Cruella De Vil (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Cruella De Vil disney song music“Cruella De Vil” is a song from the 1961 Disney animated film “One Hundred and One Dalmatians“. The song was written by Mel Leven and was performed in the film by Bill Lee, with vocals by Betty Lou Gerson as the character Cruella De Vil.

The song is a dark and ominous tune that introduces the character of Cruella De Vil, a fashion-obsessed villain who is determined to turn the dalmatian puppies into a fur coat. The lyrics describe Cruella’s wicked personality and her obsession with fashion, as well as her cruel and heartless behavior towards animals. The melody is accompanied by a jazzy and swinging musical arrangement, featuring brass instruments and a walking bass line.

“Cruella De Vil” has become one of the most iconic and memorable songs in the Disney canon, and has been covered by numerous artists and featured in various forms of media. The song’s sinister lyrics and catchy melody have made it a favorite of many, and it has helped to establish “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” as a beloved and enduring classic.

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