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The Hourglass (also known in the 2018 remake as The Switch) is the third song of the musical, Freaky Friday and also the 2018 remake which it is performed by Ellie (Cozi Zuehlsdorff) and Katherine Blake (Heidi Blickenstaff).

Lyrics

Ellie:
I don't need to live all large
I just like to be in charge
Of things I do and eat
And how I dress

Katherine:
Oh my dear, I wish you knew
All the work I have to do
Just to keep you in your munchies and your mess

Ellie:
If you knew what I go through...

Katherine:
If you knew what I go through...

Ellie:
Walked a day in my own shoes...

Katherine:
Worked a day in grown-up shoes...

Ellie:
Well then, maybe you would see...

Katherine:
You would see and learn that that's why I can't say yes!

Ellie:
And you would just say yes!
If you knew what I go through, how it's hellishly unfair

Katherine:
Oh, I'd love to be in school, have a day without a care

Both:
How I wish you'd understand and see the world my way

Ellie:
For just one day...

Katherine:
For just one day...

Ellie:
For just one day...

Katherine:
For just one day...

Both:
For just, one, day...

I don’t need to live all large
I just like to be in charge
Of the things I do or eat
And how I dress
Oh my dear I wish you knew
All the work I have to do
Just to keep you in your munchies
And your mess

If you knew what I go through
(If you knew what I go through)
Walked a day in my own shoe
(Worked a day in grown-up shoes)
Well then, maybe you would see
(You would see and learn)
And you would just say yes!
(That that's why I can't say yes!)
If you knew what I go through
How it’s brutally unfair
I’d love to be in school
Have a day without a care

How I wish you’d understand
And see the world my way
For just one day (just one day)
Just one day (just one day)
Just, one, daaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!

v - e - d
Disney's Freaky Friday - 2003 Remake Logo
Media
Freaky Friday1995 remake2003 remake2018 remake
Characters
Original: Ellen AndrewsAnnabel AndrewsBill AndrewsMrs. SchmaussHarold JenningsVirginiaMr. DilkMr. JoffertCoach BetsyBoris HarrisMrs. MurphyBen AndrewsMiss McGuirkMrs. Lucille GibbonsMrs. BensonHilary MillerBambiJo-JoMr. MillsMr. Jackman

1995 remake: Dana BarbFrieda DebnyMr. SweetPrincipal HandelStan HornerLeanne FuttermanHerbieCaryBill DavidsonMrs. Tarr
2003 remake: Tess ColemanAnna ColemanRyanAllen ColemanJakeElton BatesMaddieHarry ColemanPegPei-PeiPei-Pei's momEvanDottie RobertsonStacey HinkhouseEthanScott
2018 remake: Ellie BlakeKatherine BlakeAdamMike HarperFletcher BlakeTorrey MinSavannahMonica YangKarl CarlsonKittyDanielleLuisMs. MeyersMr. BlumenPrincipal EhrinMrs. LuckenbillSenor O'BrienOfficer KowalksiMrs. Time

Songs
Films: I'd Like To Be You For a DayHappy Together

Musical: PrologueJust One DayThe HourglassI Got ThisOh, BiologyVowsBustedSomebody Has to Take the BlameWatch Your BackParents LieNot Myself TodayWomen and SandwichesBring My (Baby) Brother HomeGoAfter All of This and EverythingNo More FearThe Other HourglassToday and Ev'ry Day
2018 remake: What It's Like to Be MeThe SwitchFalse SwitchbackAt Last It's Me

Other
Musical

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