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Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort - Balcony Scene (Tonight) (From "West Side Story"/Audio Only)

  • Published on Dec 7, 2021
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    Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Tony Kushner, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. This reimagining of the beloved musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino); Ana Isabelle (Rosalía); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Brian d’Arcy James (Officer Krupke); and Rita Moreno (as Valentina, who owns the store in which Tony works).
    The film is produced by Spielberg, Academy Award®-nominated producer Kristie Macosko Krieger and Tony Award®-winning producer Kevin McCollum. “West Side Story” has been adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway show, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and concept, direction and choreography by Jerome Robbins.
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  • DisneyMusicVEVO
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  • Ianto Jones
    Ianto Jones 5 months ago +787

    Rachel Zegler's voice was made for this song. Beautiful!

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 21 day ago

      @GilliganKrueger0829 I was excited for this movie since Rita Moreno was announced to play Valentina. West Side Story belongs to the girls more so than the boys

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 21 day ago

      @GilliganKrueger0829 I just hope it’ll justify its existence like this one did

    • GilliganKrueger0829
      GilliganKrueger0829 21 day ago

      @Manuel Orozco Honestly, her casting is the only thing that interests me about that movie...

    • GilliganKrueger0829
      GilliganKrueger0829 21 day ago +1

      @Manuel Orozco You and me both, pal!

    • bman342a
      bman342a 21 day ago

      @GilliganKrueger0829 She's amazing, I am just blown away by her talent, her presentation, everything.

  • Patricia Santiago
    Patricia Santiago 5 months ago +530

    The way this just booms in the theater it’s just pure movie magic I couldn’t stop smiling and tears rolled down my face! Ugh 2:55 really gets me the grandeur of it

    • Rachel Wallisky
      Rachel Wallisky 2 months ago +3

      i shook with excitement the entire time :)))))

    • heyitzali
      heyitzali 3 months ago +3

      Exactly. And then Rachel’s calming voice afterwards… I got chills

    • Charity Sutphin
      Charity Sutphin 5 months ago +16

      Fact. It was perfection.

    THE UMBEON WOLF STAR 🌟 5 months ago +1353

    To the person who is reading this even though I don't know you but I wish you all the best for what life has to offer

  • Sam O' sullivan
    Sam O' sullivan 5 months ago +319

    I can’t get over how beautiful Rachel Zegler’s voice is!
    Right from “only you” at the start, I was in 7th heaven!

    • bman342a
      bman342a 21 day ago

      I know, she had me at "only you" as well. Just perfect.

    • Rachel Wallisky
      Rachel Wallisky 2 months ago

      i got chills before she even started :))))))))))

  • Ashley Haas
    Ashley Haas 5 months ago +391

    Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort's voices are breathtaking! They blend very nice together! I love Ansel's voice when he sings "Always you, every thought I'll ever know, Everywhere I go, You'll be!" at 1:50

  • olivia
    olivia 5 months ago +406

    the way this whole scene is written, directed and acted...magical. an instant classic

    • Valou LeGeek
      Valou LeGeek 5 months ago +15

      @capt truth Spielberg forever ❤️
      This man looks so nice and humble in every interview or speech, and yet and he made some of the greatest movies ever made

    • capt truth
      capt truth 5 months ago +24

      All thanks to the best director to ever love Steven Speildberg

  • jedijones
    jedijones 5 months ago +236

    Ansel and Rachel's voices are so perfectly matched here. And, wow, the visuals of the new movie make the 1961 version look like they were just filming the stage play. There's nothing like a great-looking movie that is all about design, lighting and sets, not CGI. The movie feels alive, real and vibrant.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 23 days ago

      @SAHIL M THOMAS Got a point

      SAHIL M THOMAS 23 days ago

      @Manuel Orozco tbh it felt like Ansel was kinda holding back his voice in some places but it still sounded pretty though

    • Angela
      Angela 2 months ago +5

      Agree with the lovely harmonious voices here! However, for those of us who have watched the original a zillion times, starting as kids, it’ll hold a special irreplaceable part in our hearts. See, sometimes the lack of detailed surroundings allows one’s imagination to develop and really delve deeper into the story and people. Cause it’s not all just provided for us.
      And, respectfully, I feel the acting was more skilled in the original.
      Obviously, a vantage point from a different generation here…
      I’ll never ever EVER forget that poignant last scene in the original, breathtaking.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +2

      I liked Rachael more so than Ansel. But other than that, i partially agree with you

  • Briana Banana
    Briana Banana 5 months ago +267

    I am a huge theater and movie musical fan. It seems a rarity were actual singers are picked. She sounds absolutely amazing

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +2

      I'm more a fan of stage musicals than film musicals. But i could not agree more

    • INoahGuy
      INoahGuy 4 months ago +7

      Spielberg loved the stage musical. Of course he wanted actual singers.

