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Jesus Christ Superstar
PR. From "Superstar", "Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, Who are you? What have you sacrificed? Jesus Christ, Superstar, Do you think you're what they say you are?"
omnipresent brain. Jesus sang this during "Gethsemane" before he was betrayed by Judas in the garden of Gethsemane.
|"Don't you think it's rather funny, I should be in this position? I'm the one who's always been so calm, so cool, ________." ||"Jesus Christ Superstar" Lyrics
no lover's fool. Mary Magdalene expressed her feelings toward Jesus through this beautiful solo "I Don't Know How to Love Him."
criticize. From "Strange Things, Mystifying" which Jesus and Judas were having an argument. This phrase was sung by Jesus after Judas' comment on Mary Magdalene.
Superstar. Judas sings this at Jesus.
Heaven on their Minds. Judas is singing.
Strange Thing, Mystifying. Jesus sings this is after Judas issues his protestations against Mary.
Andrew Lloyd Webber. Andrew Lloyd Webber also co-produced JCS.
Yvonne Elliman. Yvonne had a top 40 hit with the song "I Don't Know How to Love Him."
Mike d'Abo. Josh Mostel played Herod in the original movie.
One week. There was assorted controversy over this album, especially over the fact that it ended with the crucifixion of Jesus and does not mention the resurrection.
Murray Head . Murray Head also has released a total of 13 solo albums.
Ian Gillan. Ian Gillan also sang lead for Deep Purple.
Barry Dennen. Barry Dennen also played the part of Pontius Pilate in the original movie.
Tim Rice. Tim Rice also co-produced JCS.
Everything's Alright. All the above songs are included, but "Everything's Alright" does not appear.
Five. Judas Iscariot, Simon the Zealot, Peter, John, and James are referred to by their names in this show.
Five. Mary sings in "What's the Buzz?," "Everything's Alright," "I Don't Know How to Love Him," "Peter's Denial," and "Could We Start Again, Please?"
Two. Jesus's two solos are "Gethsemane" and "Poor Jerusalem".
One. Surprisingly, there is only one song title in the entire show with the word Jesus in it, and that is "This Jesus Must Die."
Judas. Judas rises from the grave to sing "Superstar".
Count them. Pilate eerily counts out each stroke of the whip.
Try It and See. "Try It and See" probably refers to Herod's suggestions that Jesus prove that he is divine by performing miracles, such as walking across Herod's swimming pool.
Three. Pontius Pilate, Jesus, and one of Pilate's soldiers. Jesus speaks; the others sing.
The Temple. Would-be reporters interrogate Jesus while He is lead to Caiaphas.
What's the Buzz?. The Apostles wake up to find Roman soldiers gathered, and wonder what's going on.
God. Jesus sings "Gethsemane" in protest of God's plan that Jesus must die to save the souls of sinners.
I Only Want To Say. The powerful number "Gethsemane" is also called "I Only Want to Say", which describes the first few lyrics: "I only want to say, if there is a way ..."
A Jaded Mandarin. Although Judas does compare Jesus to both a common criminal and a wounded animal, he repeatedly calls Him a jaded mandarin.