paved the way to his
long-standing role as Music Composer and Songwriter for The Simpsons.

A modern cult classic created by cartoonist Matt Groening, the series will
air its 227th episode when the 11th season premieres on September 26.  The
show premiered as a series on January 14, 1990 and has received a total of
15 Emmy Awards, A Peabody Award, and multitudes of other honors and
accolades.  The Simpsons will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
on its anniversary, January 14, 2000.  Original episodes air Sunday nights
at 8:00 p.m. on FOX and can be seen daily in syndication.

GO SIMPSONIC WITH THE SIMPSONS will be available at all record retail
outlets for a suggested list price of $16.98 CD/$10.98 cassette.  The
compilation will also be available at http://
With thanks to Anders Wright.

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