Top 10 Disney songs of all time
Today we present a subjective list of the most beautiful songs from Disney movies. Many of them were radio hits for weeks, and there were so many top songs from the Disney studio that it was really difficult to choose only 10. Would you add other songs? Write their titles in the comment below the article!
10. “Reflection” / Mulan
This charming ballad was first released in 1998. Voice in vocal parts was given by Lea Salonga. But the version of Christina Aguilera is at least equally delightful. That touching song teaches children how important in life is to remain themselves. If we want to look proudly at our reflections in the mirror, sometimes we should make difficult choices in life.
9. “Cruella De Vil” / 101 Dalmatians
Cruella is one of the most characteristics of Disney’s bad characters. This evil woman has kidnapped a bunch of cute puppies to turn them into a new coat. Fortunately, parents of the puppies and other animals came to the rescue, and the song reveals what kind of person Cruella really is. It’s a melody that once heard will remain in our memory for a long time.
8. “Under the Sea” / The Little Mermaid
This song debuted in 1989. In the original version, it was sung by Samuel E. Wright, who also played the role of the lovable crab Sebastian. The song has won a number of major music and film awards: Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe. “Under the Sea” delights us mainly with its beautiful melody and positive energy. When you hear it, you immediately feel like dancing.
7. “A Whole New World” / Aladdin
That song was released in 1992. It won an Oscar in 1993 and two Grammy Awards in 1994. That romantic, inspirational ballad performed by Lea Salong and Brad Kane, encourage us to cross our own boundaries and discover the beauty in the world around us.
6. “Circle of Life”/ The Lion King
Music for “Circle of Life” was composed by Sir Elton John, and the author of the text is Tim Rice. “Circle of Life” is the song that opens the film “The Lion King.” And it’s really an exceptional opening! Nominated for Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy, “Circle of Life” lost only to the legendary “Can you feel the love tonight”.
5. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” / Toy Story
This cheerful song was released in 1996 for “Toy Story”. Nominated for the Golden Globe and Oscar, however, lost to the song “Colorful Wind” from the film “Pocahontas”. It’s a very positive song that mixes pop and country styles. Its text is about the power of friendship.
4. “Colors of the Wind” / Pocahontas
The original version was sung by Judy Kuhn, the song won Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe. In its glory days, “Colors of the Wind” was adored by millions of little girls around the world.
3. “Let It Go” / Frozen
For many, it’s considered the most beautiful Disney song ever and in many rankings, it holds the honorable first place. In our ranking so far it takes third place. “Let It Go” won plenty of the most important film and music awards. In the original, sung by Idina Menzel.
2. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” / The Lion King
“Can You Feel the Love Tonight” is already a cult song. Composed by Elton John, with the lyrics of Tim Rice appears during a scene where Simba and Nala meet after many years and a deep feeling is born between them. Elton John recorded his own version of this song, which was included in the official soundtrack. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” won the Golden Globe, Grammy and Oscar. This is one of the most romantic and moving songs ever. And definitely not only in the category of music known from animated movies.
1. “Beauty and the Beast” / Beauty and the Beast
“Beauty and the Beast” is one of the most beautiful stories created in the Disney studio. And the song won an Oscar in 1992 and a Grammy award in 1993. To date, it inspires artists for new interpretations. In the original version, sung by Angela Lansbury, who also played the role of Mrs. Potts (the magic teapot). That version and the version of Celine Dion are still the most popular.