Hakuna Matata




We wrote this song over the course of several weeks in the spring 2019.


To read more about the writing of this song, visit: Guiding Song: This magic moment

and Guiding Song: Hakuna Matata

These recordings illustrate the process of writing the song:

May 27 at Petit-Château

Song beginnings


June 3 at Petit-Château

Continuing to work on the song


Working on the song


Discussing lyrics and possible refrain


Talking through songwriting process and working on song


Incorporating words from more languages into the song


Singing through the song and adding possible phrases in many languages


Translating the Wolof words sung by resident from Senegal


Monday 27 May, 2019

Working on the song:

Runthrough of the song:

Monday 3 June 2019

Continuing to work on the song: