The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot chart and won both an Academy Award and Grammy Award in and , respectively. The chorus of the song illustrates this sentiment. This exciting yet sorrowful concept of letting go resonates with all types of individuals and maintains an infectious energy. For example, the Frozen production staff responded strongly to the song. But it was the best thing. We knew we had the movie. What would it feel like?
The song was performed in its original show-tune version in the film by American actress and singer Idina Menzel in her vocal role as Queen Elsa. It was later released as a single,   being promoted to adult contemporary radio by Walt Disney Records in January Disney's music division planned to release Lovato's version of the song before Menzel's, as they did not consider Menzel's version a traditional pop song. It is the first song from a Disney animated musical to reach the top ten of the Billboard Hot since , when Vanessa L. Williams ' " Colors of the Wind " from Pocahontas peaked at number four on the chart. The song is also Menzel's first single to reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot chart, making her the first Tony Award winner for acting to ever reach the top The song presents Queen Elsa, who flees her kingdom when she publicly loses control of her ability to generate ice. Up in the mountains and away from the townspeople, Elsa realizes that she no longer needs to hide her ability, and rejoices in being able to use her power freely, to "let it go". She sheds her royal accessories, creates a living snowman , and builds a magnificent ice castle for herself.
Idina Menzel Lyrics. The snow glows white on the mountain tonight Not a footprint to be seen A kingdom of isolation And it looks like I'm the queen The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside Couldn't keep it in, heaven knows I tried! Don't let them in, don't let them see Be the good girl you always have to be Conceal, don't feel, don't let them know Well, now they know!
Life will chuck all sorts of bouncers at you. Most of us were suckled on that teat too. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. I tried telling him that I know myself enough that I would not be happy in this kind of relationship. It has to do with their character. Learned by me in time and tears. He has chosen to become a GP rather than an orthopeadic surgeon because that allows him to be home more.