50 Disney Songs To Cherish Our Childhood And Travel To Disney Land

Hakuna Matata!

Pratyusha Biswas

May 3, 2021|13 min read


Disney Company or The Walt Disney Company is one of the world’s largest media conglomerates. When it comes to animated movies, the first that pops in our minds are the movies made by Disney. Of course, there are other media conglomerates as well, but no one does it like Disney.

With astounding movies, Disney also makes sensational musicals, and the list is much longer. Stretching from evergreen songs like A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella to neoteric ones like ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen, Disney has conquered the hearts of all the people around the world.

With a song for every circumstance, people, notwithstanding ages, can’t stop themselves from singing along with the tracks when being played. 

And with the list of Disney songs relished by every generation being lengthy, choosing a favorite track from all the Disney songs is quite a daunting task, and we also had a hard time selecting 50 Disney songs for you to make your Disney songs playlist starter pack. 

Ranging from the reconcilably snappy tunes to the best ballads, roll down and keep adding all the Disney songs that we have listed here.

1.Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)

Up where they walk, up where they run

Up where they stay all day in the sun

Wanderin' free, wish I could be

Part of that world

Opening our list of Disney songs with this powerful ballad sung by a Princess of the Ocean, here Ariel hails the human life and evinces her vehement desire to be a human, have fun living on the lands and be a part of that world.

2.Let It Go (Frozen)

Let it go, let it go

Can't hold it back anymore

One of the most powerful and emotional Disney songs, and also the best track from Frozen, Ice Queen Elsa loses curb on her icy powers before the eyes of everyone, but she ruptures her barriers as she lets go of her fears and rejoices her powers.

3.Remember Me (Coco)

Remember me

Though I have to say goodbye

The song is played in different çircumstances throughout the movie, but the essence is the same, to remember the person though they have to leave.

4.When You Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio)

When you wish upon a star

Makes no difference who you are

This song is sung as a lullaby to kids, and the lyrics apprise that all the wishes that are made upon a star patently come true no matter what, your dream just has to be in your heart.

5.Be Prepared (The Lion King)

When at last I am given my dues

And injustice deliciously squared

Be prepared!

Performed by the villain of the movie, Scar beseeches for assistance in this song from an army of spotted hyena in his ploy to kill Mufasa and Simba so that he can take over the Pride Lands.

6.You're Welcome (Moana)

What can I say except, "You're welcome"

For the tides, the sun, the sky

A cheerful track to sing, or rather, rap along from our Disney songs playlist, Maui sings his various attainments as the Hero of men in South Pacific legend in this rap song.

7.I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)(The Jungle Book)

Oh, oobee doo

I wanna be like you

I wanna walk like you

Talk like you, too

Animals do really want to be humans, and we get to know this as King Louie, the monkey king, sings this track to carve up his dilemma with Mowgli, while concomitantly persuading the human to help him become one.

8.Be Our Guest (Beauty and the Beast)

Be our guest! Be our guest!

Put our service to the test

This musical number from Disney songs is performed by the castle's cursed and moving objects to welcome Belle with delish dishes. What a sight it would be to see the cups, plates, and other objects greeting you with gratification!

9.Baby Mine (Dumbo)

Baby mine, don't you cry

Baby mine, dry your eyes

Rest your head close to my heart

A lullaby from Disney songs, Mrs. Jumbo hugs and cradles her baby Dumbo with her trunk while she sings this lullaby.

10.A Whole New World (Aladdin)

A whole new world

A new fantastic point of view

The Grammy winner and one of the most romantic and timeless Disney songs, Aladdin, disguised as Prince Ali, takes Princess Jasmine on a magic carpet ride to show the world beyond the castle walls. Eventually, they concede their love for each other in this magical journey.

11.A Spoonful of Sugar (Mary Poppins)

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down

In a most delightful way

Mary Poppins enjoins the two children, Jane and Michael to clean their room, even though it’s daunting. But with an ace vantage point, cleaning can be fun. This uptempo song is one of the oldest Disney songs.

