Les Miserables – The Confrontation chords
[JAVERT]Fm Valjean, at last,Eb/FWe see each other plainFm`M'sieur le Mayor,'Bb/F FmYou'll wear a different chain![VALJEAN]FmBefore you say another word, JavertEb/FBefore you chain me up like a slave againFm Bb/FListen to me! There is something I must do.FmThis woman leaves behind a suffering child.Eb/FThere is none but me who can intercede,Fm Bb/FIn Mercy's name, three days are all I need.AbThen I'll return, I pledge my word.Eb [JAVERT]Then I'll return... You must think me mad!GbI've hunted you across the yearsDbsus4A man like you can never changeDb CmA man such as you.[VALJEAN and JAVERT (in counterpoint)]FmBelieve of me what you will (Men like me can never change)Eb/FThere is a duty that I'm sworn to do (Men like you can never change)FmYou know nothing of my life (No,)Bb/FAll I did was steal some bread (24601)FmYou know nothing of the world (My duty's to the law - you have no rights)Eb/FYou would sooner see me dead (Come with me 24601)FmBut not before I see this justice (Now the wheel has turned around)Bb/Fdone (Jean Valjean is nothing now)FmI am warning you Javert (Dare you talk to me of crime)Eb/FI'm a stronger man by far (And the price you had to pay)FmThere is power in me yet (Every man is born in sin)Bb/FMy race is not yet run (Every man must choose his way)FmI am warning you Javert (You know nothing of Javert)Eb/FThere is nothing I won't dare (I was born inside a jail)FmIf I have to kill you here (I was born with scum like you)Bb/FI'll do what must be done! (I am from the gutter too!)Fm Dbsus4 F F/EDm7 F/C BbAnd this I swear to you tonightBb/A Gm7 There is no place for you to hideC FYour child will live within my careF/E Dm7Wherever you may hide awayF/C Bbmaj7And I will raise her to the light.C FI swear to you, I will be there!