You’ll Be in My Heart (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

You'll Be in My Heart disney song music“You’ll Be in My Heart” is a song from the 1999 Disney animated film “Tarzan“. The song was written by Phil Collins, who also performed it, and it won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

The song is a powerful and emotional ballad that speaks about the bond between a mother and child, as well as the idea of unconditional love. The lyrics encourage the listener to have faith and to know that their loved ones are always with them, no matter where they are or what happens.

Musically, “You’ll Be in My Heart” is a soft, melodic song that features a prominent use of acoustic guitar, piano, and strings. The song builds in intensity as it progresses, with Collins’ passionate vocals conveying the depth of emotion behind the lyrics.

“You’ll Be in My Heart” became a hit on the charts, reaching the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the top 10 on the Adult Contemporary chart. The song remains a popular and beloved part of the “Tarzan” soundtrack, and is often cited as one of the most iconic and memorable Disney songs of all time.

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

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