Poor Jack
Danny Elfman Lyrics


What have I done?
What have I done?
How could I be so blind?
All is lost, where was I?
Spoiled all, spoiled all
Everything's gone all wrong

What have I done?
What have I done?
Find a deep cave to hide in
In a million years they'll find me
Only dust and a plaque
That reads, "Here Lies Poor Old Jack"

But I never intended all this madness, never
And nobody really understood, how could they?
That all I ever wanted was to bring them something great
Why does nothing ever turn out like it should?

Well, what the heck, I went and did my best
And, by God, I really tasted something swell
And for a moment, why, I even touched the sky
And at least I left some stories they can tell, I did

And for the first time since I don't remember when
I felt just like my aold bony self again
And I, Jack, the Pumpkin King
That's right, I am the Pumpkin King, ha, ha, ha

And I just can't wait until next Halloween
'Cause I've got some new ideas
That will really make them scream
And, by God I'm really gonna give it all my might
Uh oh, I hope there's still time to set things right
Sandy Claws, hmm

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anelaa

IT WAS SO DEEP WHEN HE WAS LIKE "POOR OLD JAAAACK"

Krystal Harwood

ive seen they're doing this again THIS year. was that PRE decided before COVID shut theatres down

Krystal Harwood

he sounds a lot like michael crawford here...phans dont shoot me please

Krystal Harwood

dont kill me but i compare him (a little) to michael crawford

Krystal Harwood

@Christmas Creeper i wish hed have been the phantom in an animated version of alw's phantom. when he sings ''find a deeep cave to hide in'' i'm thinking yep! he caused all those horrible accidents and would be so ashamed he'd hide away again

Christmas Creeper

He was very deep and sometimes I am to when I sing it ok all the time

the goblin weirdo

"What have i don-" someone in the crowd: COUGH COUGH



My boi still got it rho

cainster

@Mike Rotch Children hate you too. That's why they keep setting your mailbox on fire.

Krystal Harwood

@Mike Rotch may jack send you to oogie

Althea Gibson

@Mike Rotch good lord

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