- 16 Jul 19
The Lion King: The Gift is set to be released this Friday, July 19.
Beyoncé has revealed the star-studded tracklist for her highly anticipated album, The Lion King: The Gift. Set to be released on Friday, the same day that the remake of the classic film hits cinemas, the album features several new Beyoncé songs, as well as a selection of big name collaborators.
Beyoncé, who voices Nala in the film, teams up with her co-star Childish Gambino for 'Mood 4 Eva', which also features contributions from her husband, Jay-Z. She enlists her 'Freedom' collaborator Kendrick Lamar for 'The Nile', and Pharrell for 'Water'.
Rising R&B stars 070 Shake and Jessie Reyez team up for 'Scar', while Tierra Whack joins Beyoncé for 'My Power'
Nigerian artists Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Wizkid and Tekno; South African artists Moonchild Sanelly and Busiswa; Cameroonian musician Salatiel; and Ghanian dancehall musician Shatta Wale also feature prominently on the album.
In a post on Facebook, Beyoncé shared the album artwork, and revealed that the video for the album's lead single, 'Spirit', will premiere tonight.
The album cover for “The Lion King: The Gift”. Learn more about this album and watch the premiere of the new music video for “Spirit” airing tonight 8pm EST on ABC #TheLionKing Robin Roberts
See the full tracklist below:
01 Beyoncé: “Bigger”
02 Beyoncé: “Find Your Way Back (Circle of Life)”
03 Tekno / Yemi Alade / Mr. Eazi: “Don’t Jealous Me”
04 Burna Boy: “Ja Ara E”
05 Beyoncé / Kendrick Lamar: “The Nile”
06 Beyoncé / JAY-Z / Childish Gambino: “Mood 4 Eva”
07 Salatiel / Pharrell / Beyoncé: “Water”
08 Blue Ivy Carter / SAINt JHN / WizKid / Beyoncé: “Brown Skin Girl”
09 Tiwa Savage / Mr. Eazi: “Keys to the Kingdom”
10 Beyoncé: “Otherside”
11 Beyoncé / Shatta Wale: “Already”
12 Tierra Whack / Beyoncé / Busiswa / Yemi Alade / Moonchild Sanelly: “My Power”
13 070 Shake / Jessie Reyez: “Scar”
14 Beyoncé: “Spirit”