Josh Groban - Children Will Listen / Not While I'm Around Lyrics




Careful the things you say
Children will listen
Careful the things you do
Children will see and learn
Children may not obey
But children will listen
Children will look to you
For which way to turn
To learn what to be
Careful before you say "Listen to me"
Children will listen
Careful the wish you make
Wishes are children
Careful the path they take
Wishes come true, not free
Careful the spell you cast
Not just on children
Sometimes a spell may last
Past what you can see
And turn against you
Careful the tale you tell
That is the spell
Children will listen
Listen

Nothing's gonna harm you
Not while I'm around
Nothing's gonna harm you
No sir, not while I'm around
Demons are prowling everywhere
Nowadays
I'll send 'em howling I don't care
I've got ways
No one's gonna hurt you
No one's gonna dare
Others can desert you
Not to worry, whistle, I'll be there
Demons'll charm you with a smile
For a while
But in time
Nothing can harm you
Not while I'm around
Not to worry, not to worry
I may not be smart but I ain't dumb
I can do it, put me to it
Show me something I can overcome
Not to worry, Mum
Being close and being clever
Ain't like being true
I don't need to
I would never hide a thing from you
Like some
No one's gonna hurt you
No one's gonna dare
Others can desert you
Not to worry, whistle I'll be there
Demons'll charm you with a smile
For a while
But in time
Nothin' can harm you
Not while I'm around





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Josh Groban Children Will Listen / Not While I'm Around Comments
  1. dafrieze

    I've loved "Sweeney Todd" since seeing it on Broadway with Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou, but I somehow never realized what a truly beautiful song "Not While I'm Around" is until hearing Groban's performance.

  2. Charise Bejarano

    if only my poor parents and relatives knew this :(

  3. Karen Stull

    Wonderful song from movie; Josh knocks it out of the park -- again!

  4. Elżbieta E

    To wszystko prawda, ale skąd Ty to wiesz?

  5. jeff o'donnell

    Beautiful !! Sondheim is a treasure. Perfect voice for both songs. Love it !!

  6. Tori Grammer

    *Children will listen lyrics*
    Careful the things you say
    Children will listen
    Careful the things you do
    Children will see and learn
    Children may not obey
    But children will listen
    Children will look to you
    For which way to turn
    To learn what to be
    Careful before you say "Listen to me"
    Children will listen
    Careful the wish you make
    Wishes are children
    Careful the path they take
    Wishes come true, not free
    Careful the spell you cast
    Not just on children
    Sometimes a spell may last
    Past what you can see
    And turn against you
    Careful the tale you tell
    That is the spell
    Children will listen
    Listen

    Nothing's gonna harm you
    Not while I'm around
    Nothing's gonna harm you
    No sir, not while I'm around
    Demons are prowling everywhere
    Nowadays
    I'll send 'em howling I don't care
    I've got ways
    No one's gonna hurt you
    No one's gonna dare
    Others can desert you
    Not to worry, whistle, I'll be there
    Demons'll charm you with a smile
    For a while
    But in time
    Nothing can harm you
    Not while I'm around
    Not to worry, not to worry
    I may not be smart but I ain't dumb
    I can do it, put me to it
    Show me something I can overcome
    Not to worry, Mum
    Being close and being clever
    Ain't like being true
    I don't need to
    I would never hide a thing from you
    Like some
    No one's gonna hurt you
    No one's gonna dare
    Others can desert you
    Not to worry, whistle I'll be there
    Demons'll charm you with a smile
    For a while
    But in time
    Nothin' can harm you
    Not while I'm around

  7. Jacob Moon

    I need sheet music for this! Anyone know what key these are in?

  8. Jason Smalls

    Careful the things you say
    Children will listen
    Careful the things you do
    Children will see and learn

    Children may not obey,
    But children will listen
    Children will look to you
    For which way to turn
    To learn what to be

    Careful before you say "Listen to me"
    Children will listen
    Careful the wish you make
    Wishes are children
    Careful the path they take
    Wishes come true, not free

    Careful the spell you cast
    Not just on children
    Sometimes a spell may last
    Past what you can see
    And turn against you

    Careful the tale you tell
    That is the spell
    Children will listen
    Listen

    Nothing's gonna harm you
    Not while I'm around
    Nothing's gonna harm you
    No sir, not while I'm around

    Demons are prowling everywhere
    Nowadays
    I'll send 'em howling I don't care
    I've got ways

    No one's gonna hurt you
    No one's gonna dare
    Others can desert you
    Not to worry, whistle, I'll be there

    Demons'll charm you with a smile
    For a while
    But in time
    Nothing can harm you
    Not while I'm around

    Not to worry, not to worry
    I may not be smart but I ain't dumb
    I can do it, put me to it
    Show me something I can overcome
    Not to worry, Mum

    Being close and being clever
    Ain't like being true
    I don't need to
    I would never hide a thing from you
    Like some

    No one's gonna hurt you
    No one's gonna dare
    Others can desert you
    Not to worry, whistle I'll be there

    Demons'll charm you with a smile
    For a while
    But in time
    Nothin' can harm you
    Not while I'm around

  9. ruth payot

    Josh Groban you deserve an award for this :)

  10. Desiree de Angelise

    Have had some of his early cds and will be sure to get this asap! Love it and the songs chosen.

