Musicals are dramatic. So is life. And because broken hearts never go out of style, here is a collection of sad ballads, angry anthems, and woeful melodies from musical theatre to help you grieve. Who said musicals were feel-good? Lies. All lies.
‘’Burn’’ written and composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda from HAMILTON:
It was difficult to choose between this and ‘’Wait For It’’, as both songs are worthy ballads, but in the end, the female-driven ballad won me over. Though Miranda is considered predominantly a hip-hop composer, this song proves that he’s more than capable of writing traditional Broadway show tunes, and for me personally, Hamilton’s score shines not due to the rap numbers, but owes its credit to numbers such as ‘’History Has Its Eyes on You&