Anastasia - Land of Yesterday Lyrics

2017 Broadway Production
ANASTASIA the Musical - Land of Yesterday Lyrics


LILY
Once I had a palace.
Here, merely a flat.
I fled with some diamonds
And that was that.

ARISTOCRATS
It's very tragic.

LILY
Once, ladies-in-waiting
All bending a knee!
Now, only one lady-in-waiting--Me!

MEN
No fanfares

WOMEN
Or sedan chairs

MEN
And no couches

WOMEN
And we sold our broaches!

LEOPOLD
No afternoon card games with the Tsar.

LILY
No caviar!
But I say we're not dead now!

ALL
We're not dead now,
We're in France instead, now.

LILY
Let us not be sad!
The night's youn,
And Russians are mad!
So...

Let's live in the land of yesterday,
Live in the grand Imperial heyday.
Let's live in the land of yesterday Russia!

ALL
Husha!

LILY
Let's put on the fancy clothes
And let's while our woes away

LILY AND ALL
In Russia,
Land of yesterday.

LILY
In dire circumstances,
Why wallow in regret?
We're out of second chances.
Why are we here, except to forget?
We know the world is fickle.
Life is a leaky sieve!
Pass me a glass
And give me a bow--
And drink to the "Countess Nobody"now.
Why should I care
As long as I dare to live...

ARISTOCRATS
In the land of yesterday...

LILY
Let's run up the bill
As if we're still
Royalty at play!

LILY AND ALL
In Russia, Land of yesterday!

LILY
The night's young
And Russians are mad, so...

ALL
Let's live in the land of yesterday.
Live in the grand Imperial heyday.
Let's live in the land of yesterday
Russia!
Husha!

LILY
Let's brush off the days of old
And let's hold the world at bay...

ALL
Yes, here's to

LILY
Russia!

ALL
Here's to

LILY AND WOMEN
Russia!

ALL
Here's to Russia!
Land of yesterday.
Land of yesterday.
Hey!

[Thanks to Wolfjackle for lyrics]

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