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Santana Lopez (Part Four) – Character study & song rankings

Santana Lopez (Part Four) – Character study & song rankings

June 11, 2021

It's the series you've been waiting for. A deep dive into THE most iconic Glee character, Santana Lopez.

For part four of four, we will talk through Santana's season 5 and 6.

At the end, we take all of Santana's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part four, you'll hear #1-10 of Santana's song rankings.

 

The 41 songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 2x05: Science Fiction Double Feature
  • 2x09: Valerie
  • 2x16: Trouty Mouth
  • 2x19: Songbird
  • 2x21: Back to Black
  • 3x16: If I Can’t Have You
  • 3x19: Love You Like a Love Song
  • 4x04: Mine
  • 4x13: Nutbush City Limits
  • 4x13: Girl on Fire
  • 4x16: Cold Hearted
  • 5x03: If I Die Young
  • 5x09: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 6x06: Alfie

Duets:

  • 1x18: The Boy Is Mine (with Mercedes)
  • 2x02: Me Against The Music (with Brittany)
  • 2x04: River Deep Mountain High (with Mercedes)
  • 2x20: Dancing Queen (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That/I Have a Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x06: Hit Me With Your Best Shot/One Way Or Another (with Finn)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Rachel)
  • 3x07: Constant Craving (with Shelby)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x11: Smooth Criminal (with Sebastian)
  • 3x12: La Isla Bonita (with David)
  • 3x17: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (with Brittany)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Rachel)
  • 3x19: Take My Breath Away (with Quinn)
  • 4x13: Make No Mistake She’s Mine (with Sam)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Rachel)
  • 5x02: Here Comes the Sun (with Dani)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Rachel)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Rachel)
  • 5x12: Valerie (with Brittany)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Rachel)
  • 5x18: Doo Wop (That Thing) (with Mercedes)
  • 6x03: Hand in My Pocket/I Feel The Earth Move (with Brittany)

Group Features:

  • 3x06: Rumor Has It/Someone Like You
  • 3x08: Survivor/I Will Survive
  • 3x14: Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
  • 3x21: Edge of Glory

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Santana Lopez (Part Three) – Character study & song rankings

Santana Lopez (Part Three) – Character study & song rankings

June 11, 2021

It's the series you've been waiting for. A deep dive into THE most iconic Glee character, Santana Lopez.

For part three of four, we will talk through Santana's season 4 and a bit of season 5.

At the end, we take all of Santana's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part three, you'll hear #11-20 of Santana's song rankings.

 

The 41 songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 2x05: Science Fiction Double Feature
  • 2x09: Valerie
  • 2x16: Trouty Mouth
  • 2x19: Songbird
  • 2x21: Back to Black
  • 3x16: If I Can’t Have You
  • 3x19: Love You Like a Love Song
  • 4x04: Mine
  • 4x13: Nutbush City Limits
  • 4x13: Girl on Fire
  • 4x16: Cold Hearted
  • 5x03: If I Die Young
  • 5x09: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 6x06: Alfie

Duets:

  • 1x18: The Boy Is Mine (with Mercedes)
  • 2x02: Me Against The Music (with Brittany)
  • 2x04: River Deep Mountain High (with Mercedes)
  • 2x20: Dancing Queen (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That/I Have a Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x06: Hit Me With Your Best Shot/One Way Or Another (with Finn)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Rachel)
  • 3x07: Constant Craving (with Shelby)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x11: Smooth Criminal (with Sebastian)
  • 3x12: La Isla Bonita (with David)
  • 3x17: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (with Brittany)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Rachel)
  • 3x19: Take My Breath Away (with Quinn)
  • 4x13: Make No Mistake She’s Mine (with Sam)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Rachel)
  • 5x02: Here Comes the Sun (with Dani)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Rachel)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Rachel)
  • 5x12: Valerie (with Brittany)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Rachel)
  • 5x18: Doo Wop (That Thing) (with Mercedes)
  • 6x03: Hand in My Pocket/I Feel The Earth Move (with Brittany)

Group Features:

  • 3x06: Rumor Has It/Someone Like You
  • 3x08: Survivor/I Will Survive
  • 3x14: Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
  • 3x21: Edge of Glory

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Santana Lopez (Part Two) – Character study & song rankings

Santana Lopez (Part Two) – Character study & song rankings

June 4, 2021

It's the podcast series you've been waiting for. A deep dive into THE most iconic Glee character, Santana Lopez.

For part two of four, we will talk through Santana's season 3.

At the end, we take all of Santana's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part two, you'll hear #21-30 of Santana's song rankings.

