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This is a list of original songs that have been featured on Glee, as a song written by one or more characters. The songs are actually written and produced by the series' music producer, Adam Anders, along with others.

There are four original songs featured on the show that were not written by one of Glee's music producers and they are Still Got Tonight, a song sung by Will in the Season Two finale, New York, written by the character's actor, Matthew Morrison, Colorblind, a song sung by Mercedes in the Season Five episode, Bash, written by the character's actress, Amber Riley, Rise, a song sung by New Directions in the Season Six episode, The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester, and This Time, as performed by Rachel in the series finale, Dreams Come True, the latter two both written by Darren Criss, the actor who portrays Blaine.


Season One

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
9 - Wheels.mp4 snapshot 19.04 -2015.02.18 11.11.08- Mckinley, Hey! Mercedes Jones Mercedes Jones Wheels

Mckinley, Hey! is a first original song written by Mercedes Jones. She sings it in a audition for Cherriors, and then she rejected by Sue.

Season Two

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
Myheadband My Headband Rachel Berry Rachel Berry Blame It on the Alcohol

My Headband is the first original song written by Rachel. She writes the song after being encouraged to write an original song by Finn in Comeback. In Blame It on the Alcohol, Rachel performs the song for Finn. She believes the song is a hit, and tells him that she wrote it because it was a topic she was familiar with, but Finn tells her the song is bad and not very emotional, and that Rachel needs to do 'a little living' before she can write an anthem. In Original Song, Brittany says that My Headband is her favorite song.

Onlychild Only Child Rachel Berry Rachel Berry Original Song

Only Child is the second original song written by Rachel. She first performs it for Finn in the episode Original Song, and gives him a box of tissues, telling him that it is very emotional and that he should not be ashamed to cry. After the performance, Rachel tells him the song title, which Finn had already assumed based on the lyrics. He tells her it is an improvement from My Headband, but that the song still shows no painful emotion, and that he cannot feel it when she sings it. Rachel is then frustrated with Finn and questions if he's ever struggled to write a song.

Troutymouth1 santana Trouty Mouth Santana Lopez and Tina Cohen-Chang Santana Lopez

Trouty Mouth is an original song written by Santana and Tina for Sam after the Glee Club is assigned to write original music. Santana also writes the song in spite of being turned down by Brittany in the episode, Sexy. Santana performs the song in Original Song, accompanied by Tina on the piano. Sam interrupts their performance, angry with her offensive lyrics and song title. Will agrees with Sam's argument, saying that the song has not got the epic feel needed for regionals. Santana and Tina are offended by this. After Mercedes' performance of Hell to the No, Santana says she has written another verse of Trouty Mouth, and Sam holds up a 'HELL NO' sign in protest.

Bigassheart Big Ass Heart Noah Puckerman Noah Puckerman

Big Ass Heart is an original song written by Puck for Lauren after the Glee Club is assigned to write original music. He performs the song after Santana's performance of Trouty Mouth in Original Song. He introduces the song as "Big Ass," to Lauren's dismay, but finishes the title with "Heart." Lauren and the rest of New Directions enjoy the song, including Sam, to Santana's dismay because he did not like her original song for him. However, Will still doesn't think the song is good enough for regionals.

Helltotheno Hell to the No Mercedes Jones Mercedes Jones with the New Directions Girls

Hell to the No is an original song written by Mercedes after the Glee Club is assigned to write original music. The New Direction's girls, excluding Quinn and Rachel, provide backing vocals. The song is received positively by her fellow Glee Club members, including Mr. Schuester, but he still thinks that it isn't regionals material, saying that the song does not come from a place of pain and does not show true emotion.

S02E16-rachel Get It Right Rachel Berry Rachel Berry with Brittany Pierce and Tina Cohen-Chang

Get It Right is the third original song written by Rachel Berry. She writes the song in Original Song, prior to regionals after being scolded by Quinn for still having feelings for Finn. The song is about him, and is inspired by the things Quinn said to her. Finn tells her that he likes the song, meaning she has finally done what she has wanted to for several weeks. She performs the song at regionals, with Tina and Brittany on backing vocals. The song is received positively by the crowd, leaving Rachel pleased, just in time for the following performance, Loser Like Me.

Loserlikeme Loser Like Me New Directions New Directions

Loser Like Me is an original song written by New Directions, excluding Quinn and Rachel, in the episode Original Song. The song is inspired by Sue's hate for the Glee Club, along with many other negative attitudes towards it. Will comes up with the name after Santana tells him that Sue put dirt in Brittany and her lockers, Mercedes tells him that she threw sticks at her, and finally when Tina tells him that she called the Ohio Secretary of State saying she was Tina and that she wanted to legally change her name to Tina Cohen-Loser. New Directions perform the song at regionals, after Rachel's performance of Get It Right. During the performance, Sue seems to realize that the song is inspired by her. After winning the competition, Rachel tells her fellow club members that the song was amazing and that it inspired her.

Glee-fondue-for-two-300 Fondue For Two Brittany Pierce Brittany Pierce Rumours

Fondue For Two is an original song written by Brittany to be the theme song for her web show of the same name.

In What the World Needs Now, an alternate version of this song called Queso por dos is used, featuring Spanish lyrics.

