Strange Things (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Strange Things disney song music“Strange Things” is a song from the 1995 Disney/Pixar animated film “Toy Story“. The song is performed by Randy Newman, who wrote the music and lyrics for the film.

In the song, Woody, the film’s main character, reflects on his changing circumstances and uncertain future as a toy. The lyrics reflect Woody’s feelings of isolation and fear as he struggles to adjust to the arrival of a new toy, Buzz Lightyear, and the changing dynamics of his relationship with the other toys in Andy’s room.

“Strange Things” was well-received by audiences and critics and helped to establish Randy Newman as a prominent composer in the world of animation. The song’s haunting melody and introspective lyrics set it apart from the film’s other, more upbeat songs, and it has become a fan favorite among Disney and Pixar fans.

“Strange Things” is one of several classic songs from “Toy Story”, which was a groundbreaking film for its use of computer animation and its imaginative storytelling. The film went on to become a critical and commercial success, spawning multiple sequels and becoming a beloved part of the Disney/Pixar canon.

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  • Song Written By: Randy Newman
  • Song Performed By: Randy Newman
  • Year Released: 1995

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