Top 10 Best Disney Animated Villain Songs

It’s October! Which means Halloween is coming! So I decided to make a list of the best Disney animated villain songs to celebrate.

The Top Ten

1 Hellfire - The Hunchback of Notre Dame

I LOVE THIS SONG SO MUCH! It is definitely the darkest Disney song ever created! It’s hard to believe that Disney would create something with this dark of a tone! That’s pretty much the best thing about it! Frollo is my favorite Disney villain mainly because of this song! It shows how dark of a person he is! He wants Esmeralda to be his or she will end up in hell. G-rated movie. I heard that this song was originally going to be cut from the movie because they thought it would be too dark to include. I’m so glad they didn’t cut it out! It’s awesome! I especially love the instrumental and the background vocals! It is really intense! I get chills every time! Hunchback of Notre Dame is a great movie! Frollo is a great villain! And this is a great song! - MegaSoulhero

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2 Be Prepared - The Lion King

Be Prepared! For the Lion King remake because it’s coming out in two years. Scar is one of the best Disney villains ever! The entire song shows just how evil Scar is. It’s pretty much him discussing that he wants to kill Mufasa so he could become king. He sounds very intimidating during this song! It’s Jeremy Irons’ voice work that makes the song amazing! A little fun fact is that even though Irons sang most of the song, Jim Cummings took over to sing the last part since Irons hurt his throat during one of the lyrics. Both of them are great actors! It’s too bad Jeremy Irons is going to be in what looks like a terrible movie coming out in November. - MegaSoulhero

Chilling and eerie, and yet, a little comedic.

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3 Poor Unfortunate Souls - The Little Mermaid

I like this song because ursula tells us how she became a villain at first we understand her poor life and then she became a villain I know they should have a sequel where they tell ursula's past and whole story please disney...

Poor Unfortunate Souls is the song sung by Ursula when she’s making a deal with Ariel. And this song alone makes Ariel the absolute dumbest character in Disney history! You’re meaning to tell me that even with this creepy song, she still trusted her? The song is still great though. Mainly because Ursula is a very enjoyable character. You can tell that Pat Caroll was having a lot of fun. But seriously though, why would Ariel trust someone like this? She was actually willing to give up her voice to go up on land and put everyone’s life in danger? Didn’t she read the contract? It clearly said “I hereby grant unto Ursula, the witch of the sea…, one voice, in exchange for byon once high, Dinu*gihn thon Mueo serr on Puur-qurr I rehd moisn petn r m uenre urpti m srerp monk guaki, Ch rich noy ri imm ro mund for all eternity”! Ariel is such an idiot! - MegaSoulhero

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4 Friends On the Other Side - Princess and the Frog

This one is just fun as hell. And Keith David's deep voice makes it sound just so cool. love it.

Out of all the villain songs, this one is the most fun. It’s the only memorable song from Princess and the Frog. It really emphasizes the kind of character that Facilier is. He’s energetic and he’s pure evil. The song is also pretty catchy! The animators must’ve have had a fun time animating the scene. There is so much going on. They put in as many weird and creepy things as possible. And it works really well! This song is one of the reasons why Facilier is one of my favorite Disney villains! - MegaSoulhero

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5 Savages - Pocahontas

Every song in Pocahontas is amazing! Despite the movie being terrible. It even has a great villain song! Savages! It’s sung when Ratcliffe and his men start hunting down the natives with the intent of harming them. It’s also sung by the natives with the intent of harming John Smith. This song is epic! This is probably the only time in the movie that I actually thought was pretty exciting! I especially love the instrumental background! There is also one lyric that stands out. “They’re not like you or me, which means they must be evil! ” I don’t know why I always laugh at that. This song is so savage! - MegaSoulhero

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6 The Oogie Boogie Song - Nightmare Before Christmas

I like the music in Nightmare Before Christmas, this song is no exception. - Phillip873

I’m just gonna say it. Nightmare Before Christmas is a Christmas movie! If you think it’s a Halloween movie, you’re wrong! But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some pretty cool Halloween moments. And Oogie Boogie’s song is a perfect example! It’s pretty much a song that tells us how evil this character is. The whole scene itself is very amazing visually. Ken Page has a very great voice! I always enjoy when he sings. This song proves why Oogie is known as the meanest guy around. He can be pretty frightening, but with this song he is also very enjoyable. - MegaSoulhero

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7 It's Our House Now - Mickey's House of Villains
8 Gaston - Beauty and the Beast

Should be number 1!

This song gives me chills. It's epic!

This song is not just sung by Gaston, it’s sung by everyone in the bar. Including LeFou. The animated version of the song is far better than the live action version! Mainly because it has a kind of cartoonish humor to it which you can’t really recreate in live action. Which makes it more special. I still don’t understand why they made a live action Beauty and the Beast movie. The song tells us how “great” of a guy Gaston is. But of course these traits aren’t what Belle looks for in a guy. She wants someone who has a good personality. Something that Gaston lacks. But I still found the song to be entertaining. It’s also very hilarious! - MegaSoulhero

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10 Grim Grinning Ghosts - Disney's the Haunted Mansion Ride

The Contenders

11 Shiny - Moana

I thought the music was the 2nd best thing about Moana (first is the animation quality). I didn't know people hated this song because it was kind of fun! - Phillip873

A lot of people hate this song, but I kind of like it. However, compared to the other songs in the movie, this is the weakest. I really like that it’s done in the style of Bowie! Considering he passed away last year, this was a great tribute! I like how the song starts out kind of silly but then becomes a little more dark. Some people might find this song to be pointless, but if you pay attention, he foreshadows Maui’s backstory. I honestly wish Tamatoa was in the movie longer. Even though he’s not the main villain of the movie, he was still pretty cool. The Main villain we actually did get was disappointing. - MegaSoulhero

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13 You Wouldn’t Want to Mess with Me - The Little Mermaid
14 I’m Looking Out for Me - The Return of Jafar UListen to Sample
15 Mother Knows Best - Tangled

This is a good villain song - Phillip873

I’d like to be trapped in a tower with Mother Gothel any day! This song is Gothel telling Rapunzel that she doesn’t want Rapunzel to leave the tower because she’s worried about her. Or at least this is what she wants her to think. We know that she’s only keeping her in the tower for her own selfish reasons. So she could use Rapunzel’s hair to stay young. Despite acting like she actually cares about Rapunzel, she still sounds pretty evil in the song. I like how they are able to make it seem like she is being nice while also making us remember that she’s the villain. I also really like the reprise of the song because at that point, she sounds even more frightening and it makes us even more worried for Rapunzel. This isn’t the best song from Tangled, but it’s enjoyable. - MegaSoulhero

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16 The World’s Greatest Criminal Mind - The Great Mouse Detective

Raigan is a very underrated Disney villain! Not a lot of people remember this song, but the thing that stands out for me is Vincent Price’s performance! You can tell he had a lot of fun voicing the character! The song perfectly shows how great of an actor he is! The tone of his voice is what really makes it enjoyable! It also shows how evil of a character Ratigan is. One of the lyrics is “Worse than the widows and orphans you drowned”. Disney movie! This song really needs more attention. It’s very enjoyable. - MegaSoulhero

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18 Painting the Roses Red - Alice In Wonderland UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Hellfire - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
2. Be Prepared - The Lion King
3. Friends On the Other Side - Princess and the Frog
1. It's Our House Now - Mickey's House of Villains
2. A Night on Bald Mountain - Fantasia
3. Poor Unfortunate Souls - The Little Mermaid


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