Let's Wiggle

The Wiggles

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Let's Wiggle Review

by Adrian Zupp

This U.S. collection of early Wiggles material offers up 22 sunny songs, the majority of which are under two minutes in length. Not a concept disc like most of the group's releases, Let's Wiggle nevertheless reflects many of the ideas that the children's music superstars from Australia would later expand on. Hence, you'll find bright original numbers for the tots to dance to, some traditional songs, and a dash of ethnic variety. Most of the numbers are cheery but there are also some more laid-back cuts, such as the peaceful "The Dreaming Song" (a reference to the legendary "dream time" of the Australian Aborigine people), complete with didgeridoo. The guys "sugar up" rock & roll, country, folk, and other musical forms as they deliver such goodies as the bouncy big-band number "Get Ready to Wiggle," the fiddle-riddled jig "Silver Bells (That Ring in the Night)," the traditional sea shanty "Bound for South Australia," and the extra-jolly marching song "I Look in the Mirror." From start to finish, it's clear that the Wiggles understand kids and how to regale and engage them. A swag of great songs with fun themes and positive messages.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 The Wiggles 02:05 SpotifyAmazon
2 The Wiggles 01:25 SpotifyAmazon
3 The Wiggles 02:15 SpotifyAmazon
4 The Wiggles 01:52 SpotifyAmazon
5 The Wiggles 01:06 SpotifyAmazon
6 The Wiggles 02:27 SpotifyAmazon
7 The Wiggles 01:59 SpotifyAmazon
8 The Wiggles 01:25 SpotifyAmazon
9 The Wiggles 01:28 SpotifyAmazon
The Wiggles 02:13 SpotifyAmazon
11 The Wiggles 01:01 SpotifyAmazon
12 The Wiggles 01:11 SpotifyAmazon
13 The Wiggles 01:07 SpotifyAmazon
14 The Wiggles 01:21 SpotifyAmazon
15 The Wiggles 02:12 SpotifyAmazon
16 The Wiggles 01:44 SpotifyAmazon
17 The Wiggles 01:34 SpotifyAmazon
18 The Wiggles 02:05 SpotifyAmazon
19 The Wiggles 01:09 SpotifyAmazon
20 The Wiggles 01:14 SpotifyAmazon
21 The Wiggles 01:41 SpotifyAmazon
22 The Wiggles 01:46 SpotifyAmazon
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