Too Good to be True (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Too Good to be True disney song music“Too Good to be True” is a song from Disney’s 1947 animated short film “Fun and Fancy Free“. The song is sung by the film’s main character, a happy-go-lucky bear named Bongo.

In the film, Bongo is a circus bear who escapes to the wilderness in search of freedom and love. “Too Good to be True” is sung as Bongo falls in love with a female bear named Lulubelle, and expresses his amazement at finding someone who seems too perfect to be real.

The song was written by Paul J. Smith and Bob Wright and features a bouncy, upbeat melody and lyrics that capture Bongo’s exuberant spirit. The song’s playful lyrics and charming vocals have made it a fan favorite and helped to establish “Fun and Fancy Free” as a classic of the Disney animated canon.

“Too Good to be True” has also been covered by various artists over the years, and has been used in other Disney-related contexts, including theme park attractions and soundtracks for other films and television shows.

Listen to Too Good to be True (Song)

Additional Details

  • Song Written By: Buddy Kaye and Eliot Daniel
  • Song Performed By: Dinah Shore
  • Year Released: 1947

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