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22nd Jul '17 5:00:17 PM Illyas
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* Ace from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyType0'' sings the first two lines of "Zero" in the normal ending [[spoiler:for class zero minus Machina and Rem to comfort them after they start crying from realizing they'll face their deaths soon.]]
8th Jul '17 10:44:35 PM bfunc
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* Explicitly invoked in "When the Foeman Bares His Steel", a "we who are about to die would on the whole prefer not to" song by the policemen to bolster their courage before going to arrest the pirates. Interspersed with Mabel and the girls' GoYeHeroesGoAndDie lyrics[[note]]literally, as this song is the Trope Namer[[/note]], which ''really'' doesn't help the policemen's state of mind, though they're too polite to complain (very loudly) about it.

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* Explicitly invoked in "When the Foeman Bares His Steel", Steel" from ''Theatre/ThePiratesOfPenzance'', a "we who are about to die would on the whole prefer not to" song by the policemen to bolster their courage before going to arrest the pirates. Interspersed with Mabel and the girls' GoYeHeroesGoAndDie lyrics[[note]]literally, as this song is the Trope Namer[[/note]], which ''really'' doesn't help the policemen's state of mind, though they're too polite to complain (very loudly) about it.
8th Jul '17 10:43:29 PM bfunc
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* Explicitly invoked in "When the Foeman Bares His Steel", a "we who are about to die would on the whole prefer not to" song by the policemen to bolster their courage before going to arrest the pirates. Interspersed with Mabel and the girls' GoYeHeroesGoAndDie lyrics[[note]]literally, as this song is the Trope Namer[[/note]], which ''really'' doesn't help the policemen's state of mind, though they're too polite to complain (very loudly) about it.
11th Mar '17 11:48:25 AM Nire
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*** And then subverted right at the end when the comic is making its final approach: everyone stops singing and starts running around in a panic until [[spoiler: the comet breaks apart and falls harmlessly to Earth as a softball-sized rock]].
13th Oct '16 7:04:41 PM nombretomado
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* Pretty much the entire point of the ''VideoGame/OsuTatakaeOuendan'' games and its American counterpart ''EliteBeatAgents'', especially in the final stages.

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* Pretty much the entire point of the ''VideoGame/OsuTatakaeOuendan'' games and its American counterpart ''EliteBeatAgents'', ''VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents'', especially in the final stages.
10th Oct '16 9:58:28 AM Morgenthaler
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** Double-use in ''[[GauntsGhosts First And Only]]''. The Jantine Patricians have a number of battle-hymns that they use to rally their forces before combat. The Ghosts, in contrast, use bagpipe music - not only does it help their troops' resolve, everybody ''else'' finds it extremely creepy and unnerving.

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** Double-use in ''[[GauntsGhosts ''[[Literature/GauntsGhosts First And Only]]''. The Jantine Patricians have a number of battle-hymns that they use to rally their forces before combat. The Ghosts, in contrast, use bagpipe music - not only does it help their troops' resolve, everybody ''else'' finds it extremely creepy and unnerving.
21st Aug '16 10:08:29 PM dvorak
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* Music/BrushArbour 's "Bugle Call", which is about defenders of a city being exhorted to HoldTheLine against a besieging army . On another level, it could be about not losing one's faith in the face of hardship (The band is a Christian one).

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* Music/BrushArbour 's "Bugle Call", Stan Aron's "Bugler's Cry", which is about defenders of a city being exhorted to HoldTheLine against a besieging army . On another level, it could be about not losing one's faith in the face of hardship (The band singer is a Christian one).Christian).
29th Jul '16 9:59:30 AM catmuto
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* ''Manga/SevenSeeds'' has this occur in the Ryugu Shelter arc. The inhabitants of the shelter become agitated and begin to despair when they learn that [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt meteorites crashed onto earth]] and see its results themselves; then Maria heads onto stage and sings a song to calm everyone down. Maria continues to sing and gives concerts, which helps keep everyone's spirits up, even when life in the shelter goes down the drain. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this turns out to be a double-edge sword, as Maria's concerts gave the parasites within her a great chance to infect ''everyone'' in the shelter and ultimately leads to everyone's deaths.]]
23rd Jul '16 4:47:58 AM NekoTroper
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* ''Anime/SoundOfTheSkies'' opens with an AmazingFreakingGrace performance by a stranger rallying a lost little girl, who grows up to become an unlikely heroine.

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* ''Anime/SoundOfTheSkies'' ''Anime/SoundOfTheSky'' opens with an AmazingFreakingGrace performance by a stranger rallying a lost little girl, who grows up to become an unlikely heroine.
8th Jul '16 7:05:24 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Lacus sings her song ''Fields of Hope'' for the children she takes care of during the Break The World catastrophe early in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Also invoked by Meer Campbell, who as Lacus's BodyDouble sings the same song during a rally that takes place a few days after Break The World itself. She first gives the people reunited there a RousingSpeech about how violent retaliation will not be useful, then sings to them to soothe their pain.

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'':
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Lacus sings her song ''Fields of Hope'' for the children she takes care of during the Break The World catastrophe early in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Also invoked by the series.
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Meer Campbell, who as Lacus's BodyDouble BodyDouble, sings the same song during a rally that takes place a few days after Break The World itself. She first gives the people reunited there a RousingSpeech about how violent retaliation will not be useful, then sings to them to soothe their pain.



* In one of the manga re-tellings of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu]], [[QuirkyBard Sylvia]] basically becomes a dancing version of Sheryl Nome when she decides to dance for a bunch of [[spoiler: Silessa]] villagers during a tense HostageSituation involving [[spoiler: Prince Lewyn]] so they won't lose their hope.

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* In one of the manga re-tellings of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu]], [[QuirkyBard Sylvia]] basically becomes a dancing version of Sheryl Nome when she decides to dance for a bunch of [[spoiler: Silessa]] villagers during a tense HostageSituation involving [[spoiler: Prince Lewyn]] so they won't lose their hope.hope, while being perfectly aware that the present army can fatally shut her up at any moment. [[spoiler: Her courageous actions also give Claud and Ferry enough time to rescue the kidnapped Lewyn.]]
* At the end of the first season of ''Anime/CorrectorYui'', [[spoiler: Haruna]] invokes the trope by singing to [[spoiler: Yui]] in the Real World when [[spoiler: she's about to lose her MagicMusic-laced fight against the BigBad Grosser in the Net. Upon hearing Haruna's voice, Yui recovers her spirit and starts fighting again, ultimately winning.]]
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