  • AJ Johnson
    AJ Johnson 5 months ago +236

    Literally this scene on the big screen gave me such old Hollywood feels. The set design was perfect. The cinematography was beautiful. The orchestration was true and glorious. No synthetic music. True orchestra magic. This better win and Oscar. Such a wonderful end to all the great musical movies that came out this year. Bravisimi!

    • Lora
      Lora 2 months ago

      Beautiful. Such a wonderful description.

  • Jon Darby
    Jon Darby 4 months ago +170

    I do not understand why so many critics are bashing Ansel Elgort's performance. I think his Tony is excellent: Beautiful voice, amazing dancer, and if his performance is not as vibrant as some of the other actors it's because his character is more introspective than previous incarnations.

    • C Johnson
      C Johnson 8 days ago

      he was great. And it made total sense that his Tony only gets really intense while in a fight - in the Crazy Boy number, and in the rumble - that was the point, that this was a dangerous young man, the founder of a street gang, trying to suppress that side of himself because he knows it leads to a dark place, but it's there inside him and when he's pushed you can see how he landed in prison before. I love the story they wrote for him and the way it was played.

    • Kami Clements
      Kami Clements 26 days ago

      I agree completely Jon. He was INCREDIBLE!!! Tony meant so much more to me watching Ansel play him. He put his whole soul into that character! And I completely fell in love with his voice!

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +1

      I was more a fan of his acting than singing

    • gully80
      gully80 4 months ago

      @Joe Whitehead I wrote a response, but before I reply in full, I am going to ask if you want to read it. I am a talkative person by nature and have a tendency to say too much. Haha. Not to assume or generalize, but I have found that most people lose interest in conversing after 2 or maybe 3 replies

    • Joe Whitehead
      Joe Whitehead 4 months ago +1

      @gully80 I was just trying to find the distinction between legit film critics & online trolls

  • TheFascinatingFangirl
    TheFascinatingFangirl 5 months ago +199

    Their voices are literally so clean and clear, it’s like floating on clouds oh my god 😍😍😍

  • 🖤Spiral🖤
    🖤Spiral🖤 5 months ago +254

    I heard the entire soundtrack and my god I couldn't stop crying after I finished it. I just hope the movie wins an oscar nomination.

    • idaf
      idaf 2 months ago

      @Reece Jennings well no lol. First weak was 10 mill because of spider man and theatres were still closed so duh it was gonna be low. Now it’s gon up and it’s the most nominated film of 2021 so I would say it’s done amazingly. If you don’t like it move on.

    • Reece Jennings
      Reece Jennings 2 months ago

      @idaf 10 million isn't a lot by box office standards. The film cost over 100 million, so sadly, it's done horribly.

    • idaf
      idaf 4 months ago +4

      @Shai Dorsai personality idc about box office, 10 million is still a lot and the movie is still amazing

    • Shai Dorsai
      Shai Dorsai 4 months ago +6

      The movie will become THE most award winning movie in history that very few people will go to see in the theater.

    • francis1971
      francis1971 5 months ago +8

      I hope it gets at least 10.

  • stfan011_eggo
    stfan011_eggo 5 months ago +155

    I just came back from the theaters from seeing this masterpiece and I can’t stop crying-as a musical theater kid I’m in pain-

    • weird music kid
      weird music kid 3 months ago +4

      Like same after I saw this I cried for so long

    • Orpheus
      Orpheus 5 months ago +4

      I wish I can see it in theaters too 😩

    • AJ Johnson
      AJ Johnson 5 months ago +10

      Ugh, I felt that. I literally stayed to hear the epilogue which is always a treat because it is a recap of all the music, a bit of what an overture should be but it waits to the end to give it to us. I literally was crying til the screen fade and even after as I was leaving the theatre and to my car. Got home and listened to the soundtrack as I fell asleep 😄

    • CJ Burton
      CJ Burton 5 months ago +12

      I understand this movie unlocked my earliest memories of this in third grade that was my Romeo and Juliet with music

  • Scott Weissman
    Scott Weissman 5 months ago +172

    This will bring a whole new generation of fans into the mix and into the joy of West Side Story. Both versions are wonderful. The new version I notice has a wee bit too much auto-tune electronic assistance for and Ansel elgort's voice.
    I think his voice is good enough that he did not need much assistance. Still very enjoyable. A lot of people still do not know that it was not Natalie Wood and Richard beymer's voice that we heard singing all the songs but rather hired professional singers. At least with the new version they use the real actors voices to my knowledge. This play has deep meaning for me. I played Chino in West Side Story when I was in high school and my ex-girlfriend played one of the Jets. She and I are both Caucasian. Brings back a lot of enjoyable memories. Enjoy the movie everybody it looks wonderful and looks like a labor of love from Steven Spielberg.

