Disney is known for many things, its magical theme parks, heartbreaking plot twists and of course, killer movie soundtracks. Many well-known Disney songs hold a special place in fan’s hearts, however, as most people know, listening to the same version of a song too many times can lead to boredom. To avoid this, shake it up by checking out these 10 amazing covers that bring a whole new dimension to classic Disney songs.
1. Tori Kelly – “Colors of the Wind”
Tori Kelly’s version of this fan favorite is absolutely stunning and will have anyone who listens hitting repeat all day long. Tori’s vocal talent brings this song to a whole new level.
2. Ne-Yo – “Friend Like Me”
Ne-Yo brings a smooth, soulful element to this track. It’s perfect for dancing around your bedroom or singing along to in the car. His dramatic flair makes this song one that will be loved by anyone.
3. Ariana Grande – “Zero To Hero”
Ariana Grande takes on the five muses and delivers a killer cover that will impress all. Her voice works perfectly with this song and her energetic performance can’t be faulted. Ariana has a background in musical theatre, so fans can rest assured that she will do this song justice.
4. Jordin Sparks – “Beauty and the Beast”
Jordin Sparks has a lot to live up to with previous covers of this song coming from legendary artists like Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson. This version can most definitely stand on its own two legs among the others.
5. Ashley Tisdale – “Kiss The Girl”
Upbeat and fun are two words that describe this cover perfectly. This version is very different from the original, yet still manages to retain its charm. Listeners who grew up watching the Disney channel will be transported back to their early teenage years.
6. Lana Del Rey – “Once Upon A Dream”
This hauntingly beautiful rendition of one of Disney’s most iconic songs sends shivers down the spine. Lana Del Rey’s modern version was featured in the Disney film “Maleficent” and is worthy of just as much praise as the original.
7. Fall Out Boy – “I Wanna Be Like You”
The rock ‘n’ roll element that Fall Out Boy provides gives this song a completely new and edgy vibe. While the original can never be topped, this version is a nice change and showcases the band’s musical versatility.
8. Jason Derulo – “Can You Feel The Love Tonight”
Fall in love with The Lion King all over again by simply pressing play on Jason’s take of this beloved tune. The background chorus is a nice touch and still manages to keep all attention on his flawless vocals.
9. Lucy Hale feat. Rascal Flatts – “Let it Go”
This duet completely changes the sound of one of Disney’s more recent hit songs. While most people know Lucy Hale from Pretty Little Liars, she shows that she can do more that just act with this performance and Rascal Flatts brings an earthy, country twang that gives this much-loved song a new lease on life.
10. *NSYNC – “When You Wish Upon A Star”
Throwing it back to the *NSYNC glory days, this cover will serve up some serious nostalgia. The seamless harmonies are great to listen to and the a cappella aspect also highlights the knock out *NSYNC talent that everyone fell in love with.
Happy listening! Let us know in the comments what your favorite Disney cover is.