Halle Bailey's 'Part of Your World' is a stunning tribute to the classic song.
Halle Bailey is about to make a splash as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, which will hit theaters on May 26, 2023. The 23-year-old singer and actress has already impressed fans with her voice in the teaser trailer and the official poster for the movie, but now they can hear her full version of the iconic song 'Part of Your World', which was released on Wednesday (April 26).
The song, originally performed by Jodi Benson in the 1989 animated film, is one of the most beloved Disney songs of all time. It captures Ariel's longing to explore the human world and her fascination with everything that is different from her underwater life. Halle Bailey's rendition of the song is faithful to the original melody and lyrics, but also showcases her own vocal style and personality. She sings with emotion and passion, conveying Ariel's curiosity and determination.
Bailey shared her excitement about the song on Instagram, writing: "omg y'all you can now listen now to the full 'Part of Your World', performed by me - from Disney's The Little Mermaid on spotify (link in bio) - only one month left until the movie!" She also thanked Disney Music and director Rob Marshall for giving her the opportunity to play Ariel and sing the classic song.
Fans and celebrities alike praised Bailey's performance of 'Part of Your World', calling it beautiful, amazing, and breathtaking. Some even said that they cried listening to it. Many also expressed their anticipation for the movie, which will feature a star-studded cast including Javier Bardem as King Triton, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Awkwafina as Scuttle, and Daveed Diggs as Sebastian.
The Little Mermaid is expected to be a faithful adaptation of the original animated film, with some new elements and songs added. It will also feature songs from the Broadway musical version of the story, composed by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Menken also worked on the new songs for the movie, along with Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Halle Bailey's 'Part of Your World' is a stunning tribute to the classic song that will surely enchant a new generation of Disney fans. It is also a testament to Bailey's talent and charisma as an artist and a star. She is ready to take on the role of Ariel and make it her own.