The Brave soundtrack was composed by Patrick Doyle. It also features two original songs performed by Scottish Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis and written by Alex Mandel, and one original song performed by Birdy and Mumford & Sons. Walt Disney Records released the soundtrack on both CD album and digital download on June 19, 2012.
For the Spanish soundtrack, Indie-folk singer Russian Red performed the Spanish version of "Touch the Sky" (Volaré) and "Into the Open Air" (A la luz del sol). The Italian versions of "Touch the Sky" (Il Cielo Toccherò) and "Into the Open Air" (Tra Vento e Aria) are performed by the soul-blues singer Noemi.
"Tha Mo Ghaol Air Àird A' Chuain", a Scottish Gaelic song from Julie Fowlis' album Mar a tha mo chridhe features in official trailers for the film, but do not feature on the soundtrack.
All music composed by Patrick Doyle, except "Touch the Sky" (music by Alex Mandel, lyrics by Mandel and Mark Andrews), "Into the Open Air" (music and lyrics by Mandel), and "Learn Me Right" (music and lyrics by Mumford & Sons).
- Touch the Sky (Performed by Julie Fowlis)
- Into the Open Air (Performed by Julie Fowlis)
- Learn Me Right (Performed by Birdy - with Mumford & Sons)
- Fate and Destiny (Score)
- The Games (Score)
- I Am Merida (Score)
- Remember to Smile (Score)
- Merida Rides Away (Score)
- The Witch's Cottage (Score)
- Song of Mor'du (Performed by Billy Connolly and Cast)
- Through the Castle (Score)
- Legends Are Lessons (Score)
- Show Us the Way (Score)
- Mum Goes Wild (Score)
- In Her Heart (Score)
- Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal) (Performed by Emma Thompson and Peigi Barker)
- Not Now! (Score)
- Get the Key (Score)
- We've Both Changed (Score)
- Merida's Home (Score)