Top 10 Best Disney Songs

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1I'll Make a Man Out of You - Mulan

The power of this song is incredible. In a very weird way it is extremely catchy and makes you feel epic and masculine when you sing along to this incredible underdog of the Disney song world.

It is fun, it's catchy and it really is a milestone for mulan and the troops. It is great for sing alongs and even in my high school classes people play it and know all the words to it! It also brings a heavy meaning as while shang sings about being a man, the woman impersonating the man manages to raise herself above the stance of pale pathetic woman with no clue. it shows that yes, they did send him daughters when he asked for sons, and she kicks butt! Put that message with a catchy tune, beautiful lyrics and great action behind it, and you can't get a better song!

BEST SONG EVER! I love this movies in general and this song is the biggest reason I do

This a nice song I think the best song from the whole movie...

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2Let It Go - Frozen

Indeed the best song for me. Truly awestruck and stunned by the scene where Elsa sings it and she builds her "ice-lated" castle, it's not just the video I'm impressed in, but above all the song. It is really an inspirational, emotional, and very catchy song. It not only has good beats and instruments, but teaches us to "let it go"; let our fears go, don't care what others say, be yourself and have magic, etc. It's also a great song to listen in whatever mood you are. Like I said before, it is an emotional song---it brings out more than one emotion. But for me, what really struck me for this song was the "emotional progress" of it: from despair and isolation, and later on the lyrics, it becomes hopeful, heavenly, and courageous mood to it. I have also listened to the classic and other Disney songs as well, even back before Aladdin and Mulan, and I must say I love them. They're all awesome, including A Whole New World, Circle of Life, When You Wish Upon A Star, Reflection, I'll Make A ...more

Let it go has to be The single most overrated song possibly ever. Those who think it's utterly "the most inspiring and emotive" song they've ever heard clearly have never heard or seen or cared about anything more diverse than this pop musical theatre style song on self acceptance. You want real lessons of humanity in a Disney song? Watch Pocahontas to hear songs battling racism and equality. Hunchback of Notre dame to experience real rejection and a test of morals in gorgeous symphony and choir. Hercules to sing about feeling like an outsider and then rising to the top. You want vocals? Sleeping beauty. Princess and the frog. It's just a shame to see an overpopulated song overshadow MUCH BETTER (written, sounding, etc.) Disney songs.

After the nice digression Disney took with "wreck it ralph", Frozen went back to more traditional ways, has not just one but two Princesses, and a really nice fairytale setting. It also has a fair share of good songs, but none stands out as much as "Let It Go".
There are few songs from musicals wich I would listen to in my freetime, this one definitely is one of them. After all, the movie totally slipped under my radar, until I first listened to this song.

The Lyrics are great to just plain brilliant "It's funny how some distance makes everything seem small"
While the animated sequence is just stunningly beautiful. It just stays in mind, seeing her building this beautiful castle while singing this song.
It fits perfectly to Idina Menzel's voice, while the instrumental part flows just perfecty along. It gives me a shiver down my spine every time when the pace increases after the first refrain.

Annoying. Hated it!

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3A Whole New World - Aladdin

I love this song! Me and my friends are always singing it! Thank you so much Disney for making Aladdin! One of the best Disney movies ever to be made! (After Ariel of course - but only because of her hair) ;) Anyway, love for Aladdin and Jasmine

The prettiest Disney song in my opinion, I want this played at my wedding LoL

This countdown is rigged! A Whole New World needs to be number one, not that overrated platonic synthesizer Let it Go!

All time best Disney song.

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4Colors of the Wind - Pocahontas

I love it so much, it actually has meaning. Part of your world and a whole new world is about someone who is desperate to be loved or to love. This should be higher, it's about environment and racist in one some song! Things are more important than to find your true love in one scene then kiss him/her in the next

My favorite lyric is " I know every rock and tree and creature, has a life, has a spirit, has a name" I love this song because the wordplay used, like "If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew, you never knew" helps explain a beautiful and mysterious topic.

"How high can the sycamore grow? If you cut it down, then you'll never know" -

Great meaning

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5Part of Your World - The Little Mermaid

I love this song, I sang it all the time when I was little. It drives me crazy when people call it "Part of Your World" though, LoLz

This song is so heartfelt and beautiful. Jodi Benson's voice is extraordinary! This song was also covered by Chely Wright as it's considered by many to be a "Coming Out" anthem, and is often played at LGBT rights campaigns. If maybe displeased with the entire film, I am almost certain H. C Anderson would have at least loved this song. It captures the feeling of his original fairy tale really well.

