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5th Oct '15 6:35:29 PM antialiasis
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* "Stay Alive (Reprise)" from ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'', where [[spoiler:Hamilton's son Philip is dying from a gunshot wound]].
5th Jul '15 5:37:00 PM nombretomado
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* The [[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom14.mp3 Brunnen-Gi song]] from {{Lexx}} is essentially the song equivalent of "Today is a good day to die". ''[[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom13.mp3 A Good Way To Die]]'' from the episode Brigadoon laments their death, but also says it was s death worthy of being remembered.
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* The [[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom14.mp3 Brunnen-Gi song]] from {{Lexx}} ''{{Series/Lexx}}'' is essentially the song equivalent of "Today is a good day to die". ''[[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom13.mp3 A Good Way To Die]]'' from the episode Brigadoon laments their death, but also says it was s death worthy of being remembered.
1st Apr '15 12:13:38 PM Patachou
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* "Count To Six and Die" from Music/MarilynManson's ConceptAlbum ''Holy Wood''. However, "The Death Song", from the same album, is not a Death Song.
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* "Count To Six and Die" from Music/MarilynManson's ConceptAlbum ''Holy Wood''.''Music/HolyWoodInTheShadowOfTheValleyOfDeath''. However, "The Death Song", from the same album, is not a Death Song.

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* "Count To Six and Die" Music/KlausNomi's "The Cold Song" from Music/MarilynManson's ConceptAlbum ''Holy Wood''. However, "The Death Song", ''[[Music/KlausNomiAlbum Klaus Nomi]]'' and "Ding Dong" and "Death" from ''Music/SimpleMan'', which are all covers by the same album, is not a Death Song.way.
24th Oct '14 1:56:52 PM passivesmoking
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* The Brunnen-Gi song from {{Lexx}} is essentially the song equivalent of "Today is a good day to die". ''Last Stand'' from the episode Brigadoon laments their death, but also says it was s death worthy of being remembered.
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* The [[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom14.mp3 Brunnen-Gi song song]] from {{Lexx}} is essentially the song equivalent of "Today is a good day to die". ''Last Stand'' ''[[http://www.lexxdomain.com/audio/brigadoom13.mp3 A Good Way To Die]]'' from the episode Brigadoon laments their death, but also says it was s death worthy of being remembered.
24th Oct '14 1:53:29 PM passivesmoking
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* The Brunnen-Gi song from {{Lexx}} is essentially the song equivalent of "Today is a good day to die". ''Last Stand'' from the episode Brigadoon laments their death, but also says it was s death worthy of being remembered.
26th Aug '14 4:41:30 PM Number1PixarFan
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* "Promised Land" from the ''Series/{{Psych}}'' [[TheMusical musical episode]]
7th Jul '14 3:02:48 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The MusicalEpisode of ''Series/{{X-Play}}'' has "Love Me (Reprise)" sung by Adam and Morgan's video game (it MakesSenseInContext) just before it expires.
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* The MusicalEpisode of ''Series/{{X-Play}}'' ''Series/XPlay'' has "Love Me (Reprise)" sung by Adam and Morgan's video game (it MakesSenseInContext) just before it expires.
16th Feb '14 12:08:23 AM StarSword
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* ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'': Episode "Klingon War", mission "The Doomsday Machine". K'Valk, a Klingon Defense Force officer who is trying to help Starfleet [[spoiler:Ambassador B'vat from siccing a planet killer on Federation]], rams his shuttle down its throat while belting out [[http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/The_Warrior%27s_Anthem "The Warrior's Anthem"]], a Klingon war hymn.
11th Jan '14 7:36:04 PM StarSword
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* "Sh'ma" from ''{{Parade}}'' could be argued to be this, as Leo is about to die.
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* "Sh'ma" from ''{{Parade}}'' ''Theatre/{{Parade}}'' could be argued to be this, as Leo is about to die.
18th Nov '13 8:33:48 PM PaulA
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Links and punctuation, mostly. Also, removed the Star Wars item: nobody in the Star Wars films sings a death song.
* "How Glory Goes" from ''FloydCollins''. * Music/MarilynManson's third ConceptAlbum in a row, ''Holy Wood'' contains "The Death Song". It is not a Death Song. "Count To Six and Die", however, is.
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* "How Glory Goes" from ''FloydCollins''. ''Theatre/FloydCollins''. * "Count To Six and Die" from Music/MarilynManson's third ConceptAlbum in a row, ''Holy Wood'' contains Wood''. However, "The Death Song". It Song", from the same album, is not a Death Song. "Count To Six and Die", however, is.Song.

* "A Little Fall of Rain", "Come To Me", [[spoiler: "Javert's Suicide"]], and the epilogue from ''Theatre/LesMiserables''.
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* "A Little Fall of Rain", "Come To Me", [[spoiler: "Javert's [[spoiler:"Javert's Suicide"]], and the epilogue from ''Theatre/LesMiserables''.

* "I Didn't Know I'd Love You So Much" from the film version of ''RepoTheGeneticOpera''. * The reprise of the titular song in ''ManOfLaMancha'' - but a surprise, as Don Quixote does not know he is dying.
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* "I Didn't Know I'd Love You So Much" from the film version of ''RepoTheGeneticOpera''. ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera''. * The reprise of the titular song in ''ManOfLaMancha'' ''Theatre/ManOfLaMancha'' - but a surprise, as Don Quixote does not know he is dying.

