Beyoncé has released a new original song, “Spirit,” from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.”

Beyoncé is the executive producer of The Lion King: The Gift album, a musical ode to Disney’s “The Lion King” feature film out July 18th. “This is sonic cinema,” said Beyoncé. “This is a new experience of storytelling. I wanted to do more than find a collection of songs that were inspired by the film. It is a mixture of genres and collaboration that isn’t one sound. It is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip hop and Afro Beat.”

“The Lion King” original motion picture soundtrack is produced by Hans Zimmer and Jon Favreau. The digital soundtrack is set for release on July 11 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific. The physical album is now available for pre-order

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