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"Racing To The Rainbow" is the 28th Wiggles album which was released on the 28th of August, 2006. It won the 2006 ARIA Music Award for Best Children's Album. The accompanying video was released on September 7, 2006.

The songs "Run, Run, Run Away (A Storm Is On Its Way)" and "Baa-Baa Black Sheep" don't appear in the album, although do on the DVD.

Tracklist

Early

  1. Intro (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  2. Here Come The Chicken (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  3. Bump-A-Deedle (M Reynolds)
  4. Music Box Dancer (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, F Mills)
  5. Shakin' Like a Leafy Tree (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  6. Run, Run, Run Away (A Storm Is On Its Way) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, P Field)
  7. Teddy Bears' Big Day Out (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  8. Rainbow Of Colors (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  9. Blow Up Your Balloon (Huff and Huff and Puff) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  10. The Chew Chew Song (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, D Lindsay)
  11. The Princess of the Sea (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, B Clarke, S Moran)
  12. Polly Put The Kettle On (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Paddick)
  13. Do the Daddy Long Legs (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  14. Stamp Your Feet (To the Heavy Beat) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  15. He's a Bird! What a Bird! (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Paddick)
  16. The Tra-La-La Song (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  17. Huddle, Huddle, Huddle Along (The Football Song) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  18. The Wheels on the Bus (V Hills arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  19. Go to Sleep Jeff (Brahms' Lullaby) (from Go to Sleep Jeff) (J Brahms arr. A Lindsay, D Lindsay, M Lindsay, M Schattovits, S Machamer)
  20. Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  21. Rockin' on the Water (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Field)
  22. Five Little Ducks (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  23. Everybody Dance! (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  24. Love Train (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, K Gamble, L Huff)

Final

  1. Intro (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  2. Here Come The Chicken (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  3. Bump-A-Deedle (M Reynolds)
  4. Music Box Dancer (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, F Mills)
  5. Shakin' Like a Leafy Tree (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  6. Teddy Bears' Big Day Out (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  7. Rainbow Of Colors (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  8. Blow Up Your Balloon (Huff and Huff and Puff) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  9. The Chew Chew Song (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, D Lindsay)
  10. The Princess of the Sea (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, B Clarke, S Moran)
  11. Polly Put The Kettle On (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Paddick)
  12. Do the Daddy Long Legs (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  13. Stamp Your Feet (To the Heavy Beat) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  14. He's a Bird! What a Bird! (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Paddick)
  15. The Tra-La-La Song (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  16. Huddle, Huddle, Huddle Along (The Football Song) (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  17. The Wheels on the Bus (V Hills arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  18. Go to Sleep Jeff (Brahms' Lullaby) (from Go to Sleep Jeff) (J Brahms arr. A Lindsay, D Lindsay, M Lindsay, M Schattovits, S Machamer)
  19. Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  20. Rockin' on the Water (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, P Field)
  21. Five Little Ducks (Trad. Arr. M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page)
  22. Everybody Dance! (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field, D Lindsay)
  23. Love Train (M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, K Gamble, L Huff)

Personnel

Staff

  • Producers: Anthony Field
  • Music Arrangers: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field and Dominic Lindsay
  • Lyric Arrangers: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Brett Clarke, John Field, Paul Field, Sam Moran and Paul Paddick
  • Composers: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Malvina Reynolds, Frank Mills, John Field, Dominic Lindsay, Angela Lindsay and Margaret Lindsay
  • Song Lyricists: Greg Page, Malvina Reynolds, John Field, Sam Moran, Brett Clarke, Paul Paddick and Paul Field
  • Dialogue Lyricists: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field, Paul Field, Greg Page and Paul Paddick
  • Original Song Ideas: John Field, Paul Field and Greg Page
  • Engineered by: Alex Keller
  • The Wiggles are. Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Greg Page

Trivia

  • The song Here Come The Chicken first appeared in Sailing Around the World. A partial live-action version first appeared in TV Series 5 episode Animal Charades.
  • Sam Moran who later became the Yellow Wiggle in November 2006 wrote the lyrics for The Princess of the Sea with Brett Clarke & Greg Page.
  • Anthony's brother Paul wrote the lyrics for Rockin' on the Water with John Field & Greg Page.
  • They wrote all the songs for this album in January 2006 except for Here Come The Chicken which was written in January 2005 after that they went on to write songs for their upcoming album Getting Strong! which was supposed to be released in December 2006 but got cancelled & pushed back to May 2007 due to Greg's departure.
  • The song Run, Run, Run Away (A Storm Is On Its Way) was supposed to be on this album but it was cut out at the last minute, due to time constraints.
  • Kamahl and Georgie Parker guest star in Love Train.
  • This was the last album to feature Sam Moran on backing vocals.
  • This was the only album to feature Derek Antunes on drums alongside Tony Henry who as been the drummer for The Wiggles since 1993.
  • The ideas for the songs were provided by Greg Page, John & Paul Field.
  • This was also the only album to be recorded at Tiger Sound before they recorded the final release of their upcoming album Getting Strong! at Hot Potato Studios in January 2007.
  • The Go to Sleep Jeff song is reused from the title of the album.
  • John Field and Dominic Lindsay writes the music and lyrics for most of the songs such as Shakin' Like a Leafy Tree.
  • Love Train is the only song that doesn't appear on DVD.

Gallery

Album Booklet

See here

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