adam pascal
talking chess
lyrics

[Freddie]

This is the one situation I wanted most to avoid

[Anatoly]

Then what on earth are you doing?

You could be better employed

[Freddie]

No. Please hear me out

I think I can help

[Anatoly]

If it's about Florence I'm warning you-

[Freddie]

No. It's not about her, your wife or your kids or money or Walter or Molokov

[Anatoly]

What the hell is it?

[Freddie]

I want to talk chess

[Anatoly]

Chess?

[Freddie]

Something I've noticed in Viigand

It's his King's Indian Defense

One of the lines he's been trying

Doesn't completely make sense

[Anatoly]

Why? I don't understand

[Freddie]

I told you his King's Indian-

[Anatoly]

No, I don't understand why you're helping me

[Freddie]

Because I love chess

Does nobody else?

Jesus, sometimes I think I'm the only one

How can you let mediocrity win?

[Anatoly]

What about Florence's father?

My wife and my children?

[Freddie, spoken]

Oh f** you!

[Freddie, sung]

You've let them all down already

Win or betray yourself too

You don't want those sh**s

To get what they want

[Anatoly]

They'll get what they want

They always do

[Freddie]

No. They won't if you win

Be true to the game

The one thing you know you can count upon

[Anatoly]

What about Florence?

[Freddie]

The one thing is chess

[Anatoly]

Chess?

[Freddie, spoken]