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Zero to Hero (from "Hercules")

Music by Alan Menken | Lyrics by David Zipped

Bless my soul
Herc was on a roll
Person of the week in ev'ry Greek opinion poll
What a pro
Herc could stop a show
Point him at a monster and you're talking S.R.O.
He was a no one
A zero, zero
Now he's a honcho
He's a hero
Here was a kid with his act down pat
From zero to hero...in no time flat
Zero to hero...just like that

When he smiled
The girls went wild with oohs and aahs
And they slapped his face
On ev'ry vase (on ev'ry vase)

From appearance fees and royalties
Our Herc had cash to burn
Now nouveau riche an' famous
He could tell you
What's a Grecian urn?

Say amen
There he goes again
Sweet and undefeated
And an awesome 10 for 10
Folks lined up
Just to watch him flex
And his perfect package packed a
pair of pretty pecs

Hercie, he comes
He sees, he conquers
Honey, they crowds were
Going bonkers
He showed tho moxie, brains and spunk
From zero to hero...a major hunk
Zero to hero...and whoda thunk

Who put the glad in gladiator?
Hercules
Whose daring deeds are great the-a-ter?
Hercules
Is he bold?
No one braver
Is he sweet?
Our fav'rite flavor
Hercules...Hercules...

Bless my soul
Herc was on a roll
Undefeated
Riding high
And the nicest guy
Not conceited

He was a nothing
A zero, zero
Now he's a honcho
He's a hero

He hit the heights at breakneck speed
From zero to hero
Herc is a hero
Now he's a hero
Yes, indeed!


From Walt Disney Productions' and Buena Vista Home Entertainment's "Hercules" (1998). Performed by Lillias White, Cheryl Freeman, LaChanze, Roz Ryan, Vaneese Thomas as "The Muses," and Chorus.