Matilda the Musical - School Song Lyrics

2013 Broadway
Matilda the Musical - School Song Lyrics


Boy 1:
My mummy says I'm a miracle.

Boy 2:
My daddy says I'm his special little guy.

Girl 1:
I am a princess,

Boy 1:
And I am a prince.

Girl 1, Boy 2, Boy 1:
Mum says I'm an angel. (x3)

All Other Students:
So you think you're able
To survive this mess by being
A prince or a princess, you will soon see,
There's no escaping tragedy.
And even
If you put in heaps of effort,
You're just wasting energy,
'Cause your life as you know it is ancient history.
I have suffered in this jail.
I've been trapped inside this cage for ages,
This living hell,
But if I try I can remember,
Back before my life had ended,
Before my happy days were over,
Before I first heard the pealing of the bell...
Like you I was curious,
So innocent I asked a thousand questions,
But, unless you want to suffer,
Listen up and I will teach you a thing or two.
You, listen here, my dear,
You'll be punished so severely if you step out of line,
And if you cry it will be double, you should stay out of trouble,
And remember to be extremely careful.

Boy 1:
Why?

All:
Why?

Man:
Why? Why?! Did you hear what he said?

All:
Just you wait for phys. ed.!

Boy 2:
What's phys. ed.?

Man:
Physical education!

Girl1:
My mummy says I'm a miracle.

Boy 1:
My daddy said I would be the teacher's pet.

Girl 2:
School is really fun, according to my mum.

Boy 2:
Dad says I would learn the alphabet.

Man:
The alphabet? You'd better learn to listen, kid!

All:
So you think you're A-ble [able]
To survive this mess by B-ing [being]
A prince or a princess, you will soon C [see],
There's no escaping trage-D [tragedy].
And E-ven [even]
If you put in heaps of F-ort [effort],
You're just wasting ener-G [energy],
'Cause your life as you know it is H-ent [ancient] history.
I
Have suffered in this J-ail [jail].
I've been trapped inside this K-ge [cage] for ages,
This living h-L [hell],
But if I try I can rem-M-ber [remember],
Back before my life had N-ded [ended],
Before my happy days were O-ver [over],
Before I first heard the P-ling [pealing] of the bell...
Like you I was Q-rious [curious],
So innocent I R-sked [asked] a thousand questions,
But, unl-S [unless] you want to suffer,
Listen up and I will T-ch [teach] you a thing or two.
U [you], listen here, my dear,
You'll be punished so se-V-rely [severely] if you step out of line,
And if you cry it will be W [double, you] should stay out of trouble,
And remember to be X-tremely [extremely] careful.

Boy 2:
Y?

Man:
Why? Why?! Did you hear what he said?

All:
Just you wait for phys. ed.!
Just you wait for phy-Z!

A-B-C-D-E-F-G
H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P
Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X

Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?

Boy 1:
Why?

All:
Just you wait for phy-Z!

[Thanks to Kitty & http://matilda-lyrics.x10.mx for lyrics]
[Thanks to Rene for corrections]

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