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When I Ruled The World Lyrics

I used to rule the world
Seas would rise when I gave the word
Now in the morning I sleep alone
Sweep the streets I used to own
I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemies' eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing
"Now the old king is...

  1. anonymous
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    May 11th 2016 report

    He's talking about Satan's position on earth also makes mention of roman armies and St Peter who they murdered and ironically and disgustingly made THEIR first pope hence the lyrics that " I know St. Peter won't call my name. good ol' roman catholic church ..... with that said PRAISE JESUS

  2. anonymous
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    Feb 7th 2016 report

    He is talking about Jesus when he was on earth, and how he is represented now by religion, now he is not on earth. And maybe intermingling it with his feelings.

  3. anonymous
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    Jun 28th 2014 report

    I think it means that he could rule his world and control his inner feelings and now he has lost control.

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