Song List Revealed for GLEE's Monteith Tribute Episode
'Seasons of Love' the heartwarming Act 2 opening number from Broadway's Rent will be among the set list for the upcoming Glee tribute episode to fallen cast member Cory Monteith. The actor passed away on July 13th due to an accidental drug overdose.
The emotionally charged episode, titled 'The Quarterback,' will focus on Monteith's character Finn Hudson, and will air Thursday, October 10th.
Sources reveal the set list for the episode will be as follows:
*Seasons Of Love (Rent)
*I'll Stand By You (The Pretenders)
*Fire and Rain (James Taylor)
*If I Die Young (The Band Perry)
*No Surrender (Bruce Springsteen)
*Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan, covered by Adele)
Set entirely in Lima, Ohio, home of fictional McKinley High, where Hudson enjoyed four years as star quarterback, the episode opens with the news of the athlete's death before going on "to focus on all the characters remembering and mourning him, and celebrating his life."
Lea Michele, who portrays Rachel Berry, the on again-off again girlfriend of Finn, will not be seen until the final scene. While her appearance is brief, her performance is "incredibly powerful." A musical number performed by Michele's character will also be featured.