The French are glad to die for love.
They delight in fighting duels.
But I prefer a man who lives
And gives expensive jewels.

A kiss on the hand may be quite continental,
But diamonds are a girl's best friend.
A kiss may be grand, but it
Won't pay the rental on your humble flat,
Or help you feed your pussycat.
Men grow cold as girls grow old,
And we all lose our charms in the end.
But square-cut or pear-shaped,
These rocks don't lose their shape.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend.

*Spoken
Tiffany's!
Cartier!*

For we are living in a material world,
And I am a material girl.

*Spoken
Come and get me boys!
Black-star, Ross call,
Talk to me, Harry Ziedler,
Tell me all about it!*

There may come a time when a lass needs a lawyer,
But diamonds are a girl's best friend.
There may come a time when a hot-boiled employer
Thinks you're awful nice,
But get that ice or else no dice!
He's your guy when stocks are high,
But beware when they start to descend.

Diamonds are a girl's best,
Diamonds are a girl's best,
Diamonds are a girl's best friend.

Cause that's when those louses go back to their spouses!
Diamonds are a girl's best friend!


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    General Commentthis movie kicks!! it's in my top 5, and the music is grrrreat even though they use other artists songs it still has a pplot and story to it and a good lesson
    duddettteon June 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentduddettte you are dumb. it doesn't have a plot, but it talks about kings and fools inthe sogn come what may and nature boy. whatever!
    stoner04on August 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think whoever chose the music fer moulin rouge is a complete genious i love this movie and the soundtrack just as much if not more! the movie owns and its is fun to watch every time! i love it!
    marrymejackosbourneon August 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMoulin Rouge is an AWESOME movie!!! The music is great too. :)
    wlraider_girlieon March 31, 2003   Link
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    General CommentNicole Kidman is adorable when she sings this song!! "smoldering temtress" i luv the movie!!
    *ScreamingRiotGirl*on June 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentNicole Kidman is a Goddess, plain and simple. I cannot wait to wear the costume from this scene on Halloween ;D

    I am so thrilled that she is going to be recording an album. Her voice is awesome.

    This song is so fun to listen to driving in the 1st lane of the freeway at 80mph, with the windows down and this blaring. Just be careful of the turns in the road while you're squealing "OWWW!". It get's tricky.
    Kidmanishon July 07, 2003   Link

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