What Have You Got to Say, Jeeves? lyrics

- By Jeeves
Album lyrics:
  1. Some Introductory Chat
  2. The Code of the Woosters
  3. Wooster Will Entertain You Wooster Will Entertain You Video
  4. The Plot Thickens
  5. Travel Hopefully, Pt. 1
  6. A Curious Hedgehog Incident 
  7. Travel Hopefully, Pt. 2
  8. In Which My Character Is Tested 
  9. That Was Nearly Us
  10. Days of Jam and Mazes 
  11. Love's Maze
  12. Wooster Thinks on His Feet 
  13. The Hallo Song
  14. An Identity Crisis (Or Two) 
  15. By Jeeves
  16. Wooster Nobly Intercedes 
  17. When Love Arrives
  18. What Have You Got to Say, Jeeves?
  19. I Answer the Call of the Code 
  20. Half a Moment
  21. I Risk My Neck to Save the Bacon 
  22. It's a Pig!
  23. A Satisfactory Outcome 
  24. Banjo Boy
  25. Wizard Rainbow Banjo Mix 

What Have You Got to Say, Jeeves? lyrics

What Have You Got to Say, Jeeves?

BERTIE
What have you got to say, Jeeves?
What have you got to say?

JEEVES
Sir -

BERTIE
Your job's to protect me and to cushion me from shocks
Not to let the poor young master end up crouching in a box
Leave him posing as a coatstand there, the minute someone knocks
No, somebody's got to pay, Jeeves
Somebody's got to pay

JEEVES
If you would allow me, sir -

BERTIE
Threatened with a lynch mob and I lose my oldest friends
I'm embroiled with random females bent on dire romantic ends
Yours is frankly not a judgement, Jeeves, on which a chap depends
It's bordering on risque, Jeeves
Utterly declasse...

JEEVES
If I might -

BERTIE
Your job's to inspire me with encouragement and praise
Not abandon me with Stiffy in some frightful leafy maze
Not to make me change my name three times in just as many days
Here I am in an extreme position
General Custer out of ammunition
Didn't get here by my own volition
As Tennyson once thundered
Someone here has badly blundered

JEEVES
Sir -

BERTIE
It's chaos and disarray, Jeeves
Misery and dismay

JEEVES
Perhaps if i could interr -

BERTIE
Calling this a shambles is to understate the case
Look at all these banjo lovers, not a dry eye in the place
I shall never have the nerve again to look them in the face
So what have you got to say, Jeeves?
What have you got to say?

JEEVES
I fear I must confess it, sir
Despite my best endeavours to
Ensure a fluid narrative
Things haven't gone to plan
Evens were overtaken, sir
By unseen technicalities
I really can assure you, though
I've done the best I can
There comes the odd occasion, sir
When facing up to destiny
We'd do as well as well remembering
A man is but a man
You have my firm assurances
That come the grand denouement, sir
Events will all resolve themselves
In spite of come what may
I only can apologize
For any inconvenience
Injurious to your dignity
That happens on the way
I simply wish to emphasize
I have your interests uppermost
And that, sir, in conclusion, sir
Is all I have to say!
Last Update: June, 10th 2013


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