[ROXIE] The name on everybody's lips Is gonna be Roxie The lady rakin' in the chips Is gonna be Roxie
I'm gonna be a celebrity That means somebody eveyone knows They're gonna recognize my eyes My hair, my teeth, my boobs, my nose
From just some dumb mechanic's wife I'm gonna be Roxie Who says that murders not an art?
And who in case she doesn't hang can say she started with a bang? Foxy Roxie Hart!
[ROXIE (spoken)] You wanna know something? I always wanted to be in Vaudeville. And now that I'm a celebrity, I'm gonna have me a swell act, too. Yeah, I'll get a boy to work with- someone who can lift me up, show me off- Oh hell, I'll get two boys. It'll frame me better. Think "BIG", Roxie, think "BIG." I'm gonna get a whole bunch of boys.
The name on everybody's lips Is gonna be
[ROXIE] The lady rakin' in the chips is gonna be
[BOYS] Roxie. She's gonna be a celebrity
[ROXIE] That means somebody everyone knows
[BOYS] They're gonna recognize her eyes Her hair. Her teeth...
[ROXIE] ...My boobs, my nose From just some dumb mechanic's wife I'm gonna be Sing it!
[ROXIE] Who says that murder's not an art?
[BOYS] And who in case she doesn't hang
[ROXIE] Can say she started With a bang?
[ROXIE AND BOYS] Foxy Roxie Hart
[BOYS] They're gonna wait outside in line To get to see Roxie
[ROXIE] Think of those autographs I'll sign "Good luck to you, Roxie"
And I'll appear in Lavaliere That goes all the way down to my waist
[BOYS] Here a ring, there a ring Everywhere a ring a ling
[ROXIE] But always in the best of taste Oooh I'm a star.
[BOYS] And the audience loves her.
[ROXIE (spoken)] And I love the audience. And the audience loves me for loving them. And I love them for lving me. And we jus tlove each other. That's because none of us got any love in our childhood.
[BOYS (spoken)] That's right.
[ROXIE (spoken)] And that's show biz, Kid.
[BOYS] Oh yeah.
She's giving up here humdrum life
[ROXIE] I'm gonna be
[BOYS] Roxie. She made a scandal and a start.
[ROXIE] And Sophie Tucker will shit, I know To see her name get billed below