|BURBANK, Calif., (May 7, 2003) -- After two weeks at retail, "The Lizzie McGuire Movie Soundtrack" is certified gold (shipping over 500,000 units) and moves up to the #9 position on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart and is ranked at #2 on Billboard's Soundtrack Chart. "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" released May 2nd is number #2 at the box office and has grossed over $18.5 million to date.
In other chart topping news, "The Lizzie McGuire TV Soundtrack" (from "Lizzie McGuire" the hit Disney Channel Original Series) jumps up to the #5 position on Billboard's Soundtrack Chart; the CD has been in the top 10 for 39 weeks since its release on August 18, 2002.
Only in theatres, Disney's "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" serves up the comic foibles of lovable Lizzie McGuire and her pals Gordo, Kate, and Ethan, who all pack their bags and plan to live la dolce vita while on a class trip to Italy. But is Italy ready for Lizzie McGuire?!
Walt Disney Pictures presents "The Lizzie McGuire Movie," directed by Jim Fall and written by Susan Estelle Jansen and Ed Decter & John J. Strauss, based on characters created by Terri Minsky. Stan Rogow produces and David Roessell and Terri Minsky executive produce. Buena Vista Pictures distributes.
"The Lizzie McGuire Movie Soundtrack" also includes songs from the movie like Atomic Kitten's version of "The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling)," "All Around The World" by Cooler Kids, "What Dreams Are Made Of (Ballad Version)" performed by the movie's Italian pop duo of Paolo and Isabella, "Shining Star" by Jump 5, "Open Your Eyes (To Love)" by LMNT, "You Make Me Feel Like A Star (Lizzie Mix)" by The Beu Sisters, "Supermodel" by Taylor Dayne, "What Dreams Are Made Of" by none other than Lizzie McGuire herself, "On An Evening In Roma" by the legendary Dean Martin, the instrumental score "Orchestral Suite from The Lizzie McGuire Movie" and "Why Not (McMix)." Vitamin C's fresh new take on "Volare" and Haylie Duff's "Girl In The Band" round out the line-up on this upbeat soundtrack.
See "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" only in theatres nationwide. "The Lizzie McGuire Movie Soundtrack" was released on April 22, 2003 for a suggested CD retail price of $18.98. All Walt Disney Records audio products can also be ordered by visiting DisneyRecords.com.
SOURCE: Walt Disney Records