Top five Disney songs of all time



The Top 5 Disney songs of all time.

Carson Knebel, Student Life Editor

Over the years, Disney has released a plethora of magical movies. With these movies came soundtracks that have been just as magical. In this listicle the best Disney songs of all time have been compiled.


  1. “Lost in the Woods”

“Lost in the Woods” by Johnathon Groff is performed in the movie “Frozen 2.” The song was released along with the movie in the year 2019. Lost in the Woods is sung by Kristoff when he was lost in the enchanted forest with Sven and the reindeer. Throughout the movie, Kristoff is a rather reserved character. This song allowed him to release all of his pent-up feelings and was important for his character development. This song appeals to people of all ages as parents enjoyed the ‘80s feel of it. The song is also very comical as the reindeer begin to sing along with Kristoff in the movie, making it very enjoyable for kids to watch as well.

  1. “Circle of Life”

“The Circle of Life” was performed by Carmen Twillie and Lebo M. The song was released along with the movie “The Lion King” in 1994. The song gives off an uplifting vibe and fits into somewhat of a pop rock genre. What sets this song apart from other Disney songs is its message. The song is about appreciating the world and wonders of life.

  1. “How far I’ll go”

“How far I’ll Go” by Auli’i Cravalho tells the story of a girl who seeks to break away from the rules of society and take her own path. The song appears a couple of times in the 2016 Disney film “Moana”. This song also exudes a very uplifting vibe that will make listeners feel ready to run through a wall. 

  1. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” 

The song “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman is arguably one of the most wholesome songs that has ever appeared in a Disney movie. The meaning of the song is exactly what the title says. I am your friend. The song is from the movie “Toy Story”, and its slow pace creates a happy, nostalgic mood for listeners. The song was released in 1995.

  1. “Friend Like Me”

“Friend Like Me” is sung by Robin Williams in the movie “Aladdin”. In the movie, it is sung by the Genie as he explains to Aladdin how powerful he is. This song helps Aladdin realize that this genie can make all of his wishes come true. The song is very fast paced and very entertaining to listen to. The song was first released with the movie Aladdin in 1991.

Though these are some of the best, there are so many great Disney songs out there that could have made the list. As new movies are released, Disney will continue to produce more iconic songs.