Beyoncé, Childish Gambino show vocal dexterity in ‘Lion King’ soundtrack


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Disney has unveiled a teaser snippet featuring Beyoncé and Childish Gambino, US Grammy-award winning singers, for one of its remake renditions of ‘Lion King’ soundtrack.

Beyoncé, who interpreted the role of  ‘Nala’ in the live-action film, performed ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight?’ alongside Gambino (Simba), real name Donald Glover. The soundtrack remake is coming ahead of the scheduled cinema release of the Disney classic film on July 17.


Written by Elton John and Tim Rice, ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ in 1995 won the Academy Award for Best original song. It also clinched the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal.

Here’s the 2019 version of ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ by Beyoncé, and Childish Gambino;

The 14-tracklist for The Lion King live-action film will also feature a host of acclaimed artistes.

Here’s a full list of songs for the soundtrack;

  • “Circle of Life”/“Nants’ Ingonyama” – Performed by Lindiwe Mkhize; African vocals performed by Lebo M
  • “Life’s Not Fair” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Rafiki’s Fireflies” – Hans Zimmer
  • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” – Performed by JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph and John Oliver
  • “Elephant Graveyard” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Be Prepared” (2019 Version) – Performed by Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • “Stampede” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Scar Takes the Throne” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Hakuna Matata” – Performed by Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, JD McCrary and Donald Glover
  • “Simba is Alive!” – Hans Zimmer
  • “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – Performed by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen
  • “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” – Performed by Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen
  • “Reflections of Mufasa” – Hans Zimmer
  • TBA
  • “Battle for Pride Rock” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Remember” – Hans Zimmer
  • “Never Too Late” – Performed by Elton John
  • “He Lives in You” – Performed by Lebo M
  • “Mbube” – Performed by Lebo M



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