When We’re Human (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

When We're Human disney song music“When We’re Human” is a song from the 2009 animated musical film “The Princess and the Frog” produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. The song is sung by the main characters of the film, Tiana, Naveen, and Louis, as they try to find a way to become human again after being transformed by a voodoo practitioner.

“When We’re Human” is an upbeat and jazzy song that captures the film’s New Orleans-inspired setting and its themes of transformation and self-discovery. The song’s lyrics playfully imagine what it would be like to be human again, with each character expressing their own desires and dreams.

The song was written by Randy Newman, and its lively melody and upbeat tempo help to capture the film’s themes of hope, joy, and the power of friendship.

In the film, “When We’re Human” is played during a sequence in which Tiana, Naveen, and Louis navigate the bayou and try to find a way to break the voodoo curse that has transformed them. The song’s cheerful and upbeat tone helps to underscore the characters’ determination and optimism, as they strive to overcome seemingly impossible obstacles.

“When We’re Human” has become a memorable and beloved song among fans of “The Princess and the Frog,” with its catchy melody and playful lyrics inspiring many to celebrate the joys of life, friendship, and transformation.



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