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Coldplay

Viva La Vida

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play I used to rule the world
play Seas would rise when I gave the word
play Now in the morning I sleep alone
play Sweep the streets I used to own

play I used to roll the dice
play Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
play Listened as the crowd would sing
play Now the old king is dead long live the king
play One minute I held the key
play Next the walls were closed on me
play And I discovered that my castles stand
play Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand

play I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing
play Roman cavalry choirs are singing
play Be my mirror, my sword and shield
play Missionaries in a foreign field
play For some reason I can't explain
play Once you'd gone there was never
play Never an honest word
play And that was when I ruled the world

play It was a wicked and wild wind
play Blew down the doors to let me in
play Shattered windows and the sound of drums
play People couldn't believe what I'd become
play Revolutionaries wait
play For my head on a silver plate
play Just a puppet on a lonely string
play Oh who would ever want to be king?

play I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing
play Roman cavalry choirs are singing
play Be my mirror, my sword and shield
play My missionaries in a foreign field
play For some reason I can't explain
play I know St Peter won't call my name
play Never an honest word
play But that was when I ruled the world

play Hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing
play Roman cavalry choirs are singing
play Be my mirror, my sword and shield
play My missionaries in a foreign field
play For some reason I can't explain
play I know St Peter won't call my name
play Never an honest word
play But that was when I ruled the world

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let someone in

to allow someone to enter a room or building, often by opening the door

  1. Could you go down and let Rosa in?