12.I Won't Say I'm In Love (Hercules)

It's too cliche I won't say I'm in love

I thought my heart had learned its lesson

Meg falls into a situation in which each one of us falls once in a lifetime. A song about controverting having romantic feelings for someone, Meg constantly rebuffs to admit that she has begun to fall in love with Hercules because she’s afraid to balance on the broken branches again. The Muses, in the meantime, exhort her to stop refuting her true feelings.

13.An Unusual Prince/Once Upon a Dream (Sleeping Beauty)

I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream

I know you, the gleam in your eyes is so familiar, a gleam

Aurora sings about a Prince whom she has seen once upon a dream, and she’s in love with the dream Prince until Prince Phillip hears out the beautiful girl singing and approaches her and they fall in love instantly.

14.What's This? (The Nightmare Before Christmas)

What's this? What's this?

There's colour everywhere

Jack the skeleton’s happiness knew no bounds when he, for the first time, discovers a town celebrating Christmas and he ecstatically explores every inch of it as he sings this song.

15.Kiss the Girl (The Little Mermaid)

And you don't know why

But you're dying to try

You wanna kiss the girl

A romantic calypso ballad from Disney songs, Prince Eric and Ariel go out on a date, and the creatures of the water and the land encourage the Prince to kiss Ariel. It’s a song which might play, if they’re a Disney songs fan, through every male’s mind while they are on a date.

16.Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians)

Cruella De Vil

If she doesn't scare you

No evil thing will

This track is about one of the Disney villains, Cruella De Vil, an evil heiress, who is devilish and selfish.

17.Life's a Happy Song (The Muppets)

Life's a happy song when there's someone by my side to sing along

Won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song, this track from our Disney songs playlist is about friendship and love. Life gets a little bit easier when you have your close ones by your side.

18.Gaston (Beauty and the Beast)

No one's slick as Gaston

No one's quick as Gaston

No one's neck's as incredibly thick as Gaston

After getting rejected by Belle, LeFou and the other villagers try to cheer up Gaston by singing about his talents and how sturdy and great he is.

19.Grim Grinning Ghosts (The Haunted Mansion)

Happy haunts materialize

And begin to vocalize

Grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize

A perfect sing-along at the Halloween parties, this song from Disney songs is spooky yet fun to listen to and can turn the environment perfectly into a spine-tingling one.

20.Circle of Life (The Lion King)

It's the circle of life

And it moves us all

Through despair and hope

Through faith and love

This number from the Disney songs sings about life and the meaning of one’s life, the motive we are born with to fulfil it before our time ends.

21.Almost There (The Princess and the Frog)

I'm almost there

People gonna come here from everywhere

And I'm almost there

In a song about getting the dreams fulfilled, Tiana sings that she is very close to her dream, to successfully open the restaurant she has always wanted to and can see all the people from around the world coming there

22.King of New York (Newsies)

Look at me

I'm the king of New York

Suddenly, I'm respectable

Starin' right at 'cha lousy with stature

The boys sing this song after they see that their story has got printed in the newspaper.

23.Bare Necessities (The Jungle Book)

Look for the bare necessities

The simple bare necessities

Forget about your worries and your strife

In this song, Baloo bear explains the life of a bear to Mowgli, that the bears don’t need much to lead a life but little, bare necessary things. This track from the Disney songs playlist is like a lesson to humans, that we should try to live a booming and well-heeled life with bare necessities and shouldn’t expect a lot all the time.

24.When Will My Life Begin (Tangled)

And I'll keep wanderin' and wanderin'

And wanderin' and wonderin'

When will my life begin?

A beautiful song among the Disney songs, Rapunzel sings how she spends her entire day in the cloistered tower sweeping and moping, working on her hobbies and playing with her friend Pascal, everything is just monotonous, and she wants to go out of the tower and start living a real-life full of freedom and fun.

25.Friend Like Me (Aladdin)

Come, whisper to me whatever it is you want

You ain't never had a friend like me

An impressive musical number and a sing-along, one of the best songs from our Disney songs playlist, the Genie attests his nigh-omnipotent power to Aladdin and tells that he won’t get a friend like the Genie while he performed this song. Well, that’s true enough, we all want a friend like Genie!