 

The 41 songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 2x05: Science Fiction Double Feature
  • 2x09: Valerie
  • 2x16: Trouty Mouth
  • 2x19: Songbird
  • 2x21: Back to Black
  • 3x16: If I Can’t Have You
  • 3x19: Love You Like a Love Song
  • 4x04: Mine
  • 4x13: Nutbush City Limits
  • 4x13: Girl on Fire
  • 4x16: Cold Hearted
  • 5x03: If I Die Young
  • 5x09: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 6x06: Alfie

Duets:

  • 1x18: The Boy Is Mine (with Mercedes)
  • 2x02: Me Against The Music (with Brittany)
  • 2x04: River Deep Mountain High (with Mercedes)
  • 2x20: Dancing Queen (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That/I Have a Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x06: Hit Me With Your Best Shot/One Way Or Another (with Finn)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Rachel)
  • 3x07: Constant Craving (with Shelby)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x11: Smooth Criminal (with Sebastian)
  • 3x12: La Isla Bonita (with David)
  • 3x17: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (with Brittany)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Rachel)
  • 3x19: Take My Breath Away (with Quinn)
  • 4x13: Make No Mistake She’s Mine (with Sam)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Rachel)
  • 5x02: Here Comes the Sun (with Dani)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Rachel)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Rachel)
  • 5x12: Valerie (with Brittany)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Rachel)
  • 5x18: Doo Wop (That Thing) (with Mercedes)
  • 6x03: Hand in My Pocket/I Feel The Earth Move (with Brittany)

Group Features:

  • 3x06: Rumor Has It/Someone Like You
  • 3x08: Survivor/I Will Survive
  • 3x14: Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
  • 3x21: Edge of Glory

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Santana Lopez (Part One) – Character study & song rankings

Santana Lopez (Part One) – Character study & song rankings

June 4, 2021

It's the podcast series you've been waiting for. A deep dive into THE most iconic Glee character, Santana Lopez.

For part one of four, we will talk through Santana in seasons 1 and 2.

At the end, we take all of Santana's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part one, you'll hear #31-41 of Santana's song rankings.

 

The 41 songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 2x05: Science Fiction Double Feature
  • 2x09: Valerie
  • 2x16: Trouty Mouth
  • 2x19: Songbird
  • 2x21: Back to Black
  • 3x16: If I Can’t Have You
  • 3x19: Love You Like a Love Song
  • 4x04: Mine
  • 4x13: Nutbush City Limits
  • 4x13: Girl on Fire
  • 4x16: Cold Hearted
  • 5x03: If I Die Young
  • 5x09: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 6x06: Alfie

Duets:

  • 1x18: The Boy Is Mine (with Mercedes)
  • 2x02: Me Against The Music (with Brittany)
  • 2x04: River Deep Mountain High (with Mercedes)
  • 2x20: Dancing Queen (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That/I Have a Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x06: Hit Me With Your Best Shot/One Way Or Another (with Finn)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Rachel)
  • 3x07: Constant Craving (with Shelby)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Rachel)
  • 3x11: Smooth Criminal (with Sebastian)
  • 3x12: La Isla Bonita (with David)
  • 3x17: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (with Brittany)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Rachel)
  • 3x19: Take My Breath Away (with Quinn)
  • 4x13: Make No Mistake She’s Mine (with Sam)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Rachel)
  • 5x02: Here Comes the Sun (with Dani)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Rachel)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Rachel)
  • 5x12: Valerie (with Brittany)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Rachel)
  • 5x18: Doo Wop (That Thing) (with Mercedes)
  • 6x03: Hand in My Pocket/I Feel The Earth Move (with Brittany)

Group Features:

  • 3x06: Rumor Has It/Someone Like You
  • 3x08: Survivor/I Will Survive
  • 3x14: Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
  • 3x21: Edge of Glory

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The Warblers – Character(s) study & song rankings

The Warblers – Character(s) study & song rankings

May 21, 2021

Calling all Warblers! It's time to give The Dalton Academy Warblers their time, which is the least we can do after how things go for their school in season six.

At the end, we take all of The Warblers's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys!

