King of Anything Lyrics

Sara Bareilles


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Sara Bareilles
album: Track 5 in album Kaleidoscope Heart
release date: 2010-9-6
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length: 3:28
conductor: Suzie Katayama
trumpet: Chuck Findley
double bass: David Stone
violin: Natalie Leggett, Josefina Vergara, Alyssa Park, Charlie Bisharat
bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
guitar: David Levita
percussion: Victor Indrizzo
drums: Victor Indrizzo
viola: Andrew Duckles, Matt Funes
cello: Steve Richards, Paula Hochhalter
saxophone: Tom Scott
piano: Sara Bareilles
strings arranger: Suzie Katayama
vocal: Sara Bareilles
composer: Sara Bareilles
lyricist: Sara Bareilles

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Keep drinking coffee, stare me down across the table
While I look outside
So many things I'd say if only I were able
But I just keep quiet and count the cars that pass by

You've got opinions, man
We're all entitled to 'em, but I never asked
So let me thank you for your time,
And try not to waste anymore of mine
And get out of here fast

I hate to break it to you babe, but I'm not drowning
There's no one here to save

Who cares if you disagree?
You are not me
Who made you king of anything?
So you dare tell me who to be?
Who died and made you king of anything?

You sound so innocent, all full of good intent
Swear you know best
But you expect me to jump up on board with you
And ride off into your delusional sunset

I'm not the one who's lost with no direction
But you'll never see
You're so busy making masks with my name on them in all caps
You got the talking down, just not the listening

And who cares if you disagree?
You are not me
Who made you king of anything?
So you dare tell me who to be?
Who died and made you king of anything?

All my life I've tried to make everybody happy
While I just hurt and hide
Waiting for someone to tell me it's my turn to decide

Who cares if you disagree?
You are not me
Who made you king of anything?
So you dare tell me who to be?
Who died and made you king of anything?

Who cares if you disagree?
You are not me
Who made you king of anything?
So you dare tell me who to be?
Who died and made you king of anything?

Let me hold your crown, babe

Track Listing

  • 1 Kaleidoscope Heart
  • 2 Uncharted
  • 3 Gonna Get Over You
  • 4 Hold My Heart
  • 5 King of Anything
  • 6 Say You're Sorry
  • 7 The Light
  • 8 Basket Case
  • 9 Let the Rain
  • 10 Machine Gun
  • 11 Not Alone
  • 12 Breathe Again
  • 13 Bluebird