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Celtic Thunder - The Island chords

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The Island
Capo III

D            Bm           G            D
They say the skies of Lebanon are burning, 
Those mighty cedars bleeding in the heat. 
They're showing pictures on the television 
Women and children dying in the street.
 
G                            A
And we're still at it in our own place,
	           D	    G	             Bm
Still trying to reach the future through the past. 
	          G	A              D    Bm	
Still trying to carve tomorrow from a tombstone... 

Chorus:
     G         D             G             Bm            G    D
But hey, don't listen to me! This wasn't meant to be no sad song. 
G	A	D
We've heard too much of that before. 
 G            A          D             G
Right now I only want to be here with you
          Bm      A	    D 
'til the morning dew comes falling. 
G                            D
And I wanna take you to the island,
G	      A		       D
 Trace your footprints in the sand. 
G	    A                D		G	
And in the evening when the sun goes down 
	Bm	     A		D	
We'll make love to the sound of the ocean. 

D               Bm      G            D
They're raising banners over by the markets, 
Whitewashing slogans on our shipyard walls. 
Witchdoctors praying for a mighty showdown -
No way our holy flag is gonna fall. 

G                        A
Up here we sacrifice our children
            D        G            Bm
to feed the worn-out dreams of yesterday,
	       G	  A            D     Bm	
And teach them dying will lead us into glory...

Chorus:
     G         D             G             Bm            G    D
But hey, don't listen to me! This wasn't meant to be no sad song. 
G	A	D
I've   sung too much of that before. 
 G            A          D             G
Right now I only want to be here with you
          Bm      A	    D 
'Til the morning dew comes falling. 
G                            D
And I wanna take you to the island,
G	      A		       D
Trace your footprints in the sand. 
G	    A                D		G	
And in the evening when there's no one around, 
	Bm	     A		D	
We'll make love to the sound of the ocean. 

D             Bm          G                  D
Now I know us plain folks don't see all the story, 
And I know this peace and love's just copping out. 
And I guess these young boys dying in the ditches 
Is just what being free is all about.

             G                         A
And how this twisted wreckage down on main street
              D   G             Bm
Will bring us all together in the end 
             G         A               D    G 
And we'll go marching down the road to freedom
D    Bm
Freedom
D    G
Freedom
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