 

The songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

  • 2x06: Teenage Dream (Blaine)
  • 2x09: Hey Soul Sister (Blaine)
  • 2x11: Bills, Bills, Bills (Blaine)
  • 2x12: Silly Love Songs (Blaine)
  • 2x12: When I Get You Alone (Blaine)
  • 2x15: Animal (Blaine and Kurt)
  • 2x16: Misery (Blaine)
  • 2x16: Blackbird (Kurt)
  • 2x16: Candles (Blaine and Kurt)
  • 2x16: Raise Your Glass (Blaine)
  • 2x18: Somewhere Only We Know (Blaine)
  • 3x05: Uptown Girl (Nick, Sebastian, Thad)
  • 3x14: Stand (Sebastian)
  • 3x14: Glad You Came (Sebastian)
  • 4x07: Dark Side (Blaine)
  • 4x08: Whistle (Hunter)
  • 4x08: Live While We’re Young (Sebastian)
  • 6x01: Sing (Blaine)
  • 6x02: Tightrope (Jane)
  • 6x05: My Sharona (Skylar)
  • 6x05: You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) (Skylar)

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Rachel Berry (Part Six) – Character study & song rankings

Rachel Berry (Part Six) – Character study & song rankings

May 14, 2021

The time has come to provide character analysis for our leading woman, Rachel Berry. A couple highs and many lows make up Rachel's story and we're getting into it all.

For part SIX of six, we will talk through Rachel in season 6.

At the end, we take all of Rachel's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part six, you'll hear #1-15 of Rachel's song rankings.

 

The *106* songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 1x01: On My Own
  • 1x02: Take A Bow
  • 1x04: Taking Chances
  • 1x10: Crush
  • 1x13: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 1x14: Gives You Hell
  • 2x01: What I Did For Love
  • 2x02: … Baby One More Time
  • 2x02: The Only Exception
  • 2x03: Papa Can You Hear Me?
  • 2x09: Merry Christmas Darling
  • 2x12: Firework
  • 2x14: My Headband
  • 2x16: Only Child
  • 2x16: Get it Right
  • 2x19: Go Your Own Way
  • 2x20: Jar of Hearts
  • 2x21: My Man
  • 3x09: River
  • 3x10: Without You
  • 3x14: Here’s to Us
  • 3x16: How Deep is Your Love
  • 3x18: Cry
  • 3x20: I Won’t Give Up
  • 3x21: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
  • 3x22: Roots Before Branches
  • 4x02: Oops I Did it Again
  • 4x09: Being Good Isn’t Good Enough
  • 4x09: O Holy Night
  • 4x12: Torn
  • 4x19: Don’t Stop Believin’
  • 4x22: To Love You More
  • 5x01: Yesterday
  • 5x03: Make You Feel My Love
  • 5x14: People
  • 5x17: Love Fool
  • 5x17: I’m the Greatest Star
  • 5x17: Pumpin’ Blood
  • 5x18: Wake Me Up
  • 5x18: The Rose
  • 5x20: Glitter in the Air
  • 6x01: Uninvited
  • 6x01: Let It Go
  • 6x06: Promises, Promises
  • 6x13: This Time

Duets:

  • 1x05: Maybe This Time (with April)
  • 1x07: No Air (with Finn)
  • 1x09: Defying Gravity (with Kurt)
  • 1x10: Endless Love (with Will)
  • 1x12: Smile (with Finn)
  • 1x14: Hello (with Jesse)
  • 1x15: Open Your Heart/Borderline (with Finn)
  • 1x19: I Dreamed a Dream (with Shelby)
  • 1x20: Poker Face (with Shelby)
  • 1x22: Faithfully (with Finn)
  • 2x01: Telephone (with Sunshine)
  • 2x04: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Finn)
  • 2x04: Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again (with Kurt)
  • 2x05: Damn It, Janet (with Finn)
  • 2x07: Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (with Holly)
  • 2x09: Don’t Cry for me Argentina (with Kurt)
  • 2x10: Last Christmas (with Finn)
  • 2x11: Need You Now (with Puck)
  • 2x13: Take Me or Leave Me (with Mercedes)
  • 2x14: Don’t You Want Me (with Blaine)
  • 2x18: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (with Quinn)
  • 2x20: Rolling in the Deep (with Jesse)
  • 2x22: For Good (with Kurt)
  • 2x22: Pretending (with Finn)
  • 3x01: Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (with Kurt)
  • 3x02: Somewhere (with Shelby)
  • 3x03: Out Here on My Own (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: Tonight (with Blaine)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That (with Santana)
  • 3x05: One Hand One Heart (with Blaine)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Santana)
  • 3x09: Extraordinary Merry Christmas (with Blaine)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Santana)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Santana)
  • 3x20: Flashdance… What a Feeling (with Tina)
  • 4x01: New York State of Mind (with Marley)
  • 4x03: A Change Would Do You Good (with Brody)
  • 4x04: Give Your Heart a Break (with Brody)
  • 4x09: All That Jazz (with Cassandra)
  • 4x13: Bring Him Home (with Kurt)
  • 4x16: How to Be a Heartbreaker (with Brody)
  • 4x17: Creep (with Brody)
  • 4x19: Next to Me (with Shelby)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Santana)
  • 5x02: Get Back (with Kurt)
  • 5x05: You Are Woman, I Am Man (with Paolo)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Santana)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Santana)
  • 5x10: Barracuda (with Starchild)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Santana)
  • 5x14: Don’t Sleep in the Subway (with Artie)
  • 5x15: Broadway Baby (with Blaine)
  • 5x17: Who Are You Now (with Sue)
  • 6x01: Suddenly Seymour (with Blaine)
  • 6x04: A Thousand Miles (with Sam)
  • 6x06: I’ll Never Fall In Love Again (with Sam)
  • 6x07: Time After Time (with Sam)
  • 6x11: Listen to Your Heart (with Jesse)
  • 6x12: Popular (with Kurt)

