The Nightmare Before Christmas: the Music (Part I)


An original "Reindeer" stop-motion animation puppet from the movie "The Nightmare before Christmas" MARK RALSTON / Staff/Getty Images

Danny Elfman's contribution to Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is enormous, as the composer not only wrote the score, but helped with story development by writing the songs. He even stars as the lead singer. Elfman's songs are discussed, along with stories behind this musical's development.