Mulan: Christina Aguilera drops music video for ‘Loyal Brave True’ track
Grammy winner Christina Aguilera has officially released the full music video for her newest single titled “Loyal Brave True” from the soundtrack of Walt Disney Studios‘ highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Mulan. In addition to the new single, the upcoming film soundtrack, which is set to be released on September 4, will also feature a new version of Aguilera’s “Reflection” song. The film will be available for streaming on Friday, September 4, exclusively to Disney+ subscribers with premiere access for a fee of $30. Check out the video in the player below!
Music from both songs is featured in Harry Gregson Williams’ underscore with Aguilera’s full-length versions appearing in the film’s custom main-on-end title design. Aguilera was also the one who sang the iconic “Reflection” theme song back in 1998 for the animated film of the same name, which resulted in the singer earning her first recording contract due to the song’s success.
When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.
Mulan features a celebrated international cast led by Liu Yifei (The Forbidden Kingdom, Once Upon a Time) was cast as Hua Mulan following a year-long global casting search. Joining her are Donnie Yen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny) as Böri Khan; Yoson An (The Meg) as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li (Memoirs of a Geisha, Raise the Red Lantern) as Xianniang and Jet Li (Shaolin Temple, Lethal Weapon 4) as the Emperor.
The film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek based on the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”
Mulan will still be having its theatrical release in selected Asian countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, and China.