Group Features:

  • 1x05: Somebody To Love
  • 1x07: Keep Holding On
  • 1x17: Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • 1x18: One
  • 1x22: Anyway You Want it/Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  • 2x16: Loser Like Me
  • 3x21: Paradise By the Dashboard Light
  • 4x14: We’ve Got Tonite

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Rachel Berry (Part Five) – Character study & song rankings

Rachel Berry (Part Five) – Character study & song rankings

May 14, 2021

The time has come to provide character analysis for our leading woman, Rachel Berry. A couple highs and many lows make up Rachel's story and we're getting into it all.

For part five of six, we will talk through Rachel in season 5.

At the end, we take all of Rachel's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part five, you'll hear #30-16 of Rachel's song rankings.

 

The *106* songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 1x01: On My Own
  • 1x02: Take A Bow
  • 1x04: Taking Chances
  • 1x10: Crush
  • 1x13: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 1x14: Gives You Hell
  • 2x01: What I Did For Love
  • 2x02: … Baby One More Time
  • 2x02: The Only Exception
  • 2x03: Papa Can You Hear Me?
  • 2x09: Merry Christmas Darling
  • 2x12: Firework
  • 2x14: My Headband
  • 2x16: Only Child
  • 2x16: Get it Right
  • 2x19: Go Your Own Way
  • 2x20: Jar of Hearts
  • 2x21: My Man
  • 3x09: River
  • 3x10: Without You
  • 3x14: Here’s to Us
  • 3x16: How Deep is Your Love
  • 3x18: Cry
  • 3x20: I Won’t Give Up
  • 3x21: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
  • 3x22: Roots Before Branches
  • 4x02: Oops I Did it Again
  • 4x09: Being Good Isn’t Good Enough
  • 4x09: O Holy Night
  • 4x12: Torn
  • 4x19: Don’t Stop Believin’
  • 4x22: To Love You More
  • 5x01: Yesterday
  • 5x03: Make You Feel My Love
  • 5x14: People
  • 5x17: Love Fool
  • 5x17: I’m the Greatest Star
  • 5x17: Pumpin’ Blood
  • 5x18: Wake Me Up
  • 5x18: The Rose
  • 5x20: Glitter in the Air
  • 6x01: Uninvited
  • 6x01: Let It Go
  • 6x06: Promises, Promises
  • 6x13: This Time

Duets:

