Who Sang The King of Hearts? Procol Harum

Procol Harum The Prodigal Stranger cover art
Credits
publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: B. Grooker, Gary Brooker, K. Reid, M. Noble
release date: 1991-8-27
genres: Rock
styles: Rock & Roll/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:24
There was trouble in the air
Just a subtle hint of danger
And a woman dressed in black
Out lookin' for a stranger
Well she took me to her room
Where she offered me a wager
She promised me the moon
So I took a chance

Yes I played the King of Hearts
Put my cards out on the table
I thought the odds were in my favor
But she laid the Ace of Spades
An' I wound up where I started
The King of Hearts no more
But the King of the Broken-hearted

She cut the deck one more
By the light of thirteen candles
She said,



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 The Truth Won't Fade Away
  • 2 Holding On
  • 3 Man With a Mission
  • 4 (You Can't) Turn Back the Page
  • 5 One More Time
  • 6 A Dream in Ev'ry Home
  • 7 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
  • 8 The King of Hearts
  • 9 All Our Dreams Are Sold
  • 10 Perpetual Motion
  • 11 Learn to Fly
  • 12 The Pursuit of Happiness

  • Album Information
    label: Zoo Entertainment
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 724451101122
    script: Latin