You’ve Got a Friend in Me (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

You've Got a Friend in Me disney song music“You’ve Got a Friend in Me” is a song from the 1995 Disney-Pixar animated film, Toy Story. The song is written and performed by Randy Newman, who composed the film’s score. The song features a gentle and reassuring melody, with a folksy arrangement that emphasizes acoustic guitar and piano. The lyrics of the song describe the strong bond between two of the film’s main characters, Woody and Buzz Lightyear, and suggest that even in difficult times, they will always be there for each other. The song has become an iconic and beloved part of the Toy Story franchise, and has been featured in all four Toy Story films, as well as in various other media. It is often cited as an example of the emotional depth and heart that has made the Toy Story franchise so popular and enduring.



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