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    Updated on Aug 9, 2020. Posted on Aug 3, 2020

    This Is The Official Ranking Of All Of The Songs From "Hamilton" From Worst To Best And You Can't Change My Mind

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    #46 Hurricane
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    Listen, Lin-Manuel Miranda is a lyrical genius and a dedicated performer, but it needs to be said: if there's any song I'm forced to put in last place it has to be "Hurricane." I'm not sure how this song is supposed to make a normal person feel, but all it does is make me want to berate Hamilton for cheating on Eliza. Oh wow, he's about to come clean? Yeah, that's what he should've done nine songs ago. Next!

    #45 The Adams Administration
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    Yes, "The Adams Administration" is pretty funny and certainly moves the plot forward, but it isn't a banger that I want to blast in my car. Sorry.

    #44 Stay Alive (Reprise)
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    Obviously I am too busy sobbing to properly appreciate or even really listen to this song. More often than not, I have to skip this one so that no drive-thru employee has to witness me openly weeping in my car when I pull up to the window.

    #43 Meet Me Inside
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    "CALL ME SON ONE MORE TIME!" Chill, Alexander! He's trying to teach you something!

    #42 Best of Wives and Best of Women
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    This is another weepy moment for me. That is all.

    #41 We Know
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    While this is a great scene that's filled with drama in the musical, the song itself isn't a show-stopper.

    #40 Schuyler Defeated
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    Although I absolutely melt every time I hear Anthony Ramos sing, I don't like the petty drama that unfolds between Hamilton and Burr in this one. So... skip!

    #39 Your Obedient Servant
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    This song has so many layers! Burr's opening rap is so sinister and ominous that it gives me goosebumps. I also love the back-and-forth between Burr and Hamilton throughout their correspondence, but I always get a sinking feeling in my stomach toward the end of this song because I know how the story ends.

    #38 The Story of Tonight (Reprise)
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    Just a short, hilarious, and fun little ditty! Nice!

    #37 That Would Be Enough
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    Excuse me, are those tears in my eyes? Probably. It's really not my fault — Phillipa Soo's voice makes me feel all of the things!

    #36 Blow Us All Away
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    I love this song all the way up until the last few seconds, because that's when my heart totally shatters. Anthony Ramos, you're too good for this world.

    #35 The World Was Wide Enough
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    The fateful end that we all knew was coming but still shed tears over anyway.

    #34 I Know Him
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    Love me some King George sass!

    #33 Stay Alive
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    SO. INTENSE. That's really all I can say about this song. Time to calm my heart rate.

    #32 A Winter's Ball
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    Aaron Burr's lyric "there are so many to deflower" when talking about being popular with women makes me cringe every time I hear it. Otherwise, "A Winter's Ball" is a vibe.

    #31 Farmer Refuted
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    Brilliant but chaotic! Can I sing both parts at once? No! Will I try? Yes!

    #30 Right Hand Man
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    Catch me chanting "HERE COMES THE GENERAL!" in my car as loud as I can. I love this introduction to George Washington and I am obsessed with Christopher Jackson's incredible voice.

    #29 What Comes Next
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    I've got to hand it to King George; I'm sure he wasn't the only one asking this question at the time. "You're on your own. Awesome, wow!" is also a fantastic way to handle a break up.

    #28 History Has Its Eyes On You
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    This is one of the greatest messages present in the entire show, hands down. This is a song that I think of often right now while America is in the midst of another revolutionary moment in history.

    #27 Take A Break
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    Eliza's riff is NO JOKE! Angelica and Eliza sing their hearts out and give quite the persuasive argument for Hamilton to take a well-needed break, while Hamilton just keeps obsessing over getting his plan through Congress. We get it! You're important! Go hang out with your wife!

    #26 The Story Of Tonight
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    There is so much hope and heart in this short song; it's impossible not to love it! "Raise a glass to freedom!"

    #25 Ten Duel Commandments
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    If this song sounds familiar to you, it's because it contains a sample from "Ten Crack Commandments" by The Notorious B.I.G.! Seriously cool.

    #24 Cabinet Battle #2
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    I LOVE the idea of reimagining historical discussions as rap battles! If all of history was this catchy, I would be quite the scholar! Want to know what gets me every time? Hamilton shouting, "you must be out of your mind!" Too good!

    #23 The Election of 1800
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    "Can we get back to politics?" "Please!' I love the lighthearted transition into this song as it follows some of the most devastating moments of the show. Also, Hamilton's endorsement of Jefferson is so iconic. Sorry Burr!

    #22 Aaron Burr, Sir
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    "Talk less. Smile more." Thank you for this incredible line! Also, I cannot get enough of Laurens, Lafayette, or Mulligan — those introductions are spicy!

    #21 Helpless
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    I had a really tough time placing this one on this list. For starters, Phillipa Soo sings the absolute heck out of this song. I fall in love with Eliza again, and again, and again every single time I hear it.

    My issue is that I don't want to associate Eliza with helplessness. She massively shaped Alexander's legacy and, of course, her own. She is a queen and definitely deserved to be treated better!

    #20 It's Quiet Uptown
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    Yes, I am weeping again! No, I will not apologize! It is unimaginable just how excruciatingly sad this song is.

