I'm in the Middle of a Muddle is a deleted song from the 1950 Disney animated film, Cinderella.

Background

This song was originally going to be included in the film, but ended up getting deleted from the final version of the film. It was a work song where Cinderella sings about her chores, but due to a possible concern from audiences about Cinderella dealing with her own troubles, it was deleted from the final version. For the final version of the film in "The Work Song", the mice sang about Cinderella's unreasonable work schedule and audiences shared about the caring with the mice.[1]

Lyrics

I'm in the middle of a muddle
In the middle of a muddle am I
I wanna have fun, I wanna have fun
But the work is piling high

I'm in the middle of a riddle
In the middle of a riddle, oh my
I'll never get done, I'll never get done
Because I'm only I

It seems my work just never stops
The rooms turn into rooms
Oh, how I wish my feet were mops
And my hands were brooms

I'm in a topsy of a turvy
In a topsy of a turvy, it's true
I wish I were twins, I wish I were twins
I'm in the muddle in the middle of a muddle
And I can't muddle through

Cinderella, Cinderella, Cinderella, Cinderella (Cinderella)
Cinderella, Cinderella, Cinderella (Cinderella)

(instrumental break)

It seems my work just never stops
The rooms turn into rooms
Oh, how I wish my feet were mops
And my hands were brooms

I'm in a topsy of a turvy
In a topsy of a turvy, it's true
I wish I were twins, I wish I were twins
I'm in the muddle in the middle of a muddle
And I can't muddle through

References

  1. Page 3 of The Lost Chords: Cinderella booklet, Walt Disney Records, 2012.


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Media
Films: CinderellaCinderella II: Dreams Come TrueCinderella III: A Twist in TimeCinderella (2015 film)Video

Television: A Poem Is...
Video Games: Disney Princess (video game)Cinderella: Magical DreamsDisney Princess: Enchanted JourneyKingdom Hearts Birth by SleepDisney InfinityDisney Princess: My Fairytale AdventureDisney Magical WorldCinderella Free FallDisney Emoji Blitz
Music: Soundtrack2015 Soundtrack
Books: Disney's Wonderful World of ReadingCinderella's Magic AdventureRoyal WeddingsDisney Princess Beginnings

Disney Parks
Castle of Magical DreamsCinderella's Fairy Tale HallCinderella CastleCinderella Castle Mystery TourDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestIt's a Small WorldMickey Mouse RevuePrince Charming Regal CarrouselPrincess PavilionStorybook Land Canal Boats

Entertainment: Cinderella's Surprise CelebrationCinderellabration: Lights of RomanceDisney's BelieveDisney Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDream Along with MickeyFantasmic!Mickey's Gift of DreamsMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey and the MagicianOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!Royal Princess Music CelebrationThe Starlit Princess WaltzTwice Charmed: An Original Twist on the Cinderella Story
Restaurants: Cinderella's Royal Table
Shops: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's FantillusionDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney's Party ExpressDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeJubilation!Magic HappensMain Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Rainy Day ExpressMickey's Soundsational ParadePaint The Night ParadeSpectroMagicThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeVillains Cursed Caravan
Fireworks: Disney in the StarsFantasy in the SkyMagic, Music and MayhemMagicalOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWishesWonderful World of Animation
Spring: Disney Pirate or Princess: Make Your Choice
Summer: Mickey's WaterWorks
Halloween: Hocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularIt's Good to be Bad with the Disney VillainsMickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeVillains Dance Party
Christmas: Cinderella's Holiday WishRoyal Christmas Wishes

Characters
Original: CinderellaJaq and GusPerla and SuzyMiceBirdsPrince CharmingFairy GodmotherBrunoMajorCinderella's FatherLady TremaineAnastasia TremaineDrizella TremaineLuciferThe KingThe Grand DukeHeraldMaryRoyal Guards

Sequel: Pom-PomPrudenceBeatrice and DaphneThe BakerFlower VendorThe QueenCountess Le Grande
Remake: Cinderella's MotherLizard FootmenMr. GooseCaptainTown CrierSir Francis Tremaine
Deleted: JabberProfessor LeFoofSpink

Locations
Cinderella's CastleCinderella's ChâteauVillageKing's Castle
Objects
Glass SlipperPumpkinPumpkin CoachMagic WandCinderella's Dress
Songs
Films: CinderellaA Dream is a Wish Your Heart MakesSing, Sweet NightingaleWork Song (Cinderelly, Cinderelly)Bibbidi-Bobbidi-BooSo This is LovePut It TogetherFollow Your HeartThe World Is Looking Up to YouIt's What's Inside That CountsPerfectly PerfectMore Than a DreamI DoAt the BallI Still BelieveLavender's BlueStrong

Deleted: Dancing on a CloudThe Cinderella Work SongThe Face That I See in the NightThe Dress That My Mother WoreSing a Little, Dream a LittleI'm in the Middle of a MuddleThe Mouse SongI Lost My Heart At the Ball
Twice Charmed: All Because of a ShoeIt's Never Too LateIn a MomentBelieve in Me

See also
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