Artist: Les Miserables
Album: Les Miserables (Act 2)
Les Miserables (Act 2)
[Javert walks the deserted streets until he comes to
a bridge over the river Seine.]
Who is this man?
What sort of devil is he?
To have me caught in a trap
And choose to let me go free?
It was his hour at last
To put a seal on my fate
Wipe out the past
And wash me clean off the slate!
All it would take
Was a flick of his knife
Vengence was his
And he gave me back my life!
Damned if I'll live in the debt of a theif!
Damned if I'll yield at the end of the chase.
I am the Law and the Law is not mocked
I'll spit his pity right back in his face
There is nothing on earth that we share
It is either Valjean or Javert!
How can I now allow this man
To hold dominion over me?
This desperate man whom I have hunted
He gave me my life, he gave me freedom.
I should have perished by his hand!
It was his right.
It was my right to die as well
Instead I live, but live in hell!
And my thoughts fly apart
Can this man be believed?
Shall his sins be forgiven?
Shall his crimes be reprieved?
And must I now begin to doubt
Who never doubted all these years?
My heart is stone and still it trembles
The world I have known is lost in shadow.
Is he from heaven or from hell?
And does he know
That granting me my life today
This man has killed me even so?
I am reaching, but I fall
And the stars are black and cold.
As I stare into the void
Of a world that cannot hold
I'll escape now from the world
From the world of Jean Valjean
There is nowhere I can turn
There is no way to go on.....
[He throws himself into the swollen river.]
Writer(s): Jean Marc Natel, Alain Albert Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer, Claude Michel Schonberg
Copyright: Productions Bagad, Boublil Alain Editions Musicales S.a.r.l., Alain Boublil Music Ltd.
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|1||A Little Fall Of Rain|
|2||Bring Him Home|
|3||Dawn Of Anguish|
|4||Dog Eat Dog (The Sewers)|
|5||Drink With Me (The Night)|
|6||Empty Chairs At Empty Tables|
|10||Night Of Anguish|
|11||On My Own|
|12||The Final Battle|
|13||The First Attack|
|15||Upon These Stones - At The Barricade|
|16||Upon These Stones - Building The Barricade|
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|Les Miserables - Les Miserables (Act 2) Album Lyrics|
|1.||A Little Fall Of Rain|
|2.||Bring Him Home|
|3.||Dawn Of Anguish|
|4.||Dog Eat Dog (The Sewers)|
|5.||Drink With Me (The Night)|
|6.||Empty Chairs At Empty Tables|
|10.||Night Of Anguish|
|11.||On My Own|
|12.||The Final Battle|
|13.||The First Attack|
|15.||Upon These Stones - At The Barricade|
|16.||Upon These Stones - Building The Barricade|
|2||The Second Attack (The Death Of Gavroche)|
|3||I Saw Him Once|
|4||Drink With Me|
|5||Who Am I?|
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