Rex Orange County teams up with Randy Newman for new version of “You’ve Got A Friend in Me”: Stream

The rising 19-year-old musician and renowned composer rework the Toy Story theme song

Rex Orange County and Randy Newman "You've Got a Friend in Me"
Rex Orange County and Randy Newman

    Last summer, 19-year-old Rex Orange County hopped on Tyler, the Creator’s Flower Boy album, contributing to the tracks “Boredom” and “Foreword”. Now, the up-and-coming UK musician is further establishing himself with yet another major collaboration.

    As part of Spotify’s RISE series, Rex Orange County has linked up with renowned composer Randy Newman for a new rendition of his Toy Story theme “You’ve Got A Friend in Me”. Their joint take features more piano and Rex Orange County’s magnetic falsetto.

    Hear it for yourself below.


    Rex Orange County dropped his debut album, Apricot Princess, last year. He also put in time working as part of Frank Ocean’s touring band. This summer, he’ll play shows across North America.

    Rex Orange County 2018 Tour Dates:
    07/26 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
    07/28 – Detroit, MI @ Mo Pop Festival
    07/29 – New York, NY @ Panorama Festival
    07/30 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
    07/31 – New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
    08/02 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
    08/03 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
    08/04 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
    08/07 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
    08/08 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox
    08/09 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
    08/12 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
    08/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre

    rex randy newman Rex Orange County teams up with Randy Newman for new version of Youve Got A Friend in Me: Stream

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