As a generation who grew up on Disney become artists in their own right, the nostalgia is growing stronger with each passing day. Which is why We Love Disney, a new album of Disney covers by artists in the prime of their musical careers, will see release this fall. Jessie Ware covered “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” from Cinderella, proving what a good songwriter she is in the process, as this is cover a bit tepid. She performs it basically exactly how it appears in the film with plenty of strings and super slow phrasing.
Here’s what Ware had to say about the cover:
Basically, I got accused of trying to sing too Disney on my first record when I was doing demoes. I love Disney songs so, so much, so to be able to sing on this album is a huge honor and a real treat.
Other artists who contributed songs to the album include Ne-Yo, Jessie J, Jason Derulo, Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy, Tori Kelly, Jhené Aiko, Rascal Flatts & Lucy Hale, Charles Perry, Jessie Ware, and Kacey Musgraves. Hear Ware’s cover and check out the full tracklist below. Personally, I’m very excited to hear Gwen Stefani take on “The Rainbow Connection” because that song is low-key brilliant. Kacey Musgraves doing the Mary Poppins classic “A Spoonful of Sugar” will probably be great, too.
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
We Love Disney will be out 10/30 via Verve Records/Walt Disney Records. Pre-order it here.