A brand-new show called Disney Enchantment will debut on October 1 at Magic Kingdom, replacing the ever-popular Happily Ever After.
We already knew that movie favorites from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios will be featured in Disney Enchantment, and now we are getting a “first listen” to the original song debuting for Disney Enchantment, written by Philip Lawrence.
Disney Parks Blog shared information regarding the original song, called “You Are the Magic”, written by Philip Lawerence, who is known for his collaborations with Bruno Mars. Per Disney Parks Blog:
Philip Lawrence who wrote the original song for “Disney Enchantment” has certainly pursued his dreams and made them come true. Philip got his start as a cast member at Walt Disney World Resort, performing in shows like “Festival of the Lion King” and “Tarzan Rocks!” Through hard work and determination, he went on to find success as a songwriter and music producer, receiving 18 GRAMMY nominations and winning seven GRAMMY Awards for his collaborations with Bruno Mars on songs like “Uptown Funk” and “24K Magic.” Now, Philip has returned to where the magic began for him.
Entitled “You Are the Magic,” the song’s powerful lyrics inspire us for the journey ahead and touch our hearts and minds. And they soar to emotional high points during the climactic moments of “Disney Enchantment,” as we discover we only have to look within to ignite the magic that was inside us all along.
Lawrence wrote “You Are the Magic” for Disney Enchantment, but he will also be performing the original song for the upcoming nighttime specatular alongside actor and singer Kayla Alvarez. Per Disney Parks Blog:
Philip Lawrence not only wrote “You Are the Magic” but also performs the song in “Disney Enchantment” along with actor and singer Kayla Alvarez, another former Walt Disney World cast member. Here’s a look at the recording of this incredible new song, as Philip and Kayla’s vocals come together with the sound of a full orchestra and chorus:
Disney Enchantment will debut on October 1 at Magic Kingdom, replacing the ever-popular Happily Ever After. For more information on Disney World’s 50th anniversary, which begins this October, visit our website here.
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