Most Powerful and Emotionally-Charged Songs from Musicals


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1The Beauty Underneath - Love Never Dies

Had to crown "The Beauty Underneath" The lyrics, the vocals, the music... - Britgirl

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2The Phantom of the Opera - The Phantom of the Opera

The duet between The Phantom and Christine... You can't tell me this doesn't snatch your heart... - Britgirl

3A Little Fall of Rain - Les Misèrables

I vote for this one. I love this song. And the moment in the movie is amazing. - keyson

The duet between dying Eponine and the love of her life, Marius. So emotioanal. - Britgirl

4Gethsemane - Jesus Christ Superstar
5Memory - Cats

Oh, I love this list! But I love more the creator of it! - keyson

6Don't Cry for Me Argentina - Evita
7Bring Him Home - Les Misèrables
8Love Never Dies - Love Never Dies

Christine's very last song... - Britgirl

9As If We Never Said Goodbye - Sunset Boulevard
10Burn - HamiltonV1 Comment

The Contenders

11Beneath a Moonless Sky - Love Never Dies
12Cabaret - Cabaret
13Out There - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
14Final Lair - The Phantom of the Opera

The final scene in Phantom. The most emotional lines: Christine- "The tears I might have shed for your dark fate, grow cold and turn to tears of hate! " Raoul- "Christine, forgive me, please forgive me! I did it all for you and all for nothing! " Christine- "You deceived me! I gave my mind blindly! " Christine- "Pitiful creature of darkness, what kind of life have you known? God give me courage to show you, you are not alone! " Phantom- "Christine, I love you..." Phantom- "You alone can make my song take flight! It's over now the music of the night! " - lesmispoto

15Epilogue (Finale) - Les Miserables

The end of the show. The part that always gets me is the Do You Hear The People Sing reprise. - lesmispoto

16Down Once More - Phantom of the Opera
17Those You've Known - Spring Awakening
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Top Remixes

1. The Beauty Underneath - Love Never Dies
2. The Phantom of the Opera - The Phantom of the Opera
3. A Little Fall of Rain - Les Misèrables



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