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Disney to Release Covers Album, Jessie Ware Takes On Cinderella

Fancy some Disney tunes to help summon some early holiday cheer? We Love Disney is an upcoming compilation album set to release on October 30, and it includes all your favorite tracks from classic films such as Aladdin, The Muppet Movie, Frozen, Pocahontas and more. Each song is performed by familiar, well-loved artists; Fall Out Boy, Rascal Flatts, Gwen Stefani, Jessie J to name a few.

To hear a sample track, the below video showcases Jessie Ware singing “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” from Cinderella. The song features Cinderella encouraging her animal friends to never stop dreaming, a theme that is still present in the very best Disney films. It’s been covered many many times, most recently by Lily James in Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella. But we bet you don’t know the name of the original singer? It was first sung by Ilene Woods in Walt Disney’s Cinderella, all the way back in 1950, well before many of us were born. This latest version by Ware shows off her ability to hit those high notes, and her soaring vocals provide a playful sense of escapism while capturing the idea that our deepest wishes are always within arms’ reach.

So, how about comparing this to the original?

Did that get you in the mood for all things Disney? Yep, that’s what we thought. Here’s the entire track listing to We Love Disney; you know we wouldn’t keep that from you.

We Love Disney Tracklist:

01 “Friend Like Me” (From Aladdin) — Ne-Yo
02 “Part Of Your World” (From The Little Mermaid) — Jessie J
03 “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” (From The Lion King) — Jason Derulo
04 “The Rainbow Connection” (From The Muppet Movie) — Gwen Stefani
05 “Zero To Hero” (From Hercules) — Ariana Grande
06 “In A World Of My Own” (From Alice In Wonderland) — Jhené Aiko
07 “I Wanna Be Like You” (From The Jungle Book) — Fall Out Boy
08 “Colors Of The Wind” (From Pocahontas) — Tori Kelly
09 “A Spoonful Of Sugar” (From Mary Poppins — Kacey Musgraves
10 “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat” (From The Aristocats) — Charles Perry
11 “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” (From Cinderella) — Jessie Ware
12 “Let It Go” (From Frozen) — Rascal Flatts & Lucy Hale
13 “It’s A Small World” (From various Disney movies) — We Love Disney artists
14 “It’s Not Easy Being Green” (From The Muppet Show) — Brenna Whitaker
15 “A Whole New World” (From Aladdin) — Yuna

Don’t waste any time–pre-order the album here, and tell your friends!

What do you think of Jessie Ware’s version? How does it compare to the original? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

HT: Vulture

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