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Every Song in Jesus Christ Superstar, Ranked by Singability 

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Updated March 21, 2018 1.5k votes 332 voters 7.3k views 23 items

List Rules Vote up the songs in Jesus Christ Superstar you just can't get out of your head (not that you want to).

Even the non-religiously inclined have to admit, the Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack is pretty catchy. The rock opera really changed the game in terms of appropriate material for Broadway. Instead of drawing from works of literature or dated mythology, Jesus Christ Superstar tapped directly into the Judeo-Christian cultural bank and made a show of literal Biblical proportions. Much like Milton deconstructed the story of Adam and Eve in Paradise LostJesus Christ Superstar creators put their own spin on the Bible. With a sympathetic Judas and a down to earth Jesus, who wouldn't be curious to give this musical a viewing? At a Broadway singalong, what Jesus Christ Superstar songs would grace your playlist? Here, you'll find all the Jesus Christ Superstar songs ranked by singability. 

There are plenty of beloved songs from the musical you can easily sing along to. “Everything's Alright" finds Mary Magdalene comforting Jesus in a time of need. Songs like “Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)", "What's the Buzz,” “This Jesus Must Die,” and “Pilate and Christ" showcase how modern people may react to the birth of the Son of God. 

Which song from Jesus Christ Superstar is the best? Give your favorite tracks a thumbs up! 

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Heaven on Their Minds
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Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)
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Superstar
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I Don't Know How to Love Him
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Damned For All Time/Blood Money
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Everything's Alright
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What's the Buzz/Strange Thing Mystifying
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King Herod's Song
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Hosanna
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The Last Supper
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This Jesus Must Die
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Simon Zealotes/Poor Jerusalem
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Judas' Death
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Could We Start Again Please?
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The Temple
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Trial Before Pilate
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Pilate's Dream
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The Arrest
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Everything's Alright (reprise)
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Pilate and Christ
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John Nineteen: Forty-One
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Peter's Denial
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The Crucifixion