Missing Link Soundtrack: Listen To ‘Do-Dilly-Do (A Friend Like You)’ By Walter Martin With Song Lyrics!

From Laika Entertainment, the studio which brought us Academy Award®-nominated films such as Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, comes Missing Link featuring score by Carter Burwell (AnomalisaThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and the track, “Do-Dilly-Do (A Friend Like You)” by Walter Martin of The Walkmen. Martin is also known for his award-winning family albums (2014’s We’re All Young Together and 2017’s My Kinda Music) and two critically acclaimed albums for adults (2016’s Arts & Leisure and 2018’s Reminisce Bar & Grill). Listen to “Do-Dilly-Do (A Friend Like You)” with song lyrics below!

The toe-tapper recalls some of Randy Newman’s film song work, with the same lighthearted sense of bonhomie. – Melinda Newman, Billboard

MISSING LINK, an Annapurna Pictures Release of a LAIKA Film, in theaters Friday, April 12!

“Do-Dilly-Do (A Friend Like You)”
by Walter Martin

Oh, what a mystery
This crazy world can be
And all the wild stuff that I’ve been through
Searching all around for something true
I went clear from here to Timbuktu
’Til I finally found a friend like you

No I’m not too sure
What I’m always searching for
But I’m searching each day
’Til the day gets late
And wake up on the floor

Buddy I don’t know
Just where that river flows
Yeah all I see
That’s guiding me
Is the fuzz on the end of my nose

But I believe
In destiny
Or whatever it is that brought a friend like you to me

So we sing
La Di Da Di Do De Li Do
A friend like you

Buddy I know you got my back
You even laugh at my cheap wisecracks
And if I fell down, and got turned around you’d put me right back on track

And I’m looking out for you
Cuz buddy I’m a good buddy too
And if you’re in despair you know I’d be there ‘cause that’s what good buddies do

And believe
Camaraderie
Can help us solve all world’s great mysteries

As we sing
La Di Da Di Do De Li Do
A friend like you

HIT IT BUDDY!
(solo)

Everybody now!
La Di Da Di Do De Li Do
A friend like you

What’d I do to get a friend like you?
What’d I do to get a friend like you?
What’d I do…
To get a friend like you

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