Gerard Butler Sings “Music of the Night” from “The Phantom of the

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Gerard Butler, star of “The Phantom of the Opera,” brings his own special interpretation to the classic song “Music of the Night.”

Gerard Butler’s Acting Career

Gerard Butler is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. His first major role was in the thriller film Olympus Has Fallen (2013). He has also starred in the films 300 (2007), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Geostorm (2017), and Angel Has Fallen (2019).

Butler began his acting career on stage with the Open University drama group while studying law at the University of Glasgow in the early 1990s. He continued his education at the Scottish Youth Theatre before moving to London in 1995. He worked as a barrister for a short time before getting his break in acting with a small role in the film Mrs. Brown (1997).

Since then, Butler has appeared in numerous films and television shows. In addition to his work in front of the camera, he has also produced and directed several short films.

“The Phantom of the Opera”

Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux, “The Phantom of the Opera” tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, waging a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely soprano, Christine DaaĆ©, the Phantom’s music unfolds a tale of unrequited love that has otherworldly consequences.

The original Broadway production opened in 1988 and won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The 2004 feature film version starred Gerard Butler as the Phantom and Emmy Rossum as Christine.

Butler’s passionate performance of “The Music of the Night” is one of the highlights of the movie.

“Music of the Night”

“Music of the Night” is a song from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “The Phantom of the Opera”. The song is sung by the phantom, Gerard Butler, in an attempt to seduce Christine, Emma Fitzpatrick.

The lyrics to “Music of the Night” are:

Sing my Angel of Music,
My spirit is trap’d in this dark place,
And I long to be free…
And I know that my destiny lies beyond this horizon.
So let the Music of the Night,
Take hold of your senses,
Feel your fears start to fade…
And close your eyes, and surrender to the glide…

To the glide… Of the Music of the Night.


In conclusion, Gerard Butler’s voice is incredible and he did an amazing job with this song. If you are a fan of musicals or the Phantom of the Opera, then you should definitely check this out.

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