Strong Songs   /   "Let It Go" from Frozen

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What happens when you put a straight-up power ballad in the middle of a Disney movie? "Let it Go" happens, that's what. On this episode, Kirk climbs to the top of a snowy peak and summons all his magical powers to figure out why Elsa of Arendelle's self-coronation song rocks as hard as it does, and what it says about the evolution of Disney musical numbers over the past 30 years. Band/Artist: Idina Menzel Album: Frozen Original Soundtrack, 2013 Composed by: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify ------ ALSO FEATURED: "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey from Escape, 1981 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify "Part of Your World" by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman from The Little Mermaid, 1989 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify "A Whole New World" by Alan Menken and Tim Rice from Aladdin, 1992 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify "When Will My Life Begin?" by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater from Tangled, 2010 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify "Defying Gravity" by Stephen Schwartz from Wicked, 2003 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify "How Far I'll Go" by Lin-Manuel Miranda from Moana, 2016 Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify ------ NEWSLETTER/MAILING LIST Sign up for Kirk's mailing list to start getting monthly-ish newsletters with music recommendations, links, news, and extra thoughts on new Strong Songs episodes: https://tinyletter.com/KirkHamilton  

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What happens when you put a straight-up power ballad in the middle of a Disney movie? "Let it Go" happens, that's what. On this episode, Kirk climbs to the top of a snowy peak and summons all his magical powers to figure out why Elsa of Arendelle's...
Duration
51:11
Publishing date
2019-03-06 10:00
Link
http://strongsongspodcast.com/let-it-go-from-frozen
Contributors
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Shownotes

What happens when you put a straight-up power ballad in the middle of a Disney movie? "Let it Go" happens, that's what.

On this episode, Kirk climbs to the top of a snowy peak and summons all his magical powers to figure out why Elsa of Arendelle's self-coronation song rocks as hard as it does, and what it says about the evolution of Disney musical numbers over the past 30 years.

Band/Artist: Idina Menzel

Album: Frozen Original Soundtrack, 2013

Composed by: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

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ALSO FEATURED:

"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey from Escape, 1981

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

"Part of Your World" by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman from The Little Mermaid, 1989

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

"A Whole New World" by Alan Menken and Tim Rice from Aladdin, 1992

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

"When Will My Life Begin?" by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater from Tangled, 2010

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

"Defying Gravity" by Stephen Schwartz from Wicked, 2003

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

"How Far I'll Go" by Lin-Manuel Miranda from Moana, 2016

Listen/Buy: Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify

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NEWSLETTER/MAILING LIST

Sign up for Kirk's mailing list to start getting monthly-ish newsletters with music recommendations, links, news, and extra thoughts on new Strong Songs episodes: https://tinyletter.com/KirkHamilton