The King Will Come

Album: Argus (1972)
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  • In the fire, the king will come
    Thunder rolls, piper and drum
    Evil sons, overrun
    Count their sins judgment comes

    The checkerboard of Knights and Knaves
    Man will die, man be saved
    The sky will fall, the earth will pray
    When judgment comes to claim its day

    See the word of the prophet
    On a stone of his hand
    Poison pen revelation
    Or just a sign in the sand?

    The checkerboard of Knights and Knaves
    Man will die, man be saved
    The sky will fall, the earth will pray
    When judgment comes to claim its day

    See the word of the prophet
    On a stone of his hand
    Poison pen revelation
    Or just a sign in the sand? Writer/s: Andrew Powell, David Turner, Martin Turner, Steve Upton
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Bill from Liverpool, --The chequerboard of nights and days is a steal from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam, which goes....

    'Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
    Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
    Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
    And one by one back in the Closet lays.

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