Everybody's Talking About Jamie - "Ugly in This Ugly World" (Sheet Music)

Everybody's Talking About Jamie - "Ugly in This Ugly World" (Sheet Music)

Everybody's Talking About Jamie - "Ugly in This Ugly World" (Sheet Music)

Everybody's Talking About Jamie - "Ugly in This Ugly World" (Sheet Music)

Everybody's Talking About Jamie - "Ugly in This Ugly World" (Sheet Music)

Overview

"Ugly in This Ugly World" (from the 2017 musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie) is Jamie's response to a confrontation with his father who is ashamed of Jamie's love of drag and his sexuality. Jamie not only gets told his father disgusts him, but he also realizes his mother has been lying to him about his father.

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future.
Jamie is going to be a sensation.
Supported by his brilliant, loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of the darkness into the spotlight.
Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

Pages: 6
Scoring: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Tempo: Moderate Rock Ballad
Range:  D3 - G4

Authors

Dan Gillespie Sells

Dan Gillespie Sells is the Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter and front person of pop band The Feeling. His 20 year career has taken him (and his songs) into the worlds of dance, theatre, TV and film. He has composed, arranged, and produced for and with artists as varied a ...
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Tom MacRae

Tom is a multi-award winning screenwriter, producer, playwright, lyricist and author, and a double BAFTA nominee and Olivier Theatre Awards nominee. Working on some of the UK’s biggest TV shows (including Doctor Who for which he was nominated for a Hugo Award) he also created ...
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