The Hunchback of Notre Dame (soundtrack)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released May 28, 1996
Recorded 1995–1996
Genre Pop, musical theatre
Length 63:34
Label Walt Disney
Producer Alan Menken
Stephen Schwartz
Walt Disney Animation Studios chronology
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Singles from The Hunchback of Notre Dame: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
  1. "Someday"
    Released: June 10, 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Filmtracks 3/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic 4/5[3]

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 1996 Disney animated feature film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. It includes songs written by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz with vocals performed by Paul Kandel, David Ogden Stiers, Tony Jay, Tom Hulce, Heidi Mollenhauer, Jason Alexander, Mary Wickes, and Mary Stout, along with singles by All-4-One/Eternal, and the film's score composed by Alan Menken.

The single "Someday" originally performed by male R&B band All-4-One on the United States release, was redone by British R&B girl group Eternal for the U.K. release. Luis Miguel recorded the version in Spanish as "Sueña", which became a major hit in Latin America. The album was released on May 28, 1996 by Walt Disney Records, and went on to peak at No. 11 on the Billboard 200.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Stephen Schwartz; all music composed by Alan Menken.

No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "The Bells of Notre Dame" Paul Kandel, David Ogden Stiers, Tony Jay & Chorus 6:24
2. "Out There" Tony Jay and Tom Hulce 4:25
3. "Topsy Turvy" Paul Kandel & Chorus 5:36
4. "Humiliation" Orchestra and Chorus 1:39
5. "God Help the Outcasts" Heidi Mollenhauer & Chorus 3:45
6. "The Bell Tower" Orchestra 3:05
7. "Heaven's Light/Hellfire" Tom Hulce, Tony Jay & Chorus 5:23
8. "A Guy Like You" Jason Alexander, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes & Mary Stout 2:53
9. "Paris Burning" Orchestra and Chorus 1:56
10. "The Court of Miracles" Paul Kandel & Chorus 1:27
11. "Sanctuary!" Orchestra and Chorus 6:01
12. "And He Shall Smite the Wicked" Orchestra and Chorus 3:30
13. "Into the Sunlight" Orchestra 2:08
14. "The Bells of Notre Dame (Reprise)" Paul Kandel & Chorus 1:11
15. "Someday" All-4-One (US Soundtrack), Eternal (UK Soundtrack) 4:20
16. "God Help the Outcasts" Bette Midler 3:26

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[4]
for the Latin American soundtrack
Gold 30,000^
United States (RIAA)[5] Platinum 1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ link
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ Lannert, John (December 7, 1996). "Latin Notas". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 108 (49): 36. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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