Jon Matteson

Lauren Lopez

Released December 24th, 2018
Length 2:58
Label StarKid Productions
Inevitable is a song from The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals sung by the character Paul Matthews (Jon Matteson) and Emma Perkins (Lauren Lopez) and ensemble. It is the fourteenth track on the soundtrack album.

Lyrics Edit

[PAUL] Emma I'm sorry You lost Emma I’m sorry You lost your way

What if I told you I made it And this is the life that I chose? Would you even believe it, Emma? Do you believe in ghosts?

What if I told you a story That settled all the dust? I'm still the man you trust It's inevitable for us

[EMMA, spoken] No! Get away from me! You’re not Paul, you're one of them!

[PAUL] Before, I had no ambition But now my life is a song Don't you want to see me happy? Is it so tragically wrong? What if the only choice is You have to sing to survive?

[PAUL & ENSEMBLE] We must go on with the show It's inevitable

[PAUL] To know what I want now

[ENSEMBLE] Know what you want now

[PAUL] Emma, I want you To join the party Aren't you going to tip me?

[ENSEMBLE] Get your cup of coffee

[PAUL] Look at the fun we're having already!


[PAUL] I found my calling You can do the same now Put your words to lyrics And you're playin' the game now It’s all there is and all there ever was


[PAUL (ENSEMBLE)] Let me puke in your mouth, Em (Ahh) Just open your food bin, girl (Ahh) And you can join the hive Then show me your—

[PAUL & ENSEMBLE] Hands! Show me those jazz hands! Get ’em up or you're shit outta luck! Show me your hands! Show me those jazz hands! Or I might be inclined

[PAUL] To plant my seed!

[ENSEMBLE] Ooooooooooooooo

[PAUL] The hive needs to feed!

[ENSEMBLE] Ooooooooooooooo

[PAUL] Happiness is guaranteed!

[ENSEMBLE] Ooooooooooooooo

[PAUL] If you just give us one last

[PAUL & ENSEMBLE] Show-stopping number! With Emma front and center! A kick line is inevitable!

What if I told you a story How the world became peaceful and just? It was inevitable Inevitable Inevitable

[PAUL, spoken] The apotheosis is upon—


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