Tj Host

Wedding Ideas & Inspiration
Michael Cerveris: Marry Me a Little

Michael Cerveris: Marry Me a Little


[piano intro] CERVERIS
Marry me a little ♪ ♪ Love me just enough ♪ ♪ Cry but not too often ♪ ♪ Play but not too rough ♪ ♪ Keep a tender distance ♪ ♪ So we’ll both be free ♪ ♪ Thus, the way it oughta be ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ Marry me a little ♪ ♪ Do it with a will ♪ ♪ Make a few demands I’m
able to fulfill ♪ ♪ Want me more than others, but
not exclusively ♪ ♪ That’s the way it oughta be ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready now ♪ [piano interlude ] CERVERIS
♪ You can be my best friend ♪ ♪ I can be your right arm ♪ ♪ We’ll go through a fight or two ♪ ♪ No harm, no harm ♪ ♪ We’ll look, not too deep ♪ ♪ We’ll go, not too far ♪ ♪ We won’t have to give up
a thing ♪ ♪ We’ll stay who we are, right? ♪ ♪ Okay then ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready now ♪ ♪ Someone marry me a little ♪ ♪ Love me just enough ♪ ♪ Warm and sweet and easy ♪ ♪ Just the simple stuff ♪ ♪ Keep a tender distance ♪ ♪ So we’ll both be free ♪ ♪ That’s the way it oughta be ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ Marry me a little ♪ ♪ Body, heart, and soul ♪ ♪ Passionate as hell, but
always in control ♪ ♪ Want me first and foremost ♪ ♪ Keep me company ♪ ♪ That’s the way it oughta be ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready now ♪ [piano] CERVERIS
♪ Oh, how gently we’ll talk ♪ ♪ Oh, how softly we’ll tread ♪ ♪ All the stings, the ugly things ♪ ♪ We’ll keep unsaid ♪ ♪ We’ll build a cocoon ♪ ♪ of love and respect ♪ ♪ You promise whatever you like ♪ ♪ I’ll never collect, right? ♪ ♪ Okay then ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready now ♪ ♪ Someone ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ ♪ I’m ready ♪ [applause]

8 comments found

  1. How wonderful Mr. Cerveris!! How wonderful Mr. Sondheim. Kudos to the band. Is that Ted Sperling's shadow reflected in the window at the piano?

Leave comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *.