Music by Sean McPherson
Lyrics by Christine Ferraro
Date 2016
Publisher Easy Reader Music
First Episode 4805

"So Much Alike" is a Sesame Street song performed by Alessia Cara in Season 48.

Surrounded by photos of different types of people, Cara sings about how despite our differences, there's a lot alike between us. She's joined by Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, Ernie, Bert and two kids.

Composer McPherseon reflected on the song in an exchange with

McPherson “first submitted a tune that was roundly (and rightfully!) criticized for being way too sing-songy and childish,” he disclosed in an email, but eventually he came up with a composition mature enough for Sesame Street's discerning viewers.[1]




  1. "Heiruspecs’ Sean McPherson can tell you how to get to ‘Sesame Street’,", December 11, 2017.