Christina Aguilera Drops Music Video For Mulan’s ‘Loyal Brave True’
In the visual, the pop icon plays out the emotive ballad while skimming through a misty crimson dreamscape, scattered with images of Liu Yifei’s nominal Chinese warrior from the anticipated live-action remake of the classic Disney princess story.
“Should I ask myself in the water/ What a warrior would do?/ Tell me, underneath my armor/ Am I loyal, brave and true?/ Am I loyal, brave and true?” she asks on the tune while wearing a black gown and updo. This is a symbolism of “Reflection,” her 1998 breakout hit from the animated film.
Prior to the remake’s release, Aguilera additionally dropped a version of the melody in Spanish – named “El Mejor Guerrero”. Also, she affirmed that she’s recorded an updated take on “Reflection,” which will drop soon.
The video comes only ten days after Disney declared it would be canceling Mulan’s planned theatrical debut. This is following numerous postponements and pushbacks as cinemas around the world have stayed closed due to the global coronavirus pandemic. (The film was initially scheduled to hit screens on March 27 however was rearranged to July 24 and Aug. 21 before finally being pulled out of the calendar.)
Rather, Mulan is presently set to debut as a premium contribution on Disney+ on Sept. 4, making it the primary major tentpole studio picture to make the transition to a streaming delivery in the wake of the post-coronavirus media landscape.
Watch the video for ‘Loyal Brave True’ below.