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Big Country chords for The sailor

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Key: A chord diagramD MajorD

Difficulty: Novice

Big Country - The Sailor

                                     You Tube:https://www.youtube.com/watch v=MtJs6mdrNcM
   Intro:
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramD MajorD         x4
   Verse 1:
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramD MajorD
What would you be if the waves set you free
        A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD
And the wind in your hair brought you sailing to me
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramD MajorD
Tied up on the shore would you weary no more
A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramG+G
When will it be, when will it be


   Verse 2:
A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD
What would I be if a hurricane came
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD
Would I be clever, would I be shamed
A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramD MajorD
Would I lie helpless, cast up on the flames
A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramG+G
What will I be, what will I be


   Chorus:
A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC
I will be here forever
         A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC
Till the river runs into the sea
       A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD
I will always be silent
    A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC
And hold my head up
    A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC
And we will be sailors no more

   Verse 3:
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD
Where would we go To the sand or the snow
A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD
Wander in memories or let them all go
A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
Would we be dreamers, helplessly so
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G
Where would we go, where would we go


   Chorus:
A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC
I will be here forever
         A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC
Till the river runs into the sea
       A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD
I will always be silent
    A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC
And hold my head up
    A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC
And we will be sailors no more


   Chorus:
A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC
I will be here forever
         A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC
Till the river runs into the sea
       A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD
I will always be silent
    A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC
And hold my head up
    A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC
And we will be sailors no more
A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC
We will be sailors no more


   Instrumental:

A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC

    (Faster)
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramD MajorD


   Verse 4:
      A chord diagramG+G
Let's run right out of the city tonight
         A chord diagramD MajorD
With our hair tied up and lips sealed tight
A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD
I will cry no more, I said I will cry no more

        A chord diagramG+G
Like an empty tourist at the world fair
        A chord diagramD MajorD
I could only stand and stare
    A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD
And let it pass me by, let it pass me by

  A chord diagramG+G
I never should have said out loud
       A chord diagramD MajorD
That I wanted to save the world
      A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD
But I let it slip away, I just let it slip away


   Instrumental:
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC

A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramD MajorD
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramD MajorD


   Verse 5:
    A chord diagramG+G
The only thing I wanted to be
        A chord diagramD MajorD
Was the perfect one who killed for free
    A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD
And I will try no more, I say I will try no more

        A chord diagramG+G
But now we are together we won't turn back
          A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the boats are burned and the ties are black
    A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD
And I will cry no more, I will cry no more


   Outro:
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramC majorC
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'The Sailor' by Big Country, a rock band formed in 1981 from Dunfermline

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