Friday, April 22, 2016

TV from A to Z: Grey's Anatomy Season 7, 'Song Beneath the Song'

Grey's Anatomy has been featured during this challenge earlier for "How to Save a Life". This time I am going back to season seven for the episode dubbed "Grey's Anatomy: The Music Event". The real title of the episode is "Song Beneath the Song". It was a musical episode that focuses primarily on Calliope "Callie" Torres (Sara Ramirez) as she fights for her life and that of her unborn child following a car accident.

"Song Beneath the Song"

Lexie Grey sings "Breathe" over Mark Sloane

Of course, not all dialogue in the "Song Beneath the Song" was sung. It was more like vocally amped up, where song was used to highlight the emotion of each scene. There was still regular dialogue that even went on during vocal performances. The primary vocals came from Callie as it is hers and her baby's lives in limbo. We see Callie having an out of body experience watching her friends and loved ones fight to save her life.

For me, this was one of Grey's more emotional and entertaining episodes of its entire run. I was surprised of the vocal talents of Sara Ramirez (Dr. Callie Torres), Chandra Wilson (Dr. Miranda Bailey), Chyler Leigh (Dr. Lexie Grey), and Kevin McKidd (Dr. Owen Hunt) in particular.

The Songs in Order of Appearance

Nurse Eli and Dr. Miranda Bailey singing "Runnin' On Sunshine"

I am listing the songs and the characters who sung the songs. I am not going to list each actor's name for this section. You can go to to look up the show and see the cast list.
  1. "Chasing Cars" - Callie Torres, Owen Hunt, and Miranda Bailey
  2. "Breathe" - Lexie Grey
  3. "How We Operate" - Owen Hunt
  4. "Wait" - Miranda Bailey (on screen)
  5. "Runnin' On Sunshine" - most of season 7 Cast including guest stars Scott Foley
  6. "Universe & U" - Callie and Arizona
  7. "Grace" - Callie, April Kepner, and Lexie
  8. "How to Save a Life" - most of season 7 cast
  9. "The Story" - Callie Ramirez

Where to Watch "Song Beneath the Song"

You can watch "Song Beneath the Song" on Netflix. It can be purchased on iTunes and Amazon. If you are interested in the music from the episode this playlist is here to help:

Image Credits: Grey's Anatomy Twitter