Do you love Mulan? Of course you do. If you were upset that the upcoming live action remake was rumoured to have no songs you may be pleased to hear that this may not be the case. It’s still early days yet but in honour of this almost news I’ve selected for today’s track the rousing “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You”, though not the version you know.
General Li Shang sings this powerful song during the training montage. B.D Wong provided the speaking voice but despite being an excellent singer himself the singing voice was done by Donny Osmond and he did a great job. In the Mandarin language version of the movie the singing voice is provided by the legendary Jackie Chan. He also recorded the song as a single in Cantonese, his native tongue. The movie version is just as good but here’s the music video for the single version. It’s got Jackie Chan doing kung fu in it which automatically makes it the best music video for any pop version of a Disney song.