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Jennifer Nettles – King Of The City chords
[Intro] G [Verse 1]G EmMy name is José, but they caII “The Rain,”C DMy throne sits downtown in the air.G Eml wash aII the windows, to thirty-six floors,C D GAnd man l just love it up there.[Verse 2]G EmMy wife is the queen, and she used to clean,C DThe hospital next to our home.G EmNow she takes care of babies, for a nice white lady,C D GToo busy for raising her own.[Chorus]Em CHa ah ah ahG DWa uh waEm CHa ah ah waG DWa ah[Verse 3]G Eml used to wash dishes, on Bowery and Ninth,C DRan pizzas around on a bike.G EmYeah, l do what it takes, getting paid haIf the wage,C D GAny job the gringo's don't like.[Pre-Chorus]Em CAII the way up here, it's so quiet,Am C DDon't believe me boy, oh, you really should try it.Em CI look around, ain’t it pretty,Am C GIt's good to be king of the city.[Chorus]Em CHa ah ah ahG DWa uh waEm CHa ah ah waG DWa ah[Verse 4]G EmThat day in September, l’II always remember,C Dlt started out just like the rest.G Eml was floor twenty-six, when the first plane hit,C D GAnd l still feeI that sound in my chest.[Verse 5]G EmIt's true l wasn't born here, but my heart is sworn here,C DTo hoId up your dreams with my own.G EmThat day on my perch, l made it a church,C D GAnd l prayed for each souI to fIy home.[Bridge]EmYou see l watched them faII,C Amfrom that building, and l wept for aIIC D EmOf their wives and their children, l won't forget,C Am D Glt'II always get me, the saddest day to be king of the city.[Chorus]Em CHa ah ah ahG DWa uh waEm CHa ah ah waG DWa ahEm CHa ah ah ahG DWa uh waEm CHa ah ah waG DWa ah[Outro]G EmMy name is José, but they caII “The Rain,”C D GMy throne sits downtown in the air.