Pinwheel of Death

Alan Cumming


SONGS

Writers Fred Ebb, John Kander

Genres Showtune

Recorded 1998

Lyrics I KNOW
WHAT YOU'RE THINKING,
YOU WONDER
WHY I CHOSE HER
OUT OF ALL THE LADIES
IN THE WORLD.
THAT'S JUST
A FIRST IMPRESSION,
WHAT GOOD'S
A FIRST IMPRESSION?
IF YOU KNEW HER
LIKE I DO,
IT WOULD CHANGE
YOUR POINT OF VIEW.

IF YOU COULD SEE HER
THROUGH MY EYES,
YOU WOULDN'T WONDER
AT ALL.
IF YOU COULD SEE HER
THROUGH MY EYES,
I GUARANTEE
YOU WOULD FALL,
LIKE I DID.
WHEN WE'RE IN PUBLIC
TOGETHER,
I HEAR SOCIETY MOAN,
BUT IF THEY COULD SEE HER
THROUGH MY EYES,
MAYBE THEY'D LEAVE US ALONE.

HOW CAN I SPEAK
OF HER VIRTUES?
I DON'T KNOW
WHERE TO BEGIN.
SHE'S CLEVER,
SHE'S SMART,
SHE READS MUSIC,
SHE DOESN'T SMOKE
OR DRINK GIN,
LIKE I DO.
YET WHEN WE'RE WALKING
TOGETHER,
THEY SNEER
IF I'M HOLDING HER HAND,
IF THEY COULD SEE HER
THROUGH MY EYES,
MAYBE
THEY'D ALL UNDERSTAND.

I UNDERSTAND
YOUR OBJECTION,
I GRANT YOU
MY PROBLEM'S NOT SMALL
BUT IF YOU COULD SEE HER
THROUGH MY EYES...