Beyoncé, Pharrell, Childish Gambino & More Featured On “The Lion King” Soundtrack

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Disney has unveiled the tracklist for its star-studded Lion King soundtrack. Beyoncé and Childish Gambino, who play Nala and Simba in the live action remake, have connected for a rendition “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” which was previously teased in the upcoming film’s trailer.

The soundtrack features new recordings nostalgic classics from the original 1994 animated version, which was written by Elton John and Tim Rice and composed by Hans Zimmer. Pharrell handles production on “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Hakuna Matata,” “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Mbube.”

The film also includes a new song, “Never Too Late,” sung by Elton John and an African choir, as well as appearances by Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Chiwetel Ejior as Scar, John Oliver as Zazu and Billy Eichner as Timon.

The Lion King remake will be out in theaters July 19. The soundtrack will be available to stream July 11.

Check out the 19-song tracklist below, except for song No. 14, which has yet to be announced.

Beyoncé, Pharrell, Childish Gambino & More Featured On “The Lion King” Soundtrack

1. “Circle Life”/“Nants’ Ingonyama” – Lindiwe Mkhize & Lebo M
2. “Life’s Not Fair” – Hans Zimmer
3. “Rafiki’s Fireflies” – Hans Zimmer
4. “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” – JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph & John Oliver
5. “Elephant Graveyard” – Hans Zimmer
6. “Be Prepared” (2019 Version) – Chiwetel Ejior
7. “Stampede” – Hans Zimmer
8. “Scar Takes The Throne” – Hans Zimmer
9. “Hakuna Matata” – Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, JD McCrary & Childish Gambino
10. “Simba is Alive!” – Hans Zimmer
11. “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen
12. “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” – Beyoncé, Childish Gambino, Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen
13. “Reflections Mufasa” – Hans Zimmer
14. TBA
15. “Battle For Pride Rock” – Hans Zimmer
16. “Remember” – Hans Zimmer
17. “Never Too Late” – Elton John & Lebo M
18. “He Lives In You” – Lebo M
19. “Mbube” – Lebo M