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“Minions: The Rise of Gru” OST Releasing Alongside Film

Minions, minions, minions… the facebook mom beloved, mascot for Illumination is back! This time alongside the main character that jump started the company: Gru! Being set in the time before Gru became the world’s greatest villain, we accompany him as a kid in the 70s. The soundtrack for Minions: Rise of Gru, of course, fits that setting perfectly. Containing some classics and redos of beloved hits by modern talent, the OST shines with funk, disco, and soul! The full tracklist can be found below: 


  • “Turn Up The Sunshine” – Diana Ross ft. Tame Impala
  • “Shining Star” – Brittany Howard ft. Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire 1975)
  • “Funkytown” – St. Vincent (Lipps Inc in 1979)
  • “Hollywood Swinging” – BROCKHAMPTON (Kool & The Gang 1974)
  • “Desafinado” – Kali Uchis (Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto 1959)
  • “Bang Bang” – Caroline Polachek (Nancy Sinatra 1966)
  • “Fly Like an Eagle” – Thundercat (Steve Miller Band 1976)
  • “Goodbye To Love” – Phoebe Bridgers (The Carpenters 1972)
  • “Instant Karma!” – Bleachers (John Lennon 1970)
  • “You’re No Good” – Weyes Blood (Linda Ronstadt 1975)
  • “Vehicle” – Gary Clark Jr. (The Ides of March 1970)
  • “Dance to the Music” – H.E.R. (Sly and The Family Stone 1967)
  • “Black Magic Woman” – Tierra Whack (Santana 1970)
  • “Cool” – Verdine White
  • “Born To Be Alive” – Jackson Wang (Patrick Hernandez 1979)
  • “Cecilia” – The Minions (Simon & Garfunkel 1970)
  • “Bang Bang” – G.E.M. (Nancy Sinatra 1966)
  • “Kung Fu Suite” – RZA
  • “Minions: The Rise of Gru Score Suite” – Heitor Pereira


Minions: The Rise of Gru is set to release on July 1st! The OST will be releasing simultaneously alongside the film. 

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