The Disney Reggae Club (Coming June 8th, 2010)

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REGGAE STARS
PUT STAMP OF ISLAND MAGIC ON DISNEY
CLASSICS WITH THE DISNEY REGGAE CLUB


Ziggy Marley,
UB40, Toots, Sly & Robbie, Matisyahu, and More Contribute Newly
Recorded Tracks

 Set for release June 8

The magic of Disney meets the
magical isle of Jamaica, as Walt Disney Records readies an album of
classic Disney songs newly recorded by a cross-section of top
reggae musicians. The Disney Reggae Club features songs
from immortal Disney animated films – from “The Little Mermaid” to
“Jungle Book” – recorded by such esteemed artists as Grammy winning
reggae legend Toots (of Toots & the Maytals fame), five time Grammy
winner Ziggy Marley, reggae’s most prolific and long lasting production
team Sly & Robbie, multiple Grammy winner Cedella Marley, Grammy
winner Burning Spear, legendary British band UB40 and Hasidic rapper
Matisyahu. The album is set to arrive in stores and at online
retailers June 8.

Artists
and tracks included on the album are:

  1. “Circle of Life” (from “The Lion King”) Performed
    by
    Matisyahu    
  2. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” (from
    “The Lion King”) Performed by Cedella Marley
  3. “The Bare Necessities” (from “The Jungle
    Book”) Performed by Steel Pulse
  4. “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” (Desmond
    Dekker’s reggae classic also featured in “The Lion King”) Performed
    by
    Morgan Heritage
  5. “What a Wonderful World” (Louis Armstrong
    classic) Performed by Ziggy Marley
  6. “True to Your Heart” (from “Mulan”) Performed
    by
    The Wailing Souls
  7. You’ve Got a Friend in Me (from “Toy Story)
    Performed by Sly & Robbie 
  8. “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” (from “Song of the
    South”) Performed by Toots
  9. “I Wan’na Be Like You” (from “The Jungle
    Book”)  Performed by UB40
  10. “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat” (from “The
    Aristocats”) Performed by Michael G & the Easy Star
    All-Stars
  11. “Kiss
    The Girl” (from “The Little Mermaid”) Performed by Burning
    Spear 
  12. “Under
    The Sea” (from “The Little Mermaid”) Performed by Gregory
    Isaacs
  13. “Find
    Yourself” (from “Cars”) Performed by Yellowman

“The genius of Disney songs is
that they are timeless and adaptable to every musical genre,” said
executive producer Brian Malouf. “Reggae is so joyous and spirited, we
knew these songs would lend themselves perfectly. I’m happy to say the
artists, many of them true legends of reggae, all jumped at the chance
to participate. “

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