A Bug's Life is the soundtrack album for the 1998 film of the same name. It was released on September 15, 1998 through Walt Disney Records. The first track is a song called "The Time of Your Life" written and performed by Randy Newman, while all the others are orchestral cues. The album has gone off the market but is available for purchase on iTunes. A "For Your Consideration" version was released with complete track listings.

The score won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition. All songs written and composed by Randy Newman.

Track listing

  1. The Time of Your Life - written and performed by Randy Newman
  2. The Flik Machine
  3. Seed to Tree
  4. Red Alert
  5. Hopper and His Gang
  6. Flik Leaves
  7. Circus Bugs
  8. The City
  9. Robin Hood
  10. Return to Colony
  11. Flik's Return
  12. Loser
  13. Dot's Rescue
  14. Atta
  15. Don't Come Back
  16. Grasshoppers' Return
  17. The Bird Flies
  18. Ants Fight Back
  19. Victory
  20. A Bug's Life Suite

  1. Main Title
  2. Flik's Machine
  3. Seed To Tree
  4. Red Alert
  5. Hopper and His Gang
  6. Flik Leaves
  7. Circus Bugs
  8. Clown Waltz
  9. Manto The Magnificent
  10. The City
  11. Robin Hood
  12. Flying Home
  13. Flik's Return
  14. Loser
  15. Dot's Rescue
  16. Atta Apologizes
  17. Building The Bird
  18. Don't Come Back
  19. The Last Grain
  20. Grasshoppers' Return
  21. Convincing Flik
  22. The Bird Flies
  23. Rainstorm / The Last Hop
  24. All Is Well
  25. The Time Of Your Life - written and performed by Randy Newman

  1. Logos
  2. Main Title
  3. Atta and the Queen
  4. Flik's Machine
  5. Seed to Tree
  6. Red Alert
  7. Hopper and His Gang
  8. Scare Tactics
  9. Flik's Plan
  10. Flik Leaves
  11. P.T. Flea Circus
  12. Circus Bugs
  13. Clown Waltz
  14. Manto the Magnificent
  15. Flaming Death
  16. Water Drops
  17. The City
  18. Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me
  19. Rhapsody Blues
  20. The Itsy Bitsy Spider
  21. Robin Hood
  22. Flying Home
  23. Return to Colony
  24. Flik's Return
  25. Welcome Dinner
  26. 2nd Grade Presentation
  27. Loser
  28. Dot's Rescue
  29. Atta Apologies
  30. Battle Plans
  31. Building the Bird
  32. La Cucaracha / Jolly Good Fellow
  33. It's Not About Food
  34. Celebration
  35. Battle Stations
  36. P.T. Flea Arrives
  37. Circus Performers
  38. Don't Come Back
  39. The Last Grain
  40. Grasshoppers' Return
  41. Dot's Wings
  42. Finding Flik
  43. Convincing Flik
  44. Returning to the Island
  45. The Circus
  46. The Bird Flies
  47. Flik Stands Up
  48. Ants Fight Back
  49. Rainstorm / The Last Hop
  50. All Is Well
  51. The Time of Your Life - written and performed by Randy Newman

Note: The isolated score varies. Some adjustments were made to lessen the silence/repetition in some tracks.


  • Music by Randy Newman
  • Album produced by Randy Newman and Frank Wolf
  • Executive Album Producer: Chris Montan
  • Music recorded and mixed by Frank Wolf at Sony Pictures Scoring Stage, Signet Soundelux Studios, and Conway Studios
  • Orchestrations by Jonathan Sacks, Don Davis, Ira Hearshen
  • Supervising Music Editor: Lori Eschler Frystak
  • Associate Music Editor: Bruno Coon
  • Assistant Music Editor: Brenda Heins
  • Music Production Supervisor: Andrew Page
  • Music Production Manager: Tom MacDougall
  • Music Contractor: Sandy De Crescent
  • Vocal Contractor: Luana Jackman
  • Music Preparation: Jo Ann Kane Music Service
  • Recording Assistants: Sue McLean, Greg Dennen, Mark Eshelman, Pat Weber, Rich Weingart, Tulio Torrinello, Sean O'Dwyer
  • Album mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab
  • Special thanks to Nicole Dooley
  • Album art direction by Luis M. Fernández
  • Album Design by Marcella Wong
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