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Diamond in the Rough Lyrics

[Jafar (spoken):]
You're the one that I need
You're nimble, stealthy, skilled.
Do you want to continue abusing those skills?
Stealing bits of bread and worthless bobbles?
Or do you want to make a name for yourself
And do something that would make any mother proud?

(Sung) You have the profile of a prince
With a physique that matches
Beneath the dirt and patches
You are a diamond in the rough

I say we work together since
You're braver then which you are
We're just as shocked as you are
That you're a diamond in the rough

Hey I'm no diamond in the rough

Under the filth and the fleas there are gifts that you've been neglecting
And truth be told you are not quite the guy that we were expecting
And though you might need finesse, and perhaps some... disinfecting
You'll be the one who succeeds when the lamp of their needs collecting

[Aladdin (Spoken):]
Uhhh, I dunno guys, I've got a funny feeling about this.
I better just be on my way.
[Jafar (Spoken):]
Take one step and die you brainless miscreant!
[Iago (Spoken):]
Happy place!
[Jafar (Spoken):]
What I meant to say is

You just don't know how swell you are
You just don't know how swell you are!
So far the only hitch is
There's just an itty bitty hitch
You're an embarrassment of riches
Embarrassing? Too true!
You are the diamond in the rough
Let's all rejoice the spooky voice and
You're the diamond in the rough!

Look here's the diamond in the
Three cheers, the diamond in the
[Jafar and Iago:]
We found the diamond in the rough!

[Aladdin (Spoken):]
You better find somebody else!
[Jafar (Spoken):]
There is nobody else!
[Iago (Spoken):]
Talk about the girl

Oh- Then, of course there's Princess Jasmine
It's clear she took a shying to you
But, let me be frank,
With no cash in the bank,
You'll never win her heart
It just tears me apart
To see her slip right through your fingers

[Aladdin (Spoken):]
Which way is this cave of yours?

That a boy!
Go through you!
Might be a bum
But you're one
Of noble spirit

It's just a cave that might eat you alive
No need to fear it!

Well it's a risk that I might have to take

[Jafar and Iago:]
We're glad to hear it
So please no missteps or blunders
Cue the Cave of Wonders!
[Jafar and Iago:]
We've waited long enough

[Cave of Wonders (Spoken):]
Who disturbs my slumber?
[Aladdin (Spoken):]
Uhh, it is I, Aladdin
[Cave of Wonders (Spoken):]
You are the diamond in the rough
The one whose worth lies deep within
You may enter
[Aladdin (Spoken):]
I don't believe it
My mother always said if I only applied myself - If I only believed!
[Jafar (Spoken):]
We don't have time for self-discovery!
Fetch me the lamp. Now!
[Aladdin (Spoken):]
Wish me luck!
[Jafar (Spoken):]

Goodbye you diamond in the
Please try you diamond in the
[Jafar and Iago:]
Don't die you diamond in the rough

At last!
Last Update: February, 10th 2016

Aladdin Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture
  3. Arabian Nights
  4. One Jump Ahead
  5. Proud of Your Boy
  6. These Palace Walls
  7. Babkak, Omar, Aladdin, Kassim
  8. A Million Miles Away
  9. Diamond in the Rough
  10. Friend Like Me
  11. Act I Finale
  12. Act 2
  13. Entr'acte Lyrics 
  14. Prince Ali
  15. A Whole New World
  16. High Adventure
  17. Somebody's Got Your Back
  18. Proud of Your Boy (Reprise I)
  19. Prince Ali (Reprise)
  20. Finale Ultimo

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