Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates "Iconic" Black Parade G Note

Even Andrew Lloyd Webber can appreciate My Chemical Romance's Welcome To The Black Parade intro…

Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates "Iconic" Black Parade G Note
Emily Carter

Does musical theatre titan Andrew Lloyd Webber fancy making a My Chemical Romance adaptation? Well, perhaps not, but the legendary Cats, Phantom Of The Opera and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat composer nevertheless seems to appreciate the beautiful simplicity of the opening to Welcome To The Black Parade. It's a start, right?

Taking to the internet in response to a tweet from 2017 that reads, "Still fuming that The Black Parade hasn’t been made into some incredible goth musical," Andrew shared a TikTok of himself performing the intro to Phantom Of The Opera. "Musical theatre fans everywhere – what do you think of when you hear this?"

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Then, he asked another more rock-based question – "And for everybody else – what do you think of when you hear this?" – as he held down the goosebump-inducing G note on the piano that famously signals the start of My Chem's Welcome To The Black Parade.

"It's one thing to create an iconic set of chords," reads his caption to the video. "It's another to make one note iconic."

Couldn't agree more. Now c'mon, Andrew, let's get that My Chemical Romance musical going…

Hear the G note and a whole lot more on My Chemical Romance’s reunion tour next next year:

June 2021

15 St. Avstell Eden Project
17 Milton Keynes Stadium MK
19 Milton Keynes Stadium MK
20 Milton Keynes Stadium MK
22 Dublin Royal Hospital Kilmainham

July 2021

2 Prague Rocks
4 Bologna Sonic Park Festival
6 Bonn Kunst!rasen
7 Bonn Kunst!rasen
9 Kiev U Park Live
11 Moscow Park Live Festival
12 St Petersburg Ice Palace

September 2021

8 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
9 Toronto, Ontario – Scotiabank Arena
11 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
13 Boston, MA – Garden
15 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
16 St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
18 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest
19 Atlanta, GA – Music Midtown
21 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
22 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
25 Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
28 Houston, TX – American Airlines Center

October 2021

1 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
3 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
6 Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
8 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
11 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
12 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
14 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
17 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum

November 2021

6 Auckland, NZ – Outer Fields At Western Springs

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