Listen to Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from the Lion King Album
July 10, 2019
Oh, the pride we’re feeling!
Beyonce’s first song from her album The Lion King: The Gift released and we can’t keep calm! The new song called Spirit will feature in the movie too.
The full album The Lion King: The Gift releases on July 19, so keep ’em calendars marked! The album features “global recording artists” and is “steeped in the sounds of Africa”.
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Just Announced: "The Lion King: The Gift," a new album of songs featuring global recording artists and steeped in the sounds of Africa, produced and curated by @Beyonce Knowles-Carter, will be released July 19. "Spirit," the single from the album and from the soundtrack for The Lion King, will be available later tonight. https://smarturl.it/beyoncespirit
In addition to album, Walt Disney Records will release the original soundtrack on July 11. It features “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” with Queen Bey who plays Nala and Donald Glover who plays Simba.
In a statement released by Beyonce she said “This is a new experience of storytelling. I wanted to do more than find a collection of songs that were inspired by the film. It is a mixture of genres and collaboration that isn’t one sound. It is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip hop and Afro Beat.”
She continued, “Each song was written to reflect the film’s storytelling that gives the listener a chance to imagine their own imagery, while listening to a new contemporary interpretation. It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artists but also produced by the best African producers. Authenticity and heart were important to me.”
Us right now “Long live Queen Bey”.