7 Musical Videos: Theme Park Sounds – Part 2 Universal Appeal

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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.

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In Part 1 we took a look at the music found in Disney parks, today we look at Universal Studios.

Universal Appeal

1. Ranging from upbeat to soothing, Universal Studios Hollywood’s entrance has an exciting collection of orchestral music.

2. How many movie themes do you recognize from this themed music loop? Visitors to Universal Studios Hollywood should recognize it from the Studio Tour Bridge area.

3. On the east coast, Universal Studios Florida’s entrance music includes several recognizable movie tunes.

4. Marvel Super Hero Island (Islands of Adventure) amps up the adrenaline. Guitar and drum beats add to the adventure.

5. “The Simpsons” TV show theme owes Danny Elfman for its creation. Boarding music for the Simpsons ride at Islands of Adventure has a similar sound.

6. Harry Potter arrived at Islands of Adventure via Hogsmeade Village. Helping to keep magic alive, this area medley sets the tone.

7. The newest addition to Jurassic Park, at Islands of Adventure (FL), Skull Island: Reign of Kong offers ominous ambiance.

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.

Universal Skull Island

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