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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
Composer Unknown


Lyrics Mack David

Jerry Livingston

Al Hoffman


Performers Cinderella (Ilene Woods)

(Lily James in the 2015 film)

Feature Films Cinderella

Cinderella (2015)


Television Programs Unknown


Video Games Unknown


Albums The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song

Classic Disney - Volume I

Cinderella

Disney's 75 Years of Music & Memories

Disney Timeless Classics


Preceded by Unknown


Followed by Unknown


"A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" is a song written and composed by Mack David, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston for the 1950 film "Cinderella". In it Cinderella (Ilene Woods) encourages her animal friends to never stop dreaming, and that theme continues throughout the entire story. It was also nominated for AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs, as one of 15 from Disney and one of 17 from an animated movie to be nominated. The ones that eventually made the cut was: "When You Wish Upon A Star" (#7), "Some Day My Prince Will Come" (#19), "Beauty and the Beast" (#62) and "Hakuna Matata" (#99). In the 2015 live-action version, it is sung by Lily James. It appears during the credits of the film.

Lyrics Edit

A dream is a wish your heart makes

When you're fast asleep

In dreams you lose your heartaches

Whatever you wish for, you keep

Have faith in your dreams and someday

Your rainbow will come smiling through

No matter how your heart is grieving

If you keep on believing

The dream that you wish will come true


(Speaking) 

Oh that clock!

Killjoy.

I hear you, Come on, Get up you say!.

Even he bosses me around.

Well, there's one thing.

They can't order me to stop dreaming.

And perhaps someday...


(Singing) 

The dream that I wish

Will Come true


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No Matter How Your heart is grieving

If you keep on believing

The Dream that you Wish

Will Come True.

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