Wheat Kings

Tragically Hip

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Intro: | G Cadd9 | (8 times)

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 Sundown in the Paris of the prairies
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 Wheat kings have all their treasures buried
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 And all you hear are the rusty breezes
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 Pushing around the weather vane Jesus

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 In his Zippo lighter, he sees the killer's face
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 Maybe it's someone standing in a killer's place
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 Twenty years for nothing, well, that's nothing new, besides
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 No one's interested in something you didn't do

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 Wheat kings and pretty things
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 Let's just see what the morning brings

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 There's a dream he dreams where the high school is dead and stark
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 It's a museum and we're all locked up in it after dark
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 Where the walls are lined all yellow, grey and sinister
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 Hung with pictures of our parent's Prime Ministers

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 Wheat kings and pretty things
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 Wait and see what the morrow brings

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 Late-breaking story on the CBC
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 A nation whispers, "we always knew that he'd go free"
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 They add, "you can't be fond of living in the past
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 Cause if you are then there's no way that you're gonna last."

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 Wheat kings and pretty things
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 Let's just see what tomorrow brings
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 Wheat kings and pretty things
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That's what tomorrow brings

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