"The King's Song" (also sometimes referred to as King's Song) was a song that Kamelion-as-King John sang in the presence of the Fifth Doctor and Tegan Jovanka on 3 March 1215. It was an ode to virtues of the Crusades. (TV: The King's Demons)
Lyrics[edit | edit source]
We sing in praise of total war
Against the Saracen we abhor.
To free the tomb of Christ our Lord,
We'll put the known world to the sword.
There is no glory greater than
To serve with gold the son of man.
No riches here on Earth shall see,
No scutage in eternity.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
The song's lyrics were by the writer of The King's Demons, Terence Dudley, with music by Peter Howell. (REF: The Fifth Doctor Handbook) It was performed by Gerald Flood (vocals) and Jakob Lindberg (lute). (INFO: The King's Demons)