Nomination reaction: Alan Menken

Best original song, 'Tangled'

Even with 18 past noms under his belt, Oscar nominations day never gets old for composer Alan Menken, nommed for the tune “I See the Light” from the Disney toon “Tangled.”

“Every project is your own child, so if your fifth child graduated from college you would feel just the same as your first child graduating,” he said. “With this being my 19th it’s just as great as the first.”

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