King For A Day

Album: Here's to Future Days (1985)
Charted: 22 8
  • I know you well
    And I can tell
    Something's on your mind
    'Cos in your dreams
    The demon screams
    And I know he's going to hurt you blind
    (bridge)
    You say you hunger for something you can't get at all
    And love is not enough anymore
    (chorus)
    IF I WAS KING FOR JUST ONE DAY
    I WOULD GIVE IT ALL AWAY
    I WOULD GIVE IT ALL AWAY TO BE WITH YOU
    IF I WAS KING FOR JUST ONE DAY
    I HAD JUST ONE THING TO SAY
    YOU KNOW THAT LOVE IS
    ALL WE NEED TO GET US THROUGH
    Diamond rings
    And all those things
    They never sparkle like your smile
    And as for fame
    It's just a name
    That only satisfies you for a while
    (REPEAT BRIDGE & CHORUS)
    I've heard it said
    Or maybe read
    Only money makes the world go 'round
    But all the gold
    Won't heal your soul
    If your world should tumble to the ground
    (REPEAT BRIDGE)
    So listen,
    Love is all, love is all, love is all we need
    Love is all, love is all, love is all we need yeah.
    Love is all, love is all, love is all we need
    Love is all, love is all, love is all we need yeah.
    (REPEAT CHORUS TWICE)
    If I was King
    For just one day
    For just one thing to say
    Love... Writer/s: TOM BAILEY, ALANNAH JOY CURRIE, JOSEPH MARTIN LEEWAY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 12th 1986, "King for a Day" by the Thompson Twins entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #52; and nine weeks later on March 16th, 1986 it peaked at #8 for one week...
    It reached #4 in New Zealand and #10 in Sweden...
    Between 1982 and 1989 the trio had eleven Top 100 records; with three reaching the Top 10, their two other Top 10 records were "Hold Me Now" {#3 in 1983} and "Lay Your Hands On Me" {#6 in 1985}...
    They just missed having a fourth Top 10 record when "Doctor! Doctor!" peaked at #11 in 1984.
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