* The reprise of "Somewhere" is [[spoiler: Tony's]] Death Song in ''Theatre/WestSideStory.'' *sniffle* * "Some Things Are Meant To Be" from ''LittleWomen,'' TheMusical, acts as Beth's Death Song, even though she doesn't actually die at the end. She dies afterwards, off-screen. * "Mother Earth and Father Time," from the 1973 film of Literature/CharlottesWeb.
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* The reprise of "Somewhere" is [[spoiler: Tony's]] [[spoiler:Tony]]'s Death Song in ''Theatre/WestSideStory.'' *sniffle* *sniffle* * "Some Things Are Meant To Be" from ''LittleWomen,'' TheMusical, the musical adaptation of ''Literature/LittleWomen'' acts as Beth's Death Song, even though she doesn't actually die at the end. She dies afterwards, off-screen. * "Mother Earth and Father Time," Time", from the 1973 film of Literature/CharlottesWeb.''Literature/CharlottesWeb''.

* "The Mole's Reprise," from ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut." It's a DarkReprise of the earlier "[[TheSongBeforeTheStorm La Resistance]]." * Parodied in ''TheBachelor'' when Jimmy notes that MariahCarey's character is singing even while she's dying. * "Blue" from ''CowboyBebop''. ** But we're not quite sure he IS dead... * "Farewell at the Foot of the Hill" from ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad|After Story}}'' * "[[spoiler:Qui Gon's]] Noble End" from ''StarWars'' * [[spoiler:Judas's Death]] from ''JesusChristSuperstar''. * [[spoiler:Now It's Just The Gas for Orin and Somewhere That's Green Reprise for Audrey]] from ''Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors''. [[spoiler:Two]] other characters die, but they either do not die immediately after a song or die immediately after a song sung by someone else. * NeilYoung's ''Birds'' has been interpreted as this. * In ChildrenOfEden Abel sings a few lines of 'The Wasteland' as he dies * The Crucifixion from Godspell certainly counts. * The Flesh Failures from Hair is [[spoiler: Claude's]] death song. He even gets a DarkReprise of his IAmSong in. * Last Midnight for The Witch in IntoTheWoods. Of course, we're not quite sure if she's dead...
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* "The Mole's Reprise," Reprise", from ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut." ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut''. It's a DarkReprise of the earlier "[[TheSongBeforeTheStorm La Resistance]]." Resistance]]". * Parodied in ''TheBachelor'' ''Film/TheBachelor'' when Jimmy Jimmie notes that MariahCarey's Music/MariahCarey's character is singing even while she's dying. * "Blue" from ''CowboyBebop''. ** But ''Anime/CowboyBebop''. (But we're not quite sure he IS dead... ''is'' dead...) * "Farewell at the Foot of the Hill" from ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad|After Story}}'' * "[[spoiler:Qui Gon's]] Noble End" from ''StarWars'' ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}''. * [[spoiler:Judas's Death]] from ''JesusChristSuperstar''. ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar''. * [[spoiler:Now It's [[spoiler:"It's Just The Gas Gas" for Orin and Somewhere "Somewhere That's Green Reprise (Reprise)" for Audrey]] from ''Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors''. [[spoiler:Two]] other characters die, but they either do not die immediately after a song or die immediately after a song sung by someone else. * NeilYoung's Music/NeilYoung's ''Birds'' has been interpreted as this. * In ChildrenOfEden ''Theatre/ChildrenOfEden'', Abel sings a few lines of 'The Wasteland' as he dies dies. * The Crucifixion from Godspell certainly counts. ''Theatre/{{Godspell}}''. * The "The Flesh Failures Failures" from Hair ''Theatre/{{Hair}}'' is [[spoiler: Claude's]] [[spoiler:Claude]]'s death song. He even gets a DarkReprise of his IAmSong in. * Last Midnight "Last Midnight" for The Witch in IntoTheWoods.''Theatre/IntoTheWoods''. Of course, we're not quite sure if she's dead...

* The reprise of "''Out to the Sea''" for [[spoiler:Robert]] in "[[TheEmigrants Kristina]]", as well as "''I'll Be Waiting There''" for [[spoiler:the titular character.]] * Infamously,and [[MemeticMutation memetically]], the violent death scene from the finale of TheOC. * "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" from Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian. * EnterTheHaggis puts a positive spin on this trope in both "One Last Drink" and "Let Me Go" * "Contact" from ''{{Rent}}''. * The MusicalEpisode of ''{{XPlay}}'' has "Love Me (Reprise)" sung by Adam and Morgan's video game (it MakesSenseInContext) just before it expires. * "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" from ''{{TheRose}}''. Followed up by "The Rose," which counts as a GriefSong.
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* The In ''Kristina'', the musical adaptation of ''Literature/TheEmigrants'', it's the reprise of "''Out "Out to the Sea''" Sea" for [[spoiler:Robert]] in "[[TheEmigrants Kristina]]", as well as "''I'll and "I'll Be Waiting There''" There" for [[spoiler:the titular character.]] [[spoiler:Kristina]]. * Infamously,and Infamously, and [[MemeticMutation memetically]], the violent death scene from the finale of TheOC. ''Series/TheOC''. * "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" from Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian. ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian''. * EnterTheHaggis The band Music/EnterTheHaggis puts a positive spin on this trope in both "One Last Drink" and "Let Me Go" Go". * "Contact" from ''{{Rent}}''. ''Theatre/{{Rent}}''. * The MusicalEpisode of ''{{XPlay}}'' ''Series/{{X-Play}}'' has "Love Me (Reprise)" sung by Adam and Morgan's video game (it MakesSenseInContext) just before it expires. * "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" from ''{{TheRose}}''. ''Film/TheRose''. Followed up by "The Rose," Rose", which counts as a GriefSong. GriefSong.
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