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Song Parodies -> "One Would Rather Like To Be King"

Original Song Title:

"I Just Can't Wait To Be King"

Original Performer:

Simba (The Lion King)

Parody Song Title:

"One Would Rather Like To Be King"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

I guess this'll exclude me from the Queen's birthday honours list... after all, in my last two songs I've annoyed theists, and I've annoyed Republicans - now it's time to annoy the Royalists :-)
One's going to be an eco-King
So GM-crops beware

Well, you'll have to wait until we're dead
Till then, our son and heir

No, Mummy will not abdicate
'Cause no queen has before
And if she lives long as her mum
One will be eighty-four

We know that you've been such a patient thing...

Oh, one would rather like to be king

With mummy in St Georges
I'll finally have some power
Get Edward off the telly
Lock daddy in the Tower
Free to talk to plants all day
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 Cam-
illa Parker-Bowles, of course

If this is where the monarchy is headed
We won't die
Not today, not tomorrow
We will never say goodbye
We'll reign until we're a hundred and... something

Oh, one would rather like to be king

Everyone look - daylight
Everyone look it's dark
Everyone look out one's
Gonna be the monarch

Not yet!

And when one finally cuts that apron string
One's gonna knock down every new building
It's gonna be King Charles's finest fling
Oh, one would rather like to be king
Oh, one would rather like to be king
Oh, one would rather liiiiiiiike to be king

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Sweet Indigo - October 18, 2003 - Report this comment
Pacing's a tad off but the song's so brill it doesn't matter :D
Smurf and Mr. Horse - October 18, 2003 - Report this comment
5's straight through Phil, great one

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