    • Lora
      Lora 2 months ago +1

      But, at least they are real voices of the actors. Nit dubbed over!!!

    • Lora
      Lora 2 months ago +1

      So cool that you were in a production of this play The voices are fabulous and they are the actor's voice. No dubbing. I appreciate that.

    • keith samuek
      keith samuek 4 months ago

      @Gamerteller ahhaha yeah one hand one heart omg
      Borderline robotic

    • Gamerteller
      Gamerteller 4 months ago +6

      They were singing it out loud for sure. Probably took a lot of takes but it's their natural voices, no editing. Although it is audio "cleaned" in quality which is why you barely notice the voice imperfections. I listened to it in IMAX over hundred times now with best sound quality. It's not edited like most other songs in this movie. The most edited song in the remake is the one in the church. It is borderline unnatural.

    • paulmdt1
      paulmdt1 4 months ago +1

      @scoopity boop - yes, that's true. I guess I'm just not that into perfection - we're frail human beings, and all unique, not robots who all sound pretty much "perfectly" the same.

  • Amy Lu
    Amy Lu 5 months ago +117

    Only you
    You're the only thing I'll see
    In my eyes
    In my words
    And in everything I do
    Nothing else but you
    And there's nothing for me but Maria
    Every sight that I see is Maria
    Only you
    Every thought I'll ever know
    Everywhere I go you'll be
    All the world is only you and me
    It all began tonight
    I saw you and the world went away
    There's only you tonight
    What you are
    What you do
    What you say
    All day I had the feeling a miracle would happen
    I know now I was right
    For here you are
    And what was just a world is a star
    The world is full of light
    With suns and moons all over the place
    The world is wild and bright going mad shooting sparks into space
    Today the world was just an address
    A place for me to live in
    No better than alright
    But here you are
    And what was just a world is a star

    • Lora
      Lora 2 months ago


  • Michael Gibb
    Michael Gibb 5 months ago +127

    I'm just going to say it. This adaptation of West Side Story is better than the 1961 adaptation.

    • Catherine Breitfeller
      Catherine Breitfeller 2 months ago

      Don’t agree!!

    • Angela
      Angela 2 months ago

      @Michael Gibb Too late for what? No statute of limitations for one’s opinion ( purely subjective btw) on art. If you’re secure in your belief, then another’s does not faze you….Food for thought.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I like them both equally

    • Puzzled_Pelican
      Puzzled_Pelican 3 months ago

      Fucking crazy

    • K Russell
      K Russell 4 months ago +3

      I thought the film was amazing, but personally the 1961 version beats it

  • Lommy
    Lommy 5 months ago +54

    People should see this, it's a masterpiece on the big screen, not something you can stream.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +1

      I sadly waited until last night on Disney Plus to watch

  • Andre W.
    Andre W. 5 months ago +58

    I can't stop listening to this and honestly I can sleep with this playing! Both Ansel Elgort's and Rachel Zegler's have ANGELIC softness to their voices that made this by far, the BEST West Side Story rendition!
    Please watch West Side Story 2021!

  • Loren Garcia
    Loren Garcia 2 months ago +8

    I just finished watching this version on Disney+ and I had all the feels and felt the chemistry from these two. I felt the love between Tony and Maria. The original was great but this version stands on its own. I dont cry easily but i did at the ending.
    RIP Tony.

  • Disney65Fan
    Disney65Fan 5 months ago +67

    Ansel Elgort's singing voice OMG this dude can sing. Rachel's is really good too.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +1

      I'm more of Rachael's singing than Ansel's

  • junnielocked
    junnielocked 2 months ago +17

    I never knew Ansel Elgort can sing this well. Wonderful!

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I was more a fan of his acting than his singing

  • Edward Jones
    Edward Jones 4 months ago +98

    I’ve seen the film twice, and I highly recommend it. It saddens me that ticket sales have been slow and that in some quarters the film is being called a flop.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I waited until last night on Disney Plus last night. And i regret it

    • idaf
      idaf 2 months ago +1

      @DavidinSLO it wasn’t even woke, and why it flopped was because of spider man the same week. nothing to do with the actual film which have mostly if not all positive reviews.

