Musicals Every Song in Miss Saigon, Ranked by Singability  

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Based on the Puccini opera Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon is another fictional portrayal of war set in Vietnam over Japan. Given the real life historical events that inspired the musical, the Miss Saigon soundtrack is a tearjerker. This is the strength of the show, which highlights how the consequences of war linger long after troops leave. Here, you'll find all Miss Saigon songs ranked! 
 

Some of the best songs in Miss Saigon confront how war affects soldiers and civilians. "Bui-Doi" is a poignant lament for children conceived during war and then abandoned by their fathers. Other songs tackle love, both romantic and familial. In "I'd Give My Life For You," Kim tells her son all her hopes and dreams for his future. In "Why, God, Why" Chris mourns the fact he is meeting Kim right before he has to leave. To listen to these songs and more, browse the track listing below! 

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I'd Give My Life for You

2
17 1
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I Still Believe

3
7 0
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Kim's Nightmare

4
16 2
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The Movie in My Mind

5
18 3
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Overture/ Backstage Dreamland

6
14 2
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Why God Why?

7
15 3
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Last Night of the World

8
17 5
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The Heat is On in Saigon

9
13 4
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Sun and Moon

10
11 3
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Thuy's Death / You Will Not Touch Him

11
7 1
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Bui Doi

12
5 0
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Now That I’ve Seen Her

13
6 1
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The American Dream

14
9 4
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This is the Hour

15
7 3
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This Money's Yours

16
5 1
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Finale

17
9 7
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The Dance

18
8 6
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The Transaction

19
7 5
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The Deal

20
6 4
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The Telephone Song / Asking For Leave

21
4 2
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Thuy's Arrival / Thuy's Intervention

22
4 2
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The Morning of the Dragon

23
3 1
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Paper Dragons

24
2 0
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Room 317

25
2 0
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If You Want to Die in Bed

26
6 5
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The Wedding Ceremony

27
2 1
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Exodus

28
2 1
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What a Waste

29
4 4
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Back in Town / Coo-Coo Princess

30
1 1
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Chris is Here

31
1 2
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Fall of Saigon

32
1 2
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The Revelation

33
0 1
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Sun and Moon (Reprise)

34
0 1
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The Confrontation

35
0 1
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Let Me See His Western Nose / Kim & Engineer

36
1 3
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