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Can pop stars write decent musicals?

Posted at 3:30 pm, November 26, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment
Olivia Newton-John, Xanadu

It’s pretty obvious that Elton John can knock out a world-class musical soundtrack with less effort than he puts into his parties, but not every pop star has the ability to write songs for stage that don’t suck. Tori Amos’s ‘The Light Princess‘ is currently playing at the National Theatre and we were relieved to hear that our theatre team loved it. But what are the best songs that pop stars have produced for musicals? Have a look at (and listen to) our top ten and let us know whether you can think of any better ones.

Here’s our top ten songs from musicals that were written by pop stars

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