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CANDIDE
Life is happiness indeed:
Mares to ride and books to read.
Though of noble birth I'm not,
I'm delighted with my lot.
Though I've no distinctive features
And I've no official mother,
I love all my fellow creatures
And the creatures love each other!

All the young people were happy, even Paquette, the pretty
young serving maid who enjoyed the honor of undressing the
Baroness, and sometimes of undressing the Baron himself.
If there was any cloud over the happiness of the Baron's
son Maximilian and the Baron's daughter Cunegonde, it was
the difficulty of deciding which of them was lovelier.

MAXIMILIAN
Life is absolute perfection,
As is true of my complexion.
Every time I look and see me,
I'm reminded life is dreamy.
Although I do get tired
Being endlessly admired,
People will go on about me -
How could they go on without me?
(If the talk at times is vicious,
That's the price you pay when you're delicious.)
Life is pleasant, life is simple-
Oh my God, is that a pimple?
No, it's just the odd reflection -
Life and I are still perfection!
I am everything I need!
Life is happiness indeed!
CUNEGONDE
Life is happiness indeed:
I have everything I need.
I am rich and unattached
And my beauty is unmatched.
With the rose my only rival,
I admit to some frustration;
What a pity its survival
Is of limited duration!
CANDIDE
Life is happiness indeed:
Horses to ride and books to read.
Though of noble birth we're not,
We're delighted with our lot.
PAQUETTE
Life is happiness indeed:
Though of noble birth we're not,
We're delighted with our lot.
CUNEGONDE
Horses to ride and books to read.
CUNEGONDE, PAQUETTE, CANDIDE
We're innocent and unambitious,
That's why life is so delicious!
We have everything we need.
Life here is happiness indeed!

MAXIMILIAN
Life is absolute perfection, etc.
(If the talk at times is vicious,
That's the price you pay when you're delicious.)
Though it is a heavy duty
To protect my awesome beauty,
I have almost no objection -
Life and I are still perfection!
I am everything I need.
Life is perfection indeed!

Last Update: June, 10th 2013

Candide Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture Lyrics
  3. Westphalia Chorale Lyrics
  4. Life Is Happiness Indeed Lyrics
  5. The Best Of All Possible Worlds Lyrics
  6. Universal Good Lyrics
  7. Oh, Happy We Lyrics
  8. It Must Be So Lyrics
  9. Westphalia/Battle Music Lyrics
  10. Candide's Lament Lyrics
  11. Dear Boy Lyrics
  12. Auto Da Fe (What A Day) Lyrics
  13. Candide Begins His Travels - It Must Be Me Lyrics
  14. Paris Waltz Lyrics
  15. Glitter And Be Gay Lyrics
  16. You Were Dead, You Know Lyrics
  17. I'm Easily Assimilated Lyrics
  18. Finale Act 1 (Quartet) Lyrics
  19. Act 2
  20. Universal Good (Reprise) Lyrics
  21. My Love Lyrics
  22. We Are Women Lyrics
  23. The piligrim's procession/Alleluia Lyrics
  24. Quiet Lyrics
  25. Introduction to Eldorado Lyrics
  26. The Ballad of Eldorado Lyrics
  27. Words, Words, Words Lyrics
  28. Bon Voyage Lyrics
  29. The Kings' Barcarolle Lyrics
  30. Money, Money, Money Lyrics
  31. What's The Use? Lyrics
  32. Venice Gavotte Lyrics
  33. Nothing More Than This Lyrics
  34. Universal Good (Life is Neither) Lyrics
  35. Finale: Make Our Garden Grow Lyrics

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