If I Never Knew You (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

If I Never Knew You disney song music“If I Never Knew You” is a song from the 1995 Disney animated film “Pocahontas“. The song was originally intended to be included in the film’s theatrical release, but it was ultimately cut for time and later added to the film’s 10th anniversary re-release.

In the song, Pocahontas and John Smith sing about their love for each other and how they would feel if they never met. The song is characterized by its romantic and emotional melody, its introspective and poetic lyrics, and the beautiful and heartfelt vocals of Judy Kuhn (Pocahontas) and Mel Gibson (John Smith).

“If I Never Knew You” was composed by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The song is notable for its poignant and moving themes, as well as its contribution to the overall spirit and message of “Pocahontas”. The song has since become a fan favorite and a classic Disney ballad, and it remains one of the most memorable and iconic moments in the film.

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