"If I Were King" as written by and Jason Slater Geoffery Wayne Tate....
I have so much more to say, my brother.
Can you hear me?

A fool is left to live as the brave ones fall.
I swear if I were able,
I would have done the same for you.
But now you're gone and I wish I were too.

I spend all my time asking questions,
How can I pay you back when
The price you paid was so high, my friends.
If I were King of all I imagine,
I would trade all I am
To have you by my side.

If I were King.
I have too much time today, my brother.
Can you hear me?

I know where I am, but I still feel lost.
Please know that I am grateful
For the years you gave to me.
Everything's changed, but nothing changes
For you.

I won't waste my life asking questions.
I've seen the horror of war and
There's so much more for a man who's been
Where I've been.

If I were King of all I imagine,
I would trade what I have
To have you back at my side.
If I were King of all I imagine,
We would both be back home
Living the rest of our lives.
If I were King.

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"If I Were King" as written by Jason Slater Geoffery Wayne Tate


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    Song MeaningThis is a song about guilt, about a soldier who lost his friend in a firefight and spent a lot of time feeling guilty, wishing he could have done more to save him. The song is saying that if I were king, if I could do anything, I’d have you back in my life again, back by my side. I thought that was a very interesting and inspiring viewpoint. As per Geoff Tate on queensryche.com
    tquesadaon April 02, 2009   Link

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