26.Candle on the Water (Pete's Dragon)

I'll be your candle on the water,

My love for you will always burn

Nora’s fiancé Paul has been lost at the sea for over a year, but she believes that he’s not dead and that one day he’ll return for sure. Keeping the love and hope for her fiancé in her heart, Nora sings this torch-bearing song towards the ocean, hoping that Paul would hear her.

27.A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes (Cinderella)

A dream is a wish your heart makes

When you're fast asleep

This melodious song from our Disney songs playlist encourages us to dream. Cinderella incentivizes her animal friends to never stop dreaming because all of our dreams surely come true if we keep believing in them.

28.Why Should I Worry (Oliver & Company)

Why should I worry?

Why should I care?

I may not have a dime

But I got street savoir faire

Dodger, the street dog, sings about his life as a street dog on this track.

29.Immortals (Big Hero 6)

'Cause we could be immortals, immortals

Just not for long, for long

The energetic track by Fall Out Boys suits perfectly in the movie as Hiro tries to make his late brother’s dream come true.

30.Heigh-Ho (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho

It's home from work we go

This is the signature song of the dwarfs after they finish their work in the caves and are ready to go home. This elevating fun track from our Disney songs playlist will surely urge you to sing along, especially will make you try to whistle with the dwarfs.

31.Shiny (Moana)


Like a treasure from a sunken pirate wreck

Scrub the deck and make it look

Another number by a Disney Villian from our Disney songs playlist, the song is sung by Tamatoa, the megalithic vicious crab as he flaunts his qualities, specifically his shiny shell, and all the shiny treasures that he has collected and kept in his treasury.

32.He's a Tramp (Lady and the Tramp)

He's a tramp but I love him

Yes, and even I have got it pretty bad

Peg, the dog, sings this song to describe Tramp with whom she has fallen in love, keeping aside all the flaws he has and the troubles that he causes.

33.Reflection (Mulan)

Who is that girl I see, staring straight back at me?

Why is my reflection someone I don't know?

Mulan sings in this number that she wants to show her true self to the world and not the girl with all the makeup, but she’s afraid because she might disappoint her family by doing so.

34.Everybody Wants to Be a Cat (The Aristocats)

Everybody wants to be a cat

Because a cat's the only cat

Who knows where it's at

But it is true, isn’t it? Who wouldn’t like to be a cute little cat? And the cats also agree that everybody wants to be a cat.

35.Hakuna Matata (The Lion King)

Hakuna Matata | Disney Songs

Hakuna Matata!

What a wonderful phrase

Hakuna Matata!

Ain't no passing craze

Hakuna Matata means ‘No Worries’, and it’s one of the most famous Disney songs. Timon and Pumba talk to Simba and encourages him to move forward, leaving the troubled pasts behind and forget all the worries.

36.Lost in the Woods (Frozen II)

And I don't know what path you are on

I'm lost in the woods

Well, one won’t find any Disney songs that are about the break-up but this. All Disney Princes and Princesses never really go apart after they fall in love, but in Frozen II, they did, for a short time though. It’s not quite really a break-up song, but Kristoff sings the sad ballad when he gets heartbroken after Anna leaves with Elsa towards the north and to Ahtohallan.

37.Oo-De-Lally (Robin Hood)

Reminiscing this and that and having such a good time

Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally, golly, what a day

This melodious and catchy song from Robin Hood will drive you to sing along when you’re having a great day.

38.A Cover Is Not The Book (Mary Poppins Returns)

For a cover is nice

But a cover is not the book

Mary Poppins sings about a necessary reminder in life with this musical number, that one shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, with Bert and the animated animal characters onstage.

39.Barking at the Moon (Bolt)

Now the sun will rise in the east

But I'm barking at the moon

This song is heard when Bolt, Mittens, and Rhino journey together to Hollywood.

40.Colors of the Wind (Pocahontas)

You can own the Earth and still

All you'll own is Earth until

You can paint with all the colours of the wind

A pop ballad, this song from Pocahontas is about animism and esteeming nature, that one shouldn’t forget where they are truly from whether they dwell in the cities or amid nature itself. It got hold of the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

41.You've Got a Friend in Me (Toy Story) 

You've got a friend in me

When the road looks rough ahead

And you're miles and miles

From your nice warm bed

This friendship song from Disney songs fills one’s heart with joy. The song is about the unbreakable friendship between Andy and his toys, especially Woody, his favorite toy.

