Son of Man (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Son of Man disney song music“Son of Man” is a song from the 1999 Disney animated film “Tarzan“. The song is performed by Phil Collins, who also composed the music for the film.

In the song, Tarzan is shown swinging through the trees and interacting with the animals of the jungle, as he sings about his struggle to find his place in the world. The song’s lyrics emphasize Tarzan’s determination to discover his identity and to embrace his true nature as a “son of man”, even as he grapples with his sense of belonging in the jungle.

“Son of Man” was written by Phil Collins and Mark Mancina, and it has become one of the most popular and recognizable songs from the “Tarzan” soundtrack. The song’s upbeat tempo and catchy melody have made it a favorite among fans of the film, and it has been covered by several other artists over the years. The song’s music video features clips from the film and showcases the film’s lush, vibrant animation.

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  • Song Written By: Phil Collins
  • Song Performed By: Phil Collins
  • Year Released: 2000

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