“You have to put the seat down / You don’t have to watch the news,” Anna Kendrick sings in this clip from The Last 5 Years. She plays Cathy, her beau is Jamie (Jeremy Jordan), and they fall hard in a love story told through two different (but both musical) timelines: Cathy’s at the end of the relationship, and Jamie’s in the beginning. From the sound of it, she should also probably ask him to focus on driving (safety first!), but musicals don’t really make much sense, do they?
And just in case you want to hear the full song, here’s the Off-Broadway version, sung by Sherie Rene Scott: