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Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical will be showing in cinemas only in the UK and Ireland from November 25th; you can get tickets here. The film will then debut in select cinemas in Australia from December 8th and the US from December 9th before becoming widely available on Netflix on December 25th. (Netflix UK & Ireland Summer 2023).

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical (Soundtrack From The Netflix Film) will be released digitally on the 18th November and on CD on the 9th December.

Order CD/Download: https://soundtracks.lnk.to/matilda

Within the album’s 22 tracks are 12 songs written by Tim for the critically-acclaimed, award-winning West End production, newly-recorded by the film’s extraordinary cast: Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch, Andrea Riseborough, Stephen Graham, and newcomer Alisha Weir as Matilda. Track 22 is a special new song Tim wrote for the movie: ‘Still Holding My Hand’.

In addition, the soundtrack also includes 10 instrumental score pieces by Christopher Nightingale, music supervisor and orchestrator of the original stage production.

There’s a Songbook too! Available in the UK and Europe now from Musicroom. If you’re in the US and Canada you can preorder from Hal Leonard. They will both ship internationally and the folio will arrive on Australian shores shortly so it’s now available to preorder from Hal Leonard Australia.

The Songbook presents the 12 songs from the hit movie soundtrack, arranged for voice and piano with chord symbols, including ‘Still Holding My Hand’ which you can also acquire as Digital Sheet Music for Piano, Vocal and Guitar Chords or for Easy Piano from Sheet Music Direct.

Matilda the Musical Soundtrack Track List

1.Miracle**
2.Naughty**
3.The Acrobat and The Escapologist
4.School Song**
5.The Hammer**
6.Chokey Chant – Hide Me
7.And So The Great Day Arrived
8.The Biggest Burp
9.Bruce**
10.When I Grow Up**
11.The Most Dangerous feat
12.I’m Here**
13.The Smell of Rebellion**
14.The Newt – Stretchy Ears
15.Quiet**
16.Telekinesis
17.My House**
18.The Truth – Chokey Destruction
19.Day of Reckoning
20.Magnus Returns
21.Revolting Children**
22.Still Holding My Hand**

**Denotes album vocal tracks and those included in the Songbook.

Tim: “It’s now fifteen years since Matthew Warchus and Dennis Kelly asked me to help them create Matilda The Musical, and I never dreamed that the songs would still be finding new life now. Matilda The Musical has now been performed all over the world, in different accents, different languages, and by performers of all stripes; each of them bringing to the tale their own style, their own experiences, their own passion. This album is another — very, very exciting — chapter in the Matilda story.”

Christopher Nightingale: “The range and breadth of musical opportunity that this classic story offers up is a gift for any composer. The diversity of the songs is gloriously far-reaching, and my first job in writing the original score was to try and build a framework that might bind things together; find, create and extend common ground. I am incredibly lucky to have had the opportunity to write a score that has had such intrinsic value in a movie. Matthew Warchus is innately musical himself, and it’s excellent to work with someone who values and understands the role music plays in a story like this.”

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is directed by Matthew Warchus and with a screenplay by Dennis Kelly.

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Marc on 25th of December 2022

I just watched the film on Netflix. I loved it! I saw Matilda on Broadway and the changes for the movie are fantastic. The new Revolting Children sequence and the new song and ending are perfect.

Charlie on 21st of December 2022

I’d love to see the script

Lesley R on 1st of December 2022

All the family went to see the new Matilda film tonight! Absolutely BRILLIANT!!
It was a delight watching my 6 year old grandson his eyes were just glued to the screen. He gave it 100/10!!

Thank you Tim for the amazing music! Loved the new track
“Still holding my hand”

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