  • 1x05: Maybe This Time (with April)
  • 1x07: No Air (with Finn)
  • 1x09: Defying Gravity (with Kurt)
  • 1x10: Endless Love (with Will)
  • 1x12: Smile (with Finn)
  • 1x14: Hello (with Jesse)
  • 1x15: Open Your Heart/Borderline (with Finn)
  • 1x19: I Dreamed a Dream (with Shelby)
  • 1x20: Poker Face (with Shelby)
  • 1x22: Faithfully (with Finn)
  • 2x01: Telephone (with Sunshine)
  • 2x04: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Finn)
  • 2x04: Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again (with Kurt)
  • 2x05: Damn It, Janet (with Finn)
  • 2x07: Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (with Holly)
  • 2x09: Don’t Cry for me Argentina (with Kurt)
  • 2x10: Last Christmas (with Finn)
  • 2x11: Need You Now (with Puck)
  • 2x13: Take Me or Leave Me (with Mercedes)
  • 2x14: Don’t You Want Me (with Blaine)
  • 2x18: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (with Quinn)
  • 2x20: Rolling in the Deep (with Jesse)
  • 2x22: For Good (with Kurt)
  • 2x22: Pretending (with Finn)
  • 3x01: Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (with Kurt)
  • 3x02: Somewhere (with Shelby)
  • 3x03: Out Here on My Own (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: Tonight (with Blaine)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That (with Santana)
  • 3x05: One Hand One Heart (with Blaine)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Santana)
  • 3x09: Extraordinary Merry Christmas (with Blaine)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Santana)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Santana)
  • 3x20: Flashdance… What a Feeling (with Tina)
  • 4x01: New York State of Mind (with Marley)
  • 4x03: A Change Would Do You Good (with Brody)
  • 4x04: Give Your Heart a Break (with Brody)
  • 4x09: All That Jazz (with Cassandra)
  • 4x13: Bring Him Home (with Kurt)
  • 4x16: How to Be a Heartbreaker (with Brody)
  • 4x17: Creep (with Brody)
  • 4x19: Next to Me (with Shelby)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Santana)
  • 5x02: Get Back (with Kurt)
  • 5x05: You Are Woman, I Am Man (with Paolo)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Santana)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Santana)
  • 5x10: Barracuda (with Starchild)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Santana)
  • 5x14: Don’t Sleep in the Subway (with Artie)
  • 5x15: Broadway Baby (with Blaine)
  • 5x17: Who Are You Now (with Sue)
  • 6x01: Suddenly Seymour (with Blaine)
  • 6x04: A Thousand Miles (with Sam)
  • 6x06: I’ll Never Fall In Love Again (with Sam)
  • 6x07: Time After Time (with Sam)
  • 6x11: Listen to Your Heart (with Jesse)
  • 6x12: Popular (with Kurt)

Group Features:

  • 1x05: Somebody To Love
  • 1x07: Keep Holding On
  • 1x17: Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • 1x18: One
  • 1x22: Anyway You Want it/Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  • 2x16: Loser Like Me
  • 3x21: Paradise By the Dashboard Light
  • 4x14: We’ve Got Tonite

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Rachel Berry (Part Four) – Character study & song rankings

Rachel Berry (Part Four) – Character study & song rankings

May 7, 2021

The time has come to provide character analysis for our leading woman, Rachel Berry. A couple highs and many lows make up Rachel's story and we're getting into it all.

For part four of six, we will talk through Rachel in season 4.

At the end, we take all of Rachel's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part four, you'll hear #50-31 of Rachel's song rankings.

 

The *106* songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 1x01: On My Own
  • 1x02: Take A Bow
  • 1x04: Taking Chances
  • 1x10: Crush
  • 1x13: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 1x14: Gives You Hell
  • 2x01: What I Did For Love
  • 2x02: … Baby One More Time
  • 2x02: The Only Exception
  • 2x03: Papa Can You Hear Me?
  • 2x09: Merry Christmas Darling
  • 2x12: Firework
  • 2x14: My Headband
  • 2x16: Only Child
  • 2x16: Get it Right
  • 2x19: Go Your Own Way
  • 2x20: Jar of Hearts
  • 2x21: My Man
  • 3x09: River
  • 3x10: Without You
  • 3x14: Here’s to Us
  • 3x16: How Deep is Your Love
  • 3x18: Cry
  • 3x20: I Won’t Give Up
  • 3x21: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
  • 3x22: Roots Before Branches
  • 4x02: Oops I Did it Again
  • 4x09: Being Good Isn’t Good Enough
  • 4x09: O Holy Night
  • 4x12: Torn
  • 4x19: Don’t Stop Believin’
  • 4x22: To Love You More
  • 5x01: Yesterday
  • 5x03: Make You Feel My Love
  • 5x14: People
  • 5x17: Love Fool
  • 5x17: I’m the Greatest Star
  • 5x17: Pumpin’ Blood
  • 5x18: Wake Me Up
  • 5x18: The Rose
  • 5x20: Glitter in the Air
  • 6x01: Uninvited
  • 6x01: Let It Go
  • 6x06: Promises, Promises
  • 6x13: This Time

Duets:

