The Best Audition Songs for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Do you have an upcoming audition for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change? Well unless you have specifically been asked to sing a song from the show that you’re auditioning for, it’s generally best not to. That said, you should still show off similar vocals and personality. So here’s our list of audition songs for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a musical from the 1990s. Because of this, the songs below are all from musicals between the 1990s-2010s. In addition, the following songs are either romantic, piano heavy, or slightly humorous in order to match the style of the show.


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Step 1: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something upbeat, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

The “I Love You, You’re Perfect Audition Songs” Spotify Playlist


Step 2: Get to know the show

In casting calls, they often ask for you to be “familiar with the show”. And even if it’s not requested, it’s generally assumed. One way to do this is to listen to the I Love You, You’re Perfect cast album➝ while reading through the synopsis.


Step 3: Pick an audition song

Next, based on your personality and vocal type, choose a suitable song from the list below! In this show, each performer plays multiple roles. Because of that, you’ll see that these suggested audition songs are broken down by vocal type rather than by character.


Altos

A Way Back to Then” – Title of Show

I Am Playing Me” – Title of Show

Don’t Wanna Be Here” – Ordinary Days

Gotta Get Out” – Ordinary Days

Just Not Now” – I Love You Because


Baritones

I Think I Like Her” – Summer of ’42

I’d Order Love” – First Date

Morning After Omelet” – Next Thing You Know

Now I’ve Seen You” – Honk!

What More Can I Say?” – Falsettos


Basses/Bass-Baritones

Father to Son” – Falsettos

Last One Picked” – Whoop-Dee-Doo!

Love Sneaks In” – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Love Who You Love” – A Man of No Importance

Welcome to the World” – A Man of No Importance


Contras

Calm” – Ordinary Days

Climbing Uphill” – The Last Five Years

Let Things Go” – Ordinary Days

That’s Enough for Me” – Romance in Hard Times

The Music Still Plays On” – A New Brain


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Mezzo-Sopranos/Sopranos

Allison’s Theme #1” – First Date

All I Want for Christmas” – Nuncrackers

Even Though” – I Love You Because

I’m Breaking Down” – Falsettos

Losing Track of Time” – Summer of ’42


Tenors

And I Breathe” – Next Thing You Know

As Good As I Get” – Next Thing You Know

Goodbye” – I Love You Because

Need to Know” – Weird Romance

Whatever” – It Shoulda Been You


Step 4: Select a monologue

If requested, here are a few audition monologues for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change:

• “A Girl’s Guide to Chaos” in Solo!: The Best Monologues of the 80s – Women➝

• “Demigod” in Solo!: The Best Monologues of the 80s – Women➝

• “Personally Speaking” in Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 20s➝

• “Right Place, Right Time #2” in The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays, 2019➝

• “Speechless” in Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 20s➝


Final Step: Prepare for your audition

After collecting your materials and getting familiar with the show, it’s time to move forward with the actual preparation. If you’re in need of some guidance on this step, you can always go through this FREE audition prep checklist!


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I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change Song List

Here’s a list of the musical numbers in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Unless you have been asked to, do not choose from the below songs for your audition! This is more intended to be used for research purposes.


Act 1:

“Cantata for a First Date”

“A Stud and a Babe”

“Single Man Drought”

“Why? ‘Cause I’m a Guy”

“Tear Jerk”

“I Will Be Loved Tonight”

“Hey There, Single Gal/Guy”

“Satisfaction Guaranteed”

“I’ll Call You Soon (Yeah, Right)”

“He Called Me”

“Scared Straight”

“Cantata (Reprise #1)”

“Wedding Vows”


Act 2:

“Cantata (Reprise #2)”

“Always a Bridesmaid”

“The Baby Song”

“Marriage Tango”

“On the Highway of Love”

“Waiting Trio”

“Cantata (Reprise #3)”

“Shouldn’t I Be Less In Love With You?”

“The Very First Dating Video of Rose Ritz”

“I Can Live With That”

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Finale)”


Which of these audition songs for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change did you choose?

And how did your audition go? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! And in the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


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Stacy Karyn, author of Audition Songs for I Love You You're Perfect Now Change.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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