Beyoncé, Pharrell, Childish Gambino & More Featured On “The Lion King” Soundtrack

    Beyoncé, Pharrell, Childish Gambino & More Featured On “The Lion King” Soundtrack

    Disney has unveiled the tracklist for its star-studded Lion King soundtrack. Beyoncé and Childish Gambino, who play Nala and Simba in the live action remake, have connected for a rendition of “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” which was previously teased in the upcoming film’s trailer.

    The soundtrack features new recordings of nostalgic classics from the original 1994 animated version, which was written by Elton John and Tim Rice and composed by Hans Zimmer. Pharrell handles production on “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Hakuna Matata,” “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Mbube.”

    The film also includes a new song, “Never Too Late,” sung by Elton John and an African choir, as well as appearances by Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, John Oliver as Zazu and Billy Eichner as Timon.

    The Lion King remake will be out in theaters July 19. The soundtrack will be available to stream July 11.

    Check out the 19-song tracklist below, except for song No. 14, which has yet to be announced.

    1. “Circle of Life”/“Nants’ Ingonyama” – Lindiwe Mkhize & Lebo M
    2. “Life’s Not Fair” – Hans Zimmer
    3. “Rafiki’s Fireflies” – Hans Zimmer
    4. “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” – JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph & John Oliver
    5. “Elephant Graveyard” – Hans Zimmer
    6. “Be Prepared” (2019 Version) – Chiwetel Ejiofor
    7. “Stampede” – Hans Zimmer
    8. “Scar Takes The Throne” – Hans Zimmer
    9. “Hakuna Matata” – Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, JD McCrary & Childish Gambino
    10. “Simba is Alive!” – Hans Zimmer
    11. “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen
    12. “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” – Beyoncé, Childish Gambino, Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen
    13. “Reflections of Mufasa” – Hans Zimmer
    14. TBA
    15. “Battle For Pride Rock” – Hans Zimmer
    16. “Remember” – Hans Zimmer
    17. “Never Too Late” – Elton John & Lebo M
    18. “He Lives In You” – Lebo M
    19. “Mbube” – Lebo M

    Source: Hip Hop Dx

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