Sunday, June 17, 2012

Remembering Jesus Christ Superstar

I don't know how to love him
What to do, how to move him
I've been changed, yes really changed
In these past few days
When I've seen myself
I seem like someone else

I don't know how to take this
I don't see why he moves me
He's a man
He's just a man
And I've had so many
Men before
In very many ways
He's just one more

Should I bring him down
Should I scream and shout
Should I speak of love
Let my feelings out?
I never thought I'd come to this
What's it all about?

Don't you think it's rather funny
I should be in this position?
I'm the one
Who's always been
So calm so cool
No lover's fool
Running every show
He scares me so

I never thought I'd come to this
What's it all about?

If he said he loved me
I'd be lost
I'd be frightened
I couldn't cope
Just couldn't cope
I'd turn my head
I'd back away
I wouldn't want to know
He scares me so
I want him so
I love him so

"I Don't Know How to Love Him" is a song from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics), a torch ballad sung by the character of Mary Magdalene who in Jesus Christ Superstar is presented as bearing an unrequited love for the title character. The song has been much recorded with "I Don't Know How to Love Him" being one of a handful of songs which have had two concurrent recordings reach the Top 40 of the Hot 100 chart in Billboard magazine, specifically those by Helen Reddy and Yvonne Elliman,[1] since the 1950s when multi-version chartings were the norm.

Read more here.

Sarah Brightman: "I Don't Knnow How To Love Him"

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  1. O what a memory! Always loved the lyrics and melody of this song! The beach view of the artwork in the setting sun plus the silhouette shapes creates a wonderful sense of dreaming and reflecting!

  2. One of my favorite musicals! Thanks for the memories!! Have a great weekend!


  3. I still have my LP of Jesus Christ Superstar (and a turntable to play it on!). Love that song and your shot here.

  4. You have a beautiful entry this week.

    Happy Pink Saturday. Come and take a peek at my PINK when you get a chance. Enjoy Father's Day!

  5. Wow, what an amazing shot! Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #35!

  6. What a great photo and words again!Thank you for sharing!