7 pages | PDF | 1.9 MB"You Never Know" is a beautiful and bittersweet song from the musical If/Then, composed by Tom Kitt and written by Brian Yorkey. It follows the story of Elizabeth and Lucas, two people who have seen their share of heartache and now must face the possibility of a future together. The piece is written in a combination of A major and F♯ minor and features 58 measures. Energetic and driving, this song has a strong, upbeat yet poignant tone. The lyrics explore themes of hope, change, and the courage to take a leap of faith, as Elizabeth and Lucas grapple with the uncertainties of the future. The overall effect is one of both optimism and trepidation, with a sense of possibility and potential. Ultimately, the message of this song is that taking a chance is sometimes the only way to find out what may come.