Composer Alan Menken and composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz wrote this for the Disney animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame
. The pair first worked together on Pocahontas
the year before, including the song "Colors Of The Wind
." In this number, Frollo (Tony Jay) tries to manipulate hunchback Quasimodo (Tom Hulce) into staying hidden away in the cathedral by singing of the dangers of the world "Out There."