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The Color Purple (reprise) Lyrics

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CELIE
Now who that comin'?
NETTIE
HEY, SISTA, WHATCHA GON' DO?
GOIN' DOWN BY THE RIVER,
GONNA PLAY WITH YOU.
NETTIE
Celie!
CELIE
Nettie!
My Nettie home.
DEAR GOD, DEAR STARS, DEAR TREES, DEAR SKY,
DEAR PEOPLES, DEAR EVERYTHING, DEAR GOD,
GOD IS INSIDE ME AND EVERYONE ELSE
THAT WAS OR EVER WILL BE.
I CAME INTO THIS WORLD WITH GOD
AND WHEN I FINALLY LOOKED INSIDE, I FOUND IT,
JUST AS CLOSE AS MY BREATH IS TO ME.
CELIE/NETTIE/SOFIA
RISING . . . . . . . . .
ADAM/OLIVIA
RISING . . . . . . . . .
SHUG/MISTER
RISING . . . . . . . . .
CELIE/NETTIE/SOFIA/SHUG/MISTER/ADAM/OLIVIA
LIKE THE SUN
IS THE HOPE THAT SETS US FREE
CELIE
YOUR HEART BEAT
MAKE MY HEART BEAT
CELIE/NETTIE/SOFIA/SHUG/MISTER/ADAM/OLIVIA
WHEN WE
SHARE LOVE.
FULL COMPANY
LIKE A BLADE OF CORN,
LIKE A HONEYBEE,
LIKE A WATERFALL,
ALL A PART OF ME.
LIKE THE COLOR PURPLE,
WHERE DO IT COME FROM?
NOW MY EYES ARE OPEN,
LOOK WHAT GOD HAS DONE.
ENSEMBLE 1 ENSEMBLE 2 ENSEMBLE 3
IT TAKE A GRAIN OF LOVE BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
TO MAKE A MIGHTY TREE. BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
TO MAKE A MIGHTY TREE.
EVEN THE SMALLEST VOICE BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
CAN MAKE A HARMONY. THERE'S SOMETHING FOR ME.
LIKE A DROP OF WATER BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
KEEP THE RIVER HIGH, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
THERE ARE MIRACLES BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
FOR YOU AND I. THERE'S SOMETHING FOR ME.
ENSEMBLE 1 ENSEMBLE 2 ENSEMBLE 3
LIKE A BLADE OF CORN, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP GOD IS INSIDE YOU
LIKE A HONEYBEE, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP AND EVERYONE ELSE.
LIKE A WATERFALL, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
ALL A PART OF ME. THERE'S SOMETHING FOR ME.
LIKE THE COLOR PURPLE, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP GOD IS THE FLOWERS
WHERE DO IT COME FROM? BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP AND EVERYTHING ELSE.
NOW MY EYES ARE OPEN, BE DEE DA DO BA DO BOP
LOOK WHAT GOD HAS DONE.
CELIE
I DON'T THINK US FEEL OLD AT ALL.
I THINK THIS IS THE YOUNGEST US EVER FELT.
CELIE & ENSEMBLE
ACELIE
-MEN! COMPANY
-MEN!

[Source of information - www.angelrecords.com/colorpurple/lyrics.pdf]

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