Queen Bey’s got spirit.
With the live-action remake of the Lion King about to hit cinemas around the globe, Beyonce is getting fans hyped with the release of a new song, “Spirit.”
It’s the first track lifted from The Lion King: The Gift, an album curated by Bey which will feature various recording artists and is said to be “steeped in the sounds of Africa,”
The inspirational song captures the spirit of gospel and features a late key change. On it, Beyonce sings, “Spirit, watch the heavens open/ Spirit, can you hear it calling?/ Your destiny is coming close/ Stand up and fight.”
The Lion King: The Gift is out July 19, along with release of the popular Disney film, which features Beyonce as Nala.
Stream “Spirit” below.