Pokémon the First Movie (soundtrack)

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Pokémon the First Movie
Music from and inspired by the motion picture
CD cover art featuring Mew and Mewtwo
Release date November 9, 1999
By Atlantic Records
Catalogue number {{{catalogue_number}}}
Number of tracks 16

Pokémon the First Movie is the name of the soundtrack to the first English-language Pokémon movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back, and the first English-language Pikachu short, Pikachu's Vacation. It was produced by Atlantic Records, and its catalog number is 83261. It was released in the United States on November 9, 1999. The CD's total length is 60:16.

It is one of the few English Pokémon soundtracks not available in the iTunes store, possibly due to difficulty with licensing as many contemporary pop stars performed on the album. Buyers of this CD could mail a proof of purchase of the CD to receive a promotional Jigglypuff card.

The album is a HyperCD, containing "exclusive film footage" as CD-ROM data. This data consisted of a link to a hidden website that hosted the footage.

Track listing

  1. Pokémon Theme - Billy Crawford [3:22]
  2. Don't Say You Love Me - M2M [3:46]
  3. It Was You - Ashley Ballard and So Plush [4:18]
  4. We're a Miracle - Christina Aguilera [4:12]
  5. Soda Pop - Britney Spears [3:23]
  6. Somewhere Someday - 'N Sync [4:07]
  7. Get Happy - B*Witched [3:06]
  8. (Hey You) Free Up Your Mind - Emma Bunton [3:24]
  9. Fly With Me - 98 Degrees [3:52]
  10. Lullaby - Mandah [4:00]
  11. Vacation - Vitamin C [3:20]
  12. Makin' My Way (Any Way That I Can) - Billie [4:25]
  13. Catch Me if You Can - Angela Via [3:28]
  14. (Have Some) Fun with the Funk - Aaron Carter [3:34]
  15. If Only Tears Could Bring You Back - Midnight Sons [4:03]
  16. Brother My Brother - Blessid Union of Souls [3:49]


  • The Latin American version of this soundtrack included a hidden bonus track - the Spanish version of Pokémon Theme performed by Álvaro Véliz.
  • A lot of these songs were never featured in the actual movie- in fact, some of them were recorded before the movie was even made.

Anime soundtracks: Pokémon 2.B.A. Master (1999) • Totally Pokémon (2001) • Pokémon X (2007) • Pokémon Movie Music Collection (2017)
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)
SM Super Music Collection (2016)
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: Pokémon Daily Express CD-ROM (2001) • Gotta Catch 'Em All (2001) • Music from 4Kids TV (2005)
Exclusive Target Mix! (2007) • Exclusive Toys R Us Mix! (2007)

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