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Song Parodies -> "Rather Like To Be King"

Original Song Title:

"Can't Wait To Be King"

Original Performer:

Disney - The Lion King

Parody Song Title:

"Rather Like To Be King"

Parody Written by:

Katie Hunt

The Lyrics

This is just my touched-up version of another original parody by Phil Alexander. Thanks, Phil! (",)
I'm gonna be an eco-king, so GM crops, beware

Well, you'll have to wait until we're dead, my little son and heir.

No, Mummy will not abdicate, 'cause no queen has before.
And if she's like her dear old mum, she'll live til 84

Thus far, you've always been a patient thing...

One would rather like to be king!

(Queen: You've rather a long way to to go now Charlie.
Listen, if you think...)

With mummy dead and buried, I'll finally have power
Get Edward off the telly, lock Daddy in the Tower

(Queen: Oh hush, dear!)

Free to talk to plants all day

(Queen: Well, one needn't be proud of it!)

Building modern stuff my way!

We think it's time that you got back to riding on your horse

One hopes you didn't mean Camilla Parker-Bowles, of course

If this is where the monarchy is headed, we won't die
Not this morning, nor this afternoon, we'll never say Goodbye
I'll live until a hundred and something...

One would rather like to be king!

Even in the daylight, even in the deep dark
Everyone look out, one's - gonna be the mon-arch

(Queen: Not yet!)

One's gonna knock down every old building
And Wills and Harry won't get a look in
It's gonna be King Charles's finest fling
Oh, one would rather like to be king [x3]

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Total Votes: 11

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pickle - August 02, 2004 - Report this comment
I love the politeness of Charles's demand - 'one would rather like to be king!' He never will, of course.
Blondie - August 03, 2004 - Report this comment
As a citizen of a country that recently had a referendum to remove itself from the commonwealth (unfortunately the motion was defeated) this is awesome. I loved the part about the horse and Camilla. 555.
jmndlbm - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
jtt song & royal brits both dumb, this is genius.
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - April 10, 2005 - Report this comment
Blast! First I was gunna do 'Camilla' to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' and found that someone did it a few weeks back. Now I was gunna do a similar song as yours and it's MONTHS old. Nice job.
----------------------------------------- - September 29, 2012 - Report this comment
the OS is i just can't wait 2 be king

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