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Faded Paper Figures - North By North chords

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North By North by Faded Paper Figures

Standard Tuning
Capo I
Key of Ab (chords are in the key of G)

G        Em            C              G 
North by north— lest we have to settle down
G      Em               C            G      
we can sail without the wind in this town
Em           C            G
Things that London never saw
Em       C                G
Northern winters start to thaw;

   Em      C  
To islands on the sea,
D          G
lands I've never seen,
Em              C      D      G
things will get calmer— follow me.

Em            D               D/C#
   You said a long long time ago
          C
you were happy being someone
Em           D                D/C#
   Let's go far far far from home
          C
I'll be glad to be with someone

(interlude)
G Em C G 

G         Em         C            G
Land pneumonia, your engines in repair;
G        Em         C                G
plant begonias, and orchids in your hair.
Em     C                 G
Continents all made of clay
Em       C              G
Dreamers leaving every day

   Em      C
To islands on the sea,
D          G
lands I've never seen,
Em              C      D      G
things will get calmer— follow me.

Em            D               D/C#
   You said a long long time ago
          C
you were happy being someone
Em           D                D/C#
   Let's go far far far from home
          C
I'll be glad to be with someone

(Interlude)
G Em C G Em C F#m D Em C D
 
G       Em              C              G
Someone told me you had oceans in your eyes
G        Em           C        G
 Cold as shadows over European skies
Em       C               G
Coasting out the shallow day
Em      C         G
Leaving London in decay

   Em      C
To islands on the sea,
D          G
lands I've never seen,
Em              C      D      G
things will get calmer— follow me.

Em            D               D/C#
   You said a long long time ago
          C
you were happy being someone
Em           D                D/C#
   Let's go far far far from home
          C
I'll be glad to be with someone

Em            D               D/C#
   You said a long long time ago
          C
you were happy being someone
Em           D                D/C#
   Let's go far far far from home
          C
I'll be glad to be with someone

Em            D               D/C#
   You said a long long time ago
          C
you were happy being someone
Em           D                D/C#
   Let's go far far far from home
          C
I'll be glad to be with someone
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