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Flogging Molly chords for Tobacco island

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Verse 1:
       A chord diagramG+G                          A chord diagramC majorC
All to hell, we must sail for the shores of sweet Barbados
          A chord diagramE minorEm                               A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the sugar cane grows taller than the god we once believed in
    A chord diagramG+G                               A chord diagramC majorC
The butcher and his crown raped the land we used to sleep in
      A chord diagramE minorEm                                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Now tomorrow chimes of ghostly crimes that haunt Tobacco Island
      A chord diagramE minorEm
'Twas 1659 forgotten now for sure
     A chord diagramG+G
They dragged us from our homeland with the musket and their gun
A chord diagramE minorEm
Cromwell and his roundheads battered all we knew
A chord diagramG+G
Shackled hopes of freedom, we're naught but stolen goods

A chord diagramD MajorD
Dark is the horizon

Blackened from the sun
A chord diagramA minorAm
This rotten cage of Bridgetown
A chord diagramDmDm
Is where I now belong


Chorus:
       A chord diagramG+G                          A chord diagramC majorC
All to hell, we must sail for the shores of sweet Barbados
          A chord diagramE minorEm                               A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the sugar cane grows taller than the god we once believed in
    A chord diagramG+G                               A chord diagramC majorC
The butcher and his crown raped the land we used to sleep in
      A chord diagramE minorEm                                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Now tomorrow chimes of ghostly crimes that haunt Tobacco Island

Verse 2:
A chord diagramE minorEm
Red leg, down a peg, blistered burns the soul
    A chord diagramG+G
The floggings they're a plenty but reasons there are none
A chord diagramE minorEm
Our backs belong to landlords, where branded is there name
A chord diagramG+G
Paid for with ten shillings, cheap labor never breaks

A chord diagramD MajorD
The silver moon is shining

Cools the copper blood
          A chord diagramA minorAm
Where the living meet the dead
      A chord diagramDmDm
And together dance as one


Chorus:
       A chord diagramG+G                          A chord diagramC majorC
All to hell, we must sail for the shores of sweet Barbados
          A chord diagramE minorEm                               A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the sugar cane grows taller than the god we once believed in
    A chord diagramG+G                               A chord diagramC majorC
The butcher and his crown raped the land we used to sleep in
      A chord diagramE minorEm                                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Now tomorrow chimes of ghostly crimes that haunt Tobacco Island


Bridge:
A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramE minorEm                   A chord diagramA minorAm
Agony, will you cleanse this misery?
         A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramA minorAm                 A chord diagramDmDm
For it's never again I'll breathe the air of home
          A chord diagramE minorEm    A chord diagramA minorAm                A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramA minorAm
From this sandy edge, the rolling sea breaks my revenge
          A chord diagramE minorEm                 A chord diagramA minorAm            A chord diagramD MajorD
With each whisper a thousand waves, I hear roar

           A chord diagramE minorEm
I'm coming home


Instrumental:
A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G
A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G


Pre-Chorus:
A chord diagramD MajorD
Dark is the horizon

Blackened by the sun
A chord diagramA minorAm
This rotten cage of Bridgetown
A chord diagramDmDm
Is where I now belong


Chorus:
       A chord diagramG+G                          A chord diagramC majorC
All to hell, we must sail for the shores of sweet Barbados
          A chord diagramE minorEm                               A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the sugar cane grows taller than the god we once believed in
    A chord diagramG+G                               A chord diagramC majorC
The butcher and his crown raped the land we used to sleep in
      A chord diagramE minorEm                                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Now tomorrow chimes of ghostly crimes that haunt Tobacco Island

       A chord diagramG+G                          A chord diagramC majorC
All to hell, we must sail for the shores of sweet Barbados
          A chord diagramE minorEm                               A chord diagramD MajorD
Where the sugar cane grows taller than the god we once believed in
    A chord diagramG+G                               A chord diagramC majorC
The butcher and his crown raped the land we used to sleep in
      A chord diagramE minorEm                                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Now tomorrow chimes of ghostly crimes that haunt Tobacco Island
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Tobacco Island' by Flogging Molly, a punk rock band formed in 1996 from Los Angeles, California, USA. Flogging Molly is known for their energetic folk music.

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