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Dancing Through Life Paroles

Wicked: The Musical

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Paroles de Dancing Through Life


The trouble with school is

They always try to teach the wrong lesson
Believe me, I've been kicked out

Of enough of them to know

They want you to become less callow

Less shallow

But I say: why invite stress in?

Stop studying strife

And learn to live "the unexamined life":

Dancing through life

Skimming the surface
For the brainless

Why think too hard?

When it's so soothing

Dancing through life

No need to tough it

When you can sluff it off as I do

Nothing matters

But knowing nothing matters

It's just life

So keep dancing through

Dancing through life

Swaying and sweeping

And always keeping cool

Life is fraught-less

When you're thoughtless

Those who don't try

Never look foolish

Dancing through life

Mindless and careless

Make sure you're where less

Trouble is rife

Woes are fleeting

Blows are glancing

When you're dancing

Through life:

(spoken) So - what's the most swankified place in town?


(spoken) That would be the Ozdust Ballroom.


(spoken) Sounds perfect.

(sung) Let's go down to the Ozdust Ballroom

We'll meet there later tonight

We can dance till it's light

Find the prettiest girl:

Give 'er a whirl:

Right on down to the Ozdust Ballroom

Come on - follow me

You'll be happy to be there:


Dancing through life

Down at the Ozdust


If only because dust

Is what we come to:


Nothing matters

But knowing nothing matters

It's just life


So keep dancing through:


(spoken) Miss Galinda - I hope you'll save at least one

dance for me. I'll be right there. Waiting. Allnight.

GALINDA(spoken) Oh - that's so kind. But you know what would

be even kinder?

(sung) See that tragic'ly beautiful girl

The one in the chair

It seems so unfair

We should go on a spree

And not she

Gee -

I know someone would be my hero

If that someone were to go invite her:


(spoken) Well, maybe - I could invite her!

GALINDAOh, Bick, really?

You would do that for me?


(spoken) I would do anything for you, Miss Galinda:


(spoken) So:


(spoken) So I'll be picking you up around eight?

GALINDA(spoken) After all -

(sung) Now that we've met one another


It's clear - we deserve each other

GALINDAYou're perfect:


You're perfect:


So we're perfect together

Born to be forever

Dancing through life:


(spoken) Oh, Elphaba - isn't it wonderful?

(sung) Fin'lly, for this one night

I'm about to have a fun night

With this Munchkin boy

Galinda found for me

And I only wish there were

Something I could do for her

To repay her

Elphaba, see?

We deserve each other

And Galinda helped it come true

We deserve each other,

Me and Boq:

(spoken) Elphaba, please try to understand:


I do:

(spoken) Galinda - my sister and I were talking about you

just now-


(spoken) And I was just talking about you! I thought you

might want to wear this hat to the party tonight!

(sung) It's really, uh, sharp, don't you think?

You know - black is this year's pink

You deserve each other

This hat and you

You're both so smart

You deserve each other

So here, out of the goodness of my heart:


(spoken) Listen: Nessa:


(spoken) Yes?


Uh - Nessa

I've got something to confess, a

Reason why, well -

Why I asked you here tonight

Now I know it isn't fair:


(spoken) Oh, Boq, I know why.


(spoken) You do?


It's because I'm in this chair

And you felt sorry for me

Well - isn't that right?


(spoken) No! No! It's because: because:

(sung) Because you are so beautiful!


Oh, Boq, I think you're wonderful!

And we deserve each other

Don't you see, this is our chance?

We deserve each other

Don't we, Boq?


(spoken) You know what?

(sung) Let's dance:


(spoken) What?!


Let's dance!


Dancing through life

Down at the Ozdust

If only because dust

Is what we come to!

And the strange thing:

Your life could end up changing

While you're dancing