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Let's Go to the Beach is a soundtrack with songs based on the home video of the same name and is Barney's sixteenth US album. It was released on CD on March 7, 2006 by Koch Records and HIT Entertainment.

At this point Barney albums would only be released on CD since cassettes were becoming obsolete worldwide, as well as VHS tapes.

It was the fifth Barney US soundtrack, to be based on a home video. In the home video, Barney is voiced by Duncan Brannan and Tim Dever, but in this soundtrack, he is voiced by Dean Wendt. The soundtrack is not redubbed with songs from the video, but takes songs from other Barney media, mainly with vocals from Barney's Colorful World!. Songs that were featured in this soundtrack were featured in the video.

On April 10, 2020, the album was transferred to Warner Music Group's Arts Music division, along with other Barney albums, as Mattel entered into an exclusive, multi-year global music licensing agreement between the company, announced on May 1, 2020.[2]

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic -/5 stars

At AllMusic, without a rating, Allmusic said that Let's Go to the Beach featured "catchy songs" sung by Barney. [3]

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mister Sun" Traditional 1:05
2. "I'd Love to Sail" Willy Welch 1:25
3. "Icy, Creamy Ice Cream"
(Audio taken from "Making a Move!" with original spoken lines replaced by new sung ones by Barney and a kid chorus)
Welch 1:25
4. "My Kite" Stephen Bates BaltesLory Lazarus 1:17
5. "If I Lived Under the Sea" Parker 1:02
6. "Castles So High" Parker 1:40
7. "S'Mores"
(Audio taken from "Three Lines, Three Corners")
Bob Singleton 1:14
8. "I Love You" Lee Bernstein • Traditional 0:56
Total length: 10:09

Personnel

Credits for Let's Go to the Beach adapted from AllMusic.

Vocals

Managerial and creative

Visuals and imagery

  • Brian Neece - package designer

Production

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Various August 23, 2005 CD HIT • Koch
April 15, 2012[4] digital download HIT
April 10, 2020[5] digital download • streaming Mattel • Arts

Trivia

  • During the week of Aug. 31, 2020 - Sept. 6, 2020, "Mister Sun" peaked at No. 65 on the iTunes Top 100 Songs in Singapore.[6]

References

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