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Every Song in Starlight Express, Ranked by Singability  

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

A surreal show featuring actors and actresses on roller blades, Starlight Express is a favorite for musical theater fans with a taste for the quirky. Given the show's set in a young boy's dream, the Starlight Express soundtrack features some delightfully bizarre musical numbers. What are the best songs in the show? Here, you'll find all Starlight Express songs ranked by fans!  

The track listing of Starlight Express has delighted audiences ever since the show's West End premiere in 1984. "Light at the End of the Tunnel” finds the entire company celebrating the mighty power of steam at the conclusion of the musical. The musical's main character, Rusty, has several songs about his journey including “Call Me Rusty.” Give the below playlist a listen and vote up the highest quality songs.

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Starlight Express
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Taunting Rusty
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Light at the End of the Tunnel
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Freight
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Rolling Stock
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A Lotta Locomotion
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Rusty, You Can't Be Serious
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Pumping Iron
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He Whistled at Me
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Pearl, You've Been Honoured
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Coda of Freight
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Call Me Rusty
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Hitching and Switching
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Race: Heat One
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AC/DC
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Only He
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Only You
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Race: Downhill Final
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Race: Heat 2
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Right Place, Right Time
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I Was Robbed
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C.B.
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Pearl Twirl
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The Rap
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Laughing Stock