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Artist Franz Ferdinand
Album Almost Alice
Genre Indie Rock
Length 2:08
Label Buena Vista
Writer(s) Lewis Carroll
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The Lobster Quadrille is a poem and a dance from the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It is taught to Alice by the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon. It was sung by the Scottish band Franz Ferdinand as part of the 2010 movie's soundtrack, Almost Alice.

Text

"Will you walk a little faster?" said a
whiting to a snail.
"There's a porpoise close behind us,
and he's treading on my tail.
See how eagerly the lobsters and
the turtles all advance!
They are waiting on the shingle--will you come and join the dance?

Will you, won't you, will you, won't
you, will you join the dance?
Will you, won't you, will you, won't
you, won't you join the dance?

"You can really have no notion how
delightful it will be
When they take us up and throw us,
with the lobsters, out to sea!"
But the snail replied "Too far, too
far!" and gave a look askance.
Said he thanked the whiting kindly,
but he would not join the dance.

Would not, could not, would not,
could not, would not join the dance.
Would not, could not, would not,
could not, could not join the dance.

"What matters it how far we go?"
his scaly friend replied.
"There is another shore, you know,
upon the other side.
The further off from England the
nearer is to France--
Then turn not pale, beloved snail,
but come and join the dance.

Will you, won't you, will you, won't
you, will you join the dance?
Will you, won't you, will you, won't
you, won't you join the dance?"

Video

Alice sings the Lobster Quadrille in Alice in Wonderland (1999)

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Lobster Quadrille - Alice in Wonderland (1999)Clip






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Alice The Poison The Technicolor Phase Her Name Is Alice Painting Flowers
Where's My Angel Strange Follow Me Down Very Good Advice In Transit
Welcome to Mystery Tea Party The Lobster Quadrille Always Running Out of Time Fell Down a Hole White Rabbit Sea What We Seas Topsy Turvy Extreme You Are Old, Father William Alice's Theme

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