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Pokemon the Movie 2000: The Power of One (Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture) Enhanced, Soundtrack
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|1. Power Of One - Donna Summer|
|2. Dreams - Alysha Antonino|
|3. Pokemon World - Youngstown/Nobody's Angel|
|4. With All Your Heart - Plus One|
|5. Wonderland - Angela Via|
|6. Polkamon - "Weird Al" Yankovic|
|7. Comin' to The Rescue - O-Town|
|8. The Power - O-town|
|9. One - Denisse Lara|
|10. Flying Without Wings - Westlife|
|11. Blah, Blah, Blah - Devotion 2 Music|
|12. Score Track|
|13. One - Denisse Lara|
|14. Comin' To The Rescue - O-Town|
|15. Pikachu's Rescue Adventure: Dance Of The Bellossom - Pokemon The Movie 2000: The Power Of One ST|
|16. The Power Of One: The Legend Comes To Life - Pokemon The Movie 2000: The Power Of One ST|
While the inclusion of novelty songster Weird Al Yankovic (here with "Polkamon") and new-waver all-stars the B-52's (here with the playful "The Chosen One") sharpens the proceedings with their individual visions, most of the performers here have been coached by producer David Foster or other music industry veterans. Most successful is former disco diva Donna Summer, who emerges with the dramatic tune "The Power of One," which sneakily includes the Pokémon theme featured throughout the film. Twelve-year-old Alysha may be a burgeoning teen star with her surprisingly mature interpretation of "Dreams." The emphasis is on the current teen-pop trend. Dream Street, Christian boy band Plus One, and O-Town (the band documented in ABC's TV series Making the Band) all serve up the prescribed recipe for success: swooning harmonies, Hallmark-card lyrics, and near-operatic melodies designed for radio. You expected a movie starring Pokémon to miss a trend? C'mon. --Rob O'Connor
While the inclusion of novelty songster Weird Al Yankovic (here with "Polkamon") and new-waver all-stars the B-52s (here with the playful "The Chosen One") sharpens the proceedings with their individual visions, most of the performers here have been coached by producer David Foster or other music industry veterans. Most successful is former disco diva Donna Summer, who emerges with the dramatic tune "The Power of One", which sneakily includes the Pokémon theme featured throughout the film. Twelve-year-old Alysha may be a burgeoning teen star with her surprisingly mature interpretation of "Dreams". The emphasis is on the current teen-pop trend: Dream Street, Christian boy band Plus One and O-Town (the band documented on a US TV series called Making the Band) all serve up the prescribed recipe for success: swooning harmonies, greeting-card lyrics, and near-operatic melodies designed for radio. You expected a movie starring Pokémon to miss a trend? C'mon. --Rob O'Connor
Top Customer Reviews
1. The Power of One ~ Donna Summer: I love the message of this song! It's a great song and beautifully sung.
2. Dreams ~ Alysha: This has to be one of my favorites on this CD. Another great message in this song.
3. They Don't Understand ~ Dream Street: I found this song funny, since it really did show that parents just don't get the concept of Pokemon (my little bro has tried to explain it to my mom... didn't work)
4. Wonderland ~ Angela Via: Another one of my favorites. I loved her song on the first CD and this one is just as good. It is really fun to sing along with.
5. With All Your Heart ~ Plus ONE: A really good song, but not on my top songs for this CD..
6. The Extra Mile ~ Laura Pausini: I love this song! Really good lyrics and a great message.
7. Flying Without Wings ~ Westlife: This is my absolute #1 song on this CD. It is an awesome song with a great message. (I was really upset how Ruben on American Idol sang this song. He did an okay job, but this version is better!)
8. Pokemon World ~ Nobody's Angel and Youngstown: A really great song. This is definatly better than the original and, in my opinion, the best version of the Pokemon theme.
9. Blah Blah Blah ~ Devotion 2 Music: I thought this song was funny. It really showed how kids really want to play instead of sitting there listening to the teacher talk about the subject.
