Slave Only Dreams to Be King

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"Slave Only Dreams to Be King"
Slave Only Dreams to Be King cover
Song by Marilyn Manson
Album The Pale Emperor
Released 2015
Recorded 2014
Genre electric blues, hard rock
Length 5:20
Label hell, etc. 
Writer Marilyn Manson
Composer Tyler Bates, Marilyn Manson
Producer Tyler Bates
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"Slave Only Dreams to Be King" is the sixth track on the 2015 release The Pale Emperor.

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Lyrics[edit]

   The human wheel, that force unseen
   The offspring of a deathless soul
   Can hew away to any goal
   The walls of granite intervene
   Be not in patient delay, but
   Wait as one who understands
   When spirit rises and demands
   The Gods are ready to obey
   (The Gods are ready to obey)
   (The Gods are ready to obey)
   (The Gods are ready to obey)
   (The Gods are ready to obey)
       
   Take my money like an ugly bee
   Covered in my honey, too dumb to see
   My Fibonacci blinded by your jealousy
   I'm happy to pull my veins out and braid a rope
   I don't need hope to know that you'd die slow
   I'm happy to pull my veins out and braid a rope
   I don't need hope to know that you'd die slow
   
   You are what you beat, yeah
   You are what you beat, yeah
   
   And then we met our brand new parents
   But they didn't know it yet
   So we chanted, "WED, WED, WED!"
   But they didn't know they were dead
   Didn't know they were dead
   
   Then the witch tied her fruit to a stick
   When our coin was looking too thin
   It's like a winter in Hades, we drooled for the ladies
   As if the apple was owned by God
    
   And then we met our brand new parents
   But they didn't know it yet
   So we chanted, "WED, WED, WED!"
   But they didn't know they were dead
   Didn't know they were dead
   
   Slave never dreams to be free
   Slave only dreams to be King
   Slave never dreams to be free
   Slave only dreams to be King
    
   You are what you beat, yeah
   You are what you beat, yeah
   
   Slave never dreams to be free
   Slave only dreams to be King
   Slave never dreams to be free
   Slave only dreams to be King
   Slave never dreams to be free 
   Slave only dreams to be King (You are what you beat)
   Slave never dreams to be free (yeah)
   Slave only dreams to be King (You are what you beat)
   Slave only dreams to be King (You are what you beat)
   Slave never dreams to be free (yeah)


Trivia[edit]

  • Some of the lyrics of the song are inspired by the James Allen[1]. From his piece, The Effect of Thought and Circumstance[2]:

The human will, that force unseen,
The offspring of a deathless soul,
Can hew the way to any goal,
Though walls of granite intervene.
Be not impatient in delays,
But wait, as one who understands.
When spirit rises and commands,
The gods are ready to obey.

References[edit]

  1. James Allen at Wikipedia
  2. [1]