Beyoncé Releases New Song “Spirit” From Her Lion King-Themed Album

Shortly after the premiere of Disney’s Lion King remake, Beyoncé announced her forthcoming album, The Lion King: The Gift, and released its first single, “Spirit.”

The Lion King: The Gift will not be a traditional Beyoncé album. Instead, according to a statement released by Beyoncé, The Gift is described as a “new experience of storytelling” that she calls “sonic cinema.” In addition to new “recordings” (yes, plural) from the singer, it will feature musicians personally “curated” by Beyoncé, bringing together “some of her favorite artists with the most talented and important African artists of the day to both pay tribute to the iconic film and bring the authentic sounds of African music to the world.”

The Lion King will hit theaters on July 18 followed by The Lion King: The Gift the very next day.   Take a listen to “Spirit” at the link: here

Beyoncé will lift your spirit with new song from ‘The Lion King’


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