Take the magic of theme park experiences home with these attraction areas musical videos. Perhaps one of the best escape tools around, YouTube, has a host of friendly and inviting area music from favored park places.
Perfect for a brief escape from daily stress or great for that anticipated trip to an enchanted getaway, these videos evoke amazing ambiance and memories. From attraction areas to entrance medleys, enjoy these seven music videos capturing magical moods and excitement.
Rides and shows might be the meat and potatoes of any theme park experience. However, it’s the small, unseen things that take experiences to a new level. Theme park experts at Disney and Universal know this and carefully select music appropriate for almost every themed inch of their parks. Thanks to a few thoughtful fans, the magic of this music has been captured and shared via YouTube music videos.
1. The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has some of the most memorable magical tunes around.
2. California Adventure and Disneyland park (Anaheim, California) share a common esplanade. How many of these Disney songs do you recognize?
3. Matched to the King Arthur Carousel and Dumbo, this Fantasyland fun is sure to evoke a few smiles.
4. Space Mountain mesmerizes with futuristic sounds, adding ambiance to the queue.
5. With a bit of jazz flair, this Carthay Circle Restaurant and Lounge loop reveals a more refined sound.
6. EPCOT Center (now Epcot) has some of the most uplifting and hopeful sounding music around. Clearly, this is evidenced by this high-energy entrance mix.
7. Ultimately, for those who want to de-stress, the ocean’s relaxing, rhythmic waves bubble through in this soothing 10-hour loop of Living Seas sounds, also from Epcot.
A Final Note
Whether taking a break to breathe in the ambiance, recalling fun family times or preparing for the next theme park adventure, these seven selections of area music from the parks are perfect for playlists. However, they are just the tip of the musical iceberg when it comes to ambient amazement to discover amid the music videos of YouTube.
Don’t miss Part 2 where we explore the music from Universal Studios.
Which of these theme park music mixes make magic for you? Please share a note or two in the comments.
Source and images: Michael Gavin, ITM Archives, YouTube