This shod at least be at number 3. Let it go is number 1 for me but part of your world use to be my favorite song. The voice of Ariel (sorry I don't know who is the voice of Ariel) is amazing. This is one of the best Disney songs ever. I like "A whole new world" from Aladdin but I like this better.

My favourite song to sing

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6Reflection - Mulan

As a little girl, I would dream of being able to be Mulan in the movie and sing this song. It has emotion and meaning. Mulan has to deal with the expectations of those around her. Not wanting to upset her family, while still not wanting to be untrue to herself, she's very confused. I'm sure many people can relate to this situation. All in all, a very beautiful song!

And no one does it better than Jackie Evancho on her 2nd PBS Great Performances concert "Music Of The Movies", and on her studio album "Songs From The Silver Screen".

Mulan is so powerful because it's about a normal girl trying to find her place in a rigid society. It subverts gender norms and is less about the romance and more about the people. The eventual marriage between Shang and Mulan is not a prize or the end goal, it's a bonus - completely non-central to the story. If they cut that last scene where Shang goes to visit the Fa family, it would be a perfectly great story all on its own, not that I don't love Shulan. This is why Mulan will always be, by far, my favorite Disney Heroine. I don't want to call her a princess because she's not a princess - she's a warrior.

The best song ever!

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7Go the Distance - Hercules

This is the best Disney song ever. When I was little I would listen to this song with my mom every day on the way to and back form school. Its simply amazing and it will always be my most favorite Disney song ever. Love it.

This song is so inspiring. I just love Hercules.

I love this song so much! Beyond empowering it really does make you feel like you can go the distance!

The most uplifting Disney song by far

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8Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Lion King

One of the best love songs ever! And from Disney, you know its got to be good. Love the movie too

Jackie Evancho wowed millions around the world with her loveliest of renditions at the Capitol Fourth celebration on July 4 2013..

The person below me is a sexist idiot. Don't insult females when there is no need for it. I hate people like you. And, by the way, we really don't need to hear your five-line love letter to Elton John. Maybe you should stop fawning over a 68 year old man and instead pay more attention at school, because even if you can quote every single one of Elton John's songs by heart, no company will ever hire you with grammar like that.

Its an amazing powerful song its emotional to see Nala and Simba fall in love when they meet each other. Last time they say each other was when they were just cubs and the song makes us feel part of the movie.

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9Circle of Life - Lion King

I can't believe this is rated so low, it should at least be in the top 10. This song is amazing! I love the magic it shows and how much it reminds me of being a kid. This song is definitely one of my Disney favorites, I love Lion King so this isn't my single favorite but it's definitely one of them.

This should be number one. It's the most powerful and is beautifully written, The part when the orchestra gets going again, followed by lyrics, and the animals bellow and bow... Chills!

Absolute best song ever created in the history of the world... Not only should it be #1 on the disney best songs list, but it should be #1 on any best songs ever list

Extremely powerful song that sums up the whole universe!

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10When You Wish Upon a Star - Pinocchio

Listen to the version by Jackie Evancho. Disney should be playing it in the entrance to Fantasyland at all of the parks.

This song never grows old. Jackie Evancho sang this exquisitely during the pope's visit to Philadelphia in 2015. See the video on YouTube. - BobG

Classic Disney song from a classic Disney movie! Beautiful lyrics, very inspirational... Should be number one. When I hear "Disney", I tie it back to this amazing song.

The Classic Disney song from Pinocchio

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11You'll Be in My Heart - Tarzan

This song has such special meaning to me. Not to mention how great Phill Collins voice is! It is definitely in my top 10.

I am simply in love with this song. I like the song better than the movie.

It is such a nice song and so fun to sing along to!

It brings back the feeling that everyone loves. The feeling of being wanted.

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12Under the Sea - The Little Mermaid

Last is the classic "Under the Sea" sung by Sebastian. This song is awesome, not much left to say

This song has a fast beat and you need to be fast to sing it, too. You need practice. However, depending on what kind of singer you are, I don't recommend this song for a talent show.

Not my favourite Disney song, but it is still one of the best classical Disney songs of all time. I would choose this over let it go from Frozen any day.

Nothing gets you moving like this catchy number. It makes you want to live under the sea as well! (Though humans under the sea is probably not what Sebastian was going for...)

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13I See the Light - Tangled

As a general rule, I LOVE all Disney songs, but this one will always stand out to me. First of all, the scene it plays in is just beautiful. It's just Flynn and Rapunzel on a romantic boat ride at night, with thousands of lanterns covering the sky. It's just gorgeous. Mandy Moore's voice is so sweet and lovely, and it goes very well with Flynn's voice. The melody is soft and romantic, the lyrics are absolutely adorable, and this song just gives me goosebumps every single time.

