King Of The City chords with lyrics by Jennifer Nettles - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Jennifer Nettles – King Of The City chords

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[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 ah
G DWa uh wa
Em CHa ah ah wa
G 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 ah
G DWa uh wa
Em CHa ah ah wa
G 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 aII
C 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 ah
G DWa uh wa
Em CHa ah ah wa
G DWa ah
Em CHa ah ah ah
G DWa uh wa
Em CHa ah ah wa
G DWa ah
[Outro]
G EmMy name is José, but they caII “The Rain,”
C D GMy throne sits downtown in the air.
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