“Colors of the Wind” is a song from the 1995 Disney animated film “Pocahontas“. The song was written by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, and was performed in the film by the character Pocahontas, voiced by Judy Kuhn.
The song is a powerful and moving ballad that celebrates the natural world and the importance of respecting and protecting the earth and its creatures. The lyrics describe the beauty and wonder of nature, and emphasize the need to live in harmony with the environment and with one another. The melody is accompanied by an orchestral arrangement, featuring strings, woodwinds, and percussion, as well as a traditional Native American flute and drum.
“Colors of the Wind” won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1996, and has since become one of the most beloved and recognizable songs in the Disney canon. The song’s themes of environmentalism and multiculturalism have resonated with audiences of all ages and backgrounds, and have helped to make “Pocahontas” a beloved and enduring classic.
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Colors of the Wind (Song) Details
- Related Disney Character(s): Pocahontas
- Song Written By: Alan Menken and Stephen Schwarts
- Song Performed By: Judy Kuhn
- Year Released: 1995