Bell X1 - The Trailing Skirts Of God chords

      
INTRO:

F C Dm C

VERSE:

F CI'm seven years old, and my bow-ties askew
DmGonna get some body of Jesus Christ
CIn a brown velvet suit
FAll the girls are dressed like angels
CHow sweetly they sang
DmOh be not afraid of
C us delicate meringues
CHORUS:
Bb FThe trailing skirts of God
Bb FThe trailing skirts of God
Bb F The trailing skirts of God
CHave passed on by
VERSE: It's five years later and I'm on my knees again I am here to confirm what my parents began And I promise to abstain from intoxicating liquor But the flesh, it is weak, and my faith was never stronger CHORUS: The trailing skirts of God The trailing skirts of God Yeah, The trailing skirts of God Have passed on by BRIDGE:
Dm CBut oh how I cling on
Dm CCos it's been a rich seam of song
Dm FAnd though it's make-believe
C DmCan I bring myself to leave
Dm C FThis lie's been burning too long
VERSE: Sometimes in my teens Up in Kellyer's bedroom Skipping on Saturday evening mass for some solvent abuse As the world spun around me, and I eased to the floor Must remember to get that sermon, and keep the wolf from the door CHORUS:
Bb FYeah, The trailing skirts of God
Bb FThe trailing skirts of God
Bb F CThose trailing skirts of God Have passed on by
C C CPassed on By, Passed on By, Passed on By
OUTRO:
F CI've drifted far from you
DmIn this bloodless coup
CI've drifted far from you
F CI've drifted far from you
DmIn this bloodless coup
CI say good-day and adieu
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