Ride (ZZ Ward song)
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|Single by ZZ Ward featuring Gary Clark Jr.|
|from the album Cars 3 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and The Storm|
|Released||April 14, 2017|
|ZZ Ward singles chronology|
|Gary Clark Jr. singles chronology|
Ride is an original song performed by ZZ Ward featuring Gary Clark Jr. for the Disney/Pixar film Cars 3 and its soundtrack. The song, which plays during the film's end credits, was written by Ward, Evan Bogart and Dave Bassett, with the latter also producing, mixing, and recording it. It was released as a single in April 14, 2017.
The song was first announced on May 18, 2017, along with the soundtrack and Randy Newman's original score. Ward first performed the song on Dancing with the Stars in April 17, 2017. She later included the song as the last track of The Storm, her second studio album, which was released on June 30, 2017. The song is an up-tempo pop-dance song.
A music video of the song, featuring footage of Cars 3, was released on June 16, 2017, the same day on which the film, the soundtrack and Newman's score were released.
- "Cars 3 Production Notes" (PDF). Walt Disney Pictures. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
- Records, Walt Disney. "Disney•Pixar's "Cars 3" Fuels Two Soundtracks--Cars 3 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with Original Song by Dan Auerbach, Instrumental Tracks by Brad Paisley and End Credit Track by ZZ Ward; and Cars 3 Original Score Composed and Conducted by Randy Newman". PR Newswire. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
- "David and Lindsay's Jive - Dancing with the Stars". YouTube. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
- "ZZ Ward - Ride (From "Cars 3"/Official Video) ft. Gary Clark Jr". YouTube. Retrieved 2 June 2018.