“Trust Again” for the latest Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon is a spectacular collaboration featuring four music artistes from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia. This multi-territorial music collaboration is the first of its’ kind in the region, which is a trilingual track, and holds a significant milestone in Disney’s commitment to work closely with local talent to bring quality entertainment content to audiences in Southeast Asia.
“Trust Again” features Raisa from Indonesia, Matthaios from Philippines, SPRITE from Thailand and Yonnyboii from Malaysia. The track will let you immersed with Raisa’s enthralling vocals in the instantly captivating chorus and you will find lyrical references to the Southeast Asian cultures – Yonnyboii masterfully incorporating delicacies such as “satay and nasi lemak” in the very first verse, Matthaios’ line in Tagalog “I’m your ally just like an Arnis”, the ancient Filipino weapon used by Raya and in SPRITE’s emotionally-charged last verse, he mentions the Tuk Tuk, a popular mode of transportation in Thailand as well as a character in the movie.
More subtly, the track also contains ethnic Southeast Asian instrumentation such as Seruling, Ethnic Percussions, Jaw Harp, Angklung, Thai Ensemble, Gamelan and Suling Sunda. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning Mastering Engineer, Chris Athens, the track is undoubtedly one of buoyant empowerment, revolving around the universally relatable theme of trust. The track will be released alongside a lyric video on 12th March 2021, with a music video featuring all 4 artistes to follow in late March 2021.