“Reflection” is a song from the soundtrack of the 1998 Disney animated film “Mulan“. The song was written by composer Matthew Wilder and lyricist David Zippel, and was performed by American singer and actress Christina Aguilera.
“Reflection” is a ballad that explores the inner turmoil of the film’s protagonist, Mulan, as she struggles to find her place in a patriarchal society and come to terms with her own identity. The song’s lyrics and melody evoke themes of self-discovery, personal strength, and the struggle to balance tradition and individuality.
The song became a commercial and critical success, earning Aguilera a recording contract with RCA Records and helping to launch her career as a pop star. It was also nominated for several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and has become a beloved and iconic part of the “Mulan” franchise. The song has since been covered and reinterpreted by numerous artists, and continues to be celebrated for its themes of self-empowerment and personal growth.
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Reflection (Song) Details
- Song Written By: Matthew Wilder and David Zippel
- Song Performed By: Lea Salonga
- Year Released: 1998