How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Carribean by providence, impoverished, in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar? (What’s your name, man?!) Alexander Hamilton… My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there’s a million things I haven’t done. But just you wait, just you… Just you wait! I’m not throwing away my shot! I’m not throwing away my shot! Hey yo I’m just like my country. I’m young, scrappy and hungry And I’m not throwing away my shot! (Eva, Eva) Raise a glass to the four of us, tomorrow there’ll be more of us, telling the story of– (Work, work!) Angelica, (Work, work!) Eliza, and Peggy! The Schuyler Sisters! Eliza, I’m lookin’ for a mind at– Work Work! Hey, hey, hey! (Wooaheey!) In the greatest city , in the greatest city in the world! (In the world) Oceans rise, Empires fall! We have seen each other, through it all! And when push comes to shove, I will send a fully armed battalion to remind you of my love! Da, da, da, da, da! Da, ta-da, da, da-ya-da, da, da, da.. We are outgunned! (What?!) Outmanned! (What?!) Outnumbered, (What?!) Outplanned (*buck, buck, buck *) and we’re gonna make an all out stand! You know I’m gonna need a right hand man Ooo!, I do, I do, I do, I do. Boy you got me helpless! (Got me so) I look into your eyes, and the sky’s the limit I’m… (Down for the count, and I’m) Drownin’ in ‘em! To your union! (To the union! To the revolution!) And the hope that you provide! (You provide! You provide) May you always… be satisfied! (Satisfied, Satisfied) Life doesn’t discriminate, between the sinners and the saints. It takes, and it takes, and it takes! But we keep living anyways! (We rise) We rise, and we fall, and we break, (And we fall) and we make our mistakes And if there’s a reason I’m still alive and so many have died, then I’m willing to– One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine (Wait for it, Wait for it, Wait-) One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine (-for it, Wait for it, Wait for it) (Wait for it) It’s the Ten Duel Commandments! Ooh let me be a part of the narrative, in the story they will write someday. Let this moment be the first chapter, where you decide to staaaay.. (Just stay) That would be enough Lafayette! I’m takin this horse by the reins, makin’
Redcoats redder with bloodstains! Lafayette! And I’m never gonna stop until I make ‘em
drop and burn ‘em up and scatter their remains, I’m- Lafayette! Watch me engagin’ em! Escapin’ em!
Enragin’ em! Lafayette! I go to France for more funds. (Lafayette) I’m coming back with more Guns… Alexander Hamilton (and Ships) (Alexander Hamilton) I have soldiers in the field for you (Ooo) If we manage to get this right, they’ll surrender by early light. The world… Will never be the same! (The world turned upside down) Look around! Isn’t this enough!? He will never be satisfied… What would be enough? He will never be- (To be satisfied, Satisfied, Satisfied) (History has it eyes on you) Why do you assume you’re the smartest in the room? Look around! Look around! NON-STOP! He will never be satisfied (Why do you assume you’re the smartest in the room?) (Isn’t this enough?) What would be enough!? (Soon that attitude may be your doom!) (History has it eyes on you!) Why do you fight like you’re running out of time? Why do you fight like- History has it’s eyes on you! What’d I Miss? Thomas, that was a real nice declaration Welcome to the present, we’re running a real nation Would you like to join us? Or stay mellow, doin’ whatever the hell it is you do in Monticello? Take a break and get away! Run away with us for the summer let’s go upstate Where we can stay! We can all go stay with our father if you take your time- (Look around, look around) at how lucky we are to be alive right now! Close your eyes and dream You can go when the night gets dark. Don’t say no! (Wooaah) Show me how to say no to this. How, can I say no to this? There is nowhere I can go. (Helpless) When her body’s on mine I do not say No! What else was in the room where it happened The room where it happened The room where it happened My God! In God we trust, but we’ll never really know what got discussed Click, boom and it happened But no one else was in the room where it happened. (Ba, pa, pa, da da da-dao) It must be nice, It must be nice To have Washington on your side.
(To have Washington on your side x 4) (George Washington is going home) History has its eyes on you (I’m going home) We both know, what we know (I’ll write my way out!) Alexander Hamilton, had a torrid affair And he wrote it down right there! HIGHLIGHTS! I know my sister like I know my own mind you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind. I’m erasing myself from the narrative! (I love my sister more than anything in this life) Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted-
(I will choose her happiness over mine every time!) Put what we had aside, I’m standing at her side, You could never be satisfied. God, I hope you’re satisfied (Watching it– BURN One, two, three, four, five, six, seven… *Gunshot* It’s quiet uptown… Forgiveness… Can you imagine…? Forgiveness… Can you imagine…? If you see him in the street. Walking by her side, talking by her side, have pity… they are going through the unimaginable Now I’m the villain in your history.. I imagine death so much it feels more like a memory.. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine -to see… this is where it gets me… I should’ve known I got to throw away my shot- (I’m surely be seeing you on the other side) Will they tell your story? Who lives, who dies, who tells your story…