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difficulty: beginner



                [Intro]

F  C*  G G* G  F

[Verse 1]

F               C*      G G* G F

Like an ancient day and I'm on trial

F                   C        G G* G        F

Let them seize the way, this once was an island

[Chorus 1]

    G           C        F           C

And I could not stay for I believed them

 G           C      F         C

Left for the lights always in season

[Interlude]

F - C* - G - G* - F

[Verse 2]

F          C*         G G* G   F

Impassable night in a crowd of homesick

F           C*         G G* G           F

Fully grown children, you'll leave the lights

[Chorus 2]

      G             C           F      C

Your family may not wait, Sir, keep on believing

      G             C           F      C

Our parents rue the day, they find us kneeling

 G                   C            F        C

Let them think what they may, for they've good reason

  G           C       F          C

Left for the lights always in season

G          C            F       C

Ooooooh Ooooooh Ooooooooh Oooooooooh

G          C            F       C

Ooooooh Ooooooh Ooooooooh Oooooooooh

[Chorus 3]

      G             C           F      C

Your family may not wait, Sir, keep on believing

      G             C           F      C

Our parents rue the day, they find us kneeling

 G                   C            F        C

Let them think what they may, for they've good reason

  G           C       F          C

Left for the lights always in season

G          C            F       C

Ooooooh Ooooooh Ooooooooh Oooooooooh

G          C            F       C

Ooooooh Ooooooh Ooooooooh Oooooooooh

[Outro]

F C* G G* G F



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