9 Disney Songs that Never Go Out of Style

September 21, 2019
Disney songs have very positive messages that can teach kids to have a healthy set of values.

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, certainly you’ve heard songs from the Disney movies thousands of times. Even if you’ve never seen a Disney movie yourself and you’ve never shown one to your child either – which we doubt – don’t worry, there’s still time. In this article, we’ll list a selection of Disney songs that never go out of style.

Leaving aside your personal tastes for this kind of movie, it’s important to highlight that each Disney movie focuses on key virtues or values that are important to teach children.

Disney Songs that never go out of style

“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” – Mary Poppins

Who hasn’t hummed to this song at one time? It’s difficult to explain; this long word is something without a concrete meaning. This word was invented by the most agreeable and interesting nanny in the history of the world many years ago.

The song is about the difficulties that children can have when they try to speak and pronounce words. By making up this word, Mary Poppins makes the children feel less apprehensive at making mistakes. Supercalifragilistic… is something to say when you don’t know what else to say.

9 Disney Songs that Never Go Out of Style

“Under the Sea” – The Little Mermaid

Sebastian the Crab, one of the funniest characters in the film, is the protagonist of this song. With this song, Sebastian teaches the Little Mermaid how difficult it can be in the outside world. You have to go outside your comfort zone. But Ariel only wants to live a human life and to enjoy the sun.

This song can have a lot of value in teaching children that they always want what they don’t have. This leads them to take for granted what they do have in their surroundings.

“Hakuna Matata” – The Lion King

One of the main and most popular songs from Disney for children is from the film, The Lion King. Hakuna Matata translates literally into “no problem,” and it was adapted into the movie to help the characters express their desire to “live and be happy.”

This song is synonymous with happiness and joy and they’re the feelings that are transmitted when this song is heard. Another famous phrase from this song is: “You have to leave the past behind.”

“The Second Star To The Right” – Peter Pan

If with “Hakuna Matata” we’re talking about one of the most upbeat and positive songs from Disney for children, with this song from the movie Peter Pan, actually the opposite is true.

The “Second Star To The Right” is about the loss of loved ones but also emphasizing the idea that they’ll always accompany us wherever we go. We’ll always keep them close and consider them in the decisions we make.

“Bidibibadibi bu” – Cinderella

Who doesn’t remember the moment when Cinderella is crying because she can’t go to the ball with the prince and in that moment, “poof!” her fairy godmother appears? Her godmother comes to magically take care of all her problems.

Although the lyrics aren’t as deep or important as those of the song from Peter Pan, “Bidibibadibi bu” is memorable for the music and reminiscent of the relief we all feel when we realize we can solve our problems.

“Beauty and the Beast” – Beauty and the Beast

If with the other Disney songs we’ve mentioned so far we’re talking about either happiness or sadness, with this song from Beauty and the Beast we’re talking about love and what is most important: falling in love with the person for who they are and not just how they look on the outside.

This song was a winner of both a Grammy and an Oscar and it’s been covered by many artists. It’s one of the most lovely ballads in the history of Disney.

“I Wanna Be Like You” – The Jungle Book

In much the same way as “Hakuna Matata”, “I Wanna Be Like You” is another happy hymn from the selection of Disney songs. This song also refers to the happiness that music can generate, as well as emphasizing the value of friendship above all else. 

“A Whole New World” – Aladdin

Another of the most classic love songs from Disney is this one. Aladdin wants to win the love of princess Yasmin no matter what it costs. That is the main value that the movie wants to convey and especially in terms of this song. Strength and perseverance will always bear fruit if you never tire from fighting for your dreams. 

9 Disney Songs that Never Go Out of Style

“Let it go” – Frozen

If in the previous songs we were talking about an older Disney, the movie Frozen and the popular song “Let it go”, have come to dominate the Disney world and it looks like it will stay that way.

The song is famous and it even won an Oscar. It shows a Disney princess who is much more of a fighter and rebellious. She fights for what she wants no matter the cost.