Snuff Out the Light (Yzma’s Song)

Last Updated on: March 27th, 2023

Snuff Out the Light (Yzma's Song) disney song music“Snuff Out the Light (Yzma’s Song)” is a song from the 2001 Disney animated film “The Emperor’s New Groove“. The song is performed by the film’s villain, , and her henchman, Kronk, as they plot to get rid of the film’s hero, Kuzco, and take over the kingdom. The song features a jazzy, upbeat tune and darkly humorous lyrics, with Yzma singing about her evil plans and Kronk providing backup vocals and comedic interjections. The song was written by Sting and David Hartley, and was originally intended to be included in the film’s opening sequence, but was ultimately cut and replaced with a different song. However, the song was later released on the film’s soundtrack and has since become a popular and well-loved part of “The Emperor’s New Groove” franchise.

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