Royals    (video)

 

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1. I've never seen a diamond in the flesh,

                    D

    I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies,

                          D

    and I'm not proud of my address

                           D

    in the torn up town, no post code envy.

 

                                        D

    But every song's like gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom,

 

    blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room,

     C                                           G

    we don't care, we're driving Cadillacs in our dreams.

                                        D

    But everybody's like crystal, Maybach, diamonds on your time piece,

 

    jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash,

     C                                      G       - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

    we don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair.

  

                               D

And we'll never be royals (royals), it don't run in our blood,

                   C                                               G

that kind of lux just ain't for us, we crave a different kind of buzz.

                          D

Let me be your ruler (ruler), you can call me queen bee,

                       C                             - G                                  D

and, baby, I'll rule (I'll rule, I'll rule),      let me live that fantasy !

 

                            D

2. My friends and I, we've cracked the code,

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    we count our dollars on the train to the party.

                    D

    And everyone who knows us knows

                                     D

    that we're fine with this, we didn't come from money.

 

                                        D

    But every song's like gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom,

 

    blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room,

     C                                           G

    we don't care, we're driving Cadillacs in our dreams.

                                        D

    But everybody's like crystal, Maybach, diamonds on your time piece,

 

    jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash,

     C                                      G       - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

    we don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair.

 

                               D

And we'll never be royals (royals), it don't run in our blood,

                   C                                               G

that kind of lux just ain't for us, we crave a different kind of buzz.

                          D

Let me be your ruler (ruler), you can call me queen bee,

                       C                             - G                                  D

and, baby, I'll rule (I'll rule, I'll rule),      let me live that fantasy !

 

   D         - D           - C

+    Ooh,     ooh, o......h, we're bigger than we ever dreamed,

G

    and I'm in love with being queen.

D          - D             - C

    Ooh,       ooh, o.......h, life is game without a care,

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    we aren't caught up in your love affair.

 

+  CHORUS

 

    (Lorde)