The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series soundtrack will be available in January 2020. Fans can pre-order the soundtrack starting on November 8, as well as enjoy select songs and lyric videos as they’re released.

What’s happening:

  • The soundtrack from the highly-anticipated Disney+ High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will be available for pre-order beginning tomorrow, November 8.
  • The Disney+ series will generate over 40 pieces of music and content.  
  • The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series cast members penned two of the new songs for the original soundtrack:
    • “Just A Moment” (airing January 3, 2020) was co-written by Joshua Bassett (Ricky) and Olivia Rodrigo (Nini) as well as Dan Book, who also produced the track.
    • “All I Want” was written by Olivia Rodrigo and is set to air November 29.
  • Following the initial roll-out, every Wednesday, Walt Disney Records will release a new single on all services as well as a companion lyric video on Disney Music VEVO.  
  • Lift videos will be available the same Friday an episode premieres on Disney+.
  • The full soundtrack will be available January 10, 2020.

Song and Video release dates:

  • November 8 – The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series performs on the #1 morning show, ABC’s Good Morning America.  
    • The same evening, the premiere episode airs on ABC, Freeform, and Disney Channel.
    • Following the premiere, “I Think I Kinda, You Know” and “The Start of Something New” singles and lift videos will be available on Disney Music VEVO.  
    • The acoustic version of “Born To Be Brave” will be available on Disney Music VEVO as well.
  • November 9 – The cast returns to ABC’s Good Morning America Weekend to talk about the first episode.
    • Instructional videos of cast members Rodrigo and Bassett teaching “I Think I Kinda, You Know” on ukulele and guitar, will be available.
  • November 11 – The acoustic video of “Start of Something New” will be available.  
  • November 12 – Disney+ launches, and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series premieres on the platform.  
    • The lyric video for “I Think I Kinda, You Know” will be available along with the “Wondering” single and lyric video.  
  • November 15 – The second episode premieres on Disney+, and the “Wondering” lift video will be available on Disney Music VEVO.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Soundtrack track listing:

  • Classic Songs include:
    • Start of Something New
    • We’re All In This Together
    • Stick to the Status Quo
    • What I’ve Been Looking For
    • When There Was Me and You
    • Get’cha Head In The Game
    • Breaking Free
    • Bop to the Top
  • New Songs include:      
    • I Think I Kinda, You Know
    • Wondering
    • A Billion Sorrys
    • All I Want
    • Born to Be Brave
    • Truth, Justice, and Songs In Our Key
    • Out of The Old
    • The Role Of A Lifetime
    • Just For A Moment

What they’re saying:

  • Steven Vincent, Vice President of Music and Soundtracks for Disney Channel Worldwide: “This soundtrack has all the nostalgic fan favorites from the movies with a modern twist, as well as fantastic contagious new series songs.  The new cast is infinitely talented, and bring great energy in telling this new story.”

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series characters:

  • Nini (Rodrigo)
  • Ricky (Bassett)
  • Gina (Sofia Wylie)
  • E.J. (Matt Cornett)
  • Ashlyn (Julia Lester)
  • Kourtney (Dara Renee')
  • Carlos (Frankie Rodriguez)
  • Big Red (Larry Saperstein)
  • Miss Jenn (Kate Reinders)
  • Mr. Mazzara (Mark St. Cyr)

About the series:

  • This brand new Disney+ original series follows a group of drama students and faculty members at East High, the Utah high school where the original High School Musical movie was filmed.
  • Through the course of 10 episodes, these characters count down from auditions to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.”
  • They have budding romances, faltering friendships and harsh rivalries as they experience the transformative power that only high school theatre and music can provide.  

Creative team:

  • Created by:
    • Tim Federle (Ferdinand) who also wrote the first episode
  • First episode directed by:
    • Tamra Davis
  • Executive produced by:
    • Federle
    • Oliver Goldstick
    • Bill Borden
    • Barry Rosenbush  
 
 

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