Avenue Q Piano/Conductor

I WISH I COULD GO BACK TO COLLEGE

[Rev. 7/28/03]

Music and Lyrics by ROBERT LOPEZ and JEFF MARX

CUE:

CHRISTMAS EVE: "Rod you special. Rod you safe."

Orchestrated by STEPHEN OREMUS

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[2] SAFETY

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Life was so sim - pIe back then. What would I give_ to
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go back and live_ in a dorm __ with a meal_ plan a - gain! __
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col - lege you know_ who you are. You sit __ in the quad,_ and think,
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oh my God,_ I am to - tal - Iy gon - na go far! __
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wan - na go back_ to my room and find a mes-sage in dry - e - rase pen_ on the door'
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pa - per is due,_ cur - sing the world_ 'cause I did - n't start soo - ner, and
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pa - per is due,_ cur - sing the world_ 'cause I did - n't start sao - ner, and
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see - ing the rest_ of the class __ there too!_
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