    • Sabah
      Sabah 2 months ago +2

      @DavidinSLO not have subtitles was the right thing to do. I get that the movie needs to make money but I don't think losing the integrity of the project is worth it. Honestly I didn't even know they were doing that until I saw the movie.
      I think what hurt the movie is COVID (I myself didn't get to see it for this reason and I know a lot of people who didnt either) and the lack of promotion. The lack of promotion might have been caused by the allegations against ansel that never got addressed

    • DavidinSLO
      DavidinSLO 2 months ago

      A enjoyable film, but sadly only made $70 million at the box office (it needed $300 just to break even). So, yes, a box office bomb. I realize I might be in the minority here, but director Steven Spielberg’s comment about why the Spanish (more like Spanglish) dialogue wasn’t subtitled was foolish, and only alienated millions of (generally older, conservative) potential theater goers. The film was honestly good. There was no need to constantly broadcast how “woke” it was.

    • Dreams & Teddy Bears
      Dreams & Teddy Bears 3 months ago

      Indeed! They didn't plan it well but it may just be a slow burner!

  • GilliganKrueger0829
    GilliganKrueger0829 5 months ago +41

    I just saw the movie this evening (well technically last night since I’m writing this after midnight) and as they were leading into this song, I thought to myself “Okay remake, if you can only get one song done phenomenally well, let it be THIS ONE!”
    It definitely did my favorite WSS song justice!

  • Gabby
    Gabby 4 months ago +30

    This makes my heart soar and takes me to a different world. 3:36 gives me goosebumps. I love Tony.

  • Dan
    Dan 5 months ago +30

    This hit me way harder than i was expecting it to, it's gorgeous!! their voices fit so well together

  • Federico Peri
    Federico Peri 4 months ago +35

    Rachel Zegler in this movie was like an angel, for acting and singing!😍😍 Was born for this role. And this scene was simply WONDERFUL, just like the movie

  • Alli
    Alli 4 months ago +19

    Saw this for the 4th time today in a really great theater with an awesome big screen and powerful sound system... it was amazing! I love it more every time I see it. My husband doesn't like musicals and won't see it with me... I feel he is really missing out on classic Spielberg on the big screen. This movie is spellbinding.

    • gully80
      gully80 4 months ago +5

      Totally agree. Since I couldn't even get him to come see me in WSS in high school, and I pulled the "friend card" on my best friend Chris and made him go with me. The friend card is for emergencies only and never to be used lightly. He absolutely loved it and actually said thank you for taking him. I knew he would love and appreciate it. I told him afterwards that it really isn't a typical musical. It's an actual film, and the songs are the soundtrack. He completely agreed. Perhaps you can tell your hubby the same. I have seen it several times, and just gets better and better. Spielberg's version is so wonderful

  • Crowkid 555
    Crowkid 555 5 months ago +29

    This was better than the original, as this was live compared to the original in which they were dubbed, whereas in here its their voices and they both sound amazing.

    • 44R0N-
      44R0N- 5 months ago +1

      @AJ Johnson yes, that's true of course

    • AJ Johnson
      AJ Johnson 5 months ago

      @44R0N- well, thanks for the correction. Still they didn't sing this particular song live but its still their own singing voices.

    • 44R0N-
      44R0N- 5 months ago +7

      @AJ Johnson 3 of the songs in the movie were sung *live* on set. "One Hand, One Heart," "Somewhere" and "A Boy Like That/I Have a Love."

    • AJ Johnson
      AJ Johnson 5 months ago +5

      Actually these guys weren't live live. No movie musical does this except les mis. These guys however did a prerecording but, they didn't used a dubbed version they used the actual actor's voices. They did a really good job.

  • residentevil4life
    residentevil4life 5 months ago +45

    Compared to the original, Maria's vocals are definitely an improvement

    • abc.animal514
      abc.animal514 4 months ago +12

      Because she’s actually the one singing in this one

  • andre walters
    andre walters 5 months ago +46

    Watched the film last night…awesome…this song has me on the cusp of tears every time I hear it. ❤️

  • Jennifer Garcia
    Jennifer Garcia 5 months ago +49

    This song was beautiful it got me goosebumps from 1961 and now tonight to tonight. 💗💗

  • SoChaoticNV SoChaoticNV
    SoChaoticNV SoChaoticNV 5 months ago +47

    This was the scene I ticked off 'classic' on my mental movie checklist. I'll never forget the first time i sat in a dark theater and heard these two singing this song to each other.

