With Disney animated films that are musicals, many numbers fall along certain types. There’s usually a song for a villain, a more comedic and upbeat song, and a song about the heritage of the people or land in which the tale is set.
The most famous of these though is the empowerment song, the one sung by the film’s heroine and usually involving her going out into the world. “Let It Go” from “Frozen” the most popular of this type in recent years.
Now the studio has released the equivalent from “Moana” online in full. “How Far I’ll Go” doesn’t appear to have caught on as much – but it is the song with a good shot at awards glory come early next year. Reprised several times and in different ways in the film, you can check it out below: