Lin-Manuel Miranda - First Burn Lyrics




I saved every letter you wrote me
From the moment I saw you
I knew you were mine
You said you were mine
I thought you were mine

Do you know what Angelica said
When I told her what you'd done?
She said
"You have married an Icarus
He has flown too close to the sun"

Don't take another step in my direction
I can't be trusted around you
Don't think you can talk your way
Into my arms, into my arms

I'm burning the letters you wrote me
You can stand over there if you want
I don't know who you are
I have so much to learn

I'm re-reading your letters
And watching them burn (burn)
I'm watching them burn (burn)

You published the letters she wrote to you
You told the whole world
How you brought this girl into our bed
In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives

Heaven forbid someone whisper
"He's part of some scheme"
Your enemy whispers
So you have to scream
I know about whispers
I see how you look at my sister

Don't, I'm not naive
I have seen women around you
Don't think I don't see
How they fall for your charms
All your charms

I'm erasing myself from the narrative
Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted
When you broke her heart
You have thrown it all away
Stand back, watch it burn
Just watch it all burn

And when the time comes
Explain to the children
The pain and embarrassment
You put their mother through
When will you learn
That they are your legacy?
We are your legacy

If you thought you were mine (mine, mine)
Don't





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Lin-Manuel Miranda First Burn Comments
  1. Ace Hardy

    Keep at it

  2. Meredith Scamardo

    this gave me chills, this is so good

  3. Lobster Chops

    Heaven forbid someone whisper ʜᴇs ᴘᴀʀᴛ ᴏғ sᴏᴍᴇ sᴄʜᴇᴍᴇ
    Your enemy whispers sᴏ ʏᴏᴜ ʜᴀᴠᴇ ᴛᴏ ᔕᑕᖇᗴᗩᗰ
    I know about whispers
    𝓘 𝓼𝓮𝓮 𝓱𝓸𝔀 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓵𝓸𝓸𝓴 𝓪𝓽 𝓶𝔂 𝓼𝓲𝓼𝓽𝓮𝓻𝓻𝓻𝓻𝓻

  4. isisdragoness1981

    I love the dynamic of this song. It tells so much of the story of Hamilton in just a short song. Bravo

  5. ɑʆiรѳɳ •

    ahHHHh, es hermoso:(❤

  6. Crystal McCoy

    “I know about whispers, I see how you look at my sister” gets me every freaking time

  7. Emma Bailey

    Me: Genuinely wanting to belt this song at the top of my lungs
    My vocal range: HENNy NooOoO

  8. Jenna bleh

    Everything I love about Alexander gets erased when I hear the pain in Eliza's voice

  9. Kathy Bear

    “...you said you were mine, I thought you were mine.”

    -I felt that so hard I hope no one has to go through that moment.

  10. •just trying•

    Rachelle’s voice fits Eliza’s character really well. I mean they all do but she just stood out to me

  11. Rãïnbøw Çløùd

    All this time watching the animated vision thinking this was one person singing this 🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️

  12. Levi Kim

    everyone’s talking about “I see how you look at my sister” but my personal favorite was..

    “I’m erasing myself from the narrative” because in another song (excuse my poor memory) she sang “Let me be a part of your narrative”, like don’t you think that’s much more of a power move? I don’t know but I think so

  13. Can’t you Not?

    from a comment i saw


    Real Burn makes me cry

    First Burn makes me want to kick Alexander in the balls

  14. a person

    Idk how to say this but they all sound like Eliza's...

  15. Kaann Howden

    This is such a good song

  16. Grizzly

    That is my favorite song

  17. Russell Ramos

    Rachelle Ann Go!!! #philippines 🇵🇭

  18. yes no maybe so

    1:52 lol, he knows what's up

  19. Yolddy Kaki

    This is really good UwU

  20. regalshot.24

    WHY CANT I STOP LISTENING TO THIS SONG

  21. DeadlySniperRobo Roblox & More

    *And Peggy!*

  22. #1 dumbass

    Imagine being Alexander and suddenly a whole bunch of Elizas start screaming at you

  23. ash le snek

    1:52 lac tho "yikes*

  24. Dont Ask Em.

    Im Crying this was beautiful

  25. Kyle 13-10

    That thumbnail is not very pleasing to the Eye

  26. NUCRI PLZ

    Just found out that rachelle is a filipina

  27. Megan Ho

    lyrics:


    I saved every letter you wrote me
    From the moment I saw you
    I knew you were mine
    You said you were mine
    I thought you were mine
    Do you know what Angelica said
    When I told her what you'd done?
    She said
    "You have married an Icarus
    He has flown too close to the sun"
    Don't take another step in my direction
    I can't be trusted around you
    Don't think you can talk your way
    Into my arms, into my arms
    I'm burning the letters you wrote me
    You can stand over there if you want
    I don't know who you are
    I have so much to learn
    I'm re-reading your letters
    And watching them burn (burn)
    I'm watching them burn (burn)
    You published the letters she wrote to you
    You told the whole world
    How you brought this girl into our bed
    In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives
    Heaven forbid someone whisper
    "He's part of some scheme"
    Your enemy whispers
    So you have to scream
    I know about whispers
    I see how you look at my sister
    Don't
    I'm not naive
    I have seen women around you
    Don't
    Think I don't see
    How they fall for your charms
    All your charms
    I'm erasing myself from the narrative
    Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted
    When you broke her heart
    You have thrown it all away
    Stand back, watch it burn
    Just watch it all burn
    And when the time comes
    Explain to the children
    The pain and embarrassment
    You put their mother through
    When will you learn
    That they are your legacy?
    We are your legacy
    If you thought you were mine (mine, mine)
    Don't

  28. Pepperoni Salad

    I SAW A FILIPINA OWO #PROUDFILIPINO

  29. i love keanu reeves

    I don't know if it's just me, but I feel like all of these women have been hurt before. This might just be my inner choir student coming out, but I feel like the amount of emotion they're putting into this has to come from somewhere, and it's really empowering to see these women come together to sing such a beautiful song.

  30. EEK

    I know this is like a year ago but I still wonder *HOW DO THEY SOUND EXACTLY THE SAME*

    Man, f your "I see how you look at my sister" I wanna know how they sound exactly the same 😭🔥

  31. Elliette's Sunset

    2:04 am i the only one who thinks the person that says "think i dont see " sounds like applejack from mlp?!?

  32. Kawaii Desherii

    nothing will top the orginal but this is reaaaaalllyy guuude😍❤

  33. Isabelle A

    I was talking to my sister and she said "don't" and I almost came back with "take another step in my direction" ..

  34. Turtle Duck

    Pyromaniacs: ooooooooooooooooooo

  35. Sıla S-Modus käfig

    I wish the original eliza would also be there

  36. Evie Lacto

    I think I understand why this wasn’t in the original cut. Eliza is soft and forgiving and I think this doesn’t show it. In history it says that Eliza was upset but never angry....

  37. NUCRI PLZ

    These ladies are the reason we have global warming.

  38. Kaido Uchiha

    I love the part where the go “explain to the children the pain and embarrassment you put there mothers through when will you learn that they are your legacy we are your legacy if you thought you were mine.. don’t!”

  39. Olivia Montgomery

    some one in class gets called out
    everyone else: 2:33

  40. issa towers

    you have thrown it all away, *stand back* watch it burn.

  41. Snowy Frost

    Who's here from tik tok?




    hello

    not sure if you already have, but you should listen to the Hamilton soundtrack! It's really good

    Snowy Frost

    @hello I check it out.

  42. Zecodeco x

    my favorite part is

    Damn, everything honestly

  43. Shadow_Splash

    Damn, they went HARD for this

  44. JoaneXbunny y

    BRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUHHHH


    This was too good. I can’t- hold mah tissue please!

  45. Lala

    *your enemy whispers so you have to scream*
    that hits hard

  46. Alyssa Dsouza

    goosebumpssssssssssss

  47. Maddie

    WHO ELSE CANT WAIT FOR 15TH OCTOBER 2021

  48. Erin Shuto

    Your voices are so similar and cute

  49. Brian H. Patterson

    This needed to be in the musical I love it

  50. Simmer 2019

    Goddamn this is a work of art.

  51. Thedancelife _

    Love this remix it should be part of the album

  52. Alex

    Don’t-

  53. Marlena Rodenberg

    BBBBUUUURRRRNNNN

  54. Horton

    If you thought 5 Elizas were bad imagine 5 Angelicas

  55. Lecci_ Playz

    My God I'm so inlove with this song 😍😍😍❤️❤️❤️❤️😁😁😁

  56. Yael Hopd

    Omagad the sister PART!!!

  57. julia Dumot

    THIS IS THE BEST >;C

  58. •Sunny Clouds•

    am I the only one who's favorite part is:




    DONT (both of them)

  59. Random _kid

    I watched the musical for my birthday and I LOVED IT the best thing ever

  60. Lamoi Bell

    The animatic versions made it seems like it was one person sang all of it..... Now this song no matter how many times I listen to it it still feels like its my first time listening to it

  61. Mallory

    am i the only one that wants a version from
    phillipa soo?

  62. LIL_ KYLE0911

    Does this represent all of Alexander Hamilton’s
    Girls?
    2020

  63. Shataki

    Is it just me or do they all sound the same?

  64. Katie Karic

    I see how you look at my sister(s)

  65. Honey Lemon

    Yknow, just ask Philipa Soo and we have 6 women... The perfect candidates for SIX THE MUSICAL!
    (I'm so sorry dont come at me guys--)

    Margarita Peggy Schuyler

    Honey Lemon YAS

  66. YEON TAN

    hamilton, wanting his legacy to be protected: h-

    eliza: is it because you *couldn’t?*

  67. Jemma Jazz

    Eliza:It's quite cold in here
    *burns Alex's letters*
    Eliza:Much better!!!

  68. Y a s u h i k o

    Burn=Daniel
    First Burn=The cooler Daniel

  69. Lynette Miller

    DAYUMMMMMMMMM! These chicks IZ COLD!!!

  70. Rustom Mirasol

    I saved every letter you wrote me
    From the moment I saw you
    I knew you were mine
    You said you were mine
    I thought you were mine

    [Julia Harriman]
    Do you know what Angelica said
    When I told her what you'd done?
    She said

    [Julia Harriman & Shoba Narayan]
    "You have married an Icarus
    He has flown too close to the sun"

    [Rachelle Ann Go]
    Don't take another step in my direction
    I can't be trusted around you
    Don't think you can talk your way
    Into my arms, into my arms

    [Arianna Afsar & (Julia Harriman)]
    I'm burning the letters you wrote me
    You can stand over there if you want
    I don't know who you are
    I have so much to learn
    I'm re-reading your letters
    And watching them burn (burn)
    achelle Ann Go & (Lexi Lawson)]
    I'm watching them burn (burn)

    [Shoba Narayan]
    You published the letters she wrote to you
    You told the whole world
    How you brought this girl into our bed
    In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives

    [Julia Harriman]
    Heaven forbid someone whisper

    [Julia Harriman & Arianna Afsar]
    "He's part of some scheme"

    [Lexi Lawson]
    Your enemy whispers

    [All]
    So you have to scream

    [Arianna Afsar & Shoba Narayan]
    I know about whispers

    [Rachelle Ann Go]
    I see how you look at my sister
    Don't

    [Shoba Narayan]
    I'm not naive

    [All]
    I have seen women around you
    Don't

    [Arianna Asfar]
    Think I don't see

    [All]
    How they fall for your charms
    All your charms

    I'm erasing myself from the narrative
    Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted
    When you broke her heart
    You have thrown it all away
    Stand back, watch it burn
    Just watch it all burn

    [Julia Harriman]
    And when the time comes
    Explain to the children

    [Arianna Afsar]
    The pain and embarrassment

    [Lexi Lawson]
    You put their mother through

    [Rachelle Ann Go]
    When will you learn

    [All]
    That they are your legacy?
    We are your legacy

    If you thought you were mine (mine, mine)
    Don't

  71. Louie H

    I haven't seen Hamilton yet but this song tells me enough. Hamilton DONE WRONG 🙄

    Jade

    is that a positive or negative comment? sorry i'm not fluent in english.

    Ani Basia

    Truth😥😥

  72. Louie H

    Rachelle's in the mood for some ham

  73. daretowrite

    I love the part when | “you married an idiot go run and get my gun

  74. Holly Xx

    I saved every letter you wrote me
    From the moment I saw you
    I knew you were mine
    You said you were mine
    I thought you were mine
    Do you know what Angelica said
    When I told her what you'd done?
    She said
    "You have married an Icarus
    He has flown too close to the sun"
    Don't take another step in my direction
    I can't be trusted around you
    Don't think you can talk your way
    Into my arms, into my arms
    I'm burning the letters you wrote me
    You can stand over there if you want
    I don't know who you are
    I have so much to learn
    I'm re-reading your letters
    And watching them burn (burn)
    I'm watching them burn (burn)
    You published the letters she wrote to you
    You told the whole world
    How you brought this girl into our bed
    In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives
    Heaven forbid someone whisper
    "He's part of some scheme"
    Your enemy whispers
    So you have to scream
    I know about whispers
    I see how you look at my sister
    Don't
    I'm not naive
    I have seen women around you
    Don't
    Think I don't see
    How they fall for your charms
    All your charms
    I'm erasing myself from the narrative
    Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted
    When you broke her heart
    You have thrown it all away
    Stand back, watch it burn
    Just watch it all burn
    And when the time comes
    Explain to the children
    The pain and embarrassment
    You put their mother through
    When will you learn
    That they are your legacy?
    We are your legacy
    If you thought you were mine (mine, mine)
    Don't

  75. Tord Eddsworld

    The Piano Sounded Like "N.O" From BTS!

  76. BTS Astro NCT and Stray Kids Stan

    2020? Just looking back in good memories

  77. Ainsley Newell

    Please put this and all the cut songs on spotify/apple music

  78. Nemmet X

    Why did this have to come on while I was tryna work

  79. sopiyaaah biii

    AH HERE WE GO AGAIN

  80. Worried Plai

    Who knows who sing this song

  81. Gaby Ayala

    The power in this video is so...WOW

  82. Francisca fernandes

    Wow😍

  83. nelliebear 27

    "I have seen women around you"
    *cough* Laurens *cough*

  84. Itz Cranberry Sauce

    ok…did anyone else cry

  85. Katie Virgo

    can anybody else just not stop replaying 1:42 to 1:49

  86. John Michael Celo

    Its year 2020 now but still watching this..rachelle ann go and everyone here is phenomenal.....

  87. Serena Farook

    I love this song so much!!

  88. FineBrother Cringe

    I’m confused I went to see the musical and this song wasn’t in it (well it was in it but it was so different)

    kat

    they cut it out, i think. instead of this, we got Burn!

  89. Bubble Tea

    Omg their voices are so amazing I could listen to this song every day

  90. Russell Ramos

    Hamilton got B🔥U🔥R🔥N🔥E🔥D

  91. Gracelyn Van Gundy

    I showed tis to my friend and she said "oh that's from tiktok" and I said "your dead to me"

  92. Cloudkins

    You can feel that they’re feeling the rage and hurt while singing and it’s phenomenal

  93. Lord Lok

    So you're just going to tell me all of these amazing sounding women sound the same at times?




    Alright I will never reach this singing status.

  94. curious cat

    addicting

  95. `` Kirsten Julia Acosta ``

    When they portray one person but have different roles at the same time. 😍💜

  96. Grapes for Life

    Im not alto or soprano, i’m an alprano or soto (IM both an alto and a soprano

  97. Maddu Annies

    ok is it just me, or is this version much better than the final one?

  98. Actually Aesthetic

    goosebumps. everytime.

  99. Grapes For Life

    So that’s what you get Hamilton, multiple angry Elizas roasting you like ham.
    The lyric “They are your legacy, we are your legacy” has the most emotion from the whole song.