Top Ten Best Songs from Musicals

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181Live in Living Color - Catch Me If You Can

This is a great opening song to a fantastic musical, I absolutely love it, it perfectly embodies the entire show and main character. AMAZING

182Oom Pah Pah - Oliver!
183Falling Slowly - Once

I loved this song before I knew it was from a musical.

184Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer - Cats

This song is so fun to perform and watch. The actors have to be in perfect sync and then do the very tricky double cartwheel at the end. Favorite song from Cats, which is my favorite musical.

185Poor Unfortunate Souls - Little Mermaid
186Springtime for Hitler - The Producers
187Being Alive - Company
18896,000 - In the Heights
189The Bells of Notre Dame - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
190Your Fault/Last Midnight - Into the Woods (Original Play)

Very fast paced, and interesting. Bernadette Peters was amazing.

191Prologue - Into the Woods

This song is over twelve minutes long, but sets up the story beautifully. I love the continuous theme that runs through the whole thing, and I think that the lyrics are very clever- classic Stephen Sondheim! This should have already been on the list, or at least something else from this musical. It is a beautiful work of art, and this song is the most defining for the whole thing.

192One Night In Bangkok - Chess
193Brand New Day - The WizV1 Comment
194Bring Me the Broomstick - The Wizard of Oz

The lights are off. Complete Darkness. Suddenly, dim light is shining on the stage. All you see are gadgets and machinery. The four heros, Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin man and Lion step into this place. A huge face appears in the middle of the stage. This is The Wizard of Oz: The Musical. The song," Bring Me The Broomstick " is just so powerful. It's a command. This should be number 1!

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195It Must Be Believed to Be Seen - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
196Pure Imagination - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
197Stranger Than You Dreamt It - The Phantom of the Opera

Maybe not one of the top three, but certainly a song that needs recognition. Partly to do with the unmasking of the Phantom and how you hear his reaction go from angry to intimidating to pleading and desperate. Perhaps you need to see the staging as the Phantom crawls across the stage clutching his face, but it's an excellent song. - lesmispoto

198This is the Moment - Jekyll & Hyde

This song only sounds good when the singer is good which why it sounds fabulous when people such as John Owen Jones and Michael Ball sing it - not to mention the incredible Anthony Warlow. The way he holds the note for so so sooo long at the end on the original album is incredible and Anthony Warlow really does the role justice. - lesmispoto

199Honey Honey - Mamma Mia

This is actually my favourite song from the musical! It's fun and upbeat and Amanda Seyfried sings it so beautifully!

200Halloween - Rent
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