Barbra Streisand - Send in the Clowns Lyrics

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Isn't it rich?
Are we a pair?
Me here, at last, on the ground
You in mid-air
Send in the clowns

Isn't it bliss?
Don't you approve?
One who keeps tearing around
One who can't move
Where are the clowns?
Send in the clowns

Just when I'd stopped opening doors
Finally knowing the one that I wanted was yours
Making my entrance again with my usual flair
Sure of my lines
No one is there
Don't you love a farce?
My fault, I fear
I thought that you'd want what I want
Sorry, my dear
But where are the clowns?
There ought to be clowns
Quick, send in the clowns

What a surprise!
Who could foresee?
I'd come to feel about you
What you felt about me
Why only now, when I see
That you've drifted away?
What a surprise
What a cliche

Isn't it rich?
Isn't it queer?
Losing my timing this late in my career
And where are the clowns?
Quick, send in the clowns

Don't bother
They're here
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Putting It Together
  • 2 If I Loved You
  • 3 Something's Coming
  • 4 Not While I'm Around
  • 5 Being Alive
  • 6 I Have Dreamed / We Kiss in a Shadow / Something Wonderful
  • 7 Adelaide's Lament
  • 8 Send in the Clowns
  • 9 Pretty Women / The Ladies Who Lunch
  • 10 Can't Help Lovin' That Man
  • 11 I Loves You Porgy / Porgy, I's Your Woman Now (Bess, You Is My Woman)
  • 12 Somewhere


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Stephen Sondheim
    album: Track 8 in album The Broadway Album
    release date: 1985
    popularity : 78 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Stage & Screen
    styles: Musical/Soft Rock/Vocal
    length: 4:43
    remixer: John Arrias
    producer: Barbra Streisand
    conductor: Jeremy Lubbock
    piano: Randy Kerber
    recorded by: John Arrias
    French horn: Richard Todd
    synthesizer: Randy Waldman
    oboe & English horn: Earle Dumler
    vocal: Barbra Streisand
    orchestrator: Jeremy Lubbock
    composer: Stephen Sondheim
    lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
    Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 074644009224
    script: Latin