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* Music/LeonardBernstein's ''Mass'' has "Things Get Broken," a 14-minute number where the Celebrant goes through all the stages of a nervous breakdown while the rest of the cast remain in StunnedSilence.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I8pneJkxBY No Good Deed]] from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', sung by The Wizard of Oz's 'Wicked Witch of the West' after she accidentally turns her love interest [[spoiler: into the Scarecrow you know from the books and movie]] while trying to use her magic to save him from being tortured to death in the beginning of the song. Also counts as a SanitySlippageSong.

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* Music/LeonardBernstein's ''Mass'' has "Things Get Broken," a 14-minute number where the Celebrant goes through all the stages of a nervous breakdown while the rest of the cast remain remains in StunnedSilence.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I8pneJkxBY No Good Deed]] from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', sung by The Wizard of Oz's 'Wicked Witch of the West' after she accidentally turns her love interest [[spoiler: into the Scarecrow you know from the books and movie]] while trying to use her magic to save him from being tortured to death in at the beginning of the song. Also counts as a SanitySlippageSong.



* [[http://youtu.be/L2J7SKcsWnw "Murder"]] from Film/ReeferMadnessTheMusical is another good example. Two of the four reefer fiends start halucinating out of guilt, one goes completely crazy, and everybody is freaking out about the circumstances.

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* [[http://youtu.be/L2J7SKcsWnw "Murder"]] from Film/ReeferMadnessTheMusical is another good example. Two of the four reefer fiends start halucinating hallucinating out of guilt, one goes completely crazy, and everybody is freaking out about the circumstances.



-->The nerve, the gaul!"

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-->The nerve, the gaul!"gall!"



* ANY mad scene in any opera... best known example might be ''Lucia di Lammermoor''. But Donizetti was in love with this trope.

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* ANY mad scene in any opera... best known the best-known example might be ''Lucia di Lammermoor''. But Donizetti was in love with this trope.



* Parodied in ''Theatre/TheMagicFlute'' when Papageno wants to hang himself because he can't get a wife. Thankfully, he's talked out of it and then of course he gets his girl too. Pamina also needs to be stopped. These Magic Flute people really need a psychiatrist sometimes.

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* Parodied in ''Theatre/TheMagicFlute'' when Papageno wants to hang himself because he can't get a wife. Thankfully, he's talked out of it and then then, of course course, he gets his girl too. Pamina also needs to be stopped. These Magic Flute people really need a psychiatrist sometimes.



* Katerina's Act IV arioso "V lesu, v samoy chashche yest' ozero" ("In the forest there is a lake...") in Shostakovich's ''Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District''.

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* Katerina's Act IV arioso "V lesu, v samoy chashche yest' ozero" ("In the forest forest, there is a lake...") in Shostakovich's ''Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District''.



* In Theatre/{{Tosca}}, Cavaradossi sings "E lucevan le stelle" when he's in prison, awaiting his execution, reminiscing about all the good times he spend with his lover while trying to write a farewell letter to her.

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* In Theatre/{{Tosca}}, Cavaradossi sings "E lucevan le stelle" when he's in prison, awaiting his execution, reminiscing about all the good times he spend spent with his lover while trying to write a farewell letter to her.



* Arguably 'Scissors', the last track from Music/{{Slipknot}}'s self titled debut, which was written as a reaction to death threats against Corey Taylor. Notable because he sounds on the verge of a real-life BSOD towards the end.

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* Arguably 'Scissors', the last track from Music/{{Slipknot}}'s self titled self-titled debut, which was written as a reaction to death threats against Corey Taylor. Notable because he sounds on the verge of a real-life BSOD towards the end.



* "I'm Alive" by Music/{{Disturbed}} has elements of this, though it's much more of a "I'll hold my own beliefs and nobody can convince me otherwise" sort of song.

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* "I'm Alive" by Music/{{Disturbed}} has elements of this, though it's much more of a an "I'll hold my own beliefs and nobody can convince me otherwise" sort of song.



--> ''Flushin' through the pain''
--> ''Depression, this is not a phase''
--> ''Pickin' out his grave, couldn't help but feel out of place''
--> ''Tryna catch some waves''
--> ''Death, it has the sour taste''
--> ''Bless my pops, we sent him off and not an hour late''
--> ''Still in shock and now my heart out somewhere on the range''

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--> ''Flushin' -->''Flushin' through the pain''
--> ''Depression, -->''Depression, this is not a phase''
--> ''Pickin' -->''Pickin' out his grave, couldn't help but feel out of place''
--> ''Tryna -->''Tryna catch some waves''
--> ''Death, -->''Death, it has the sour taste''
--> ''Bless -->''Bless my pops, we sent him off and not an hour late''
--> ''Still -->''Still in shock and now my heart out somewhere on the range''


* "Live, Laugh, Love" from Sondheim's ''Follies'' is a perfect example of this. It begins as a revival song that Ben is performing, but over the course of performing the song, he realizes his life has fallen apart. The music descends into chaos and the background singers and orchestra become strident, as Ben experiences a nervous breakdown on the stage.

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* "Live, Laugh, Love" from Sondheim's ''Follies'' ''Theatre/{{Follies}}'' is a perfect example of this. It begins as a revival song that Ben is performing, but over the course of performing the song, he realizes his life has fallen apart. The music descends into chaos and the background singers and orchestra become strident, as Ben experiences a nervous breakdown on the stage.


* Frank N. Furter gets [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1Xn-DWHuuM "Going Home"]] toward the end of the ''Film/RockyHorrorPictureShow''. The song illustrates just how off his rocker he is at that point. He even hallucinates an adoring, sympathetic audience is hanging on his every note.

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* Frank N. Furter gets [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1Xn-DWHuuM "Going Home"]] toward the end of the ''Film/RockyHorrorPictureShow''.''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''. The song illustrates just how off his rocker he is at that point. He even hallucinates an adoring, sympathetic audience is hanging on his every note.

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* ''Theatre/ShrekTheMusical'': "Build a Wall" consists of Shrek planning to build a ten-foot wall to keep the world out after being convinced that Fiona and Donkey have betrayed him. While much of the song comes off more angry and sarcastic than depressed, [[SourOutsideSadInside the rage is at least partly Shrek's way of keeping his devastation under wraps]].


** Frollo has a [[VillainousBreakdown BSOD]] in the middle of "Mon maitre, mon sauveur (My Master My Saviour)" just a couple songs before, complete with InsaneLaugh.

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** Frollo has a [[VillainousBreakdown BSOD]] in the middle of "Mon maitre, mon sauveur (My Master My Saviour)" just a couple songs before, complete with InsaneLaugh.[[LaughingMad Insane Laugh]].

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NoWhrIll90 "Peanut"]] by Earl Sweatshirt was written and recorded after the death of his father, and the lyrics, delivered somewhat lethargically over an instrumental slowed down and distorted to the point of sounding [[NightmareFuel ominous]], reflect this.
--> ''Flushin' through the pain''
--> ''Depression, this is not a phase''
--> ''Pickin' out his grave, couldn't help but feel out of place''
--> ''Tryna catch some waves''
--> ''Death, it has the sour taste''
--> ''Bless my pops, we sent him off and not an hour late''
--> ''Still in shock and now my heart out somewhere on the range''


* EmilieAutumn would make a career out of this. Most notably ''Opheliac''.

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* EmilieAutumn Music/EmilieAutumn would make a career out of this. Most notably ''Opheliac''.


* ''Theatre/Frozen'' has "Monster," in which Elsa debates [[spoiler: killing herself to fix the harm she's caused.]] Also "True Love," which Anna sings after Hans leaves her to freeze to death and she faces her loneliness and eagerness to be loved.

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* ''Theatre/Frozen'' *''Theatre/Frozen2018'' has "Monster," in which Elsa debates [[spoiler: killing herself to fix the harm she's caused.]] Also "True Love," which Anna sings after Hans leaves her to freeze to death and she faces her loneliness and eagerness to be loved.

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*''Theatre/Frozen'' has "Monster," in which Elsa debates [[spoiler: killing herself to fix the harm she's caused.]] Also "True Love," which Anna sings after Hans leaves her to freeze to death and she faces her loneliness and eagerness to be loved.

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* Music/TheAquabats have the aptly-named song "Meltdown!". The main character can't endure the pressures of his everyday life any longer, despite his best efforts, and so "the nachos in [his] head explode".


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->''You ruined everything\\
You stupid bitch\\
You ruined everything\\

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->''You ruined everything\\
You stupid bitch\\
You
->''"You ruined everything\\



And wants the world to burn''

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And wants the world to burn''burn"''


* Every character has one in Theatre/BareAPopOpera.

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* Every character has one in Theatre/BareAPopOpera. Most notably, "See Me" for Peter, "All Grown Up" for Ivy, and "Once Upon A Time"/"Cross" for Jason.


* Non-singing example: "You're Not Alone!" from VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX. Also CrowningMusicOfAwesome.

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* Non-singing example: "You're Not Alone!" from VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX. Also CrowningMusicOfAwesome.SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic.


** Effie's is also her CrowningMomentOfAwesome - "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".

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** Effie's is also her CrowningMomentOfAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome - "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".

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