The Greatest Showman Soundtrack
Various Artists - 2017
This is a pure adrenal rush from start to finish, with the emotional output of the pop-driven songs overwhelming and absolute. The individual performances are stella, with, quite obviously, Hugh Jackman stealing the show as he always does.
Highlights: Rewrite the Stars (Zac Efron and Zendaya), From Now On (Hugh Jackman), The Other Side (Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron)
Meh: Never Enough (I understand its role in the film, but it just does not match the emotional value of the other songs, despite sending Loren Allred to the upper reaches of her voice)Andrew Scott Back
Andrew Scott ranks this as the
#8 favorite album of 2017