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Walt Disney Records to Release 'Legacy' Edition of THE LION KING Soundtrack, 6/24

Walt Disney Records to Release 'Legacy' Edition of THE LION KING Soundtrack, 6/24

Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic properties that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including "Pinocchio" (75th), "Fantasia" (75 th), "Cinderella" (65 th), "Lady and the Tramp" (60 th), "Sleeping Beauty" (55 th), "Mary Poppins" (50 th), "The Lion King" (20 th) and "Toy Story" (20 th), among others.

To honor these musical landmarks, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection will feature the beloved original soundtracks, plus valuable documentary content that tells the story behind the music. Each album will feature newly created artwork from Lorelay Bove, a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios ("Tangled," "Winnie the Pooh," "Wreck-It Ralph"). The illustrations, inspired by the original properties, will celebrate Disney's rich heritage and create a unified look for the entire collection.

The first release in the series is The Lion King, a two-disc setfeaturing the original motion picture soundtrack, 30 minutes of previously unreleased score, plus liner notes by Don Hahn (producer) and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer. Track list follows:

Disc One

1. "Circle of Life/Nants' Ingonyama" Performed by Carmen Twillie, African Vocals Performed by Lebo M
2. "Didn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Play With Your Food" Score
3. "We Are All Connected" Score
4. "Hyenas in the Pride Land" Score
5. "I Just Can't Wait to Be King" Performed by Jason Weaver with Rowan Atkinson and Laura Williams
6. "Elephant Graveyard" Score
7. "I Was Just Trying to Be Brave" Score
8. "Be Prepared" Performed by Jeremy Irons with Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin and Jim Cummings
9. "Simba, It's to Die For" Score
10. "Stampede" Score
11. "Mufasa Dies" Score
12. "If You Ever Come Back We'll Kill You" Score
13. "Bowling for Buzzards" Score
14. "Hakuna Matata" Performed by Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella with Jason Weaver and Joseph Williams
15. "We Gotta Bone to Pick With You" Score
16. "Kings of the Past" Score
17. "Nala, Is It Really You?" Score
18. "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Performed by Joseph Williams and Sally Dworsky with Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella and Kristle Edwards
19. "Remember Who You Are" Score
20. "This Is My Home" Score
21. "The Rightful King" Score

Disc Two

1. "The Morning Report" Performed by James Earl Jones, Jeff Bennett and Evan Saucedo
2. "Warthog Rhapsody" Performed by Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella
3. "We Are All Connected" Score Demo
4. "I Was Just Trying to Be Brave" Score Demo
5. "Stampede" Score Demo
6. "Mufasa Dies" Score Demo
7. "This Is My Home" Score Demo
8. "The Rightful King" Score Demo
9. "Circle of Life" Instrumental Demo
10. "Circle of Life" Performed by Elton John
11. "I Just Can't Wait to Be King" Performed by Elton John
12. "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (End Title) Performed by Elton John

Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will get a chance to hear some of the music before it's released during the D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration roadshow, which will tour the country later this year, and D23 Members have the opportunity to purchase the complete collection with a special set of exclusive lithographs at a special price.

The release schedule for Walt Disney The Legacy Collection follows:

The Legacy Collection 2014:

The Lion King

20 th

6/24/14

Mary Poppins

50 th

8/26/14

Sleeping Beauty

55 th

10/7/14

The Little Mermaid

25 th

11/17/14

The Legacy Collection 2015:

Fantasia

75 th

1/3/15

Pinocchio

75 th

2/3/15

Toy Story

20 th

3/17/15

Disneyland

60 th

4/7/15

Lady and the Tramp

60 th

5/12/15

Pocahontas

20 th

6/23/15

Aristocats

45 th

8/14/15*

Cinderella

65 th

8/14/15*

*First to Market at D23

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