The upcoming Jason Segal-scripted film, The Muppets, will be accompanied by a soundtrack of classic Muppet hits performed by a variety of bands including OK Go, Alkaline Trio, Atreyu's Brandon Saller and Good Charlotte's Billy Martin, The Fray, My Morning Jacket and Weezer with Paramore's Hayley Williams covering "Rainbow Connection."
The record is due out August 23, 2011.
Check out Debbie Harry and the late great Jim Henson performing "Rainbow Connection" back in 1981 right here.
- OK Go - "Muppet Show Theme"
- Weezer and Paramore's Hayley Williams - "Rainbow Connection"
- The Fray - "Mahna Mahna"
- Alkaline Trio - "Moving Right Along"
- My Morning Jacket - "Our World"
- Amy Lee - "Halfway Down the Stairs"
- Sondre Lerche - "Mr. Bassman"
- The Airborne Toxic Event - "Wishing Song"
- Atreyu's Brandon Saller and Good Charlotte's Billy Martin - "Night Life"
- Andrew Bird - "Bein' Green"
- Matt Nathanson - "I Hope That Something Better Comes Along"
- Rachael Yamagata - "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday"