Moana is an American animated Disney film released on November 23, 2016, and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. The movie features a teenage girl., Moana, as the lead character who wants to save her people.

Moana voyages across the open sea, where the finds a disgraced demigod, Maui. Together, they cross the open waters of the ocean, where Maui guides Moan to a way-finder.

The movie also takes the audience through Moana’s ultimate realization of her destiny and self-identity. The amazing screenplay playwright, script, and numerous pop songs make the film a fantastic watch.

There are over five original songs sung in the entire movie, such as We Know The Way, Logo Te Pate, I am Moana, You’re welcome, and Shiny.

Who sings the Moana song at the end?

The last song in the film Moan is How Far I’ll Go and is featured at the credits part of the movie. Canadian singer and songwriter Alessia Cara sing the song.

Did Lin Manuel Miranda write all the songs in Moana?

Most of the songs in Moana were composed and written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. However, some of the tracks were spin-offs of older songs sung in both English and Polynesian languages.

There are three other composers whose songs were featured in Moana. The other composers are Mark Mancini and Mark Mancina. Also, some songs by Opetaia Foa’i.

Who is Maui from Moana?

Maui is a character in the film Moana and is seen as the main anti-hero. Maui is voiced by America actor the Rock, currently known as Dwayne Johnson.

Maui is a disgraced demigod who lives in the sea. He stole Te Fiti’s heart in the quest for greatness and fame. However, Maui, the demigod of the sea and winds, is exiled on a lonely rocky island without his powers since he loses his magical fish hook.

What language is Moana song?

Most of the songs in Moana are sung in English. However, some songs feature some Polynesia language phrases and common words. For instance in the song, “We Know the Way,” a lot of Polynesian pops up in the lyrics

Some of the Polynesian wordings used in the film are either Samoan, Tuvaluan, or Tokelauan.

Does the Rock do his singing in Moana?

Dwayne Johnson, who voices Maui, the demigod, also sang some songs in the film. For instance, he sang the Moana song- “You’re Welcome.” Maui -Johnson also sang the song while they were still at sea with Moana.

What is Lin Manuel Miranda worth?

Lin Manuel Miranda’s wealth emanates from his composure of songs in the film industry. He is best known for his work as the lead composer for songs in the film “Hamilton.”

Lin Manuel Miranda is estimated to be worth just over $10 million. His wealth is predicted to continue growing due to his role in Hamilton and Moana.

7 the best Moana songs

Below is the list of 7 the songs in Moana in the order that they appear or are sung in the film:

  1. Moana – Where You Are –
  2. Dwayne Johnson-You’re Welcome –
  3. Jemaine Clement-Shiny –
  4. Moana-I am Moana (Song of the Ancestors) –
  5. Moana-Know Who You Are –
  6. Moana-We Know the Way –
  7. Auli’I Cravalho- How Far I’ll Go –

All the Moana Songs

  1. An Innocent Warrior – Sulata Foai-Amiatu, Vai Mahina, Matthew Ineleo –
  2. Cavern – Mark Mancina –
  3. Wayfinding – Mark Mancina –
  4. We know the way – Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i –
  5. If I Were the Ocean – Mark Mancina –
  6. Te Ka Attacks – Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina –
  7. The Ocean Chose You – Mark Mancina –
  8. Hand of a God – Mark Mancina –
  9. Climbing – Mark Mancina –
  10. We Know The Way (Finale) – Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i –
  11. Village Crazy Lady – Mark Mancina –
  12. You’re welcome – Dwayne Johnson –
  13. Maui Leaves – Mark Mancina –
  14. Navigating Home – Mark Mancina –
  15. The Hook – Mark Mancina –
  16. Great Escape – Mark Mancina –
  17. Shiny Heart – Mark Mancina –
  18. He Was You – Mark Mancina –
  19. Heartache – Mark Mancina –
  20. You’re Welcome (Jordan Fisher/Lin-Manuel Miranda Version) – Jordan Fisher –
  21. How Far I’ll Go (Alessia Cara Version) – Alessia Cara –
  22. Voyager Tagaloa – Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina –
  23. The Return to Voyaging – Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina –
  24. Sails to Te Fiti – Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina –
  25. Prologue – Mark Mancina –
  26. How far I’ll go – Auli’i Cravalho –
  27. How far i’ll go (reprise) – Auli’i Cravalho –
  28. Logo Te Pate – Opetaia Foa’i, Olivia Foa’i, Talaga Steve Sale, Olivia Foa’i –
  29. Where you are – Nicole Scherzinger, Auli’i Cravalho, Christopher Jackson, Rachel House, Louise Bush –
  30. Battle of Wills – Mark Mancina –
  31. Tamatoa’s Lair – Mark Mancina –
  32. Kakamora – Mark Mancina –
  33. Tala Returns – Mark Mancina –
  34. Toe Feiloa’i – Mark Mancina –
  35. Tala’s Deathbed – Mark Mancina –
  36. I Am Moana (Song of the Ancestors) – Auli’i Cravalho, Rachel House –
  37. Know Who You Are – Auli’i Cravalho, Opetaia Foa’i, Vai Mahina, Olivia Foa’i, Olivia Foa’i, Matthew Ineleo –
  38. Te Fiti Restored – Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina –
  39. Shiny – Jemaine Clement –
  40. Tulou Tagaloa – Olivia Foa’i –


Moana, like many Disney animated films, features a lot of original soundtracks. In total, the film features seven original soundtracks composed primarily by Lin Manuel Miranda.

However, some songs have been borrowed from older original tracks with Polynesian wordings and phrases.

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