Topsy Turvy (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Topsy Turvy disney song music“Topsy Turvy” is a song from Disney’s 1996 animated film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame“. The song is sung by the film’s ensemble cast and is a lively and energetic musical number that takes place during the Feast of Fools, a raucous celebration held annually in Paris.

In the film, the Feast of Fools is a chaotic and anarchic event where the rules of society are turned upside down. The song “Topsy Turvy” is sung as the people of Paris celebrate the festival, with acrobats, jugglers, and performers adding to the festivities.

The song was composed by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and features a mix of traditional medieval-style music and contemporary pop elements. The lyrics express the spirit of the festival and the idea of breaking free from the constraints of everyday life.

“Topsy Turvy” has become one of the most beloved and iconic songs from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and is often cited as a standout moment in the film. Its catchy melody, lively vocals, and colorful visuals have helped to make it a favorite among audiences of all ages.



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