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Chess In Concert – I Know Him So Well lyrics

Florence:
Nothing is so good
It lasts eternally.
Perfect situations
Must go wrong,
But this has never yet
Prevented me
Wanting far too much
For far too long.

Looking back, I could
Have played it differently--
Won a few more moments,
Who can tell?
But it took time
To understand the man.
Now at least I know
I know him well.

Wasn't it good? Svetlana:
Oh, so good
Wasn't he fine?
Oh, so fine.
Isn't it madness?

Both:
He can't be mine?

Florence:
But in the end he needs
A little bit more than me--
More security.

Svetlana:
He needs his fantasy
And freedom.

Florence:
I know him so well.

Svetlana:
No one in your life
Is with you constantly.
No one is completely
On your side,
And though I move
My world to be with him,
Still the gap between us
Is too wide.
Florence:
Looking back, I could Looking back, I could
Have played it differently. Have played it some other way.
Learned about the man
Before I fell. I was just a little careless,
But I was ever Maybe.
So much younger then. I was so much younger then.
Now at least
I know I know him well. I know I know him well.

Wasn't it good?
Oh, so good.
Wasn't he fine?
Oh, so fine.
Isn't it madness?

Both:
He won't be mine?
Didn't I know
How it would go?
If I knew from the start,
Why am I falling apart?

Svetlana:
Wasn't it good?
Wasn't he fine?

Florence:
Isn't it madness?

Both:
He won't be mine?

Florence:
But in the end he needs
A little bit more than me
More security.

Svetlana:
He needs his fantasy,
And freedom.

Florence:
I know him so well.

Svetlana:
It took time
To understand him.

Both:
I know him so well.



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    This song is both the lovers of Anatoly discussing there separate love with each other and them concluding that they both know him so well. And that they both know that he needs more than both of them as he needs his fantasy, And freedom meaning his playing chess seems to be more important to him.
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