Final month, Disney introduced that multi-platinum recording artists Ariana Grande and John Legend will workforce as much as sing the brand new theme tune for the highly-anticipated Magnificence and the Beast. Immediately the studio has launched the total tune, though it is not clear when the music video, directed by Dave Meyers, might be launched. Whereas we anticipate the music video to drop, you’ll be able to hearken to the total tune beneath, which might be featured within the highly-anticipated film, hitting theaters March 17.
The enchanting ballad, initially carried out by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson that includes eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken‘s lovely melody and two-time Oscar-winner Howard Ashman’s unforgettable lyrics, obtained an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award, amongst different accolades, upon its launch in 1991. Menken additionally supplies the movie rating, with new recordings of the unique songs written by Menken and Ashman. Additionally featured are three new songs written by Menken and veteran lyricist and three time Oscar winner Tim Rice. The unique movement image soundtrack might be launched by Walt Disney Data on March 10, 2017. The tune debuted on the Disney Music Vevo YouTube channel earlier right now.
The brand new rendition of the basic tune is produced by Grammy-winning veteran Ron Honest, whose music profession spans 37 years as a major-label report firm chief and achieved producer, arranger, recording engineer and musical director. Honest was introduced in to provide by Disney’s president of Music & Soundtracks, Mitchell Leib, who additionally introduced Grande and Legend to the venture. The historical past of collaboration between Leib and Honest in movie music goes again to the highly-successful Fairly Lady soundtrack. Honest’s recordings have gained six Grammy Awards and have been nominated 18 occasions. Honest found and shepherded Christina Aguilera, promoting over 50 million albums and profitable quite a few Grammy Awards. He A&R’d Aguilera’s first 5 albums and championed the Black Eyed Peas to 27 million albums, four number-ones and a number of Grammy wins, in addition to co-producing and arranging the strings on their international breakthrough # 1 hit “The place is The Love?”
The music video might be directed by Dave Meyers, the revolutionary visionary whose long-time collaborations with main artists like P!nk, Janet Jackson, Ice Dice and Britney Spears have resulted in dozens of award nominations and lots of wins, together with a Grammy in 2005 for Finest Music Video and 11 MTV Video Music Awards, together with one for Katy Perry’s smash hit “Firework.” He not too long ago directed the music video for P!nk’s hit single “Simply Like Hearth” from the Walt Disney Data soundtrack for Alice By way of The Trying Glass.
The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life within the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated basic Magnificence and the Beast, a shocking, cinematic occasion celebrating one of the beloved tales ever informed. Magnificence and the Beast is the incredible journey of Belle, a brilliant, lovely and unbiased younger girl who’s taken prisoner by a Beast in his citadel. Regardless of her fears, she befriends the citadel’s enchanted employees and learns to look past the Beast’s hideous exterior and understand the type coronary heart of the true Prince inside. The movie stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens because the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, the good-looking, however shallow villager who woos Belle, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s father, Josh Gad as LeFou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, the candelabra, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord, Audra McDonald as Madame de Garderobe, the wardrobe, Gugu Mbatha-Uncooked as Plumette, the feather duster, Hattie Morahan because the enchantress and Nathan Mack as Chip, the teacup. The solid is rounded out by Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock and Emma Thompson because the teapot, Mrs. Potts. Take heed to the total theme tune from Magnificence and the Beast within the video participant beneath, as we get nearer and nearer to the March 17 launch date.