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    29 Teen Drama Scenes That Were Accompanied By The Perfect Song

    Name a more iconic moment than Quinn giving birth to "Bohemian Rhapsody" on Glee. I'll wait.

    Music is a huge component of most TV shows. Sometimes it's super weird — and sometimes it's absolutely perfect, adding to the emotion and stakes of the scene flawlessly.

    In my opinion, no one does this better than teen dramas. Here are some of my favorite examples!

    1. "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" by Led Zeppelin — One Tree Hill

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    You miss out on the beginning, where Haley tells Nathan she has something to tell him and Brooke tells Peyton their friendship is over, but you get the meat of it here.

    2. “All for Us” by Labrinth and ZendayaEuphoria

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    SO GOOD!!

    3. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (covered by Jonathan Groff) — Glee

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    Absolutely iconic.

    4. "Don't Fence Me In" by Billy Williams & Sammy Kaye — Pretty Little Liars

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    The way my heart dropped when they zoomed out...

    5. "Believer" by Imagine Dragons — Riverdale

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    When the music comes back after Jughead puts on the jacket...so good.

    6. "God Bless the Child" by Michelle Featherstone — One Tree Hill

    Keith trying to convince Jimmy to come with him and telling him it gets better while Lucas brings a wounded Peyton out to the medics and gets cuffed by the SWAT team

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    Warning: the above scene contains a depiction of suicide during a school shooting.

    7. "DLZ" by TV on the Radio — The Vampire Diaries

    Damon talking to Jessica while she asks if he'll kill her — he responds he doesn't know because she is his existential/identity crisis

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    Poor Jessica :(

    8. "I'm Not Calling You A Liar" by Florence and the Machine — Pretty Little Liars

    people gossiping saying the girls knew Alison and are lying, and then the girls receiving a message from A that says, "It's not over until I say it is. Sleep tight while you still can, bitches"

    Watch the scene here (the song starts at 0:21)

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    Side note: why did they always read the end of the A texts out loud together, perfectly coordinated??

    9. "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson (covered by Grant Gustin and Naya Rivera) — Glee

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    10. "Vienna" by Ultravox — 13 Reasons Why

    Hannah finishing her tape saying no one cared enough and she's sorry but that's the end; Clay telling Mr. Porter they all let her walk away and she died

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    I could not find the full version, but you can watch it near the end of episode 13 on Netflix. The song ends before Hannah's suicide (which is now cut from the show anyways), but please be aware that the scene directly following is a graphic depiction of Hannah's mother discovering her.

    11. "Whatcha Say" by Jason Derulo — Gossip Girl

    Cece revealing Lily left her in August and Rufus saying she didn't come home until October; Jenny telling Eric she knows he sabotaged her at Cotillion; Blair accusing her mom of being pregnant; Maureen threatening to out Serena and Tripp's affair

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    "AND I WANT PIE" — Blair Waldorf, icon.

    12. "Seventeen" from Heathers (covered by Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, Vanessa Morgan, and Madelaine Petsch) — Riverdale

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    CAN'T WE BE SEVENTEENNNNNNNN

    13. "Never Let Me Go" by Florence and the Machine — The Vampire Diaries

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    This song was actually also used in an amazing music moment in One Tree Hill Season 9, when Nathan and Julian rushed Dan to the hospital and Nathan and Haley finally reunited.

    14. "The Walls Came Down" by The Call — 13 Reasons Why

    Clay saying everyone at school is so nice until they drive you to kill yourself and that the truth will come out — Mr. Porter asks Clay to come with him and Clay says "Welcome to Liberty High," then Justin says "New game" as Clay walks away

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    Still one of my favorite 13 Reasons Why scenes.

    15. "Nux Vomica" by The Veils — One Tree Hill

    Peyton asking Derek to untie her and let her kill Brooke; he does and she punches Brooke then asks for the knife, and he says he can't trust her; she convinces him then stabs him

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    The song starts before this, but you get the picture!

    16. "Who Are You Really?" by Mikky Ekko — Teen Wolf

    Kate shines the light on a tied up Derek in werewolf form and tells Allison it's beautiful

    I can't find the scene on YouTube, but you can listen to the song here:

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    It's the end of Season 1 Episode 10.

    17. "Alice Practice" by Crystal Castles — Skins

    Sid and Tony hugging

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    Definitely one of the most heartbreaking Skins scenes.

    18. "Into the Black" by The Chromatics — 13 Reasons Why

    Alex floating in the pool

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    Alex's friends did him so dirty in Season 1.

    19. "I Can't Hear You" by The Dead Weather — Gossip Girl

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    The "I'm gonna teach you" is perfectly timed to Eva throwing Chuck on the bed.

    20. "Ballad for Dead Friends" by Prophets — Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Jesse looking at Cordelia at the Bronze

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    Okay, so the dialogue isn't in English, but you get the idea.

    21. "I'll Follow You Into the Dark" covered by Miya Folick — Looking For Alaska

    Miles and Alaska sleep together then Alaska leaves in her car

    I can't find the scene on YouTube, but here's the song:

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    It's at the end of Episode 6.

    22. "Hunger" by Ross Copperman — The Vampire Diaries

    Watch the scene here (the song starts at 2:36):

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    23. "Say Goodnight Not Goodbye" by Beth Nielsen Chapman — Dawson's Creek

    Joey and Dawson kissing

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    This is technically the continuation of the scene from the next episode, but it still uses the song.

    24. "War Sweater" by Wakey Wakey — One Tree Hill

    Lucas taking Peyton to the hospital, Nathan drinking at the River Court, Dan looking at his pre-bought vandalized grave, and Julian telling Victoria he loves Brooke

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    We also saw Dan's return here.

    25. "Iron" by Woodkid — Teen Wolf

    Scott in wolf form at the ice skating rink

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    Derek was so annoying in Season 2. There, I said it.

    26. "Can't Get Used to Losing You" by Andy Williams/"Hold Up" by Beyoncé — Euphoria

    Rue on drugs with the voiceover, "Over time, that's all I wanted. Those 2 seconds of nothingness"

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    27. "Trouble" by Cage the Elephant — Riverdale

    Cheryl being led away by the principal and Sheriff Keller

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    Ah, back when Riverdale at least sort of made sense.

    28. "The Killing Moon" by Roman Remains — 13 Reasons Why

    Hannah deciding who to put on the tapes as we see each of them deal with the repercussions — Justin leaves home, Alex talks to his dad, Sheri cries at the stop sign, and Jessica pours out her alcohol

    I can't find the exact scene (it's the end of Season 1 Episode 12), but here's the song:

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    A different version of the song later played when Bryce listened to the tapes.

    29. And finally, "Hallelujah" covered by Imogen Heap— The O.C.

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    Still not over this death.