  11. Obidia Bumbley

    1:52 song change

  12. 오브

    This is actually my favorite song of yours. Struggling with depression and anxiety... common things, your personality and voice is just ... complete goodness... ah

  13. ruth payot

    nice intro, perfection.

  14. Sharon Warrington

    What I would give to see josh on stage in London in one our fantastic shows .wow what a voice the best I’ve heard and I’ve heard a lot x

  15. José Luiz Engelke

    Amazing VOICE!
    The Best ONE Singer!
    High sensibility and Power!

  16. Ada Esther Quintana

    Gracias ! Joshua Groban! 🙏

  17. Marlin M

    so very beautiful

  18. marmarianna11

    reminds of the witch's sobg in Into the Woods

  19. Robert Rosen

    ...two of Sondheim's best sung rather perfectly...an inspired gem...)

  20. Pam S

    Wow.....

  21. neonia hazelwood

    Beautiful song and video.

  22. achanwahn

    ok, I'm kinda on the AGONY train.
    but it needs to be an intermission for the band & totally random during different performances.

  23. La treceava Ola

    Buenas noches Josh, esperamos con ansia el lanzamiento de su próximo album, el octavo ya, van nuestros mejores deseos siempre 27 08 2017

  24. La Jakub

    🌟💫🙌🙏🙌💫🌟

  25. ruth payot

    @seemeinpublicenrolment @seemeonbankmanager @seemeoncarouseldebut @seemeonchocolatebakeshoppesoftopening

  26. Cada quién sus cuitas

    ♏️♓️

  27. C'mon you better get a grip on yourself, babe!!

    🌾✨🌟💫🌟🌿

    Groban C'mon

    ❤️🐍🇮🇹👓:*:👓🇺🇸💙🗽
    😊😚😙😗😍😃😋😘🐶

    Cada quién sus cuitas

    🌜👧◆🌙💕💘💋🇺🇸👨🗽🙏🌛

  28. Sarah LaPidus

    i am in love with josh groban please send help

  29. Alison Pauline Moore

    He would make a perfect Jean Valjean

  30. Cynthia Strasse

    This is one of my very very faves vids from "Stages" and have already lost memory of how many times played this and shall even reproduce for many more times to come, really appreciate Mr. Josh Groban has displayed all of this musical assortment in playlists and clips like these to watch for our very soul ears to listen to, in so much generosity & freely to www-audio-philes interested yet unable to purchase a copy for whatever reason, sensibly appreciated 22 01 2017

  31. 18 "I AM"

    Merci j'aime la musique du Sondheim

  32. Cynthia Strasse

    A sweet good night Mr. Groban 27 12 2016

  33. Cynthia Strasse

    🌾🗽🌃🎆🎑🌠🌌✨💫27 X I I 2 0 1 6

  34. "UNA MEXICANA QUE FRUTA VENDÍA"

    Such a beautiful pure voice you're gifted with Mr. Joshua Groban, may 2017 be a most sweet and dreamy new year for you and those in your every sphere of activity º namaste December the 27th, 2016

  35. Claudine Is Calling You To Act

    🎆🎆🎆🎆🎆🎆🎆🎆🎆

  36. El día que me quieras la rosa que engalana . . .

    27 X I I 2 0 1 6

  37. Elisa K

    Really strange listening to that second song sang by Josh.

  38. Aquata Arrow

    I love his voice. So majestic and beautiful.
    I am writing a Harry Potter fanfiction about Voldemort's daughter and while I have not got even close to this part, I do have a scene where Voldy sings a lullaby to her and I was thinking of using this song. It just seems like the kind of voice he would have and the kind of song he would sing. You guys like the idea?

    Alexander Laurens

    Hannah Klinkhammer I love that idea, I can see Voldy singing this

    Aquata Arrow

    Shadow Hearts Thanks! I'm definitely going to do it!

    Kitty Napier

    Aquata Arrow did you ever write it? If so can I please have the link.

