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"The Phantom of the Opera" was Released 37 Years Ago

The dramatic song “The Phantom of the Opera” was released 37 years ago! Did you know that the song was originally recorded by Sarah Brightman and Steve Harley … and it became a UK hit single, charting for 10 weeks in 1986, before the musical even debuted? The music video, directed by Oscar winner Ken Russell, was originally produced to promote the original London production.