The Baha Men may be one-hit wonders -- their one hit being, of course, the novelty record "Who Let the Dogs Out" -- but that song, which was featured in Rugrats in Paris and, later, Men in Black II, certainly generated plenty of more movie and television work for them. This album is full of songs with a similarly festive feel recorded for a series of comedies (Miss Congeniality, Rat Race) and children's films (Scooby Doo, The Little Vampire, My Father the Hero, Shrek, Big Fat Liar), as well as kids' TV shows (Malcolm in the Middle, Stanley). Nothing has the bizarre appeal of "Who Let the Dogs Out," but the Caribbean music is unfailingly pleasant, with frequent references to other familiar pop songs (e.g., "You All Dat" from Malcolm in the Middle borrows heavily from "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," and "Crocodile Rock" from the movie Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course is the Elton John hit with altered lyrics). This album will be enjoyed both by fans of island sounds and children whose viewing fare includes the movies and TV shows in which the songs were used.
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AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann