With “Encanto,” a new effort by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical theater darling knows how to keep his fans entertained.
The production pays homage to his days in a Catholic high school and outlines his journey from Jamaica, New York to immigrating to the States.
“Don’t Fade Away” tells Miranda’s story of Catholic high school and his search for faith. The song collection also includes bop’s that he wrote for movie that he hopes will inspire young music fans who believe their dreams can come true.
“Don’t be discouraged/ If you see a dream getting harder/ You are going to get it,” he sings.
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#encanto was conceived of as a story about a new, budding artist and the journey he took in order to achieve his goals.The proceeds from his album will go to a foundation that provides a haven for undocumented immigrants to stay in America, FOX News Latino confirmed.
The special episodes of “Conan” and “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” that air Saturday, August 11 and Thursday, August 16, respectively, will feature Miranda.
#Encanto is available to purchase on iTunes.