Lin-Manuel Miranda is going far…
Disney has released “How Far I’ll Go,” a track penned by the 36-year-old Puerto Rican actor, composer, rapper and writer for the upcoming movie Moana.
Alessia Cara provides the vocals on the track.
A bouncy, uplifting tune follows Moana‘s plot of a young girl who sets out on a journey to a fabled island to save her people (“If the wind on my sail on the sea stays behind me/ One day I’ll know, if I go, there’s just no telling how far I’ll go”).
The song can be heard in the film twice, with Auli’i Cravalho — the voice of protagonist Moana — singing the track during the film, and Cara’s version playing during the credits.
Moana will feature another song written by Miranda, “You’re Welcome,” which is sung by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
The film opens in theaters on November 23, but the soundtrack will be available on November 18.