Likes of US, The (musical) (lyrics, songs)

The basis of the musical The Likes of Us is the book of the same name by Leslie Thomas. The latter is dedicated to the history of a real person Thomas John Barnardo. He was a philanthropist, who found a shelter to many homeless children in England. More than 60.000 teenagers were literally rescued and trained life in difficult financial conditions of those times. Lyrics belong to Tim Rice, music was performed by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Interestingly, the idea of a musical first appeared in 1965. It should be produced by the above-mentioned figures, but at that moment, the project has not received adequate funding.

The premiere of The Likes of Us took place in 1975 on Sydmonton Festival. The musical was quite warmly received by audiences & critics. The last noted the high realism of what was happening on stage. According to many artists, the creators managed to tell the quality story of Thomas John Barnardo. The musical has never lost its artistic value. There were several interpretations of this spectacular show, including the amateur version called Kidz R Us. But neither it nor many other performances were successful in the repeating of the achievements of the musical in 2005.
Release date: 2003
Last Update:April, 21st 2016

Likes of US, The lyrics list

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture Lyrics
  3. Twice in Love Every Day Lyrics
  4. I'm a Very Busy Man Lyrics
  5. Love is Here Lyrics
  6. Strange and Lovely Song Lyrics
  7. The Likes of Us Lyrics   add
  8. How Am I to Know Lyrics How Am I to Know Video  add
  9. This is My Time Lyrics   add
  10. We'll Get Him Lyrics
  11. Lion-Hearted Land Lyrics   add
  12. We'll Get Him (Reprise) Lyrics   add
  13. Love is Here (Reprise) Lyrics Love is Here (Reprise) Video  add
  14. A Man on His Own Lyrics   add
  15. Act 2
  16. Entr'acte Lyrics   add
  17. You Can Never Make it Alone Lyrics   add
  18. Hold A March Lyrics   add
  19. Will This Last Forever Lyrics Will This Last Forever Video  add
  20. You Won't Care About Him Anymore Lyrics You Won't Care About Him Anymore Video  add
  21. Going Going Gone Lyrics Going Going Gone Video  add
  22. Man of the World Lyrics   add
  23. Have another Cup of Tea Lyrics   add
  24. A Strange and Lovely Song reprise Lyrics   add
  25. The Likes of Us reprise Lyrics   add
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