Top Ten Best Songs from Musicals

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201 Mungojerrie 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.

202 Poor Unfortunate Souls - Little Mermaid
203 Freak Flag - Shrek: The Musical

Hands down one of the best songs in a "movie to musical" show EVER

Great song, it sends a message to anyone who thinks they are different or socially outcasted

204 Hey Jude - Love V 1 Comment
205 Springtime for Hitler - The Producers
206 Being Alive - Company
207 As Long As You're Mine - Wicked
208 I Know It's Today - Shrek the Musical
209 96,000 - In the Heights
210 The Bells of Notre Dame - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
211 Your Fault/Last Midnight - Into the Woods (Original Play)

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

212 Prologue - 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.

213 Brand New Day - The Wiz V 1 Comment
214 Bring 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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215 It Must Be Believed to Be Seen - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
216 Pure Imagination - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
217 Stranger 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

218 This 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

219 Kidnap the Sandy Claws - The Nightmare Before Christmas
220 Mean Green Mother from Outer Space - The Little Shop of Horrors
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