Artist: Stephen Sondheim
Album: The Story So Far
George: [Looking through his sketches] Mademoiselles...
You and me, pall...
Ah, she looks for me...
Yes, she looks for me--good.
Let her look for me to tell me why she left me--
As I always knew she would.
I had thought she understood.
They have never understood,
And no reason that they should.
But if anybody could...
Finishing the hat.
How you have to finish the hat.
How you watch the rest of the world
From a window
While you finish the hat.
Mapping out a sky.
What it feels like, planning a sky.
How it feels when voices that come
Through the window
Until they distance and die.
Until there's nothing but sky.
And how you're always turning back too late
From the grass or the stick
Or the dog or the light,
How the kind of woman willing to wait's
Not the kind that you want to find waiting
To return you to the night,
Dizzy from the height,
Coming from the hat.
Studying the hat.
Entering the world of the hat.
Reaching through the world of the hat
Like a window,
Back to this one from that.
Studying a face,
Stepping back to look at a face
Leaves a little space in the way like a window.
But to see--
It's the only way to see.
And when the woman that you wanted goes,
You can say to yourself, "Well, I give what I give."
But the woman who won't wait for you know
That however you live,
There's a part of you always standing by,
Mapping out the sky,
Finishing a hat...
Starting on a hat...
Finishing a hat...
Look I made a hat...
Where there never was a hat.
Writer(s): Stephen Sondheim
Copyright: Rilting Music Inc.
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|3||Gee Officer Krupke|
|4||Everything's Coming Up Roses|
|6||Everybody Ought To Have A Maid|
|7||There's Something About A War|
|9||Anyone Can Whistle|
|10||A Parade In Town|
|11||A Hero Is Coming|
|12||This Week Americans|
|14||Everybody Loves Leona|
|15||The Boy From|
|17||Arts And Crafts|
|20||Take Me To The World|
|21||Another Hundred People|
|22||Ladies Who Lunch|
|24||Happily Ever After|
|25||Waiting For The Girls Upstairs|
|27||Losing My Mind|
|28||I'm Still Here|
|29||Can That Boy Fox Trot|
|30||The Miller's Son|
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|Stephen Sondheim - The Story So Far Album Lyrics|
|3.||Gee Officer Krupke|
|4.||Everything's Coming Up Roses|
|6.||Everybody Ought To Have A Maid|
|7.||There's Something About A War|
|9.||Anyone Can Whistle|
|10.||A Parade In Town|
|11.||A Hero Is Coming|
|12.||This Week Americans|
|14.||Everybody Loves Leona|
|15.||The Boy From|
|17.||Arts And Crafts|
|20.||Take Me To The World|
|21.||Another Hundred People|
|22.||Ladies Who Lunch|
|24.||Happily Ever After|
|25.||Waiting For The Girls Upstairs|
|27.||Losing My Mind|
|28.||I'm Still Here|
|29.||Can That Boy Fox Trot|
|30.||The Miller's Son|
|1||On The Steps Of The Palace|
|2||Losing My Mind (From "Follies")|
|3||Not a Day Goes by (from "Merrily We Roll Along", 1982)|
|4||Live Alone and Like It (From Dick Tracy)|
|5||A Boy Like That (From "West Side Story")|
|6||Anyone Can Whistle (From Anyone Can Whistle)|
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