INTRO and acoustic guitar riff:
D (xx0755) C (xx0533) G/D (xx0433) D D* (xx013x) G/B (x2003x)
Bottom E string tuned down to D.
The acoustic riff plays throughout the verses.
I'm breaking out of this tired old spell,
D E A
I braved it out long and so well, oh
G G/C G/B G/C D
CHORUS: And the phoenix flys, straight and high back to avalon.
G G/C G/B G/C D C
Now I'm on my way back where I belong, gonna go down with the sun
D C/D G/D D D* G/B
Back to avalon.
C D E7 F
BRIDGE: Back to avalon ... nobody knows what's inside my head or
G D E F G A
down this road. Whoa whoa I know I'm going home.