Entertainment One (eOne) unveiled details of My First Album, the first ever Peppa Pig music album. The album is set to debut at retail July 19 and be available for preorder from June 14.
eOne will release the album in English-speaking territories including the UK, U.S., and Australia as part of the brand’s 15th anniversary celebrations.
The new album marks Peppa Pig’s first entry into the official music charts when it debuts on digital music platforms this summer.
The album will be a compilation of 16 newly recorded music tracks including extended versions of favorite songs from the series composed by Julian Nott. This includes “Bing Bong Zoo”, “Balloon Ride” and “Jumping in Muddy Puddles”, in addition to fresh compositions by Paul Moessl created specifically for the album. Harley Bird, the voice of Peppa Pig, will sing on several tracks and the album will also include songs featured in the recent UK and Australian cinema release Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun.
“We’re very excited to be releasing an official Peppa Pig music album for the first time in the brand’s 15-year history,” said eOne’s Rebecca Harvey, executive vice-president of global brand management, family & brands. “Music has always been central to the appeal of the show around the world, so we’re delighted to share these new musical arrangements with Peppa’s many fans during the brand’s anniversary year. We hope it will become the perfect soundtrack for families to enjoy at home, on the go and at party celebrations.”
Peppa Pig, My First Album follows eOne’s launch of PJ Masks, Heroes Forever in May, which generated more than 150,000 streams globally in its first week.
Chris Taylor, eOne’s global president, music, said, “After the success of the PJ Masks album and live show, we are excited to bring the world Peppa Pig’s My First Album. Fans have always connected to this beloved character through the music on the show, and Peppa’s My First Album will include classic songs as well as new compositions that are sure to become favorites.”