King for a Day Song Lyrics

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Started at the age of four
My mother went to the grocery store
Went sneaking through her bedroom door
To find something in a size four

Sugar and spice and everything nice
Wasn't made for only girls
GI Joe in panty hose is making room
For the one and only

King for a day, princess by dawn
King for a day in a leather thong
King for a day, princess by dawn
Just wait 'til all the guys get a load of me

Started at the age of four
My mother went to the grocery store
Went sneaking through her bedroom door
To find something in a size four

Sugar and spice and everything nice
Wasn't made for only girls
GI Joe in panty hose is making room
For the one and only

King for a day, princess by dawn
King for a day in a leather thong
King for a day, princess by dawn
Just wait 'til all the guys get a load of me

Started at the age of four
My mother went to the grocery store
Went sneaking through her bedroom door
To find something in a size four

Sugar and spice and everything nice
Wasn't made for only girls
GI Joe in panty hose is making room
For the one and only

King for a day, princess by dawn
King for a day in a leather thong
King for a day, princess by dawn
Just wait 'til all the guys get a load of me

Track Listing


HDCD 1
  • 1 Nice Guys Finish Last
  • 2 Hitchin’ a Ride
  • 3 The Grouch
  • 4 Redundant
  • 5 Scattered
  • 6 All the Time
  • 7 Worry Rock
  • 8 Platypus (I Hate You)
  • 9 Uptight
  • 10 Last Ride In
  • 11 Jinx
  • 12 Haushinka
  • 13 Walking Alone
  • 14 Reject
  • 15 Take Back
  • 16 King for a Day
  • 17 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
  • 18 Prosthetic Head


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, Michael Pritchard, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
    album: Track 16 in album nimrod.
    release date: 1997-10-13
    popularity : 135 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Punk/Punk
    length: 3:14
    producer: Green Day and Rob Cavallo
    mixer: Chris Lord‐Alge
    engineer: Ken Allardyce
    recorded by: Ken Allardyce
    horn: Stephen Bradley and Gabrial McNair
    horn arranger: David Campbell
    co engineer: Tony Flores
    lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong
    composer: Green Day

    Album Information

    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: HDCD
    barcode: 093624679424
    script: Latin