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[Verse 1]
I've never seen a diamond in the flesh
I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies
And I'm not proud of my address, in the torn up town
No post code envy


[Hook]
But every song's like gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom
Blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room,
We don't care, we're driving cadillacs in our dreams
.
But everybody's like cristal, maybach, diamonds on your time piece.
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash.
We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair
.

[Chorus]
And we'll never be royals...
It don't run in our blood,
That kind of lux just ain't for us
.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your ruler, you can call me queen B
And baby I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule.
Let me live that fantasy
.

[Verse 2]
My friends and I we've cracked the code.
We count our dollars on the train to the party.
And everyone who knows us knows that we're fine with this,
We didn't come from money
.

[Hook]
But every song's like gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom.
Blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room,
We don't care, we're driving cadillacs in our dreams
.
But everybody's like cristal, maybach, diamonds on your time piece.
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash

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

[Chorus]
And we'll never be royals,
It don't run in our blood
That kind of lux just ain't for us
We crave a different kind of buzz
.
Let me be your ruler, you can call me queen B
And baby I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule.
Let me live that fantasy.

Oooh ooooh ohhh
We're bigger than we ever dreamed, and I'm in love with being queen
.
Oooooh ooooh ohhhhh life is great without a care
We aren't caught up in your love affair.

[Chorus]
And we'll never be royals,
It don't run in our blood
That kind of lux just ain't for us

We crave a different kind of buzz
Let me be your ruler, you can call me queen B
And baby I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule
,
Let me live that fantasy.



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    UnregisteredOct 3, 2013 at 7:33 pm
    I love that this song is catchy, but also has a good meaning in there. Everyone does not have to be a super star. You can't be All about you, you have to learn to live with the things you have. Just getting a decent car to some people is like winning the lottery. And even if you don't have a lot, you can still feel like a queen or king. Thanks so much for putting this song out there. I love it.
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    UnregisteredNov 26, 2013 at 5:20 pm
    I love this song because she is expressing her fellings about how living a life without tons and tons of $ is not sad and is the way she is. I also like the song caus its catchy and has an awsome beat to the lyrics and to the people who think money is all life is about, you deffinetly have not heard this amazing song! 'caus every songs like gold teeth grey goose trippin in the bathroom bloodstains ballgowns trashin the hotel room we don't care we arn't caut up in your love affair'! I love lorde, the 16 year old full of awsomness!

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