In this list, we’d be looking at the 12 best Hamilton songs ever. Lin-Manuel Miranda is the writer of this incredible score. They have all the best songs.
Hamilton is a 2h 40m Musical which has all the drama and suspense. It comprises the life of Alexander Hamilton who is “son of a whore” and a “Scotsman”.
So, here comes the list of the top 12 best Hamilton songs. Also, do watch this film as it has won many awards.
12. “Alexander Hamilton”
This is the song that started it all. When Lin-Manuel Miranda performed this song at the White House in front of Former U.S President Barack Obama, nobody would have thought that Hamilton will be a huge success. This song is the introduction of “Alexander Hamilton”.
11. “It’s Quiet Uptown” – Hamilton
Even though we can’t listen to the song without crying. It’s hard to deny how beautiful this song is. This song shows the trauma of Alexander Hamilton and his wife Eliza after the devastating loss of their son Philip. The pure grieve in the song will make you forget everything and cry.
The epic first finale number is just incredible. Act one in Hamilton is a revolutionary ride. Thus, the conclusion deserves to be explosive too. Also, it has references to other songs, themes, and moments that are just incredible. This is a very complex song.
9. “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story”
This song is a sombre reflection of Hamilton’s life, accomplishments, and also his legacy. Which perfectly sums up the core themes of the show.
8. “Helpless” – Hamilton
This is an upbeat pop song that shows the events leading to Eliza and Alexander Hamilton’s wedding. Also, it is a very beautiful song.
As happy as Eliza was before getting married she is sadder than she was happy. It’s all because Alexander Hamilton betrays her and her love as he publishes the details of his affairs.
6. “The Room Where It Happens”
As Aaron Burr watches and waits through Hamilton’s rise to power and this is the moment when he finally allows his envy, jealousy, and also his ambitions to get the better of him. This song is the turning point where Burr and Hamilton will now be at odds.
5. “Guns and Ships” – Hamilton
This is one of the most incredible scores in the live show of Hamilton. Also, Marquis De Lafayette holds the record of doing the fastest rap on Broadway.
4. “The Schuyler Sisters”
It is the introductory song in Hamilton of the two “Schuyler Sisters” and Peggy. It features excellent female harmonies. Also, they are admiring the spirit of revolution in New York and Angelica and Eliza are excited about their future. This is one of the songs which shows the innocence of the sisters.
3. “Wait For It” – Hamilton
This song in particular is an excellent reflection of Burr’s character in Hamilton. As he is waiting for his time to come and grab the opportunity he gets. Also, he just says wait your time will come. We just have to wait.
It’s a song that shows how the sisters meet Alexander Hamilton. Also, choreographer Andy Blanken Bueller did an excellent choreography. As he visually reminded everything that happened till Eliza and Alexander’s marriage. It is a very brilliant song and shows how Angelica too falls for Alexander but has to give him up for her sister.
1. Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)
It is just the perfect song in Hamilton. Everything great about Hamilton is compiled in this one song.
So, this was the list of the 12 best Hamilton songs that you may love to listen to.