  • 1x05: Maybe This Time (with April)
  • 1x07: No Air (with Finn)
  • 1x09: Defying Gravity (with Kurt)
  • 1x10: Endless Love (with Will)
  • 1x12: Smile (with Finn)
  • 1x14: Hello (with Jesse)
  • 1x15: Open Your Heart/Borderline (with Finn)
  • 1x19: I Dreamed a Dream (with Shelby)
  • 1x20: Poker Face (with Shelby)
  • 1x22: Faithfully (with Finn)
  • 2x01: Telephone (with Sunshine)
  • 2x04: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Finn)
  • 2x04: Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again (with Kurt)
  • 2x05: Damn It, Janet (with Finn)
  • 2x07: Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (with Holly)
  • 2x09: Don’t Cry for me Argentina (with Kurt)
  • 2x10: Last Christmas (with Finn)
  • 2x11: Need You Now (with Puck)
  • 2x13: Take Me or Leave Me (with Mercedes)
  • 2x14: Don’t You Want Me (with Blaine)
  • 2x18: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (with Quinn)
  • 2x20: Rolling in the Deep (with Jesse)
  • 2x22: For Good (with Kurt)
  • 2x22: Pretending (with Finn)
  • 3x01: Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (with Kurt)
  • 3x02: Somewhere (with Shelby)
  • 3x03: Out Here on My Own (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: Tonight (with Blaine)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That (with Santana)
  • 3x05: One Hand One Heart (with Blaine)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Santana)
  • 3x09: Extraordinary Merry Christmas (with Blaine)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Santana)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Santana)
  • 3x20: Flashdance… What a Feeling (with Tina)
  • 4x01: New York State of Mind (with Marley)
  • 4x03: A Change Would Do You Good (with Brody)
  • 4x04: Give Your Heart a Break (with Brody)
  • 4x09: All That Jazz (with Cassandra)
  • 4x13: Bring Him Home (with Kurt)
  • 4x16: How to Be a Heartbreaker (with Brody)
  • 4x17: Creep (with Brody)
  • 4x19: Next to Me (with Shelby)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Santana)
  • 5x02: Get Back (with Kurt)
  • 5x05: You Are Woman, I Am Man (with Paolo)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Santana)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Santana)
  • 5x10: Barracuda (with Starchild)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Santana)
  • 5x14: Don’t Sleep in the Subway (with Artie)
  • 5x15: Broadway Baby (with Blaine)
  • 5x17: Who Are You Now (with Sue)
  • 6x01: Suddenly Seymour (with Blaine)
  • 6x04: A Thousand Miles (with Sam)
  • 6x06: I’ll Never Fall In Love Again (with Sam)
  • 6x07: Time After Time (with Sam)
  • 6x11: Listen to Your Heart (with Jesse)
  • 6x12: Popular (with Kurt)

Group Features:

  • 1x05: Somebody To Love
  • 1x07: Keep Holding On
  • 1x17: Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • 1x18: One
  • 1x22: Anyway You Want it/Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  • 2x16: Loser Like Me
  • 3x21: Paradise By the Dashboard Light
  • 4x14: We’ve Got Tonite

Follow us on Twitter: @choirroompod

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Rachel Berry (Part Three) – Character study & song rankings

Rachel Berry (Part Three) – Character study & song rankings

May 7, 2021

The time has come to provide character analysis for our leading woman, Rachel Berry. A couple highs and many lows make up Rachel's story and we're getting into it all.

For part three of six, we will talk through Rachel in season 3.

At the end, we take all of Rachel's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part three, you'll hear #70-51 of Rachel's song rankings.

 

The *106* songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 1x01: On My Own
  • 1x02: Take A Bow
  • 1x04: Taking Chances
  • 1x10: Crush
  • 1x13: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 1x14: Gives You Hell
  • 2x01: What I Did For Love
  • 2x02: … Baby One More Time
  • 2x02: The Only Exception
  • 2x03: Papa Can You Hear Me?
  • 2x09: Merry Christmas Darling
  • 2x12: Firework
  • 2x14: My Headband
  • 2x16: Only Child
  • 2x16: Get it Right
  • 2x19: Go Your Own Way
  • 2x20: Jar of Hearts
  • 2x21: My Man
  • 3x09: River
  • 3x10: Without You
  • 3x14: Here’s to Us
  • 3x16: How Deep is Your Love
  • 3x18: Cry
  • 3x20: I Won’t Give Up
  • 3x21: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
  • 3x22: Roots Before Branches
  • 4x02: Oops I Did it Again
  • 4x09: Being Good Isn’t Good Enough
  • 4x09: O Holy Night
  • 4x12: Torn
  • 4x19: Don’t Stop Believin’
  • 4x22: To Love You More
  • 5x01: Yesterday
  • 5x03: Make You Feel My Love
  • 5x14: People
  • 5x17: Love Fool
  • 5x17: I’m the Greatest Star
  • 5x17: Pumpin’ Blood
  • 5x18: Wake Me Up
  • 5x18: The Rose
  • 5x20: Glitter in the Air
  • 6x01: Uninvited
  • 6x01: Let It Go
  • 6x06: Promises, Promises
  • 6x13: This Time

Duets:

