The King Must Die

 
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
 
Bbmaj7 
 
Am 
 
A7 
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
 
Bbmaj7 
 
Am 
 
A7 
 
Dm7 
No man’s a jester playing  
G 
Shakespeare 
 
 
C/G 
 
G 
 
C/G 
 
G 
F 
Round your throne-room fl
G 
oor 
 
 
Gsus4 
 
G 
 
Gsus4 
 
G 
 
While the  
Gm7 
juggler’s act is danced upon
A7sus4 
The crown that  
A 
you once  
Dm7 
wore  
G/D 

And sooner or later

Everybody’s kingdom must end
And I’m so afraid your courtiers
Cannot be called best friends

{soc}

G 
Ceaser’s had your troubles
Dm 
Widows 
 
 
C 
had to  
Dm 
cry 
 
 
C 
 
Dm 
G 
While mercenaries cloisters sing
E7/G# 
And the king must  
Asus4 
die  
A7 
{eoc}

 
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
 
Bbmaj7 
 
Am 
 
A7 

Some men are better staying sailors

Take my word and go
But tell the ostler that his name was
The very first they chose

And if my hands are stained forever

And the altar should refuse me
Would you let me in, would you let me in, would you let me in
Should I cry sanctuary

{c:Repeat Chorus}

 
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
The King Must
Bbmaj7 
Die  
Am 
Oh  
A7 
yeah
 
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
 
Bbmaj7 
 
Am 
 
A7 

No man’s a jester playing Shakespeare

Round your throne room floor
While the juggler’s act is danced upon
The crown that you once wore

 
G/D 
The king is  
Dm7 
dead
G/D 
The king is  
Dm7 
dead
G/D 
The king is  
Dm7 
dead  
Dm 
 
Dm/C 
 
Bbmaj7 
 
Am7 
Bb 
Long 
 
li
Am 
ve the  
Dsus4 
king  
D 

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