    Aquata Arrow

    @Kitty NapierSadly, not yet. My fanfiction writing has been put on hold for a few years as i've been dealing with some personal stuff. But I will let you know if it is up and I will post a link. Thanks for the support though!!

  39. fulquard

    Yes
    Y e s
    Y e s
    (Two of my favorite musicals)

  40. Julia Kornienko

    DT, this song is for you...very wise advice!

  41. Aimi McConohy-Nelson

    This was amazing in his live show at the Starlite Theatre in KC MO. 8/16/16!

  42. Andrei Gulapa

    i will die and come back to life if josh sang the witch rap

  43. Juju Bee

    Literally you are perfection...truly.

  44. sam l

    always and always....beautiful......

  45. Maria Monika

    So beautiful. Thankyou, AMAZING JOSH GROBAN !

  46. Neshka Virdure

    Most Wonderful:)!!! Thank You So Much for Posting This:)!!!

  47. Ellison Brown

    Just wonderful !!!

  48. Sorcerrer Alexei

    Josh Groban and Ramin Karimloo. Every tenors role models for classically trained singers.

    Andrei Gulapa

    damn both of them are godlike HA

    Confusius

    Groban is more baritone.

    Ian Suchon

    Captain's Log Josh Groban is a high baritone

    Dan Keeley

    Both are baritones with a high extension.

  49. Little Reb

    PLEASE DO PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

    christian rushing

    rtheel26 him and Kelly Clarkson dueted All I Ask of You and it's amazing

  50. Hunter Lamoreaux

    I am in a madrigal choir and we are singing this song, I love it!

    tom spencer

    which one?

    Hunter Lamoreaux

    +Tom Spencer "children will listen"

  51. Hunter Lamoreaux

    Beautiful

  52. INSPIRE

    I love this!!!!

  53. Carolyn Booth

    I really need to check this musical out. (Both of them!)

  54. TheShall201788

    I want to sing to a girl

    The UCLA Gymnast

    Did you ever sing to the girl you had in mind?

  55. Blondiegirl

    I want to hear him do piano man or Vienna by billy Joel now

  56. Lucía BG

    Que voz ♡.♡

    Hazard

    MARAVILHOSO BRAVO!!!

  57. Rhiannon Hall

    I'm not crying, what are you talking about..... *sniffs* that's such a ridiculous accusation.....*wipes a tear* what?! No, I'm....sweating through my eyes...those aren't tears....you're wrong...*sniffs again* dammit, Josh...

    h193013

    Hey who left this bowl of onions here

    TrinaTurnerify

    +Rhiannon Hall I'm right there with you! Needed a tissue.

  58. James Gallaspie

    he sings so purly and from the heart

  59. Marvin C

    Ha, the name of the song says "Children will listen not while i'm around."

  60. Taylor Sampson

    You really should do Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera. In my opinion, you'd nail it!

    Ian Suchon

    Taylor Sampson he did it 10 years ago!

    Jeania Angermeier

    I've been saying that for years! I would love to hear his take on that song!

  61. XborntobecaramelX

    What a beautiful transition between two amazing songs!

  62. Starfish

    He does NOT have enough subscribers

    James Read

    Totally agree 100%

  63. atorisnalsur

    Very cool

    Denise Weber

    @Ruslan Sirota did you play the piano Ruslan?

    liz bartz

    Yes Denise, Ruslan played piano for the CD version of this song.

    Denise Weber

    great! I love the Meadley!

  64. Rin Lockhart

    I want him to sing Agony now, seeing him rip his shirt off dramatically in front of a green screen showing a waterfall.

    Scarlet Giry

    +Catherine Tansley I agree completely.

    E J

    😊 yes but that prince was charming but not sincere - Josh is both - let's just dream about getting those suits off 😉

    Jennifer Loving

    Rin Lockhart Yea, though I'd probably have a nosebeed or something else♨♨

  65. Katie Bowling

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  66. Josh Groban: Dumbest Moments

    Because of the lot tiny technical errors, I can't decide that it was
    intentional or not ( For example in the description of the '' All I
    Ask Of You '' was written the description of the '' If I loved You ''
    ... And the videos upload repeatedly, but later the one of the videos
    will be locked ) . But we love you Josh! ( The whole World ! ) 😊😁😂😀😃

    Groban C'mon

    😝hmm? What 😳 ehem ehem yeahhh we 😘J💓SHIEJ♨️SH🇮🇹😙JeJe😛😘🐶👨🇺🇸♨️🗽🌃🌌🌠🎠🎡🗼🗾🏰😋🌙🌜✦ 🌛

  67. 1215sara

    So beautiful.  Thank you

  68. Jamie C

    so amazing, as always.