11th November 2016, Singapore – Disney’s latest animation title, Moana, will feature the lead song, “How Far I’ll Go” and the track will be adapted into five Southeast Asia local languages – Bahasa Indonesian, Bahasa Melayu, Thai, Vietnamese and English. Five singers from Southeast Asia, namely Maudy Ayunda from Indonesia, Ayda Jebat from Malaysia, Janella Salvador from Philippines, Myra Molloy from Thailand and Minh Nhu from Vietnam were selected to cover the song in each of their local languages.
Launch dates of the local version of the music videos as follow:
- 9th November – Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesia), Bahasa Melayu (Malaysia) and
- 15th November – Thai (Thailand)
- 18th November – English (Philippines)
All five singers performed the song together for the first time at the Disney’s Moana press junket held in Singapore on 8th November and also present at the event were Auli’I Cravalho (voice of Moana), Osnat Shurer (Producer), Roger Lee (Singaporean Lighting Artist) and Griselda Sastrawinata (Indonesian Visual Development Artist).
Alessia Cara’s version of the song is out now, and the Southeast Asia local languages to be released on all digital music services on 18th November.
Disney’s Moana opens in cinemas [01 Dec 2016]