What happens when Cantopop King and Queen of Pop come together? Magic.
That’s what fans are expecting now that it’s been announced that Jacky Cheung (張學友) will be adding his vocals to “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” that features Beyonce. The iconic song is taken from the soundtrack of Disney’s “The Lion King” (獅子王).
Fans are already calling this the “collaboration of the century”. As you may know, Beyonce voices the role of Nala in the live-action “Lion King”. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” was originally sang by British pop icon Elton John. The song won best original song at the Oscars and Golden Globe Awards. The legendary singer also won Best Male Pop Vocal Performer at the Grammy’s that year.
While we patiently wait for the Chinese version to drop, the English duet between Queen Bey and Donald Glover (who voices Simba) has already been released. Feel free to listen to the official American version below:
“The Lion King” premieres in local cinemas 17th July 2019.