Then I found out that Andrew Lloyd Webber was making a sequel to the Phantom of the Opera called Love Never Dies. I may have squeaked in outrage - the original did not need a sequel! It was fine the way it was! - and absolutely refused to have anything to do with it.
Well, curiosity killed the cat. One day I decided to take a look at the sequel just to see what it was about, and listen to some of the music. I was surprised to find out that it wasn't half-bad (and by half bad I mean utterly addicting to the point that I find myself humming some of the songs when I least expect it). My favorite by far is Coney Island Waltz: