The King Is Dead Lyrics

A Wilhelm Scream


album: Track 1 in album Ruiner
release date: 2005-8-16
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Melodic Hardcore/Punk
length: 3:25

Album Information

label: Nitro Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 794171586622
script: Latin

Cover Art

A Wilhelm Scream Ruiner cover art


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The knife or the rope or the lemon, this brain and I.
The sight of the drop got me off the roof.
Hey, the garage looks cleaner when you look at it sideways, from high.

To finally admit we are born alone
and that your only one's got an only one of their own.
We'll get the right sun block for the nice explosions.
Oh, the king is dead.

To absolve the joy from me is to erase what made me a slave.
I'm a king to be.
I traded my life for art and the guilt is weighing down my arms.

Tell me again what a monster is, give me the words to describe.
Can you tell me what the use of endorphins is when my city dies at night?


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The King Is Dead
  • 2 Killing It
  • 3 The Pool
  • 4 The Soft Sell
  • 5 God Loves a Liar
  • 6 In vino veritas II
  • 7 Me vs. Morrissey in the Pretentiousness Contest (The Ladder Match)
  • 8 Congratulations
  • 9 The Kids Can Eat a Bag of Dicks
  • 10 When I Was Alive: Walden III
  • 11 Mercy Day for Mr. Vengeance
  • 12 Less Bright Eyes, More Deicide
  • 13 Speed of Dark
  • 14 Cancer Dream