  • 1x05: Maybe This Time (with April)
  • 1x07: No Air (with Finn)
  • 1x09: Defying Gravity (with Kurt)
  • 1x10: Endless Love (with Will)
  • 1x12: Smile (with Finn)
  • 1x14: Hello (with Jesse)
  • 1x15: Open Your Heart/Borderline (with Finn)
  • 1x19: I Dreamed a Dream (with Shelby)
  • 1x20: Poker Face (with Shelby)
  • 1x22: Faithfully (with Finn)
  • 2x01: Telephone (with Sunshine)
  • 2x04: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Finn)
  • 2x04: Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again (with Kurt)
  • 2x05: Damn It, Janet (with Finn)
  • 2x07: Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (with Holly)
  • 2x09: Don’t Cry for me Argentina (with Kurt)
  • 2x10: Last Christmas (with Finn)
  • 2x11: Need You Now (with Puck)
  • 2x13: Take Me or Leave Me (with Mercedes)
  • 2x14: Don’t You Want Me (with Blaine)
  • 2x18: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (with Quinn)
  • 2x20: Rolling in the Deep (with Jesse)
  • 2x22: For Good (with Kurt)
  • 2x22: Pretending (with Finn)
  • 3x01: Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (with Kurt)
  • 3x02: Somewhere (with Shelby)
  • 3x03: Out Here on My Own (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: Tonight (with Blaine)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That (with Santana)
  • 3x05: One Hand One Heart (with Blaine)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Santana)
  • 3x09: Extraordinary Merry Christmas (with Blaine)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Santana)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Santana)
  • 3x20: Flashdance… What a Feeling (with Tina)
  • 4x01: New York State of Mind (with Marley)
  • 4x03: A Change Would Do You Good (with Brody)
  • 4x04: Give Your Heart a Break (with Brody)
  • 4x09: All That Jazz (with Cassandra)
  • 4x13: Bring Him Home (with Kurt)
  • 4x16: How to Be a Heartbreaker (with Brody)
  • 4x17: Creep (with Brody)
  • 4x19: Next to Me (with Shelby)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Santana)
  • 5x02: Get Back (with Kurt)
  • 5x05: You Are Woman, I Am Man (with Paolo)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Santana)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Santana)
  • 5x10: Barracuda (with Starchild)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Santana)
  • 5x14: Don’t Sleep in the Subway (with Artie)
  • 5x15: Broadway Baby (with Blaine)
  • 5x17: Who Are You Now (with Sue)
  • 6x01: Suddenly Seymour (with Blaine)
  • 6x04: A Thousand Miles (with Sam)
  • 6x06: I’ll Never Fall In Love Again (with Sam)
  • 6x07: Time After Time (with Sam)
  • 6x11: Listen to Your Heart (with Jesse)
  • 6x12: Popular (with Kurt)

Group Features:

  • 1x05: Somebody To Love
  • 1x07: Keep Holding On
  • 1x17: Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • 1x18: One
  • 1x22: Anyway You Want it/Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  • 2x16: Loser Like Me
  • 3x21: Paradise By the Dashboard Light
  • 4x14: We’ve Got Tonite

Follow us on Twitter: @choirroompod

E-mail us! Feedback, ideas, fact-checks, anything! choirroompodcast@gmail.com

Want to help financially support the show? paypal.me/choirroompodcast

Rachel Berry (Part Two) – Character study & song rankings

Rachel Berry (Part Two) – Character study & song rankings

April 30, 2021

The time has come to provide character analysis for our leading woman, Rachel Berry. A couple highs and many lows make up Rachel's story and we're getting into it all.

For part two of six, we will talk through Rachel in season 2.

At the end, we take all of Rachel's featured songs and reveal the final rankings based on voting from both hosts as well as anyone who participated in the song surveys! For part two, you'll hear #90-71 of Rachel's song rankings.

 

The *106* songs up for discussion in the rankings are:

Solos:

