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Dire Straits – Lions chords
[Intro] | Am7 | C | G | F7 | | Am7 | Am7 | Am7 | Em7 Bb9 | [Verse 1]Am7 C G F7Red sun, goin' down, way over dirty town.Am7 C G D7 Starlings, they're sweepin' around them crazy shoals.Am7 C G F7 Yes, and a girl is there, high heelin' out across the square.Am7 C G D7 Wind it blows around in her hair and the flags upon the poles.Dm9 Dm9 Waitin' in the crowd to cross at the light, she looks aroundF E7 | Am7 | Em7 | Am7 | Em7 Bb9 |to find a face she can like. Uh huh.[Verse 2]Am7 C G F7Church bell clingin' on, just a tryin' to get a crowd for eve'n song.Am7 C G D7 Nobody cares to depend upon the chime it plays.Am7 C G F7They're all in the station prayin' for trains. The congragation late again.Am7 C G D7 It's gettin' darker all the time these flagpole days.Dm9Drunk old soldier, he give her a fright.Dm9 F E7 | Am7 | Em7 | Am7 | Em7 Bb9 |He's a crazy liion, he's a howlin' for a fight. Uh huh.[Guitar solo] | Am7 | C | G | F7 | x2 | Am7 | Am7 | Am7 | Em7 Bb9 | [Verse 3]Am7 C G F7Strap hangin', gunshot sound, doors slaming on the overground.Am7 C G D7 The starlings are tough, but the lions are made of stone.Am7 C G F7Her evening paper is horror torn, but there's hope for later, Capricorn.Am7 C G D7 Lucky stars give her just enough to get her home.Dm9 Then she'll read about a swing to the right,Dm9 F E7 Am7 Em7But she's athinkin' 'bout a stranger in the night.[Chorus]F G I'm thinkin' 'bout the lions.F G Thinkin' 'bout the lions.F Gsus4 Am7 Em7 What happened to the lions tonight?(night)Am7 Em7 Am7 Em7 Am7 GTonight, tonight, uh huh[Outro]G Thinking about the lions