By: C.P Ching

Lion King Fever is hitting audiences worldwide! Just weeks after its official release, the remake of the popular classic became the fourth Disney film to surpass the $1 billion mark in ticket sales for 2019.

The Lion King fever has also inspired artists in the Mandopop scene to create their renditions.  With several versions of the theme song (Can You Feel The Love Tonight) already hitting the interwebs.

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​Lion King Fever is hitting audiences worldwide! Just weeks after its official release, the remake of the popular classic becamethe fourth Disney film to surpass the $1 billion mark in ticket sales for 2019.

The Lion King fever has also inspired artists in the Mandopop scene to create their renditions.  With several versions of the theme song (Can You Feel The Love Tonight) already hitting the interwebs.

#一起唱:Can You Feel The Love Tonight (王大文,梁心頤,倪安東,王若琳,白巧克力,Vicky Sun)

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Posted by Lara梁心頤 on Thursday, 25 July 2019

Notable renditions include an acapella collaboration that features Lara Liang 梁心頤, Joanna Wang 王若琳, Anthony Neely倪安東Dawen Wang 王大文, White Chocolate 白色巧克力 and Vicky Sun

This collaboration is an English acapella, that seamlessly blends the voices of the singers without any instrumental accompaniment.

With the Disney-like voiceovers incorporated at the beginning, this cover sounds like something that could be used in the actual Lion King movie. Especially in the scene where Simba reunites with Nala. 

Another rendition garnering the attention of many netizens is the bilingual duet done by Sam Lin & Rose Liu 劉明湘. 

This version is accompanied by a piano background played by the talented Sam Lin. 

Overall, this version may appeal more to listeners that are looking for a  cover with a ballad-feel.

Finally, the official Chinese version is sung by Chinese pop legend; Jacky Cheung and American music icon; Beyonce.

This version is special as it manages to bring the two musical icons together to collaborate for the first time. It is a bilingual version of the song, that sees Jacky Cheung sings in both Mandarin and English.    

Which version of “Can Do You feel the Love Tonight” do you dig the most?  Let us know in the comment section below and be sure to cast your vote on our IG Story poll as well.