  • asterisco
    asterisco 4 months ago +30

    It’s very sad that a world cinema masterpiece like this went wrong at the box office

    • abc.animal514
      abc.animal514 2 months ago

      @asterisco two words. Spider. Man.
      (I love marvel a lot and am a huge fan of all of it, but this movie still should’ve done better at the box office)

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      @asterisco I love a little bit of both

    • asterisco
      asterisco 2 months ago

      @Manuel Orozco I understand and respect your choice. The fact is that for me the movie theater is the only place where Cinema is Cinema. Streaming is undoubtedly comfortable but the magic of a movie theater is unmatched

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I ended up seeing Spider Man No Way Home and American Underdog in December. I didn't feel like seeing a total sad movie over the holidays. But i still planned on seeing WSS even before the pandemic hit. And last night on Disney Plus, i lived up to that promise. And i don't regret it

    • Sabah
      Sabah 2 months ago +1

      @asterisco I think it's different for marvel movies because they just have a cult following. Especially with all the hype for this movie and having all the different spidermans. People were literally willing to risk their lives for it
      West side story is more like a movie people would have been interested in seeing if they still went to the theatres regularly but probably wouldn't risk it during covid and figured it'd come out on a streaming service eventually (which it did). Also I think they didn't promote this movie at all. Might be in part due to the allegations against ansel and not wanting to draw attention to it but not sure. All I know is if I wasn't such a fan of rachel I mightve forgotten it was coming out

  • BlueSkies AndClouds
    BlueSkies AndClouds 2 months ago +9

    This is beautiful.
    2:08 is just magical, with both their voices ✨✨

  • KARDisney
    KARDisney 5 months ago +40

    After hearing this, it brought me to tears of joy! Both versions: 1961 & this one are beautiful & gave me goosebumps!❤️❤️

  • Bella ☆
    Bella ☆ 2 months ago +1

    their voices were perfect for this song! im so in love with this.

  • M W
    M W 27 days ago

    In my book, the memorable film of 2021. Great score and wonderful cast. Worth multiple visits. This song, this score, yes, Bernstein just nails it. Beautiful.

  • Addison Ratcatcher 3

    4:57 The orchestra at the end gives me chills 👌

  • Clara
    Clara 5 months ago +24

    The song‘s instrumental part is also unbelievable.

  • Ore B
    Ore B 5 months ago +71

    I wasn't to sure about Ansel but he actually sounds pretty good here

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +1

      His singing can improve a little. But he was not as bad as Tony

    • jedijones
      jedijones 5 months ago +18

      It's a crime that any critics talked him down and that they didn't seem to promote him on an equal level to Rachel. He nails everything from the character to the singing just as well as anyone else in the movie.

    • huntrrams
      huntrrams 5 months ago +6

      On the screen with the theater’s speakers is beautiful!

    • Briana Banana
      Briana Banana 5 months ago +17

      Same. They only seemed to promote Rachel’s vocals which was smart to draw in the audience but he doesn’t sound bad.

    • Gabrielle Clennon
      Gabrielle Clennon 5 months ago +8

      @sarah b Yes and Maria though Oml.

  • Yubbin72
    Yubbin72 2 months ago +1

    Just hearing this. Just wonderful. Sounds just like the original. Love it

  • Jacob Dominguez
    Jacob Dominguez 4 months ago +31

    This movie was a masterpiece

  • JustPippaNY
    JustPippaNY 5 months ago +31

    Ansel Elgort was sick when he went to his audition. When Spielberg learned this, he brought him back, had him audition again, and gave him the part.

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago +1

      I was more a fan of his acting than singing

  • sanny h
    sanny h 2 months ago

    The love and chemistry between Tony and Maria in this song gives me goosebumps.

  • Erica Vargas
    Erica Vargas 5 months ago +28

    Just watched it and it was beautiful. This song is stuck in my head

  • Baba Jagaa
    Baba Jagaa 2 months ago +5

    He is my biggest star of this century and I thank him. He is heartfelt, he is talented! His role in "The Goldfinch" made this film better for me than it was a book. This is my favorite movie role from him ! And for me was he the biggest star in "West Side Story" (his Tony like me more then first Tony) and because of him, I went to the movie 10 times and cried every time when Tony died !

  • Jennifer Wise
    Jennifer Wise 5 months ago +9

    I LOVE the musical transition from Only You into Tonight( Leonard Bernstein lives on and on and on).

