In the movie, this was sung by Judy Kuhn, who was the singing voice of Pocahontas. The Vanessa Williams version played over the end credits và was released as the single.The movie version contains an additional verse that begins: You think I"m an ignorant savageAnd you"ve been so many places I guess it must be soThe single release, which at 4:12 is about a minute longer than the movie version, starts with the line, "You think you own whatever land you land on," but adds an extra chorus and is performed at a slower tempo.
In 1983, Vanessa Williams won the Miss America pageant, but gave up her crown when nude photos of her surfaced. The moral outrage that cost her the crown had clearly abated by the "90s, as the family friendly Disney felt comfortable having her perform this song.

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"It really is one of the most important songs I"ve ever written," Menken told Entertainment Weekly. "That was the first tuy vậy I wrote with Stephen Schwartz - the Broadway prodigy who wrote Godspell và Pippin. He did a lot of research about American Indian folklore, & we listened to a lot of tribal music. It was born out of the modality of Native American music, but it quickly moved khổng lồ its own place, which is hard to lớn define. The grand, slow elegance. It"s a very serious song, but there was no getting humor into Pocahontas. God knows we tried. We wrote a tuy nhiên for Grandmother Willow to try to địa chỉ some comedy, but we just couldn"t. The only other option would have been lớn give a tuy vậy to the pug và the raccoon, và they don"t even speak!"
Judy Kuhn still has no idea what she is singing about on one of the lyrics.Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the xanh corn moon"Actually, I have no idea what a blue corn moon is," she told Entertainment Weekly in 2015. "I have always hoped someone could explain it khổng lồ me. That being said, I don"t believe I have ever heard a wolf cry. I vì chưng live in thành phố new york City where we now apparently have coyotes, but I have not heard of any wolf sightings. Yet."

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Siahara Shyne Carter from United States"Colors of the Night" ;pSiahara Shyne Carter from United StatesWhatever the meaning It"s fantasytic HAHAHAHA I"ve heard this when I was 10 or 12 & It"s already famous và I forgot about Pocahontas movie but The tuy nhiên is still fresh in my mindsee more comments
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