Life’s a show and we all play a part
And when the music starts
We open up our hearts

It’s all right if some things come out wrong
We’ll sing a happy song
And you can sing along

Where’s there’s life
There’s hope
A gift
Wishes can
Come true
Whistle while
You work
So hard
All day

To be like other girls
To fit in in this glittering world
Don’t give me songs
Don’t give me songs

Give me something to sing about
I need something to sing about

Life’s a song
You don’t get to rehearse
And every single verse
Can make it that much worse

Still my friends
Don’t know why I ignore
The million things or more
I should be dancing for

All the joy
Life sends
And friends
All the twists
And bends
Knowing that
It ends
Well that

On if they let you go
On if they know enough to know

That when you bow
You leave the crowd

There was no pain
No fear, no doubt
Until they pulled me out
Of heaven

So that’s my refrain
I live in hell
Because I’ve been expelled
From heaven
I think I was in heaven

So give me something to sing about
Please give me something

Life’s not a song
Life isn’t bliss
Life is just this
It’s living
You’ll get along
The pain that you feel
Only can heal
By living
You have to go on living
So that one of us is living

Lyrics submitted by Rosiega1218

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    General CommentI love this song. It relates to real life and well to the show. It was a great episode.
    Maliejandraon September 27, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"Life’s a song
    You don’t get to rehearse.
    And every single verse
    Can make it that much worse"

    This is my favorite song from the musical episode. No matter who you are, you can relate to it in some way. The above lyrics are my favorite.
    Perfect Entropyon November 26, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love the first bit. SMG is perfect.
    lookbeyondon April 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it's a good ending song and Sarah did a really good job with little musical pratice.
    And BTW this song is called "Something To Sing About" not "Life's A Show"
    Willowbearon July 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love spike. i think he did a great job
    cryostrichon July 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBuffy as a character is far too optimistic for her own good and I like how at the end Spike levels her out. I agree with Spike's lookout. basically, shit happens. Buffy's like "whine whine my life isn't perfect whine whine" and it's so annoying. yea she got fucked over, get over it lol sorry just at this moment of this song her character pissed me off.
    vampirella666on June 02, 2007   Link

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