The New Kings

Album: F--k Everyone and Run (2016)
  • i. Fuck Everyone and Run

    We are the new Kings
    Sailing our seas of diamonds and gold
    We are the new Kings
    Seldom seen, elsewhere and unknown
    We are the new Kings
    Buying up London from Monaco
    We do as we please
    While you do as you're told

    Fuck everyone and run
    Fuck everyone and run

    Tony, not Anthony ...suitably masked
    Nassau Bahamas, Geneva, Luxembourg ...no questions asked
    Our world orbits yours and enjoys the view
    From this height we don't see the slums and the bums on the street
    Or the mums on the game

    Fuck everyone and run
    Fuck everyone and run

    We're too big to fall
    We're too big to fail
    We're too big to fall
    We're too big to fail
    And when we do
    It's down to you

    We're too big to fall
    We're too big to fail
    Too big

    ii. Russia's Locked Doors

    We are the new Kings
    We had the keys to Old Russia's locked doors
    We are the new Kings
    Here on the corporation's top floor
    If you cross us we'll buy you and you can retire
    Your children set up for life
    Think about it

    Greed is good

    We are the new Kings
    We sold your council houses, not to you, but the banks
    Up in the stratosphere - wielding the knife
    While you said thanks
    Oceans of money high in the clouds
    But if you hang around
    More often than not, it'll trickle down

    While the diggers of the diamonds we wear, labour underground for dear life
    On your knees, peasant, and kiss this ring
    You're working for the new king

    We are the new kings
    I'll tell you a tale
    We're too big to fall
    We're too big to fail

    iii. A Scary Sky

    We saw the crash on the news todayoh boy
    It changed our lives
    But did it really happen?
    Flyin' high in a scary sky
    Flyin' high in a scary sky
    What's going on?
    What's going on?
    What's going on?

    I don't know if I can believe the news
    I don't know if I can believe the news
    They can do anything these days
    They can do anything with computers these days

    iv. Why is Nothing Ever True?

    Remember a time when you thought that you mattered,
    Believed in the school song, die for your country - a country that cared for you
    All in it together?
    If it ever was more than a lie or some naive romantic notion
    Well, it's all shattered now
    It's all shattered now

    Why is nothing ever true?
    Why is nothing ever true?
    Why is nothing ever true?

    Well do you remember a time when you thought you belonged to something more than you?
    A country that cared for you
    A national anthem you could sing without feeling used or ashamed
    You poor sods have only yourselves to blame
    On your knees, peasant
    You're living for the New King
    You're living for the New King
    You're living for the New King Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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