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I'm auditioning for Bat Boy next week, and I need some input as to what song to do. They want 32 bars from a song from a musical written after 1980. I'm assuming they want it to be in the vain of rock/power ballad. And I'm going to be going for Edgar and/or Rick. These are the songs I have picked so far:

"Breeze off the River" - Full Monty
"You Walk With Me" - Full Monty
"Great Big Stuff" - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
"Love is My Legs" - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
"I'm Alive" - Next to Normal (though all I have is chord progressions for the most part, so that might be out of the question)
"Don't Do Sadness" - Spring Awakening
"All That's Known" - Spring Awakening
"Why God Why" - Miss Saigon
"My Unfortunate Erection" - Spelling Bee
"Boy With Dreams" - Edges
"Part of a Painting" - Edges
"Along the Way" - Edges
"Giants in the Sky" - Into the Woods

So I have narrowed it down to those songs. I just need some help picking one song to do the 32 bars. Any and all input is appreciated. Thanks so much!

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Your best bets might be "I'm Alive" or "All That's Known", as far as a song for Edgar might go.


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I like your idea of going with The Full Monty but the songs you selected are not power ballads so much as just regular ballads.

How about "I'm a Man" from The Full Monty?

Or take a look at some of the songs from "We Will Rock You" and "Evil Dead: The Musical".


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