Beyonce to Release New Single ‘Spirit’ for ‘Lion King’-Inspired Album https://t.co/ipKJ2uPGTs— Variety (@Variety) July 10, 2019
Beyonce has announced a new album called “The Lion King: The Gift,” which will feature a variety of Lion King-inspired songs written by African artists. The album will come via Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records and feature a new song from the live action movie, called "Spirit."
The album will be released on July 19, the same day the Lion King opens in theaters.
Beyonce's song “Spirit,” was co-written by herself, IIya Salmanzadeh and Timothy McKenzie. It is said to debut in the movie during an emotional scene with adult Nala.
Spirit will be released tonight.
“The Lion King: The Gift,” an album featuring global artists & steeped in the sounds of Africa, produced & curated by @Beyonce Knowles-Carter, will release 7/19. “Spirit,” the single from the album & soundtrack for The Lion King, will be available tonight. https://t.co/IbMpQvJ97U pic.twitter.com/AA7Fxl7hb7— The Lion King (@disneylionking) July 9, 2019