Strangers Like Me (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Strangers Like Me disney song music“Strangers Like Me” is a song from the 1999 Disney animated film “Tarzan“. The song is performed by Phil Collins, who also wrote the music and lyrics for the film.

In the song, Tarzan, the film’s main character, reflects on his growing understanding of human culture and his own identity as an outsider among both humans and apes. The lyrics emphasize the importance of curiosity and openness to new experiences and people.

“Strangers Like Me” was well-received by audiences and helped to establish “Tarzan” as a critical and commercial success for Disney. The song’s catchy melody and upbeat lyrics set it apart from the film’s other, more emotional songs, and it has become a fan favorite among Disney fans.

“Strangers Like Me” is one of several memorable songs from “Tarzan”, which was praised for its innovative animation and storytelling. The film went on to spawn a successful Broadway musical adaptation and remains a beloved part of the Disney animated film canon.

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

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