February 6, 2023

Lin-Manuel Miranda, his title is Lin-Manuel Miranda… and it’s his birthday right this moment, January 16! The award-winning songwriter, actor, playwright, and filmmaker is popping 43, and SiriusXM is celebrating the event in true music-loving style. You may know him greatest from the hit musical Hamilton, however he additionally has a rising repertoire of Disney work.

From on-screen performances to work behind the scenes, Lin-Manuel has given us a few of the largest Disney hits in recent times. From folks we don’t actually discuss to a hidden gem, learn on for our birthday choice of his Disney songs.

In the event you love these and may’t get sufficient, you may take heed to lots extra Disney tunes on Disney Hits (Ch. 302).


“We Don’t Speak About Bruno” – Encanto

Have you ever had this music concerning the ostracized member of the Madrigal household in your head since Encanto launched in 2021? Nicely, you may have Lin-Manuel to thank for that! The “household gossip music,” as he describes it, proved to be a viral hit. As its author and lyricist, he really achieved the exact opposite of the music’s objective: everybody is speaking about Bruno.

 

“You’re Welcome” – Moana

Who can neglect the music that had many people saying, “Wow, Dwayne Johnson can sing!”? 2016’s Moana has a implausible soundtrack, all courtesy of Lin-Manuel’s collaboration with Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’i. “You’re Welcome,” led by the demi-god Maui as he brags about his achievements, has us nose to nose with greatness, and it’s not unusual in any respect.

 

“Jabba Stream” – Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens

A very long time in the past, in a galaxy far, far-off, Lin-Manuel gave his personal musical twist to a beloved a part of Star Wars – “Cantina Band” from Star Wars: A New Hope. Lin-Manuel had the tough job of serving to Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens director J.J. Abrams write a brand new piece of music for the sequel’s cantina scenes. Written in Huttese, he described the music as a “Shaggy intergalactic remix”, and it’s laborious to disagree!

 

“A Cowl Is Not the Ebook” – Mary Poppins Returns

Lin-Manuel doesn’t simply work behind the scenes: you may see him within the flesh within the sequel to the Disney basic Mary Poppins. This upbeat tune brings again the long-lasting tuxedo penguins for a colourful, joyful second, permitting Lin-Manuel to carry out alongside a flurry of animated companions. Open it up and have a look!

 

“We Know The Approach” – Moana

“We Know the Approach” was the primary music to be written and composed for Moana, and it units the movie’s tone completely. The quantity carries the highly effective message of discovering your method to the place the place you really belong, a key theme all through the movie. Enjoyable reality: Lin-Manuel’s voice wasn’t imagined to function on the observe. That model was an early demo, however his vocals made all of it the way in which to the official soundtrack.


Within the temper to spend your day with a nonstop playlist of Disney tunes? Head to Disney Hits (Ch. 302), and sing alongside to your coronary heart’s content material. If that’s not sufficient then try our channel information to find much more on SiriusXM.


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