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On the Steps of the Palace - "Into the Woods" Original Movie clip (Anna Kenrick)03:31

On the Steps of the Palace - "Into the Woods" Original Movie clip (Anna Kenrick)

On the Steps of the Palace is a song sung by Cinderella in the film Into the Woods. The song is also found in the musical by the same name. It is used in MCF stories starting in "MCF: Sunset in the Palace" and the MCF version of Into the Woods.

Lyrics Edit

Cinderella He's a very smart Prince,

He's a Prince who prepares.

Knowing this time I'd run from him,

He spread pitch on the stairs.

I was caught unawares.


And it means: well, he cares-


This is more than just malice.


Better stop and take stock


While you're standing here stuck


On the steps of the palace.

Alright, what do you want?


You think, make a decision.


Why not stay and be caught?


Should I, well, it's a thought,


What would be his response?


But then what if he knew


Who I am when you know


That I'm not what he thinks


That he wants?

And then what if I am?


What a Prince would envision?


But then how can you know


Who you are till you know


What you want, which you don't?


So then which do you pick: Where you're safe, out of sight,


And yourself, but where everything's wrong?


Or where everything's right


And you know that you'll never belong?

And whichever you pick,


Do it quick,

'Cause you're starting to stick

To the steps of the palace.

It's my first big decision,


The choice isn't easy to make.


To arrive at a ball Is exciting and all-


Once you're there, though, it's scary.

And it's fun to deceive

When you know you can leave,

But you have to be wary.

There's a lot that's at stake,

But you've stalled long enough,

'Cause you're still standing stuck In the stuff on the steps...

Better run along home


And avoid the collision.


Even though they don't care,


You'll be better of there


Where there's nothing to choose,


So there's nothing to lose.


So I'll pry up my shoes.


Then from out of the blue,


And without any guide,


You know what your decision is,


Which is not to decide.


I'll just leave him a clue:


For example, a shoe.


And then see what he'll do.

Now it's he and not you


Who is stuck with a shoe,


In a stew, in the goo,


And I've learned something, too,


Something I never knew,


On the steps of the palace.

Singers Edit

  • Cinderella(Into the Woods)
  • Sunset Shimmer(MCF: Sunset in the Palace)
  • Tracy and Tricia(MCF: Into the Woods)

Trivia Edit

  • Many lines from the original version of the song were changed for the film.

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