If I Can’t Love Her (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

If I Can't Love Her disney song music“If I Can’t Love Her” is a song from the stage adaptation of the 1991 Disney animated film “Beauty and the Beast“. The song is performed by the Beast after Belle leaves the castle, as he laments his own appearance and the curse that has been placed upon him.

In the song, the Beast expresses his regret and despair at having let Belle go, and questions whether he will ever be able to break the curse and become human again. The song is characterized by its somber and emotional melody, its introspective and melancholy lyrics, and the powerful and dramatic vocals of the actor playing the Beast.

“If I Can’t Love Her” was composed by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Tim Rice. The song is notable for its powerful and emotional impact, as well as its contribution to the overall tone and themes of “Beauty and the Beast”. The song has since become a popular choice for performances and covers, and it remains a fan favorite and a highlight of the stage adaptation.

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