When 31-year-old Glee star Cory Monteith passed away on July 13, it was a shocking blow to fans of his guileless on-camera charm. Lea Michele might be the star of Glee, but Monteith was definitely the heart of the show.
Fox aired a tribute episode to the young life tragically taken by addiction in 2013, and for waht would have been his 34th birthday, Fuse is taking a looking back on five performances from Finn Hudson we'll remember the most.
The song that started it all—not only for New Directions but for the Glee Cast's enviable run of hits on the Billboard Charts. Even after listening to their cover more times than I'd like to admit, I gotta say that rewatching this performance in the context of the pilot makes it feel as fresh, energetic and downright touching as the first time I saw it. Clearly, this show was doing something special from the start.