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"Days in the Sun" is a song from the 2017 remake of Beauty and the Beast. It is performed when the castle objects and Belle go to sleep, and everybody has a flashback of what life for them used to be when they were human. It is a combination of a lullaby and a remembrance of happier days for everybody and for the prince from when his mother died when he was young.[1]


Young Prince:
Days in the sun
Where my life has barely begun
Not until my whole life is done
Will I ever leave you?

Will I tremble again
To my dear one's gorgeous refrain?

Lumière and Plumette:
Will you now forever remain
Out of reach of my arms?

Mrs. Potts:
Oh, those days in the sun
What I'd give to relive just one
Undo what's done
And bring back the light

Madame de Garderobe:
Oh, I could sing
Of the pain these dark days bring
The spell we're under
Still it's the wonder of us
I sing of tonight

How in the midst of all this sorrow
Can so much hope and love endure?
I was innocent and certain
Now I'm wiser but unsure

Belle and Madame de Garderobe:
I can't go back into my childhood
(Days of the past)
One that my father made secure
(All those precious days couldn't last)
I can feel a change in me
(Oh, hold me closer!)
I'm stronger now, but still not free

Castle Staff:
Days in the sun
Will return, we must believe
As lovers do
That days in the sun
Will come shining through

Days in the sun
When a life has barely begun
When love, no prize can be won
I remember warmly
Those days in the past
Far too perfect and peaceful to last
And the skies were soon overcast
And the days grew cold

Oh, those days in the sun
What I'd give to relive just one
Change what I've done
Turn my life around
But that isn't real
And the empty pain I feel
Goes on and on
And days in the sun
Are a long time gone

Days in the sun
Selfish days I used to call fun
Fooled myself stealing love on the run
While the light was fading
That far, distant time
When I saw no reason nor rhyme
To be changing my ways
But I'm not so certain now

And those days in the sun
What I'd give to relive just one
Change what I've done
Find some room for love
But I know the deal
And the empty pain I feel
Goes on and on
And days in the sun
Are a long time gone

I know the deal
And the love I must reveal
What I must do
For days in the sun
To come shining through


v - e - d
Beauty and the beast logo
Films: Beauty and the BeastThe Enchanted ChristmasBelle's Magical WorldBeauty and the Beast (2017 film)Video

Television: Sing Me a Story with BelleBelle's Tales of FriendshipHouse of MouseOnce Upon a TimeA Poem Is...
Books: The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's PrinceDisney A Twisted Tale: As Old As TimeThe New Adventures of Beauty and the BeastWinter WonderlandTime Flies!Sittin' Pretty!Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the BeastClassic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingGolden Look-Look BookGolden Sight 'n' Sound BookLittle Golden BookDisney Princess Beginnings
Marvel Comics: A Chance For RomanceWardrobe's Big SurpriseThe Wishful WalkAlmost Amour!Lyrical Love Part 1 and 2Dove Tales Part 1 and 2A Masterpiece for the MasterDeck the Halls for Belle with HollyBelle, Book and CastleBound to SurpriseThe Dessert Disaster
Video Games: Beauty and the Beast (video game)Belle's QuestRoar of the BeastA Board Game AdventureDisney InfinityDisney Infinity: 2.0 EditionKingdom Hearts IIKingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Kingdom Hearts χ Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ Disney Enchanted Tales
Music: Beauty and the Beast (Original Soundtrack)Beauty and the Beast (2017 soundtrack)

Disney Parks
Animated film: Art of AnimationBeauty and the Beast RideDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestLe Pays des Contes de FéesMickey's PhilharMagicVoyage to the Crystal Grotto

Live action: Disney Illuminations
Entertainment: Animazment - The MusicalA Table is WaitingBeauty and the Beast Live on StageCinderella's Surprise CelebrationDisney's BelieveDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney Classics: The Music & The MagicEnchanted Tales with BelleFantasmic!Feel the MagicMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey and the MagicianRoyal TheatreThe Golden Mickeys
Restaurants: Be Our Guest RestaurantGaston's TavernMaurice’s Treats Snack CartRed Rose Taverne
Shops: Bonjour! Village Gifts
Parade: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Magical Moments ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Mickey's Rainy Day ExpressPaint The Night ParadeThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLightsWalt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Firework: Disney Dreams!Disney in the StarsOnce Upon a TimeWishesWorld of Color
Halloween: Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween ShowIt's Good To Be Bad With The Disney VillainsThe Disney Villains Halloween Showtime

Original: BelleBeastLumièreCogsworthMrs. PottsChipChip's siblingsChef BoucheVillagersMauricePhilippeGastonLeFouBimbettesSultanWardrobeFifiEnchantressMonsieur D'ArqueWolvesMusic BoxCoat RackGaston's buddiesThe BooksellerPierrePalanquin

Enchanted Christmas: AngeliqueForteFife
Belle's Magical World: WebsterCraneLe PlumeWitherspoonChandeleria
Deleted Characters: ClariceMargueriteBelle's sistersBelle's suitorsBelle's mother
Comic and Storybook Characters: Countess de la PerleThunder
Remake: CadenzaJean Potts

Original: PrologueBelleGastonBe Our GuestSomething ThereHuman AgainBeauty and the BeastThe Mob Song

Broadway: No Matter WhatMeHomeHow Long Must This Go On?If I Can't Love HerMaison Des LunesA Change in Me
Enchanted Christmas: StoriesAs Long As There's ChristmasDon't Fall in LoveA Cut Above the Rest
Belle's Magical World: A Little ThoughtListen With Our Hearts
Live-Action Film: AriaHow Does A Moment Last ForeverDays in the SunEvermore

Beast's CastleLibraryBelle's CottageVillageBallroomThe Black ForestTavernThe West WingBelle's Room
The Enchanted RoseEnchanted MirrorMaurice's Machine
See Also
Beauty and the Beast (musical)Beauty and the Beast Jr.Disney RenaissanceOriginal Screenplay