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Pokémon 2.B.A. Master

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Pokémon 2.B.A. Master
Music From The Hit TV Series
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CD cover art featuring a Poké Ball
Release date June 29, 1999
By 4Kids Entertainment and KOCH Records
Catalogue number KOC-MC-8901
KOC-CD-8901
Number of tracks 13

Pokémon 2.B.A. Master is a soundtrack album featuring various English Pokémon songs, both from and inspired by the anime. It was released on CD and audio cassette on June 29, 1999 by 4Kids Entertainment and KOCH Records.

The CD version included the full video of the first Pokérap, playable on Windows and Macintosh computers.

The album had numerous international releases in countries where 4Kids distributed the anime, including French, Spanish, German, and Portuguese.

Tracklist

  1. Pokémon Theme - Jason Paige [3:18]
  2. 2.B.A. Master - Russell Velázquez [4:04]
  3. Viridian City - Jason Paige and Andre Betts [3:29]
  4. What Kind of Pokémon Are You? - Joshua Tyler [3:41]
  5. My Best Friends - Ray Greene [3:29]
  6. Everything Changes - Sheila Brody [4:40]
  7. The Time Has Come (Pikachu's Goodbye) - Marti Lebow [3:05]
  8. Pokémon (Dance Mix) - Vicki Sue Robinson [3:53]
  9. Double Trouble (Team Rocket) - Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Maddie Blaustein, and Ted Lewis [3:53]
  10. Together Forever - J. P. Hartmann [3:55]
  11. Misty's Song - Yvette Laboy [4:43]
  12. PokéRAP - James "D Train" Williams and Babi Floyd [3:03]
  13. You Can Do It (If You Really Try) - John Loeffler [3:09]

Chart performance

Country Chart Year Peak
position
Australia Flag.png Australian Albums Chart 1999 20
New Zealand Flag.png New Zealand Albums Chart 1999 50
United States Flag.png US Billboard 200 1999 90
United States Flag.png US Billboard Kid Albums 1999 1

Sales and certifications

Country Chart Certification Sales
United States Flag.png RIAA Gold 500,000^
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Gallery

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Canadian French cover artwork
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German cover artwork
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European Portuguese cover artwork
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Latin American Spanish cover artwork
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Trivia

  • The lyrics booklet misspells Poké Ball as "Pokéball".
  • Three books of sheet music were released of the music from this album. There are two for piano - Pokémon 2.B.A. Master and Pokémon Five-Finger Piano, and one for recorder, Pokémon 2.B.A. Master: Recorder Fun!.
  • In France, a special edition version of this album was released. This special edition included a second disc containing several remixes.
  • On the iTunes release, the album was named Pokémon: 2.B.A. Master (Music from the TV series).
  • The Norwegian lyrics are most likely based off of the Danish ones as some of the lyrics are nearly identical. It could also be the other way around as both the Danish and Norwegian albums are only known to be released in the year of 2000.

In other languages



Anime soundtracks: Pokémon 2.B.A. Master (1999) • Totally Pokémon (2001) • Pokémon X (2007)
Movie soundtracks: Pokémon the First Movie (1999) • Pokémon the Movie 2000 (2000) • Pokémon 3: The Ultimate Soundtrack (2001)
Movie scores: Pokémon the First Movie (2000) • Pokémon the Movie 2000 (2001)
Games soundtracks: Pokémon Gotta Catch the Sound! (2000) • XY Super Music Collection (2013) • FRLG Super Music Collection (2013)
HGSS Super Music Collection (2014) • RS Super Music Collection (2014) • DP Super Music Collection (2014)
BW Super Music Collection (2014) • B2W2 Super Music Collection (2014) • ORAS Super Music Collection (2014)
Other albums: Pokémon Gotta Catch 'em Live! (2001) • Pokémon Christmas Bash (2001)
Singles: Don't Say You Love Me (1999) • Pokémon Theme (1999; Unofficial) • Pokémon World (2000) • The Power of One (2000)
Other: Music from 4Kids TV (2005) • Exclusive Target Mix! (2007) • Exclusive Toys R Us Mix! (2007)


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