10. Polkamon ~ Weird Al Yankovic: This is the funniest song on the CD! I loved it! I'm a Weird Al fan, so right off the bat I loved this song. Another song that's fun to sing along with, even if you have trouble getting the words right (Think Poke Rap)
11. The Chosen One ~ The B-52's: Ah!Read more ›
Donna Summer: The Power of One
A beautiful, fairly moving song that starts off with the Song of Lugia theme. Kids who just like the fast moving pop songs will get annoyed by this though.
Hard to believe the singer of this great song's just a year older than I am! Has an incredibly meaningful chorus, but moves fast, so it'll satisfy most music fans.
DreamStreet: They Don't Understand
Has an AWESOME beat that will have your foot tapping, moves fast, pop-esque, and sings out a topic most Poké-crazed kids identify with.
Angela Via: Wonderland
Cool song, nice voice, although how this is related to Pokémon 2000 I really don't know. The new world in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure perhaps?
"Weird Al" Yankovic: Polkamon
Freaked out version of the Poké Rap. This doesn't even deserve a "Bleh", and that's one of the lowest marks I give.
Devotion 2 Music: Blah, Blah, Blah
Bleeeeeeeeeesh. Absolutely no relation to Pokémon that I can see, they spelt Bla wrong, and it's an awful song! Seriously... "Bla bla bla..."
plus ONE: With All Your Heart
Pretty. Again has a meaningful chorus, and good vocals too.
Westlife: Flying Without Wings
Now for some strange reason, they always have a love song on the soundtracks. (The First Movie had We're a Miracle, Christina Aguilera.Read more ›
1. Donna Summer "The Power Of One" which has a great sound and matches the feel of Lugia and his legend!
2. Alysha "Dreams" which sounds very much like the other female teen singers but very catchy!
8. Youngstown featuring Nobody's Angel "Pokémon World" is a great re-make of the theme song for the Orange Islands episode of Pokémon. Has a techno/dance feel to it! Very cool!
10. "Weird Al" Yankovic "Polkamon" is a very funny song. It would be a great song for kids or if you just want a laugh!
15. Pikachu's Rescue Adventure (Score) "Dance of the Bellossom" is a very cute score. My friend and I think it's great!
16. The Power of One (Score) "The Legend Comes To Life" is very much like the Donna Summer song, very peaceful and matches the feel to Lugia's legend!
These are the songs that appealed to me the most, but the others were still great songs! This one is much better than the first one!
Most recent customer reviews
Es Un CD Infantil Que Vale La Pena Tener Es Un Material muy Bueno Jajajaja La Pelicula Es La Mejor Que Han sacado de pokemon, y el SOUNDTRACK tambien.Published on Feb. 17 2004 by Saint Germain Samuel Espejo Peñaloza
This was a very good CD. I bought it because I slept through half of the movie, but not the CD (psyc:P...I watched it...). It was a great CD. Read morePublished on Jan. 1 2004
This CD has many great Pokemon songs for all Pokemon lovers. My favorites were:
#1 The Power Of One
#7 Flying Without Wings
#9 Blah, Blah, Blah
#10... Read more
Based on a great and emotional movie, this CD has a various bunch of good music. Here are my favs:
-Comin' to the Rescue; the music in the mini-movie and a good song. Read more
this cd has very moving songs about life.But it all so includes what a trainer would feel for their pokemon and others.Published on Oct. 29 2002
I love to listen to this cd because the songs are great and the rhytms too,including the B-52's song.Published on May 4 2002
This CD was pleasently suprising. I expected nasty, icky dub stuff, but this music is actually pretty good...Published on Nov. 5 2001
I don't like the show, "Pokemon". Nor do I like any of the movies, books, games, or whatever other little trinkets Pokemon has. Read morePublished on Aug. 21 2001
The music on this CD is outstanding. Although the movie could have done more to please us older Pokefans, (at least it's better than the show) this CD features great songs. Read morePublished on June 28 2001