42.How far I will go (Moana)

If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me

One day I'll know

If I go, there's just no telling how far I'll go

Being a Princess, she has lots of responsibilities towards her island, her family and her people, but Moana flounders with the enticing drive to traverse beyond the reef that her father has asked not to cross. This power ballad from Disney songs expresses a deep and rich message, no doubt that it wins the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.

43.Life is a highway (cars)

Life is a highway

I wanna ride it all night long

This country-rock song performed by Rascal Flatts from our Disney songs playlist will keep you hooked up and sing along with it.

44.Beauty and the Beast (Beauty and the beast)

Both a little scared

Neither one prepared

Beauty and the beast

The romantic ballad sung by Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson with their soulful voices, this Disney song is evergreen, singing the tale, which is old as time, of the Beauty and the Beast who fell for each other notwithstanding the unman mien of the Beast.

45.You’ll be in my heart(Tarzan)

'Cause you'll be in my heart

Yes, you'll be in my heart

From this day on

Now and forevermore

Again a mother’s song from Disney songs, Tarzan’s gorilla mother Kala sings it for her baby, singing that she’ll keep him safe and protect him at all cost. This track from our Disney songs playlist tells how a mother’s love for her child never ends and no matter what, at all cost, she’ll keep them close, safe, and sound.

46.Try Everything (Zootopia)

No, I won't leave

I want to try everything

I want to try even though I could fail

With the powerful voice of Shakira, this song envisages motivating us to keep trying until we reach our goal. Doesn’t matter if we fall, we should always have the courage and will stand up and continue rather than giving up. If you’re feeling low, listen to the motivational and powerful Disney songs and they’ll cheer you up.

47.Love is an open door (Frozen)

Love is an open door!

With you!

This romantic duet from Frozen and Disney songs playlist is perfect to sing when you’re head over heels in love with someone, as Anna was with Hans when they both bump into each other again during the reception of Elsa’s coronation. Imagine being on a perfect date, and all you’ll hear is this lovey-dovey track playing in your mind.

48.Under the sea (The Little Mermaid) 

Out in the sun, they slave away

While we devotin'

Full time to floatin'

Under the sea

Ever envisaged how’s life under the sea? Now you have the answer from our friendly crab Sebastian as he sings this Disney track, exhorting Ariel to remain a mermaid and recounting the dazzling and facile world under the waters whereas human life is struggling.

49.I see the light (Tangled)

And at last, I see the light

And it's like the fog has lifted

After 18 years of being confined in a sequestered tower, Rapunzel finally manages a chance to escape the tower and see the lights literally and Flynn sees the light in Rapunzel as they fall in love and they couldn’t help but sing one of the melodious Disney songs.

50.Can you feel the love tonight (The Lion King)

Can you feel the love tonight?

The peace the evening brings

A cozy love song from Disney songs playlist, here Simba and Nala spark romance in the air as they embark on a journey of love after meeting each other after many years.

This brings us to the end of the playlist of Disney songs. All the songs are for pure entertainment and fun and can be a ready friend for your different moods. But most of the songs provide a message, just like the respective movies of the songs do.

Stretching from simply melodic to truly unforgettable, most of us listen to these tunes when we were kids and we cherish them into adulthood also. 

Disney has got a song for every mood. These magical melodies never fail to bring out the inner Elsa, Flynn, or Jafar. while you are singing along. 

Disney classics are unaltered by the test of time, and new tunes are bound to last their way on the on-repeat stage.

We hope you’ve loved scrolling through these heartening and uplifting Disney songs and have added them all to your Disney songs playlist.

But wait. It’s not the end of the large list we talked about before. The House of Mouse has produced more heart-warming songs to listen to, and we’ll suggest expanding your Disney songs horizon starting with our Disney songs playlist.

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Pratyusha Biswas

Pathetically introverted and a bibliophile.



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