[Belle:] Little townIt's a quiet villageEv'ry dayLike the one beforeLittle townFull of little peopleWaking up to say:
[Townsfolk:] Bonjour!Bonjour!Bonjour! Bonjour! Bonjour!
[Belle:] There goes the baker with his tray, like alwaysThe same old bread and rolls to sellEv'ry morning just the sameSince the morning that we cameTo this poor provincial town[Baker:] Good Morning, Belle![Belle:] 'Morning, Monsieur.[Baker:] Where are you off to?[Belle:] The bookshop. I just finished the most wonderful storyabout a beanstalk and an ogre and a -[Baker:] That's nice. Marie! The baguettes! Hurry up! )
[Townsfolk:] Look there she goes that girl is strange, no questionDazed and distracted, can't you tell?Never part of any crowd'Cause her head's up on some cloudNo denying she's a funny girl that Belle
[Man I:] Bonjour[Woman I:] Good day[Man I:] How is your fam'ly?
[Woman II:] Bonjour[Man II:] Good day[Woman II:] How is your wife?
[Woman III:] I need six eggs[Man III:] That's too expensive
[Belle:] There must be more than this provincial life
[Bookseller:] Ah, Belle.[Belle:] Good Morning. I've come to return the book I borrowed.[Bookseller:] Finished already?[Belle:] Oh, I couldn't put it down. Have you got anything new?[Bookseller:] Ha Ha! Not since yesterday.[Belle:] That's all right. I'll borrow . . . . . this one![Bookseller:] That one? But you've read it twice![Belle:] Well, it's my favorite! Far off places, daring swordfights,magic spells, a prince in disguise -[Bookseller:] If you like it all that much, it's yours![Belle:] But sir![Bookseller:] I insist.[Belle:] Well, thank you. Thank you very much!
[Townsfolk:] Look there she goes that girl is so peculiarI wonder if she's feeling wellWith a dreamy far-off lookAnd her nose stuck in a bookWhat a puzzle to the rest of us is Belle
[Belle:] Oh, isn't this amazing?It's my fav'rite part because you'll seeHere's where she meets Prince CharmingBut she won't discover that it's him 'til chapter three
[Woman:] Now it's no wonder that her name means "beauty"Her looks have got no parallel[Shopkeeper:] But behind that fair facadeI'm afraid she's rather oddVery diff'rent from the rest of us[Townsfolk:] She's nothing like the rest of usYes, diff'rent from the rest of us is Belle
[LeFou:] Wow! You didn't miss a shot, Gaston! You're the greatesthunter in the whole world![Gaston:] I know.[LeFou:] No beast alive stands a chance against you. Ha ha ha! Andno girl, for that matter.[Gaston:] It's true, LeFou. And I've got my sights set on that one.[LeFou:] Hm! The inventor's daughter?[Gaston:] She's the one - the lucky girl I'm going to marry.[LeFou:] But she's -[Gaston:] The most beautiful girl in town.[LeFou:] I know, but -[Gaston:] That makes her the best. And don't I deserve the best?[LeFou:] Well, of course! I mean you do, but -
[Gaston:] Right from the moment when I met her, saw herI said she's gorgeous and I fellHere in town there's only sheWho is beautiful as meSo I'm making plans to woo and marry Belle
[Bimbettes:] Look there he goesIsn't he dreamy?Monsieur GastonOh he's so cuteBe still my heartI'm hardly breathingHe's such a tall, dark, strong and handsome brute
[Man I:] Bonjour![Gaston:] Pardon[Man II:] Good day[Man III:] Mais oui![Matron:] You call this bacon?[Woman I:] What lovely grapes![Man IV:] Some cheese[Woman II:] Ten yards[Man IV:] one pound[Gaston:] 'scuse me![Cheese merchant:] I'll get the knife[Gaston:] Please let me through![Woman I:] This bread -[Man V:] Those fish -[Woman I:] it's stale![Man V:] they smell![Baker:] Madame's mistaken.
[Belle:] There must be more than this provincial life![Gaston:] Just watch, I'm going to make Belle my wife!
[Townsfolk:] Look there she goes a girl who's strange but specialA most peculiar mad'moiselleIt's a pity and a sinShe doesn't quite fit in'Cause she really is a funny girlA beauty but a funny girlShe really is a funny girlThat Belle