One Jump Ahead (Song)

Last Updated on: February 21st, 2023

One Jump Ahead disney song music“One Jump Ahead” is a song from the Disney animated film “Aladdin“. The song was written by composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.

The song is featured in the film during a high-energy chase sequence in which the title character, Aladdin, attempts to evade the city guards while navigating the crowded streets of Agrabah. The lyrics of the song express Aladdin’s street-smart and resourceful nature, as well as his desire to escape poverty and hardship.

“One Jump Ahead” has become one of the most popular and recognizable songs from “Aladdin”, and has been covered by numerous artists over the years. The song’s fast-paced tempo, catchy melody, and clever lyrics help to convey the sense of excitement and adventure that is a hallmark of the film.

In the film, “One Jump Ahead” is performed by the character Aladdin, voiced by actor Scott Weinger, with additional vocals by Brad Kane. The song was later included on the film’s soundtrack and has been performed in various stage adaptations of the story.



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  • Song Written By: Alan Menken and Tim Rice
  • Song Performed By: Brad Kane
  • Year Released: 1992

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