  • Claire Mendoza
    Claire Mendoza 4 months ago +14

    My mom and I saw it on Sunday and really enjoyed it. At first I wasn’t sure about Ansel as Tony but boy what a great job he did! Loved how he was more aggressive than Richard Beymer. Loved that “Cool,” Number he did with Riff! Amazing! Rachel was really amazing too as Maria! Nailed it!!
    I would just like to also say that I have been hearing all these ridiculous stuff about how Ansel sexually assaulted 14 year old girls and I would like to simply say this. “Innocent until proven guilty.” Interesting how these allegations came out after WSS was filmed. The girl who posted the allegation on her Twitter account deleted her account and comment. Coincidence? To all you idiots out there who are believing trash talk on social media will look stupid when Ansel is proven innocent.

  • delicateivory
    delicateivory 5 months ago +25

    I need some help here! So i’m not super advanced with musical terminology but i am familiar with some, the part in this song for example when tony sings: “Today, all day I had the feeling, a miracle would happen.” I just find how the notes are arranged and composed it’s so beautiful, almost satisfying to listen to. Is there a way to describe that composition in that part of the song? Sorry if this is a dumb question, I just love it and want to find more similar arrangements. I’ve heard a similar progression in other songs too. Feels like relief almost?

    • delicateivory
      delicateivory 2 months ago

      @Trent Ice Thank you so much!!

    • Trent Ice
      Trent Ice 2 months ago +6

      I suspect that you're enjoying the satisfying handoff between tony and maria. The note she sings before his entrance and the note he starts on are acting as leading tone - a half-step below the root of the chord, AKA something that's really building tension. Our ears are trained to hear these leading tones as _really_ leading into the tonic note, which just so happens to be Tony's next note, which then leads into a diatonic scale pattern to continue the melody. It's great melodic writing, very satisfying! I would just call it a cadence point.

    • Nik Tour
      Nik Tour 5 months ago +4

      It's descending. I wonder if it is a sequence but maybe not

  • Gray Day
    Gray Day 6 days ago

    The casting is perfect. This blew me the f away. WELL DONE TO ALL OF YOUS 👏👏👏👏👏

  • Scarlet Clough
    Scarlet Clough 5 months ago +27

    rachel is SO good, i would love to see her as christine from phantom

  • abrilhg
    abrilhg 4 months ago +4

    ¡Qué linda canción!

  • Florencia Castillo
    Florencia Castillo 2 months ago +1

    Her voice 😍

  • John Louie
    John Louie 5 months ago +38

    This is song is beautiful
    I listen to this song and it made me fall asleep and I hear the full soundtrack and it's so awesome and musical it made me cry
    Truly beautiful

  • honeyy
    honeyy 4 months ago +7

    Im in love with this song 💗

  • Andy Rios
    Andy Rios 2 months ago +1

    Only you, you're the only thing I'll see forever
    In my eyes, in my words, and in everything I do
    Nothing else but you ever
    And there's nothing for me but Maria
    Every sight that I see is Maria
    Tony, Tony
    Always you, every thought I'll ever know
    Everywhere I go, you'll be
    All the world is only
    You and me!
    Tonight, tonight
    It all began tonight
    I saw you and the world went away
    Tonight, tonight
    There's only you tonight
    What you are, what you do, what you say
    Today, all day I had the feeling
    A miracle would happen
    I know now I was right
    For here you are
    And what was just a world is a star
    Tonight, tonight
    The world is full of light
    With suns and moons all over the place
    Tonight, tonight
    Thе world is wild and bright
    Going mad, shooting sparks into space
    Today, the world was just an address
    A placе for me to live in
    No better than all right
    But here you are
    And what was just a world is a star
    María, vente pa' dentro
    Sí, ya voy, me estoy vistiendo
    Sí, okay
    Wait, wait... I forgot why I called you
    I'll wait 'til you remember
    Good night, good night
    Sleep well and when you dream
    Dream of me

  • Maud Rebelo
    Maud Rebelo 5 months ago +10

    The magical touch and vision of the great Master of film Mr. Spielberg given to this timeless story, and ever so up to date in our world of today 2021 is astounding to say the least! Thank you my great DIRECTOR a "presente" to us in these pandemic days! Viva!

  • Kat Brabson
    Kat Brabson 2 months ago

    when they start harmonizing and then they hit that one note and you're just like... ahhhhh

  • Dumlesi Sira Ndam
    Dumlesi Sira Ndam 5 months ago +17

    I love the balcony scene! 💕😘💒

  • Fruzsina Dunai
    Fruzsina Dunai 5 months ago +39

    After watching this movie just one question left in my life: " Where's is my Tony?"❤️

    • Ruth Osornio
      Ruth Osornio 2 months ago

      In jail

    • AJ Johnson
      AJ Johnson 5 months ago +6

      @Valou LeGeek I sort of agree. Original movie Tony was a bit whingy.

