Paul McCartney and the Frog
This song was recorded in 1980 and featured on the 1983 album Pipes of Peace, with the single only
being released in the UK. The
Frog Chorus comprises St.
Choir and the King's Singers.
It is from the animation Rupert
and the Frog Song, which was released as an accompaniment to Give My Regards to Broad Street in
theatres. Rupert the Bear was a favourite character of Paul McCartney as a
child and after he had bought the rights to Rupert he recorded the
soundtrack for a full-length film, which never transpired. Originally released in 1983, it
reached No. 3 in the
in June 1984 and No. 32 in 1985, and was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for
Best Film Theme of 1984.