Check out Tyler, The Creator’s festive tune from ‘The Grinch’ soundtrack

The Pharrell-narrated reboot is out next month

Tyler, The Creator‘s version of the theme from The Grinch has been released. Stream the animated lyric video below.

The track, titled ‘You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch’, is taken from the soundtrack to the upcoming Dr. Seuss reboot. It was teased in the movie’s trailer last month. Tyler also penned an original track called ‘I Am the Grinch’ for the CGI Christmas movie.

Other artists featured on the OST include Run-DMC, The Supremes and longtime Tim Burton collaborator Danny Elfman. The latter sang songs as Jack Skellington in Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.


See the full tracklist for The Grinch soundtrack below.

01 Tyler, the Creator: “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”
02 Tyler, the Creator: “I Am the Grinch”
03 Run-D.M.C.: “Christmas Is”
04 Jackie Wilson: “Deck the Halls”
05 The Brian Setzer Orchestra: “Run Rudolph Run”
06 The Supremes: “Favorite Things”
07 Buster Poindexter and His Banshees of Blue: “Zat You Santa Claus?”
08 Run-D.M.C.: “Christmas in Hollis”
09 The Brian Setzer Orchestra: “Jingle Bells”
10 Nat King Cole: “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)”
11 Pentatonix: “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
12 Danny Elfman: “A Wonderful Awful Idea”
13 Danny Elfman: “Stealing Christmas”

The 2018 remake of The Grinch is also released November 9. It stars Pharrell Williams as the narrator of the festive tale – along with Benedict Cumberbatch, Kenan Thompson, and Angela Lansbury.

Meanwhile, Tyler, The Creator recently released a new instrumental version of his 2015 album ‘Cherry Bomb’.


Tyler’s last full-length release, ‘Flower Boy’ was released in 2017. As well as his musical contributions to The Grinch, he has recently compiled a playlist from his school days for Solange‘s Saint Heron.