The Sneakerella soundtrack includes music by Tova Litvin, Doug Rockwell and Farrah King. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s 2022 Disney+ movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
Sneakerella stars Chosen Jacobs as El, a Queens native who hopes to be a shoe designer. Lexi Underwood co-stars as the protagonist’s love interest, Kira King, while Devyn Nekoda portrays a loyal friend named Sami. The storyline follows El as he overcomes various obstacles upon receiving a life-changing opportunity with “sneaker royalty.” Composer Elvin Ross (For Better or Worse) scored the 112-minute Disney+ film, which includes eight musical numbers. Here’s every featured song in Sneakerella.
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Sneakerella Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Disney+ Movie
- “Kicks” by Antonina Armato, Tim James Price, Thomas Armato Sturges and Adam Schmalholz (00:01:00): The Sneakerella soundtrack song plays during an opening sequence in Astoria, Queens. El leaves home and dances with community locals. The track plays again at 00:06:00 and 01:49:00.
- “Best Ever” by Clyde Lawrence, Gracie Lawrence and Jordan Cohen (00:17:00): El smiles at Kira on a train. He breaks into song and describes his borough. “Best Ever” can also be heard at 00:26:00.
- “In Your Shoes” by William Behlendorf, Jason Mater and Brandon C. Rogers (00:31:00): El thinks about his childhood. He sings the Sneakerella soundtrack song while celebrating his mother’s influence. El vows to re-trace her steps.
- “Work Up” by Anthony Ferrari, Sean Turk and Dewain Whitmore (00:46:00): El experiences a creative epiphany. He works on a new design based on his childhood and individuality. The music plays again at 01:50:00.
- “Life Is What You Make It” by Tova Litvin and Doug Rockwell (00:53:00): Gustavo (Juan Chioran) urges El not to give up on his dreams. He performs the Sneakerella soundtrack song during a street sequence. The track is also featured at 01:33:00 and 01:47:00.
- “Perfect Fit” by Greg Bonnick and Hayden Chapman (01:14:00): Kira plans a King6 marketing campaign with Liv (Robyn Alomar). She speaks to El during a promotional video. The “Where’s My Prince?” campaign tour commences in Manhattan.
- “Shut It Down” by Farrah King (01:21:00): Zelly (Kolton Stewart) and Stacy (Hayward Leach) plot against El. They hope to ruin their step-brother’s design goals. Zelly and Stacy rap and sing the Sneakerella soundtrack song.
- “Finale” by Theron “Neff-U” Feemster, Jordan Powers and Frankie “Rank” Wood (01:41:00): El speaks with Darius (John Salley). He defends his reputation and explains his motivations. Darius rhymes back and forth with El; Zelly and Stacy show up to slam their step-brother.
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Sneakerella released May 13, 2022 on Disney+.
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