Within minutes Disney’s ficial announcement, the Twitterverse has gone apesh*t over the ficial tracklisting for The Lion King’s ficial soundtrack. First f, the soundtrack was arranged in full by the most iconic film composer his generation: the one, the only Hans Zimmer – in a resumption his role on the animated original.
Couple that with, the film’s musically-enamored cast members singing along to Zimmer’s compositions, and you’ve got yourself a dandy. But rest assured, the Beyhive will no doubt stammer through their sleep at the thought Beyonce only garnering a single placement on the soundtrack.
Jokes aside, the lineup on this motion picture soundtrack is quite buff. Seth Rogen, Pharrell, Chiwetel Ejior, Hans Zimmer, John Oliver, Elton John, Childish Gambino, all figure in the final product in some capacity. As you’ll note, the 17th song on the tracklist was left bare for some indeterminable reason. Hit us with your thoughts in the comment section below.
The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
1. Lindiwe Mkhize / Lebo M: “Circle Life / Nants’ Ingonyama”
2. Hans Zimmer: “Life’s Not Fair”
3. Hans Zimmer: “Rafiki’s Fireflies”
4. JD McCrary / Shahadi Wright Joseph / John Oliver: “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”
5. Hans Zimmer: “Elephant Graveyard”
6. Chiwetel Ejior: “Be Prepared (2019 Version)”
7. Hans Zimmer: “Stampede”
8. Hans Zimmer: “Scar Takes the Throne”
9. Billy Eichner / Seth Rogen / JD McCrary / Donald Glover: “Hakuna Matata”
10. Hans Zimmer: “Simba Is Alive!”
11. Billy Eichner / Seth Rogen: “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
12. Beyonce / Donald Glover / Billy Eichner / Seth Rogen: “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”
13. Hans Zimmer: “Reflections Mufasa”
15. Hans Zimmer: “Battle for Pride Rock”
16. Hans Zimmer: “Remember”
17. Elton John: “Never Too Late”
18 Lebo M: “He Lives in You”
19. Lebo M: “Mbube”