    #19 Non-Stop
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    Why do I feel like people will want to argue with this one? Hear me out. This song is AMAZING — it's the longest song in the show and a hell of a way to launch into intermission. However, I am convinced this song is so great because it gleams bits of greatness of a bunch of other songs on this list! As a result, it's placed here.

    #18 Say No To This
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    You're lying if you say you're not at least a little obsessed with Maria Reynolds. Those vocals are INSANE! Come on, Jasmine Cephas Jones!

    Besides the moments where I'm trying to belt along to the song, I spend the majority of this song feeling furious towards Hamilton. Your wife just invited you on a vacation and you said you were too busy to go! Oh yeah, you're busy all right.

    #17 The Reynolds Pamphlet
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    I always turn my volume up whenever I listen to "The Reynolds Pamphlet!" How could you not? This song is so spicy! I lose my mind when Angelica arrives and tells Alexander straight to his face that she's not there for him. Plus the gradual transition into "Burn" and the ending line, "his poor wife," always get me!

    #16 You'll Be Back
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    Hilarious! Fun! My dad loves it! If you've watched the show on Disney+, you may have some new feelings about this song and its performance. Particularly, you may feel a sudden urge to grab a tissue or an umbrella. Even so, this song is iconic.

    #15 Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story
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    Instant tears. I promise I am not always this emotional; this is just the Hamilton Effect! But come on — this is a chilling and remarkable finale. With the addition of Eliza's gasp it's impossible to not shed at least *one* tear. What does her gasp signify? We all have our theories.

    #14 Alexander Hamilton
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    This incredible intro sets the stage in the best possible way: by telling you exactly what you're in for. You find out immediately who fought with Hamilton, died for Hamilton, trusted Hamilton, loved Hamilton, and, of course, who shot Hamilton (spoiler alert: it's Burr). These are all things you probably learned in high school, but it's still a nice reminder and sets the tone perfectly.

    #13 Cabinet Battle #1
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    I love this song for the same reasons as I love "Cabinet Battle #2." I just happen to love this one a little more.

    #12 Dear Theodosia
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    Am I crying again? Yes. Are you? Probably yes too. I love seeing the parallels between Hamilton and Burr as they reveal these vulnerable and tender sides of themselves. It's a truly heart-warming tune.

    #11 Guns and Ships
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    I have been waiting to properly gush about Daveed Diggs. He is a national treasure. That speed? That precision? That enunciation? We are not worthy.

    #10 Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)
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    We've made it to my top 10! "Yorktown" is a monumental moment in the first act (and sure, in American and world history in general too). I love chanting "we won" along with the characters as if I, too, was part of the American revolution for just a short moment in time.

    #9 Burn
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    While this song is heartbreaking, it's also incredibly passionate and moving. It's one of my absolute favorites because it shows that Eliza isn't as helpless as she once claimed; she's taking a stand against Alexander and his infidelity and reclaiming her power. Instant chills.

    #8 The Schuyler Sisters
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    This song is one that just makes me want to MOVE! I really felt it when Angelica sang, "and when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I'mma compel him to include women in the sequel!" And that gorgeous riff at the end? Work!

    #7 One Last Time
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    I'll say it again: Christopher Jackson's voice is phenomenal! He is superhuman. There is truly no other explanation. The end of this song brings the house down!

    #6 My Shot
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    "My Shot" tends to be the song that comes to my mind when I think of Hamilton as a whole. It encapsulates Hamilton's relentless ambition and it gave us the phrase "young, scrappy, and hungry!" I'm also obsessed with the notion that Hamilton insists he won't throw away his shot, only to literally throw away his shot in his duel with Burr at the end. Ahhh, the irony.

    #5 The Room Where It Happens
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    Sexy. Sinister. Chaotic. "The Room Where It Happens" has everything that I'm looking for in a song and performance. Leslie Odom, Jr. is so, so powerful.

    #4 What'd I Miss
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    Let me just reiterate this one last time: we are not worthy of Daveed Diggs. The energy in this song is completely infectious. It actually makes me want to go for a run, which is really saying something!

    #3 Washington On Your Side
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    How many times have I absolutely screamed along with this song while driving? Too many to count. There are a couple parts of this song that send electric currents through my body, like when Daveed delivers his speedy rap that culminates with him shouting "southern motherf***ing Democratic-Republicans!" A classic!

    #2 Satisfied
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    "Alright, alright, that's what I'm talking about!" Renée Elise Goldsberry's magnificent and effortless voice makes one of the most difficult songs in the musical sound effortless. If you don't listen to this song as loud as possible, all the while sullenly imagining a fictional lover you must bid farewell to, then you're doing it wrong.

    #1 Wait For It
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    Yep. This is the one. Sorry I made you ~wait for it~ for so long! It's not until "Wait For It" that we get to see the inner workings and dimensions of Burr's character that make him human and empathetic. And part of what sells it so well is how open and vulnerable Leslie Odom, Jr. is while he sings the song. I think this is truly most powerful song in the entire show.

    Did you agree with my ranking? Tell me in the comments below what order you would've ranked these Hamilton songs in!

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