The soundtrack for the brand new Lion King remake is formally right here. Stream the discharge in full under by way of Apple Music or Spotify.
Gathering a complete of 19 tracks, the OST options a number of compositions from the unique Disney movie, re-recorded by the remake’s star-studded forged. That features Beyoncé and Donald Glover (aka Infantile Gambino) who duet on the lately teased “Can You Really feel the Love Tonight”. Different actors showing embrace Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), and John Oliver (Zazu).
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The Lion King OST additionally marks the return of each Elton John and Tim Rice, whose songs from the 1994 animated movie took residence Oscars and Grammys. The pair re-teamed for an all-new observe known as “By no means Too Late”. Queen Bey, too, contributed a brand new track in “Spirit”, which can be set to seem on her personal Lion King companion album, The Present.
South African producer and composer Lebo M, recognizable for his African choir preparations on the unique OST, returned for the 2019 remake, as properly. Along with engaged on “By no means Too Late”, he joined Hans Zimmer in revisiting the traditional rating.
What’s extra, Pharrell Williams contributed manufacturing to quite a lot of tracks, together with “I Simply Can’t Wait to Be King”, “Can You Really feel the Love Tonight”, “Hakuna Matata”, and “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”. Likelihood the Rapper, who has a job within the remake, sadly doesn’t seem on the soundtrack.
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In an interview with Fandango, director Jon Favreau mentioned Bey’s “Spirit” and the way she labored with each Lebo M. and Hans Zimmer.
“They have been all collaborating along with her and serving to to carry this new piece of music into a movie the place there’s already a really established musical persona to the piece. So it was good of them to have them working along with her to permit the brand new track to really feel organically part of the brand new manufacturing.”
Bodily editions of The Lion King OST are due out July 19th, the identical day the movie opens in theaters.
The Lion King 2019 Soundtrack Tracklist: