The Light Princess - Better Than Good Lyrics

2013 West End
The Light Princess Musical - Better Than Good Lyrics

Performed by Rosalie Craig. Composed by Tori Amos. Book and Lyrics by Samuel Adamson.

Althea:    
The morning after the, the night before.
The story –

Servants:    
Scandalous!

Althea:    
Quite frankly I couldn’t care less,
I’m the most disgraceful princess!
Sweet bliss!
Care to hear more?

Servants:    
Here are shoes –
Well, they’re more like
Cumbersome rocks.
These will keep her down –
Tailored shoes
Customised with
Great golden blocks.
What were you thinking?
How did it happen?
They say you danced.

Althea:    
Yes, an air ballet!

Servants:    
Devil’s work, you are possessed!

Althea:    
Oh, I’m possessed? – shock! – how amazing!
For the first time in my life
I feel great – no wait –
I feel one magnificent ache,
For the first time in my life
It feels good, better than good,
To be me!

Servants:
What a rotten stunt,
What a rotten slight,
What an evil witch,
What a horrid plight,
Throw her mother’s books
In the bloody fire!
Throw the orphan out!
Throw the orphan out!

Althea:
The morning after the, the night before,
The glory! The fury!

Servants:
There are laws, there are taboos!

Althea:
Well, I broke them and here is the news:
Finally, I am truly beginning to feel.
I seem to feel liking
For swooning and sighing –
These seem to like smooching.
Sound all the trumpets, a prince
Dropped certain hints that he likes light girls.
For the first time I can feel
My legs ache, no, I must say:
My legs quake. And I must say:
He was one edible, delectable,
Muscular cake!
For the first time in my life
It feels good, better than good, 
Better than I ever knew that it could
For the first time in my life
It feels good, better than good,
To be me!

[Thanks to Katie Robson for lyrics]

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