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The official soundtrack for The Prince of Egypt was released on November 17, 1998. It features songs and scoring from the film, as well as songs not used in the film. The album peaked at No. 1 on Billboard magazine's Top Contemporary Christian chart, and No. 25 on the Billboard 200 chart.

The Prince of Egypt
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Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 17, 1998
GenreSoundtrack, religious, R&B, gospel
Length76:00
LabelDreamWorks Records
ProducerJimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Babyface, Michael Omartian, Hans Zimmer
The Prince of Egypt chronology
The Prince of Egypt (Nashville)
(1998)
The Prince of Egypt
(1998)
Singles from The Prince of Egypt
  1. "When You Believe"
    Released: November 2, 1998
  2. "I Will Get There"
    Released: December 29, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars link
Filmtracks4/5 stars[1]

In addition to this album, tie-in albums were also released; a collector's edition, a country edition, and an inspirational edition. These other albums contained music that was not featured in the movie but rather inspired by the Biblical story of Exodus.

The album also spawned a pair of hit singles. The first track, "When You Believe", was a duet performed by Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston, while the sixteenth track, "Through Heaven's Eyes", was performed by R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo, and the album's final track, "I Will Get There", was performed a cappella by R&B quartet Boyz II Men.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Hans Zimmer and Stephen Schwartz, except where noted..

No.TitlePerformer(s)Length
1."When You Believe (from The Prince of Egypt)"Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston5:04
2."Deliver Us" (produced/arranged by Hans Zimmer)Ofra Haza and Eden Riegel7:15
3."The Reprimand" 4:05
4."Following Tzipporah" 1:00
5."All I Ever Wanted (with Queen's Reprise)" (produced/arranged by Hans Zimmer and Harry Gregson-Williams)Amick Byram and Linda Dee Shayne2:51
6."Goodbye Brother"Ofra Haza5:33
7."Through Heaven's Eyes" (produced/arranged by Gavin Greenaway)Brian Stokes Mitchell3:41
8."The Burning Bush" 7:17
9."Playing with the Big Boys" (produced/arranged by John Powell)Steve Martin and Martin Short2:52
10."Cry" 3:50
11."Rally" 0:42
12."The Plagues" (produced/arranged by Gavin Greenaway)Ralph Fiennes and Amick Byram2:40
13."Death of the First Born" 1:07
14."When You Believe" (produced/arranged by Hans Zimmer)Michelle Pfeiffer and Sally Dworsky4:55
15."Red Sea" 5:14
16."Through Heaven's Eyes"K-Ci & JoJo5:05
17."River Lullaby"Amy Grant3:57
18."Humanity"Jessica Andrews, Clint Black, Shirley Caesar, Jesse Campbell, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Boyz II Men4:32
19."I Will Get There" (writers: Stephen Schwartz and Diane Warren)Boyz II Men4:20
Total length:76:00

Certifications and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[2] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[4] 559,000[3]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Var – Prince of Egypt OST". Music Canada.
  3. ^ Taylor, Chuck (6 February 1999). "In the hunt for hits". Billboard. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Var – Prince of Egypt OST". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.