Wishes (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Wishes disney song music“Wishes” is a song that was performed during the nighttime fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The song was composed by Gregory Smith, and the lyrics were written by Mark Hammond, Don Payne, and Kevin Rafferty. The song features a sweeping orchestral arrangement, with a soaring and inspirational melody. The lyrics of the song encourage listeners to follow their dreams and to believe in the power of their imagination, promising that “if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.” The song has become an iconic part of the Magic Kingdom experience, and was used as the theme for the “Wishes” fireworks show from 2003 to 2017. The song is often cited as an example of the inspirational and uplifting themes that are a hallmark of Disney’s entertainment offerings.

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Additional Details

  • Song Performed By: Peabo Bryson and Kimberly Locke
  • Year Released: 2003

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