Nonetheless, we've ranked all 46 tracks in the show to try and find the best of the best. While he's not the most obvious figure to have a hip-hop musical written about him, Hamilton's life story captured the imagination of Miranda after he read Ron Chernow's biography of the founding father. To break down the soundtrack that propelled it to such heights, here's our ranking of every song in Hamilton. Ranking lowest by virtue of being short and more of a transition than anything else, "Schuyler Defeated" marks the moment when Alexander Hamilton discovers that his old friend Aaron Burr is tired of waiting. Unfortunately for the Hamilton family, Burr's first big move is to upset the Senate seat of Eliza's father, Philip Schuyler.
45. "The Story of Tonight (Reprise)"
By Michelle R. Martinelli and Hemal Jhaveri July 2, pm. Disney Plus released the highly anticipated Hamilton movie, a. Created by shooting three live performances on stage with the original Broadway cast in , as Deadline reported , the sung-through musical tells the life story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. It may seem impossible to pick a favorite song because, truly, there are strong arguments for maybe a dozen to be crowned the best. But we tried anyway and ranked every single song, combing one or two numbers when we felt it necessary. This is, undeniably, a subjective ranking based on our own personal preferences as extremely passionate fans, not music critics, who have listened to the soundtrack more times than we could ever attempt to count.
46. "Schuyler Defeated"
The first thing you notice is the spartan, largely empty stage. Then as Leslie Odom Jr. In addition to its many ingenious quirks and hooks, Hamilton is truly a musical musical. And it does so at a musical sprint with almost no expository time-wasting in-between. As such, the Hamilton soundtrack is a staggeringly impressive piece of recent culture.
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