"The Simpsons Theme" was composed by Danny Elfman in 1989 for the animated television series named "The Simpsons".
"The Simpsons Theme" was included on the album under the name "The Simpsons Main Title Theme".
The project was one of the most important that Elfman has ever made. It took Elfman just three days to write it.
The theme appears in the opening sequence of the movie, but also during the second season, and at the beginning of the third season.
The piano sheet music for "The Simpsons Theme" can be easily found online for free on our website. The score is composed in the originally key of C major, but can be transposed to any other key.
"The Simpsons Theme" free piano sheet music is a good way to improve your piano skills, considering that there are sheets adapted starting from the beginner level and ending with the advanced ones. The theme is ranged for G3-C6 and scored for piano, chords and instrumental solo.
Also there are some versions of sheet music for "The Simpsons Theme" scored for piano solo only.
The great success of the track was clearly seen in 1990, when the theme was nominated for "Outstanding Achievement in Main Title Theme Music" at the Emmy. Six years later, great awards were coming for the composer, Danny Elfman. In 1996, 1998 and in 2003 the track won the BMI TV Music Award.
The song got popular in no time and it didn’t take too long until the song was covered by many artists and bands like Fall Out Boy, Tito Puente, Sigur Ros. The song received even an amazing a cappella version, made by Canvas.
Maybe the most memorable cover of the song was made by Green Day. Their version was recorded as a single, on January 1st 2007, and belongs on the album "The Simpsons Movie: The Music", which was released on July 24th 2007. This version got a lot of success and got No. 6 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, No. 19 on the UK Singles Chart, while on the UK download chart it reached No. 16.
For those who enjoy the piano practice, "The Simpsons Theme" piano tabs are really a great way to have some fun.