Each week, INSIDER rounds up a list of great songs and albums to listen to over the weekend.
In addition to Spotify’s official playlist for Disney’s “The Lion King” remake, you can listen to Ed Sheeran’s newest album featuring artists like Travis Scott, Cardi B, and Bruno Mars.
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Friday is typically a big day for music, but in the world of YouTube, SoundCloud, and streaming services, it can be difficult to keep track of new releases.
That’s where we come in. Each week, INSIDER selects albums and songs — usually new, sometimes old but relevant — that we believe deserve your attention.
This week, Spotify has released the official playlist for Disney’s “The Lion King” remake, which includes Beyoncé and Donald Glover dueting on “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.” You can also listen to Ed Sheeran’s newest album featuring artists like Travis Scott, Cardi B, and Bruno Mars.
Keep reading to see our four additional picks and why we pulled them out of the fray.
1. “The Lion King” soundtrack
Disney’s remake of Simba’s beloved story has so far received mixed reviews, but one strength it seems all critics can agree on is the music.
The majority of the film is dominated by Hans Zimmer, arguably the most legendary film score composer at work today, whose pieces recall the cinematic wonder and deep-rooted nostalgia of the original film.
But for the soundtrack’s best moments, look no further than Beyoncé, who shines on “Spirit” and predictably dominates the iconic duet “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” (although the vocal chops offered by Donald Glover and Billy Eichner are nothing to be scoffed at. Even Seth Rogen’s raspy voice brings something endearing to the …read more
Source:: Business Insider