The first episode of Hawkeye marked the start of Clint Barton’s first solo adventure in the MCU—and also gave us a glimpse into Rogers: The Musical, a Broadway spectacle about Captain America.
While the full music was not featured in Episode 1 (Boo), there was a snippet of a showstopping number called ‘Save the City’. Set during The Avengers Battle of New York, the number sees the Avengers singing enthusiastically about fighting the Chitauri army, with Iron Man climbing atop the stage on wires, aliens dancing, and, for some reason, Ant- Man (who was definitely not in The Avengers).
If you’ve finished Hawkeye Episode 1 wishing there was more Rogers: The Musical, then you’re in luck. ‘Save the City’ has been released in full, so you can tell Captain America “I can do this all day!” You can see him singing. on repeat. see this youtube, or try other listening options hollywood records site,
For that authentic Broadway experience, Mark Shaiman composed the music, and wrote the lyrics with Scott Wittman. The two have previously worked on musicals such as Hairspray and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as well as Mary Poppins Returns, which earned them both Oscar nominations for Best Original Song for The Place Where Lost Things Go, while also Shaman. Ready for this were the best original scores. The song is credited to Adam Pascal, Ty Taylor, Rory Donovan, Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Christopher Seiber and Shayna Steele.
“We were in the middle of the worst part of the pandemic,” Wittman told marvel.com track of. “When we were writing it was like when people would bang on pots and pans for hospital staff, first responders. It all seemed to fit the universe we were writing in. Hence, ‘somebody please save the new one’ The notion of ‘York,’ was the war cry of [the song],
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