Beyonce Drops Single "Spirit" From The Forthcoming Lion King Soundtrack

Right before the release of "The Lion King's" new movie, Beyonce releases single "Spirit" off the forthcoming soundtrack. The album is curated by B herself and features a range of international artist.The album will be separate from the original soundtrack that will feature "Can you feel the love tonight" featuring Beyonce and Donald Glover. Beyoncé had this to say about the new movie: “This is sonic cinema,” said Beyoncé of the new album in a statement. “This is a new experience of storytelling. I wanted to do more than find a collection of songs that were inspired by the film. It is a mixture of genres and collaboration that isn’t one sound. It is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip hop and Afro Beat.”

“I wanted to put everyone on their own journey to link the storyline,” she continued. “Each song was written to reflect the film’s storytelling that gives the listener a chance to imagine their own imagery, while listening to a new contemporary interpretation. It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artists but also produced by the best African producers. Authenticity and heart were important to me.”

Stream "Spirit" now.

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