    • jedijones
      jedijones 5 months ago +10

      @Valou LeGeek Yeah, he was perfectly cast to have been an ex-gang leader and a romantic lead. I could see him straddling that line perfectly.

    • Valou LeGeek
      Valou LeGeek 5 months ago +17

      Elgort is an amazing Tony. I always found the character boring and I just hated him in the 1961 version, but here he was my favorite character of the remake, because of the actor. He played flawlessly all along

  • Asher Alcantara
    Asher Alcantara 4 months ago +11

    Only you
    You're the only thing I'll see
    In my eyes
    In my words
    And in everything I do
    Nothing else but you
    And there's nothing for me but Maria
    Every sight that I see is Maria
    Only you
    Every thought I'll ever know
    Everywhere I go you'll be
    All the world is only you and me
    It all began tonight
    I saw you and the world went away
    There's only you tonight
    What you are
    What you do
    What you say
    All day I had the feeling a miracle would happen
    I know now I was right
    For here you are
    And what was just a world is a star
    The world is full of light
    With suns and moons all over the place
    The world is wild and bright going mad shooting sparks into space
    Today the world was just an address
    A place for me to live in
    No better than alright
    But here you are
    And what was just a world is a star

  • Joob
    Joob 2 months ago

    I kept my expectations low for the remake, but Maria's voice in this scene sold me

  • Henrique Silva
    Henrique Silva 2 months ago +1

    Aaaaa a melhor música simmm❤️😭

  • Gianfranco pampo
    Gianfranco pampo Month ago +1

    Quanti ricordi di gioventù e quanta arte in questi film.

  • Christine Thornhill
    Christine Thornhill 5 months ago +6

    I haven’t seen a musical for a long time, was transfixed to the screen from the beginning it was a great film from beginning to end. So glad I saw it

  • Mya Sabai
    Mya Sabai 4 months ago +2

    i kept listening again and again, true love story and I cant stop listening !

  • Leslie Shapiro
    Leslie Shapiro 4 months ago +11

    This film is so beautiful. This scene brought 😢 tears.

  • huntrrams
    huntrrams 5 months ago +14

    I wished they showed the actual clips to make people interested in this film! Loved the film!

  • gaby gara seignard
    gaby gara seignard 2 months ago

    La plus belle chanson du monde🥲 Perfect!🥹🥲😇

  • Jim Wilson
    Jim Wilson 3 months ago +7

    Rachel and Ansel the best and unforgetable

  • Leah Housley
    Leah Housley 2 months ago +10

    Idc what ppl say. Ansel did amazing as Tony!

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I was more a fan of his acting than singing

  • Candace S.
    Candace S. 5 months ago +11

    This song had me in tears 😭

  • Peppi tha baddie
    Peppi tha baddie Month ago

    4:36 I sing this to my child every night and he falls asleep peacefully

  • Jon Goltz
    Jon Goltz 5 months ago +13

    The original 1961 version's best number was America.
    But for the remake, I gotta roll with Tonight.
    Also, does Ansel Elgort take up climbing as a hobby? He's good at that.

    • jedijones
      jedijones 5 months ago +3

      I kind of fell in love with Officer Krupke this time. The song, not the officer.

    • Crowkid 555
      Crowkid 555 5 months ago +6

      He said in an interview that he loves climbing

  • Dominik Dahm
    Dominik Dahm 5 months ago +12

    Question for the community: wasn’t there also an opening number for an award show in recent years that featured the quintet version of this song with adjusted lyrics and celebs chiming in? I can’t find it anywhere but I could have sworn that was a thing and it’s driving me crazy!

    • jedijones
      jedijones 5 months ago +1

      @Beverly Sutphin Amazing...those MTV awards movie parodies are always incredible. Glad I read through the comments, lol.

    • Dominik Dahm
      Dominik Dahm 5 months ago +2

      @Beverly Sutphin OMG yes! Now I can sleep in piece 😂

    • Beverly Sutphin
      Beverly Sutphin 5 months ago +2

      I believe it was this - Super low quality, but it was a promo/opening for the VMA’s

    • Dominik Dahm
      Dominik Dahm 5 months ago +1

      @Athena Jaxon yeah that’s the song but it was featured in an award show a couple of years ago with adjusted lyrics. Similar to what Jimmy Fallon had done for the GG with LaLa Land

  • What's New
    What's New 5 months ago +10

    go see it in the cinema. It's amazing

  • Perplexing89
    Perplexing89 5 months ago +15

    I need to go see it again 😭

  • Danielle Last
    Danielle Last 3 months ago +3

    Just beautiful

  • Kudo Kids TV
    Kudo Kids TV Month ago

    It's great to capture these lovely moments 🥭🍎🍏

  • ladyburgs
    ladyburgs 5 months ago +4


  • 건동사
    건동사 4 months ago +7

    Long Live The King Spielberg!

