Levellers The Beach chords
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Lyrics by Jez Cunningham (confirmed to be correct by Jez personnally!). the chords are own effort though, and comments, corrections or sugestions welcome. (Chords with an * denote a few twiddles with the chords for added effect: lifting of fingers to get chord variations etc..play with it!) Capo 2 Am Em Millions of mega-tons, the power of a thousand suns Am Em Fallout sky for years to come, a pyroclastic grave. Am Em We beached the boat when it ran dry, we pleaded with each other, why? Am Em And in our hearts we wished we’d died before we climbed aboard Am Em Well I know it is a weak defence, a lifetime of indifference Am Em Paid the tax and stalled the rent, I didn’t rock the boat. Am Em I Ignored the pilgrim suicides, their human bombs a rising tide Am Em With sanctions failed and trident fired they finally came for me Bm Em Bm Em Whispered tales of creed and flag, nowhere to ship home the body bags C G D* Go pay the ferryman and leave their tags rusting on the shore Am C I’m on the run my MP3 downloads global catastrophe G Am Like strangelove’s darkest fantasy, warheads filled the sky C Now a refugee on a Russian sub, a deal struck with little Odessan thugs G Am* How right they were to call us mugs as they waved us out to sea. (the rest follows the same chords) After 30 days of poisoned flood, the engines cracked the diesels mud Biblical tide of sweat and blood we ran the boat aground And fighting with each other, why? regretting more we’d never trie in our hearts we’d already died before we hit the beach Whispered tales….