last march (i think) a few of us watched song and dance, an andrew lloyd webber broadway production staged by repertory philippines. and it was beautiful. now, i keep on listening to music from the show. i’ve actually listened to some of the songs before since they are in Sarah Brightman’s Surrender album that we’ve had since as long as i can remember. but watching the actual play can give you a new perspective to the songs. i’d like to share a few songs here with you…

nothing like you’ve ever known 

(the song is at 6:30)

Nothing like you’ve ever known
That’s the life I thought that I was gonna show you
Lonely girls believe such things
That’s one happy ever after that I owe you
Married man always looking at
Your watch
I wanted to spend more time than twelve till two
Loving you
And nothing like it should have been
Every time I think it’s gonna be the last time
Each time I expect to much
Being wrong can get to be a painful pastime

Something new that is all it was
You know
But when you need someone any love will do
Sad but true

And nothing like we’ve ever known
That is how I thought all our tomorrows would be
I thought we were all we’d need
Goes to show you just how wrong two people could be

tell me on a sunday

Don’t write a letter when you want to leave
Don’t call me at 3 a.m. from a friend’s apartment
I’d like to choose how I hear the news
Take me to a park that’s covered with trees
Tell me on a Sunday please

Let me down easy
No big song and dance
No long faces, no long looks
No deep conversation

I know the way we should spend that day
Take me to a zoo that’s got chimpanzees
Tell me on a Sunday please

Don’t want to know who’s to blame
It won’t help knowing
Don’t want to fight day and night
Bad enough you’re going

Don’t leave in silence with no word at all
Don’t get drunk and slam the door
That’s no way to end this
I know how I want you to say goodbye
Find a circus ring with a flying trapeze
Tell me on a Sunday please

Don’t want to know who’s to blame
It won’t help knowing
Don’t want to fight day and night
Bad enough you’re going
Don’t leave in silence with no word at all
Don’t get drunk and slam the door
That’s no way to end this
I know how I want you to say goodbye

Don’t run off in the pouring rain
Don’t call me as they call your plane
Take the hurt out of all the pain
Take me to a park that’s covered with trees
Tell me on a Sunday please

unexpected song

I have never felt like this
For once I’m lost for words
Your smile has really thrown me
This is not like me at all
I never thought I’d know
The kind of love you’ve shown me

Now, no matter where I am
No matter what I do
I see your face appearing
Like an unexpected song
An unexpected song
That only we are hearing

I don’t know what is going on
Can’t work it out at all
Whatever made you choose me
I just can’t believe my eyes
You look at me as though
You couldn’t bear to lose me

Now, no matter where I am
No matter what I do
I see your face appearing
Like an unexpected song
An unexpected song
That only we are hearing