Encanto Soundtrack LP is a musical album created by American composer, playwright, and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda. It was released on November 19, 2021, by Walt Disney Records, and serves as the official soundtrack for the animated film "Encanto".
The soundtrack features a mix of Latin pop, cumbia, and other Latin American music genres. The album consists of 23 tracks, with a runtime of approximately 56 minutes. All songs were written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also produced the album alongside Greg Wells.
The album's lead single, "Surface Pressure," was released on October 15, 2021, and received critical acclaim for its catchy melody and uplifting lyrics. Other notable tracks on the album include "We Don't Talk About Bruno," "Dos Oruguitas," and "The Family Madrigal."
The album features performances by the cast of the Encanto film, including Stephanie Beatriz, who voices the protagonist, Mirabel Madrigal. Other cast members who lent their voices to the album include Wilmer Valderrama, Angie Cepeda, and Adassa.
Upon its release, the Encanto Soundtrack LP received positive reviews from music critics, who praised Miranda's songwriting and the cast's performances. The album debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, making it Miranda's third top 10 album as a solo artist.
Encanto Soundtrack LP is a testament to Miranda's ability to craft captivating music that resonates with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Its infectious beats and heartfelt lyrics make it a must-have for fans of Latin American music and the Encanto film.