“Just Around the Riverbend” is a song from the 1995 Disney animated film “Pocahontas“. The song was composed by Alan Menken and written by Stephen Schwartz.
In the film, “Just Around the Riverbend” is performed by the character Pocahontas, as she contemplates the direction of her life and the path that she should take. The song is characterized by its upbeat tempo, soaring melody, and poignant lyrics, which reflect Pocahontas’ sense of adventure, bravery, and determination to follow her own path and find her own destiny.
The sequence featuring the song is also notable for its stunning visuals, which depict Pocahontas journeying down a river and encountering various natural wonders and obstacles along the way. The song has since become a fan favorite, and has been covered and adapted by various artists and performers over the years.
“Just Around the Riverbend” has been praised for its uplifting message and inspiring themes of self-discovery, courage, and following one’s heart. The song’s popularity has contributed to the enduring legacy of “Pocahontas” as a beloved and iconic Disney film.
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Just Around the Riverbend (Song) Details
- Related Disney Character(s): Pocahontas
- Song Written By: Alan Menken and Stephen Schwarts
- Song Performed By: Judy Kuhn
- Year Released: 1995