  • Gracen Simmons
    Gracen Simmons 2 months ago +1

    Song starts at 1:10

  • Jay Bonn
    Jay Bonn Month ago

    I wasn't expecting Ansel to sing well. I'm sure he got lessons at some point but this is pretty natural.

  • Jason Balcazar
    Jason Balcazar 5 months ago +4

    I love this SONG 😆

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    Captain Lukkaz 5 months ago +1


  • miadora
    miadora 5 months ago +7

    i just finished watching this movie and I'm still in shock

    • CC Rider
      CC Rider 5 months ago +2

      @edgar perez I’m sure award season is gonna be phenomenal for the movie and then there’ll be more screenings.
      But saw it a 5th in the meantime ☺️
      This movie is some kind of a happy place even though it’s a drama...

    • edgar perez
      edgar perez 5 months ago

      @CC Rider me too omg! i’ve been planning to see if for a 5th time but with its bomb at the box office, they’re hardly playing it !! :((

    • CC Rider
      CC Rider 5 months ago +1

      Saw it 4 times now. Can’t get over my initial shock...

  • gully80
    gully80 3 months ago +3

    Baby Driver can drive, dance and sing!

  • Manuel Orozco
    Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

    I was a fan of Rachael more so than Ansel in terms of both acting and singing after watching the movie last night. But the song is still beautiful to hear. Especially with the instrumental.

  • Catherine Breitfeller
    Catherine Breitfeller 5 months ago +9

    Ansel Engort’s singing is very good. He has a good voice. Maria & tony should have sang “somewhere” though. It was & is their song. Not Mareno’s. Big mistake Mr Spielberg !!!! Don’t mess with perfection

    • Tami Montgomery
      Tami Montgomery 5 months ago

      I agree Catherine!

    • CC Rider
      CC Rider 5 months ago +1

      It’s not sung by Tony and Maria in the original musical which was the reference... So I thought it was smart to give it to Rita/Valentina.

  • Eshel98
    Eshel98 2 months ago +1

    Please Keep making movies mr. Spielberg!

  • hallie shea
    hallie shea 5 months ago +4

    Such a great movie

  • mathilde 1999
    mathilde 1999 5 months ago +18

    I was waiting for this song to be uploaded and I am not disappointed!

  • Isabel
    Isabel 4 months ago +2

    Rachel's voice is so angelic. And then he is...there

  • emma
    emma 5 months ago +2

    magique 🤌🏻

  • Lora
    Lora 2 months ago

    Renee has a beautiful voice. She is beautiful and a perfect Maria!!!

  • Gianfranco pampo
    Gianfranco pampo Month ago

    Bellissimo da sentire e risentire.

  • Patricia Santiago
    Patricia Santiago 4 months ago +4

    “And there's nothing for me but Maria,
    Every sight that I see is Maria.”
    “Tony Tony”

  • Rob Abreu
    Rob Abreu 4 months ago +9

    I don't know why so many people are saying this movie bombed in the theaters. I thought it was very good.

    • Nikita Mohanan
      Nikita Mohanan 2 months ago +1

      @Rob Abreu I guess it's available on Disney plus now so I am sure it will do very well there but WSS bombing felt weird cuz it's not exactly a slow burn like Dune or the Green Knight and it's not as artsy/indie as Licorice pizza, Nightmare Alley, Tragedy of Macbeth, etc

    • Manuel Orozco
      Manuel Orozco 2 months ago

      I thought it was good too. I regret waiting until last night on Disney Plus

    • Rob Abreu
      Rob Abreu 4 months ago +2

      @Nikita Mohanan Quite a few movies that for some reason don't make it in the box office go on to be very successful in down loads, rentals ... maybe that will be the case here.

    • Nikita Mohanan
      Nikita Mohanan 4 months ago +4

      Bombed as in the box office not with critics or audiences who did support it in thesters. It's 1 of the best made and best directed films of the year no doubt.

  • Joe Whitehead
    Joe Whitehead 3 months ago

    If I could sing, dance & act, I’d like to think I woulda made a good film version of Tony