Original songs in the films “Rocketman”, “Toy Story 4”, “Frozen 2” … were nominated for an Oscar 2020, awarded on February 10 in the US.
I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away
Music and lyrics I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away was written by Randy Newman – a famous artist for cultural and political satirical compositions. He is best known for his hilarious songs in Pixar movies. Randy had 22 Oscar nominations and won two “Best Soundtrack Song” awards with If I Didn’t Have You (Monsters, Inc.) and We Belong Together (Toy Story 3).
I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away is a little evangelical (religious music of African American delegations), conveying the message of self-respect. In the movie, the new character Forky – a combination of spoon and fork – is annoying and insists that he is not a toy, cannot integrate with the group. The song plays when cowboy Woody cares about Forky, making Forky more comfortable with the toy world. The song brings positive energy to the viewers. Besides being nominated for “Best Soundtrack Song”, Randy received an additional “Best Soundtrack” nomination for Marriage Story.
(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again – Rocketman
Artist Elton John has a fourth Oscar nomination in his career with the song (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again in his biography of himself – Rocketman.
Elton composed the soundtrack with longtime composer and lyricist Bernie Taupin. The song features the voice of the actor playing Elton – Taron Egerton. Elton shared on Rolling Stone: “My writing and Taron sing very important. I want to have an interpretation of myself in Taron.
Earlier, he received three nominations for Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Circle of Life, Hakuna Matata – all from The Lion King in 1995. Can You Feel The Love Tonight took home the first Oscar for Elton John.
I’m standing With You – movie Breakthrough
The song from the American drama – Breakthrough – brought home the 11th Academy Award nomination for 63 year old female musician, Diane Warren. She is best known for the Ballad songs, composed for the film. Diane has won an Oscar nomination for Stand Up For Something in Marshall (2018), Til It Happens to You in The Hunting Ground (2015), I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing in the Apocalypse (1993) …
I’m Standing With You by the main actress in the movie – Chrissy Metz – performed. On the Gold Derby site, the 63-year-old musician shared his apprehension when Chrissy said he wanted to sing the soundtrack. After listening to the demo recording, Diane was completely conquered by Chrissy’s powerful and inspirational vocals. The song has romantic lyrics, praising the power of companion, understanding in love, life.
Into The Unknown – Frozen 2 movie
Couples Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez received their third Oscar nominations for Into The Unknown, the animated film Frozen 2. They twice won the Oscar “Best Soundtrack Song” with Let It Go in Frozen (2014) and Remember Me in Coco (2018). On Deadline, Kristen said: “People keep asking us how we can withstand the pressure of writing a song that continues Let It Go’s success. And the directors we are collaborating on immediately say: “Don’t compose like Let It Go. We are building a new story, the same way we did it for the first time, by sharing in-depth the characters and being inspired by the present life.” “.
Idina Menzel – voicing the character of Queen Elsa, and Aurora – 23-year-old Norwegian singer – performing the song. Into The Unknown is like a conversation between Elsa and another voice of herself echoing from afar. Elsa’s mind was most explicit when she was alone, talking to herself.