Pride and Prejudice: The Musical
Curated by: Ryan Barich
1. The First Ball
The Beatles - Love Is All You Need
0:24 - 0:42
"There's nothing you can do that can't be done
Nothing you can sing that can't be sung
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game
This is a perfect description of Mrs. Bennett's mood as she enters the ball room, eager to find her daughters a husband.
2. Mr. Wickham's arrival and story
5:00 - 5:50
"What would you do
If you saw spaceships
Would you fear them?
Is a wish that
This song is a good description of Wickham's deception and charm, in reality this leaves Eliza conflicted as to what to believe something seen similarly in this song.
3. Elizabeth and Gardiners arrive at Derbyshire
0:00 - 0:46
On a hillside desolate
Will nature make a man of me yet?
When in this charming car
This charming man
Why pamper life's complexity
When the leather runs smooth
On the passenger's seat?
I would go out tonight
But I haven't got a stitch to wear
This man said "it's gruesome
That someone so handsome should care"
Elizabeth is dumbfounded by the unexpected beauty of Derbyshire, the lyrics of the song so accurately metaphors the coming events between her and Darcy.
4. Darcy's Second Proposal
Band of Horses - I Go To The Barn Because I Like the
0:58 - 3:06
"You were right
Outside by your doorstep
In a worn out suit and tie
For you to come down
Where you'll find me
Where we'll shine"
Just an atmospheric completion to the love puzzle in the novel, this summarizes the "At-the-end-of-the-day" moments.