Les Miserables – The Confrontation chords

Fm Valjean, at last,
Eb/FWe see each other plain
Fm`M'sieur le Mayor,'
Bb/F FmYou'll wear a different chain!
FmBefore you say another word, Javert
Eb/FBefore you chain me up like a slave again
Fm 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 years
Dbsus4A man like you can never change
Db 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/E
Dm7 F/C BbAnd this I swear to you tonight
Bb/A Gm7 There is no place for you to hide
C FYour child will live within my care
F/E Dm7Wherever you may hide away
F/C Bbmaj7And I will raise her to the light.
C FI swear to you, I will be there!
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