2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers’

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers Soundtrack - Every Song in the Disney+ Movie

The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack includes music by Tenacious D, Heavy D & The Boyz and Post Malone. This info article contains spoilers for Akiva Schaffer’s 2022 Disney+ movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers stars Andy Samberg as Dale, a former TV star who attends fan conventions after receiving CGI surgery. John Mulaney co-stars as Chip, Dale’s childhood friend and former castmate. The storyline follows the protagonists as they try to save their cheese-addicted friend from the Valley Gang and their notorious leader. Composer Brian Tyler (Yellowstone) scored the 97-minute Disney film, which includes a combination of pop hits and musical homages. Here’s every song in Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, a big screen adaptation of Disney’s animated TV series.

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Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Disney+ Movie

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers Soundtrack - Every Song in the Disney+ Movie

  • “Friendship” by Tenacious D (00:02:00): Dale recalls meeting Chip in school. “Friendship” scores a montage sequence. The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack song continues as the title characters graduate high school and head to California.
  • “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers Theme” by The Disney Afternoon Studio Chorus (00:04:00): Chip and Dale receive their big break. Samberg’s character narrates about landing a big TV show. The music plays again at 00:25:00 and 01:22:00.
  • “Now That We Found Love” by Heavy D & The Boyz (00:05:00): Chip and Dale wrap up the third season of their TV show. The music accompanies a party montage. Dale states that he was “living the dream” during the early 90s.
  • “Here Comes the Hammer” by MC Hammer (00:07:00): Dale lands a new TV show. Chip gets upset. Samberg’s character briefly dances to the Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack song.
  • “The Bare Neccessities” by Terry Gilkyson (00:09:00): Baloo (Steven Curtis Chapman) takes the stage at Fan Con LA. He asks the crowd if they like “a little jazz music.” Baloo performs as Dale talks to Lumière (Jeff Bennett).
  • “Laid to Rest” by Lamb of God (00:12:00): Chip arrives at home. A light jazz score creates a pleasant mood. It’s revealed that Chip was listening to death metal music through his ear pods.
  • “Disney Afternoon Theme” by The Disney Afternoon Studio Chorus (00:46:00): DJ Herzogenaurach (Flula Borg) meets Chip and Dale. He describes himself as “huge fan boy.” DJ Herzogenaurach plays a remix of “The Disney Afternoon” theme song.
  • “Whale Rap” by John Mulaney and Andy Samberg (00:47:00): Chip and Dale talk about rhyming over DJ Herzogenaurach’s remix track. The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack song begins with an awkward rap from Samberg’s character. Chip says, “And I’m in hell.”
  • “The Raiders March” by John Williams (01:02:00): Chip and Dale flee from Bob. They look for a disguise. The famous tune from The Raiders of the Lost Ark plays as Chip and Dale arrive at an Indiana Jones supply shop.
  • “Be Our Guest” by Howard Ashman, Alan Menken (01:04:00): Bob chases after Chip and Dale. Lumière from Beauty and the Beast references a famous Disney song by saying, “You want a piece of me? Be my guest.”
  • “When You Wish Upon a Star” by Leigh Harline, Ned Washington (01:14:00): Sweet Pete’s toon-altering machine explodes. Fireworks whistle into the sky. The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack song plays briefly — an homage to Disney’s signature tune from Pinocchio.
  • “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers Theme” by Post Malone (01:27:00): Dale talks to Chip about doing a Rescue Rangers reboot. He wonders if they could hire a famous pop star for the theme song. The track scores the end credits.

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The Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers soundtrack also includes:

  • “Part of Your World” by Howard Ashman, Alan Menken
  • “You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly!” by Sammy Cahn, Sammy Fain
  • “Once Upon a Dream” by Sammy Fain, Jack Lawrence
  • “Morning Mood from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46” by Malmö Symphony Orchestra/Conducted by Bjarte Engeset

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.