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Misc Soundtrack - Bare A Pop Opera - Portrait Of A Girl chords

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4/4 Time

Intro: D em D G

Verse I: 
               D     em
Portrait of a girl.
           D     G
Canvas of ages.
                  D
The stage is hers 
           em               D
demure and practiced beauty
                  G
holding all inthrall. 
              D     em
Portrait of a girl.
          D      G
Object of rumor.
             D
A pose at play,
                   em            D
they say she's fairest of them all. 
                   A
Chorus: Paint her in,
            f#m            G
one color ends and one begins.
                     em
Brush away what's stray 
                    A
add a finishing touch. 
               bm
The rapture cold as a pearl.
        G                            B
Now the portrait has captured the girl.

B D em D G

Verse II:

              D     em
Portrait of a girl.
           D         G
Painted il-lu--sion.
                   D
She'll play her part.
                  em            D
She sees that she's a work of art. 

Chorus:

            A
Paint her in,
                     f#m           G
watching one color end and one begin.
                      em
Brush away what's stray 
                           A
there's disguise in her eyes.
                     f#m             G
Add shadows that dance across her skin.
                                   em     A
Hide the doubt that cries out within her.
                    f#m
Stripped bare beneath all the layers 
          G              em            A
would you recognize the girl lying there?
                   bm
Sought after trapped like a pearl,
        G                           bm
now the portrait has captured the girl.
              G                      B  B D em D G
Now the portrait has captured the girl.

Outro: 
            D     em  
Dare you to fall, 
                D
fairest of them all. 


* On the last line "fairest of them all" the time signature switches to 6/4. 

For help, listen to the song, the score is by Damon Intrabartolo

http://www.barethealbum.com/musical/
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