  • 1x01: On My Own
  • 1x02: Take A Bow
  • 1x04: Taking Chances
  • 1x10: Crush
  • 1x13: Don’t Rain on My Parade
  • 1x14: Gives You Hell
  • 2x01: What I Did For Love
  • 2x02: … Baby One More Time
  • 2x02: The Only Exception
  • 2x03: Papa Can You Hear Me?
  • 2x09: Merry Christmas Darling
  • 2x12: Firework
  • 2x14: My Headband
  • 2x16: Only Child
  • 2x16: Get it Right
  • 2x19: Go Your Own Way
  • 2x20: Jar of Hearts
  • 2x21: My Man
  • 3x09: River
  • 3x10: Without You
  • 3x14: Here’s to Us
  • 3x16: How Deep is Your Love
  • 3x18: Cry
  • 3x20: I Won’t Give Up
  • 3x21: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
  • 3x22: Roots Before Branches
  • 4x02: Oops I Did it Again
  • 4x09: Being Good Isn’t Good Enough
  • 4x09: O Holy Night
  • 4x12: Torn
  • 4x19: Don’t Stop Believin’
  • 4x22: To Love You More
  • 5x01: Yesterday
  • 5x03: Make You Feel My Love
  • 5x14: People
  • 5x17: Love Fool
  • 5x17: I’m the Greatest Star
  • 5x17: Pumpin’ Blood
  • 5x18: Wake Me Up
  • 5x18: The Rose
  • 5x20: Glitter in the Air
  • 6x01: Uninvited
  • 6x01: Let It Go
  • 6x06: Promises, Promises
  • 6x13: This Time

Duets:

  • 1x05: Maybe This Time (with April)
  • 1x07: No Air (with Finn)
  • 1x09: Defying Gravity (with Kurt)
  • 1x10: Endless Love (with Will)
  • 1x12: Smile (with Finn)
  • 1x14: Hello (with Jesse)
  • 1x15: Open Your Heart/Borderline (with Finn)
  • 1x19: I Dreamed a Dream (with Shelby)
  • 1x20: Poker Face (with Shelby)
  • 1x22: Faithfully (with Finn)
  • 2x01: Telephone (with Sunshine)
  • 2x04: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Finn)
  • 2x04: Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again (with Kurt)
  • 2x05: Damn It, Janet (with Finn)
  • 2x07: Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (with Holly)
  • 2x09: Don’t Cry for me Argentina (with Kurt)
  • 2x10: Last Christmas (with Finn)
  • 2x11: Need You Now (with Puck)
  • 2x13: Take Me or Leave Me (with Mercedes)
  • 2x14: Don’t You Want Me (with Blaine)
  • 2x18: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (with Quinn)
  • 2x20: Rolling in the Deep (with Jesse)
  • 2x22: For Good (with Kurt)
  • 2x22: Pretending (with Finn)
  • 3x01: Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (with Kurt)
  • 3x02: Somewhere (with Shelby)
  • 3x03: Out Here on My Own (with Mercedes)
  • 3x05: Tonight (with Blaine)
  • 3x05: A Boy Like That (with Santana)
  • 3x05: One Hand One Heart (with Blaine)
  • 3x07: I Kissed a Girl (with Santana)
  • 3x09: Extraordinary Merry Christmas (with Blaine)
  • 3x10: We Found Love (with Santana)
  • 3x17: So Emotional (with Santana)
  • 3x20: Flashdance… What a Feeling (with Tina)
  • 4x01: New York State of Mind (with Marley)
  • 4x03: A Change Would Do You Good (with Brody)
  • 4x04: Give Your Heart a Break (with Brody)
  • 4x09: All That Jazz (with Cassandra)
  • 4x13: Bring Him Home (with Kurt)
  • 4x16: How to Be a Heartbreaker (with Brody)
  • 4x17: Creep (with Brody)
  • 4x19: Next to Me (with Shelby)
  • 5x01: A Hard Day’s Night (with Santana)
  • 5x02: Get Back (with Kurt)
  • 5x05: You Are Woman, I Am Man (with Paolo)
  • 5x09: Brave (with Santana)
  • 5x09: Every Breath You Take (with Santana)
  • 5x10: Barracuda (with Starchild)
  • 5x13: Be Okay (with Santana)
  • 5x14: Don’t Sleep in the Subway (with Artie)
  • 5x15: Broadway Baby (with Blaine)
  • 5x17: Who Are You Now (with Sue)
  • 6x01: Suddenly Seymour (with Blaine)
  • 6x04: A Thousand Miles (with Sam)
  • 6x06: I’ll Never Fall In Love Again (with Sam)
  • 6x07: Time After Time (with Sam)
  • 6x11: Listen to Your Heart (with Jesse)
  • 6x12: Popular (with Kurt)

Group Features:

  • 1x05: Somebody To Love
  • 1x07: Keep Holding On
  • 1x17: Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • 1x18: One
  • 1x22: Anyway You Want it/Lovin Touchin Squeezin
  • 2x16: Loser Like Me
  • 3x21: Paradise By the Dashboard Light
  • 4x14: We’ve Got Tonite

Follow us on Twitter: @choirroompod

E-mail us! Feedback, ideas, fact-checks, anything! choirroompodcast@gmail.com

Want to help financially support the show? paypal.me/choirroompodcast

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