Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Listen to Disney Tunes in Steelband Style

By Keith Mahne

We love listening to Disney music here on Disney Avenue and if you feel the same way then you are going to love what we have in store for you today. We just added a new album to the Disney Avenue Music Player called Disney Tunes in Steelband Style by the Trinidad and Tobago Showboat Orchestra. It's a collection of your favorite Disney songs played on steeldrum. Join us today and take a listen...

Beauty and the Beat album

The Trinidad and Tobago Showboat Orchestra perform Beauty and the Beat!, 14 Disney songs in steel-band style. What may seem a novelty is in actuality an innovative and intriguing way to hear such classics as Snow White's "Someday My Prince Will Come" and Mary Poppins's "A Spoonful of Sugar," as well as relative newcomers "Be Our Guest" and "Hakuna Matata" from Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, respectively. And the sunny syncopated tones of the steel band are perfect for the Calypso-flavored "Kiss the Girl" and the vastly improved "Under the Sea," both from The Little Mermaid. In fact, parents who've grown weary of Ariel and Simba on repeat play will find the Trinidad and Tobago Showboat Orchestra's renditions thankfully exotic and festive. See what you think...

(For your viewing pleasure, be sure to pause the Disney Avenue Music Player located above prior to starting the video below if you are on a desktop computer.)


1) Mary Poppins: A Spoonful of Sugar
2) Heigh-Ho!

3) Some Day My Prince Will Come
4) Under the Sea
5) Kiss the Girl

6) The Little Mermaid: Part of Your World
7) The Little Mermaid: Tour of the Kingdom - Wedding Announcement
8) I Just Can't Wait to Be King
9) The Lion King: Hakuna Matata
10) Can You Feel the Love Tonight
11) No Matter What
12) Beauty and the Beast
13) Beauty and the Beast: Home
14) Be Our Guest

Feel free to enjoy this album whenever you'd like by selecting track number 415 in the Disney Avenue Music Player located at the top of the site.


Keith Michael Mahne is the owner and editor of Disney Avenue and the host of the Disney Avenue Podcast. He has made countless trips to the Walt Disney World resort since his first trip in 1989 at the age of four. Keith has a strong passion and respect for Walt Disney, the parks and resorts, and the men and women who help create them. He started Disney Avenue as a way to inform and entertain readers and to repay all those who make dreams come true every day.

You can find all of Keith's articles here.

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