The tune’s energetic echoes can be heard in Randy’s big band, 30s-style swing theme from A BUG’S LIFE, which is first heard as the heroic ant Flick goes searching for help in the big bug city, the melody then reprised as he and his colony construct a bird-sized machine to put the fear of being gobbled up in the attacking locusts. But there’s only joy to be found in Newman’s bravura writing for his brass ensemble.