“Go the Distance” is a song from the 1997 Disney animated film “Hercules“. The song is performed by the film’s protagonist, Hercules, as he sings about his desire to find his place in the world and become a hero.
The lyrics of the song express Hercules’ longing to find where he belongs, with lines like “I have often dreamed of a far off place, where a great, warm welcome will be waiting for me.” The melody is powerful and uplifting, with a soaring chorus and an epic orchestral arrangement that emphasizes the heroic nature of the song.
The song was written by composer Alan Menken and lyricist David Zippel, who wrote the songs for the film. The character of Hercules is voiced by actor and singer Roger Bart, who also performs the song in the film. “Go the Distance” has become one of Disney’s most beloved and iconic songs, and has been covered by numerous artists over the years. It has also been used in a variety of contexts outside of the movie, including in Olympic ceremonies and graduation ceremonies.
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