"Come What May"
phrase originates from Shakespeare's Macbeth and is along the meaning of let whatever events crop up come to pass. It is the love theme
from Baz Luhrmann
's 2001 filmMoulin Rouge!
It is sung by Ewan McGregor
and Nicole Kidman
in their respective roles as Christian and Satine. It is composed by David Baerwald
was released as a single in Australia
where it became the 8th highest selling single by an Australian artist of 2001.
The song on the soundtrack album
and the film differ slightly. The lyrics "Every day I love you more and more" and "Listen to my heart, can you hear it sing / Telling me to give you everything" can be heard on the soundtrack version. In the movie, they are replaced by a musical interlude
the first time, and, the second time, Satine sings instead of the latter part: "come back to me and forgive everything." The single version can be found on the original soundtrack
, while the original film version can be found on the follow-up soundtrack
When the forbidden relationship between Christian and Satine has been discovered, Christian pens this song and includes it in the musical he is currently writing. Each time either of them sings this song, they can secretly declare their love for each other. This plays an important role later in the film, as lies and jealousy make... Read More