However —Disney has also allowed a handful of changes and new additions that will tweak the ear of any fan of the first Aladdin. The changes range from subtle lyric twists to new songs, including a much-ballyhooed number for Jasmine written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Performance-wise, Smith picks to emphasize totally different inflection points than Williams, differentiating himself in subtle ways. Not so necessary? Also problematic? In the original film, the song was performed by Bruce Adler, a Broadway vet. Let me repeat: a hip-hop remix.
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