I'm crying everyone's tears
And there inside our private war
I died the night before
And all of these remnants of joy and disaster
What am I supposed to do?

I want to cook you a soup that warms your soul
But nothing would change, nothing would change at all
It's just a day that brings it all about
Just another day and nothing's any good

The DJ's playing the same song
I have so much to do
I have to carry on
I wonder if this grief will ever let me go
I feel like I am the king of sorrow, yeah
The king of sorrow

I suppose I could just walk away
Will I disappoint my future if I stay
It's just a day that brings it all about
Just another day and nothing's any good

The DJ's playing the same song
I have so much to do
I have to carry on
I wonder will this grief ever be gone
Will it ever go
I'm the king of sorrow, yeah
King of sorrow

I'm crying everyone's tears
I have already paid for all my future sins
There's nothing anyone
Can say to take this away
It's just another day and nothing's any good

I'm the king of sorrow, yeah
King of sorrow
I'm the king of sorrow, yeah
King of sorrow, oh
King of sorrow, oh yeah
King of sorrow, oh yeah
King of sorrow, oh yeah
King of sorrow, oh
King of sorrow, oh yeah


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King of Sorrow Lyrics as written by Andrew Hale, Helen Folasade Adu, Paul Spencer Denman, Stuart Matthewman

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    sade herself said this song was about facing the day despite your sorrows.

    kaatrienon April 18, 2002   Link
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    i suppose i could just walk away will i disappoint my future if i stay

    i have already paid for all my future sins

    those two lyrics get me every time. gr8 song

    MorningStaron May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    deep.

    Forsakenone223on May 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    great song.

    chulavistaon June 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    One of my all time favorites...

    GabeQ714on September 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this song is so sad . ;'(

    NIKKIEon April 08, 2003   Link
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    love this song. its kinda like some of my days

    angeleyes07on September 23, 2004   Link
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    "there's nothing anyone can say to take this away "

    When you have that pain that noone can take it away.....you are the King of sorrow.......

    This song touches me more then words can say...

    dissolved_girlon October 03, 2004   Link
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    I first heard this song while being away from home doing promotions, i stayed at a hotel room with 4 girls, later we headed to the bar and they played this song, it gave me goose bumps because its so sad and deep. She touched me in a instant!!!

    My favorite song from SADE!!!!

    Mishelle702on December 16, 2004   Link
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    I heard this song while I was a Borders bookstore, I had to stop looking for books and listen. Her lyrics are deep and they hit me like a ton a brick. Great song.

    SinisterEon April 06, 2005   Link

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