“Hakuna Matata” is a song from the 1994 Disney animated film “The Lion King“. The song is performed by the characters Timon and Pumbaa, and serves as a lighthearted and humorous moment in the film.
The lyrics of the song express the philosophy of living a carefree and happy life, with lines like “It means no worries for the rest of your days.” The melody is upbeat and catchy, with a lively and infectious rhythm that encourages listeners to sing and dance along.
The song was written by composer Elton John and lyricist Tim Rice, who also wrote the music and lyrics for other songs in “The Lion King”. “Hakuna Matata” has become one of the most beloved and iconic songs in the Disney canon, and is often cited as an example of the film’s fun and adventurous spirit. The phrase “Hakuna Matata” has also entered popular culture as a catchphrase for a carefree and stress-free attitude.
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Hakuna Matata (Song) Details
- Related Disney Character(s): Pumbaa (The Lion King), Timon (The Lion King)
- Song Written By: Tim Rice and Elton John
- Song Performed By: Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella
- Year Released: 1994