Nicetomeetyouhaveisleptwithyou Nice to Meet You, Have I Slept with You? April Rhodes April Rhodes and Will Schuester

Nice To Meet You, Have I Slept With You? is a song that April wrote for her Broadway Show Crossrhodes: The April Rhodes Story.

S02e19-09-its-10-am-and-im-drunk-06 It's 10 am and I'm Drunk N/A April Rhodes

It's 10AM and I'm Drunk is a song which was supposed to be featured in Rumours, but got cut from the episode. As it was cut from the episode it is unknown who wrote the song.

Aslongasyourethere As Long as You're There N/A Sunshine Corazon with Vocal Adrenaline New York

As Long as You're There is an original song that was performed by Vocal Adrenaline in New York. It is sung as a competitive entry for the National Show Choir Championship. This performance placed Vocal Adrenaline in the Top 10 for the Showcase.

Mycup My Cup Brittany Pierce Artie Abrams and Brittany Pierce

My Cup is an original song written by Brittany and performed with Artie. During the performance, the group looks on at the pair with confused looks on their faces, and Santana is seen laughing during the performance. This leads Quinn and Puck to coming up with the idea to leave the hotel room and explore New York City.

The song is briefly reprised in Season Four's episode All or Nothing, where it is once again sung by Brittany and Artie.

Pretending Pretending Finn Hudson Finn Hudson and Rachel Berry

Pretending is a ballad written by Finn that is sung by both himself and Rachel. During the performance, their chemistry flares up resulting in an unplanned kiss right as the performance ends. This kiss costs them Nationals and puts them in twelfth place because it was inappropriate to the judges.

Lightuptheworld Light Up the World New Directions New Directions

Light Up The World is an original song performed by New Directions at Nationals. It's sung after Pretending. The setlist didn't place them in the top 10, with them placing 12th, leaving the New Directions distraught.

Season Three

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
Shining I Am a Shining Star Sugar Motta Shelby Corcoran and Sugar Motta I Am Unicorn

I Am a Shining Star is an original song featured in I Am Unicorn, the second episode of Season Three. It is sung by Shelby and Sugar.

Sugar is practicing with Shelby, but is completely ignorant of the fact that she sounds terrible. After a while, a frustrated Shelby stops her and begins to sing, asking if Sugar can hear the difference. Sugar, however, believes she sounds better than Shelby.

EMCBlainchel Extraordinary Merry Christmas N/A Blaine Anderson and Rachel Berry Extraordinary Merry Christmas

Extraordinary Merry Christmas is an original song performed by Blaine Anderson and Rachel Berry for the Christmas special, because Artie (the director of the special) wanted a more cheerful happy song.

312653 189760864435639 106700899408303 430388 1475350705 n Christmas Eve with You N/A Emma Pillsbury and Will Schuester N/A

Christmas Eve with You is an original song sung by Will Schuester and Emma Pillsbury. This song was featured on the second Christmas album but was not performed on the show. It is the first original song that hasn't appeared on the show without a reason. Other original songs that were not featured were cut because of time constraints.

Season Four

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
Bustersgetpopped Busters Get Popped Stoner Brett Stoner Brett The New Rachel

Busters Get Popped is an original song performed by Stoner Brett as an audition song to New Directions, while they were searching for new members. His audition was unsuccessful.

OUT1 Outcast Marley Rose New Directions Sweet Dreams

Outcast is an original song performed by New Directions with Jake, Kitty, Marley, Ryder and Unique on lead. It is written by Marley.

AON8 All or Nothing Marley Rose Blaine Anderson and Marley Rose All or Nothing

All or Nothing is an original song performed by New Directions, with Blaine and Marley singing lead. It is performed as part of their setlist for the 2013 Midwest Regional Championship.

Season Five

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
LLM6 Loser Like Me New Directions Artie Abrams, Blaine Anderson, Sam Evans and Tina Cohen-Chang New Directions

Loser Like Me is an original song featured in New Directions, the thirteenth episode of Season Five. It is sung by Artie, Blaine, Sam, and Tina. They re-did the song previously sung in Original Song, the sixteenth episode of Season Two, as part of the show's special hundredth episode.

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Glitter Rock Vampire is sung by Blaine and Elliott as a way to calm Blaine down after stressing about Kurt and Elliott's friendship.

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Shakin' My Head is an original song, sung by Mercedes. It is most likely one of Mercedes songs off her debut album, Park and Bark. The performance takes place in a New York Shopping Mall at the beginning of Mercedes' Nationwide Mall Tour. Brittany is one of the dancers and back-up singers for this song.

Season Six

Image Title Written by Performer(s) Episode
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Queso Por Dos Brittany Pierce  Brittany Pierce What the World Needs Now
Queso por Dos is an original song. Brittany sings a Spanish version of Fondue for Two since her guest is Santana's grandmother. She also speaks a little Spanish for her episode. The translated lyrics are very similar in meaning with those of the original version.
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Rise N/A New Directions The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester
Rise is an original song performed by New Directions with Jane, Kitty, Madison, Mason, Skylar, Spencer, Roderick and Super Gay Warbler on lead.
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This Time N/A Rachel Berry Dreams Come True
This Time by Glee is an original song that is featured in Dreams Come True, the thirteenth and final episode of Season Six and Glee. It is sung by Rachel.
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