Elton John has by no means been silent and prevented giving his opinion on issues and even collects some quarrels within the leisure trade due to it. And with the soundtrack for the new “The Lion King,” a film launched this 12 months 2019, it couldn’t be any totally different.
Though he participated within the venture, much less grandly than within the authentic movie, which was launched in 1994 and gained Oscar for Greatest Authentic Tune, Elton mentioned he was disenchanted with the results of the new model of the movie, which has Donald Glover and Beyoncé within the solid.
In an interview with GQ UK journal, Elton John replied about what he considered the new “The Lion King”: “The new model of ‘The Lion King’ was a giant disappointment to me as a result of I imagine they tousled with music.”
“Music was a giant a part of the unique movie and the music within the present film didn’t have the identical affect. The magic and pleasure have been misplaced. The soundtrack didn’t have practically the identical affect on the charts as 25 years in the past, when it was the very best promoting album of the 12 months. ”
“The new soundtrack got here off the charts so shortly, regardless of the immense success on the field workplace. I want I had been extra invited to the celebration, however the inventive imaginative and prescient of the film and its music have been totally different this time round and I wasn’t actually welcomed or handled with the identical degree of respect. It makes me extraordinarily unhappy. I'm glad that the true spirit for music continues to dwell within the theater musical ‘The Lion King ‘,” concluded Elton John.