Warner Music Group Relaunches Sesame Street Records
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and Arts Music, a division of Warner Music Group, have announced the re-launch of Sesame Street Records in the United States and Canada. The multi-year partnership is set to feature new releases from the beloved children’s television show. Plus, the label’s entire back catalog of recordings will be available across digital streaming and download platforms.
“Music has always been a vital way for audiences to connect with Sesame Street as we work toward our mission of helping kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger and kinder,” shared Sesame Workshop’s President of Media & Education and Chief Operating Officer Steve Youngwood in a statement. Sesame Workshop and Arts Music’s deal is set to include “never-before-released music from current and past seasons of Sesame Street, including appearances by pop stars and other notable celebrities; new thematic compilations aligned with educational topics featured in current and upcoming seasons of Sesame Street; and new cover songs and parodies that originate outside of the TV show.”
Among the new crop of releases, which includes the “Letters” series and “All-Time Favorites,” is the holiday compilation It’s Christmas Time!. Stream the collection of holiday songs below: