Part 1

Mag:
Shilo?
Is your name Shilo?
Can I talk to you?
Can you come down please?

Shilo:
Why?

Mag:
So we can speak
I saw you at the show
I thought I'd seen a ghost
Your resemblance is striking

You have your mother's eyes, her hair
I was told you died with her
All these years have come and gone
How do I put this?
I'm your . . . Godmom

Shilo:
State your business

Mag:
Business?

Shilo:
What do you want?

Mag:
I want, I want to finally meet you
Something real to cling to, leave you
With the hope that you will go to
All you're meant to, all I failed to
In you is a world of promise
We have both been kept in bondage
But you could learn from all my failures

Shilo:
I'm not suppose to talk to strangers . . .

Mag:
Or let them through the gate?

Shilo:
That either, a big risk

Mag:
A big fence

Shilo:
A big mistake

Mag:
A new friend

Marni:
Chase the morning
Yield for nothing
Chase the morning
Yield for nothing

Shilo:
Oh my god, mom!
How'd you do that?

Mag:
Do what?

Shilo:
That, that eye thing

Mag:
These eyes can do more than see

Shilo:
I know, I mean, I've seen you sing

Mag:
Where?

Shilo:
From my window; I can see the world from there
Name the stars and constellations
Count the cars and watch the seasons

Mag:
I wish we could have watched together

Shilo:
I can't have guests

Mag:
Never?

Shilo:
Ever
If Dad found out that I'd been let out
Or that you'd been let it -

Mag:
I should go, then, before I do
Promise me you won't

Shilo:
Better that you don't

Mag:
Don't forget a sheltered rose
Needs a little room to bloom
Outside her bedroom

Shilo:
It's best if I resume my life
Inside my bedroom

Marni:
Chase the morning
Yield for nothing
Chase the morning
Yield for nothing

Mag:
Let your life be a dream
Integrity, honesty
It's too late for me
Don't look back
Unil you're free to chase the morning

Marni:
Yield for nothing
Chase the morning
Yield for nothing
Yield for nothing

Part 2

Mag:
Hi, Nathan.

Nathan:
Mag . . .
How did you get in here?
Don't you have a show tonight?

Mag:
How are you, Nathan?

Nathan:
Busy

Mag:
You never were a man of many words, Nate
You told me Shilo died

Nathan:
Listen -

Mag:
Nathan, I promised your late wife
I'd be present in Shilo's life

Nathan:
Please, Mag
Shilo's very ill
It's not safe for her to see people
I need to give her her medication

Shilo:
Dad, let her stay in here

Nathan:
No, she's leaving

Shilo:
Please hide her here

Nathan:
From what?

Shilo:
She'll be dead

Nathan:
Look, I told her she was sick

Mag:
Nathan you are hurting me

Shilo:
Dad!

Nathan:
My daughter needs her rest

Mag:
I'll be fine, Shilo
Don't you fret

Shilo:
Repossessions are dangerous
(Shilo, go to bed)
You're not safe
Dad, she's not safe
(Shilo, go to bed)

Mag:
Shilo, don't you fret

Nathan:
Leave my daughter, she is sick
(Your daughter's become a slave)

Mag:
You've turned this house into a zoo
(I can't have this)
Marni wouldn't want this for you
(I'm not going to ask again)
Set her free, set her free!
(Please don't leave, please don't leave! )

Shilo:
Come back!

Nathan:
Keep it down, Shi

Shilo:
Come back!

Nathan:
It's your bedtime, it's late

Shilo:
Dad, am I -

Nathan:
Please

Shilo:
She will die

Nathan:
Nonsense

Shilo:
It's arrived, Dad

Nathan:
Nonsense

Shilo:
It's a contract

Nathan:
A contract?

Shilo:
Come and see

Nathan:
Nonsense

Shilo:
Come see!
Mag's in trouble, Dad

Nathan:
Where'd you get this?

Shilo:
Read it, Dad
A Repo Man will come and take Mag's eyes!

Nathan:
There are things in life
That we do best to leave alone

Shilo:
She'll die, you must help her, Dad
(That are beyond control)
You must stop her
Please, Dad
(That you don't want to know)
Will you save Mag?
She will lose her eyes
Unless you stop this Repo Man

Nathan:
Shilo, this is senseless
(Dad, you have to try)
Shilo, this is pointless!
(You can't let her die! )
Shilo, Please shut up!
(Dad -)


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    General CommentEven if this is a musical song and the meaning is obvious, I still love this song. Definitely one of the best in the movie. Sarah Brightman's singing is amazing.
    Jonny2on December 03, 2009   Link

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