Hellfire (song)

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"Hellfire" is a song from 1996's The Hunchback of Notre Dame written by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz and performed by Tony Jay as Judge Claude Frollo. It is about Frollo lusting towards the Romani girl Esmeralda and he wants her to burn if she wouldn't be with him.

Reception[change | change source]

The song is well-liked for being a well-written song for a despicable villain such as Frollo.

Controversy[change | change source]

While the song is well-liked, many felt that the song was too dark for a G-rated Disney movie because of the themes regarding lust and eternal damnation.