Matthew Morrison to Sing One of His Original Songs on 'Glee' Finale

Actor Matthew Morrison attends the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics » Matthew Morrison (Getty Images) Hardcore Glee fans know that besides singing Journey and Boys II Men songs as Mr. Schue, Matthew Morrison is an accomplished solo artist in his own right. Now it turns out that Morrison's Glee character will be singing one of the tracks from his new album on the May 24th season finale.

"Still Got Tonight" is a big ballad number that Mr. Schue will be singing alone on a New York stage in a scene directed by series creator Ryan Murphy. Morrison told the Hollywood Reporter that after he spoke to Murphy about including one of his songs in the show, he re-wrote the scene for the song.

“It was going to be just a big dance piece with me doing this big dance number,” Morrison said. “But they said, ‘We want you to sing it and make it a big moment.’”

Murphy says he wanted to make sure the song fit organically within the episode, and he sounds thrilled with the results.

“It’s about aspiration,” Murphy said. “It worked because we wanted to do a scene where Matt goes into a Broadway hall and sings something alone. Plus, Matt is such a great team player and he’s done so much for different Glee charities.”

He added: “We worked really hard to make it feel organic to the show.”

Morrison's new self-titled album hits stores on Tuesday.

Matthew Morrison Pictures
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
  • Matthew Morrison in "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals
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