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Heroes & Villains (also known as The Powerpuff Girls: Heroes & Villains: Music Inspired by The Powerpuff Girls) is a 2000 album featuring music inspired by the cartoon The Powerpuff Girls.

The album includes songs from various artists, including Devo and Shonen Knife. Most songs are not directly related to the show itself. It does contain a few songs from the show and a few of the songs were used in Cartoon Network Groovies, but others simply take inspiration from the cartoon. Many are from the viewpoints of characters from the show, such as Professor Utonium, Mojo Jojo, and Bubbles.

Heroes & Villains provides examples of:

  • Bat Signal: "Signal In The Sky" is based around the Powerpuff Girl's signal (or, at least the one they had in the original shorts).
  • Image Song: "Go! Monkey Go!", "Buttercup (I'm a Super Girl)", "B.L.O.S.S.O.M.", "Bubbles", and "Walk & Chew Gum".
  • Inspired by…: The album features songs inspired by The Powerpuff Girls.
  • Retraux: Most of the soundtrack has a 1960s and 1970s sound to them. It's fitting for a show based in a Retro Universe that features a retro-inspired art-style
  • Talking Animal: Frank Black's "Pray For The Girls" is from various POVs, including the Talking Dog.
    I'm not a religious dog, but I say that...
    Better pray for the girls
  • Villain Song: "Fight The Power" is from Mojo Jojo's viewpoint. It's about how he wants to take over the world and defeat the Powerpuff Girls.