We Go On (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

We Go On disney song music“We Go On” was a song featured in the IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth nighttime spectacular at Epcot in Walt Disney World. The show ran from 1999 to 2019, and “We Go On” served as the show’s signature song.

“We Go On” is a stirring and inspiring song that celebrates the enduring spirit of humanity. The song’s lyrics suggest that no matter what challenges or obstacles may arise, people have the power to overcome them and create a better future through their strength, courage, and resilience.

The song was written by composer Gavin Greenaway and lyricist Don Dorsey. Its powerful melody and uplifting lyrics help to capture the spirit of IllumiNations, which was designed to celebrate the diversity, creativity, and innovation of human culture.

In the show, “We Go On” was played during the show’s grand finale, as a pyrotechnic display illuminated the sky above Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon. The song’s rousing and hopeful message helped to inspire and uplift audiences, leaving them with a sense of wonder, joy, and possibility.

“We Go On” has become a beloved Disney song, with its powerful and inspiring message touching the hearts and minds of many fans around the world. Although IllumiNations has since ended its run, “We Go On” continues to inspire and uplift audiences in various Disney theme parks and events.

Listen to We Go On (Song)

Additional Details

  • Song Written By: Don Dorsey
  • Song Performed By: Kellie Coffey
  • Year Released: 2000

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