This is actually my favorite song! Like you said beautiful melody and lyrics, Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi had excellent singing voices for this song! They matched well together, I was disappointed when this song lost to Toy Story 3's We Belong Together, Toy Story's had enough glory this song was so much better! The animation sequence with the lanterns was absolutely breath-taking!

Okay, this song should totally be number 1! I like let it go, but this song has a beautiful melody, beautiful lyrics and so much more actual feeling and meaning. I also tear up at this scene. Plus, you can't go wrong with a romantic Disney duet.

This is one of my favorite songs! The song is so sweet and the scene is adorable

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14I Won't Say (I'm In Love) - Hercules

I love this song so much! Its one of my favorite Disney love songs! It should be higher! - ortolani

It's a great song I have it stuck in my head "my head is screaming get a grip girl! " Is my FAVORITE lyric

The way Megara from Hercules is feeling like she loves him but doesn't want to admit it is priceless.

This is the best song ever!

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15Be Prepared - The Lion King

"Yes, our teeth and ambitions are bad. Be prepared! *Scar's evil laugh*"

I love the lion king best Disney movie every this should be in the top 5

Just the best villain song! Really funny and dark but also powerful

This should be number #1

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16Beauty and the Beast - Beauty and the Beast

this is needed in list... oscar winning track.. one the most magical songs from disney.. add this to list... and watch... how many loved it.. thanks - hani_420

Tied for my favorite Disney song ever written, not only because the melody is stunning, but because the scene that accompanies this song is so marvelous. Simply astounding.

The only song that could possibly beeat it is God Help the Outcasts.

I thought this song was called "Tale As Old As Time"... either way, it's a great song. Really beautiful, and also moving.

So peaceful and beautiful - DisneyQueen

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17I Just Can't Wait to be King - The Lion King

I LOVE THIS SONG Please vote lion king I LOVE IT! I also like beauty and the beast! Hope you like them oth as much as me! P. S DISNEY IS BRILLIANT KEEP WATCHING DISNEY! P.P. S I hope Disney make more movies YEAH!

how can you not smile when you hear this?

Literally this song is catchy and makes you feel happy and young, like you're a kid again. Why this isn't higher is beyond me.

The song is so peppy and it never seems to get old!

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18Heaven's Light / Hellfire - The Hunchback of Notre Dame

This is probably the most underrated Disney film and songs. It has brilliant lyrics showing the true character of each individual in the film. The background Latin chorus is absolutely amazing and intertwines with the English lyrics to perfect contrast in meaning; a Latin prayer for forgiveness is in the background of Hellfire, for example. It is truly one of the great masterpieces of Disney.

Hellfire is without a doubt the most powerful Disney song ever written and is from one of the most underrated Disney movies. The soundtrack is in my opinion the best ever matched only by Beauty and the Beast and the Lion King. Absolutely stunning.

Heaven's Light was an absolute perfect transition into Hellfire, which is the greatest song from Disney ever. The visual sequence? Amazing. The red hooded figures, the fire Esmeralda, the smoke Esmeralda... everything was just amazing! And then the actual song, it's so dark, so mature, and it has great lyrics and LATIN! Plus, the latin prayers and phrases really help get the point of the song across further. Definitely the best Disney song.

I'm actually surprised that this song isn't in the top ten. This song is so powerful and meaningful. It's also the only song that really gives the movie's villain nuanced insight and makes him not just a villain, but also a human being.

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19Hakuna Matata - The Lion King

It means no worries for the rest of your days

I absolutely love Let it go right now. But this song is my childhood! It ill always be one of my favorites! I am quite surprised it's not in the top 10!

Forget yolo! Hakuna Matata is the motto! Love this song!

Why isn't this higher?!

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20Friend Like Me - Aladdin

I love this song why isn't higher on the list

How could you not love Robin Williams in this song?

BEST SONG EVER! Say Aladdin rules if this is your favorite Disney song

It is the best movie.

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1. When You Wish Upon a Star - Pinocchio
2. Part of Your World - The Little Mermaid
3. Go the Distance - Hercules
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1. Let It Go - Frozen
2. I Won't Say (I'm In Love) - Hercules
3. When Will My Life Begin - Tangled
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1. You'll Be in My Heart - Tarzan
2. Go the Distance - Hercules
3. I See the Light - Tangled
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