Jesus, I am overjoyed
To meet you face to face
You've been getting quite a name
All around the place
Healing cripples
Raising from the dead
Now I understand you're God
At least that's what you've said

So you are the Christ
You're the great Jesus Christ
Prove to me that you're divine
Change my water into wine
That's all you need do
Then I'll know it's all true
C'mon King of the Jews

Jesus you just won't believe
The hit you've made around here
You are all we talk about
You're the wonder of the year
Oh what a pity
If it's all a lie
Still I'm sure
That you can rock the cynics if you try

So if you are the Christ
Yes the great Jesus Christ
Prove to me that you're no fool
Walk across my swimming pool
If you do that for me
Then I'll let you go free
C'mon King of the Jews

I only ask what I'd ask any superstar
What is it that you have got
That puts you where you are? (Oh, ho ho)
I am waiting
Yes I'm a captive fan
I'm dying to be shown
That you are not just any man

So if you are the Christ
Yes the great Jesus Christ
Feed my household with this bread
You can do it on your head
Or has something gone wrong?
Jesus, why do you take so long?
Aw, c'mon King of the Jews

Hey! Aren't you scared of me Christ?
Mr. Wonderful Christ!
You're a joke, you're not the Lord
You are nothing but a fraud
Take him away
He's got nothing to say!
Get out you King of the
Get out you King of the,
Get out you King of the Jews!
Get out of here, you, you!
Get out of here, you!
Get out of my Life!

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King Herod's Song (Try and See It) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is the most underrated song on JCS. The sarcasm and turns of phrase in the lyrics are fun and cool. Plus the guy who played Herod in the 1976 version looks exactly like my ex flatemate.
    werummon February 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe 70's version of this song scares the living daylights out of me!
    Avenger101on April 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is possibly the funniest song when you watch the movie
    applezon May 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThese comments are LAME. Can't you people even discern the quality gap between the different Herods of various productions?

    I am unimpressed. (...was Herod unimPRESSED?)

    Greatest Rock musical ever scribed by the hand of man and nothing but piddling little West End/Broadway observations on this thread.
    Does anyone on this God-forsaken website actually APPRECIATE the Lloyd-Webernian masterpiece?

    NomadMonadon April 03, 2012   Link

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