In a recent interview with British GQ Elton John shared a few select words about this year's remake of The Lion King with Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and others. "The new version of The Lion King was a big disappointment to me because I think they messed up the music," he said. After delivering songs for the film in 1994, John added, "Music was so much part of the original and the music in the current movie did not have the same effect. The magic and the joy were lost. "
John continued," The soundtrack did not have nearly the same effect on the charts as it did 25 years ago when it was the best-selling album of the year, "he said." The new soundtrack was so fast despite the big box-office success The Charts. "was released as a new original," Never Too Late. " The Lion King: The Gift was curated by Beyoncé and included Kendrick Lamar, JAY-Z, Tierra Whack, and others Childish Gambino.
Read the full interview on British GQ .