Will Varley King For A King chords
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http://www.willvarley.com/ The whole song is F C G Am, except for the two final lines of the chorus, where it's F C G G. ---- (Capo on 4th) *PART 1 (Childhood)* F C G Am You're six seconds old in the arms of your mother Six weeks later, you start to see colour And you learn pretty soon, if you cry you get tit You learn how to crawl and you learn how to shit By the time you can speak, they got you in school Where just asking questions is breaking the rules Well, ten years later, the system has won You've stopped asking questions and sucking your thumb On your thirteenth birthday they give you a drink Say, 'Get it all down, you’ll forget how to think!' So you tell your first girlfriend you're gonna die young At the end of her garden she gives you some tongue By fourteen she's left you, well life is unfair You've got shey on your t-shirt and spikes in your head And your best friend from school said, 'Just doesn't suit you!' You sit on a wall and you talk of the future, say F C G Am King for a king, eye for an eye The birds still sing when they fall from the sky If I slip a little whisky now into your cup F C G G Will you swear that you'll never grow up? Swear that you'll never grow up? *PART 2 (Youth)* Well your teenage years scar you like daggers Your insecurity turns into a swagger Defensive as Normandy, lacking maturity Drink like a fish, smoke like a chimney *CHORUS* King for a king, eye for an eye The birds still sing when they fall from the sky We'll stand on the rooftops, we'll scream and we’ll shout If you swear that tomorrow we'll work it all out If you swear that tomorrow we'll work it all out *PART 3 (Adulthood)* By twenty you're starting to run out of steam You got no money and can't sell your dreams Get a job in an office like a means to an end You start wearing shirts and losing your friends And one night you meet a girl having a smoke She looks alright and she laughs at your jokes Well, take it all easy, boy, you can't be lazy Watch out, son, you've got a baby, oh Six seconds old, in the arms of your lover Six weeks later, she starts to see colour And you swear that no harm will come to her or her mother Your means to an end, well it's starting to suffer, say *CHORUS* King for a king, eye for an eye The birds still sing when they fall from the sky Well, at least we can laugh, at least we can smile We all just drop in for a while Yeah, we all just drop in for a while PART 4 (Death of a friend) Well, your hair's getting grey now, so is your mustache Your best friend from school - dies in a car crash You bury him, it's raining, you stand by your wife You say, 'What have I done with my life?' Just a name in a family tree, nothing to history But me and my woman, that's all that it means to me *CHORUS* King for a king, eye for an eye The birds still sing when they fall from the sky Slip a little whisky now into my cup And we'll swear that we’ll never grow up Yeah, we'll swear that we'll never grow up...