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Mr. Andrews' Vision Lyrics

Just a cursory look at the blueprints here
Shows the weaknesses that we have missed
How the water poured in
A three-hundred-foot gash
And caused the bow to flood and to list

And then it filled to the top
Our separate watertight compartments
And began to overflow...
Because the walls in-between the compartments
Are too low!
She's only sinking because these bulkheads
Stop a deck too low!

But here's a thought! Take the line...
And extend up the walls to the brink...
It's just a small redesing...
But when it's done then i know she can't sink!
Like this!... Like this!...
Like this!... Like this!...

The ship will start to plunge beneath the surface
The water lapping at our feet
Down sinks the bow, up flies the stern
To the sky...
The panicked people in retreat
A thousand strong, they'll climb up
Toward the aft deck
They'll cling there desperately
Like bees to a hive!
There they'll hold fast
Doomed to the last
Lost and abandoned and all still alive

A few of them will hang there
From the railings
As, one by one, they'll drop away!
More than two-hundred-fifty feet
They will fall
And after that, I cannot say
I will not say...

The rest, in swarms, will overrun the boat deck
They'll lose all sense of right and wrong
It will be "Eevery man from himself", all right!
The weak thrown in with the strong!

First class, and third, and second
Will mean nothing!
And sheer humanity alone will prevail
One single class
Brute, harsh and crass
That's what will come of the world that set sail

Shall we all meet in the Autumn?...
Shall we all meet in the Autumn?...
Last Update: December, 30th 2013

Titanic Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture In Every Age
  3. How Did They Build Titanic?
  4. Fare-thee-well
  5. There She Is
  6. I Must Get On That Ship
  7. The 1st Class Roster
  8. Godspeed Titanic
  9. Barrett's Song
  10. What A Remarkable Age This Is
  11. To Be A Captain
  12. Lady's Maid
  13. The Proposal/ The Night Was Alive
  14. Hymn/ Doing The Latest Rag
  15. I Have Danced
  16. No Moon
  17. Autumn / Finale Act 1
  18. Act 2
  19. Wake Up, Wake Up! Lyrics 
  20. Dressed In Your Pyjamas In The Grand Salon
  21. The Staircase Lyrics 
  22. The Blame
  23. To The Lifeboats
  24. We'll Meet Tomorrow
  25. Still
  26. To Be A Captain (reprise)
  27. The Foundering Lyrics 
  28. Mr. Andrews' Vision
  29. Epilogue: In Every Age

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