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Dave Cousins - Hanging In The Gallery



[Intro]
D  G  D  G  D  G  D

[Verse 1]
          G              D
Is it the painter or the picture
Em             D
Hanging in the gallery?
 Em                  D
Admired by countless thousands
      Em                D
Who attempt to read the secrets
       G             A
Of his vision of his very soul


[Verse 2
          G              D
Is it the painter or the picture
Em             D
Hanging in the gallery?
   Em          D
Or is it but a still life
       Em          D
Of his own interpretation
       Em               D
Of the way that god had made us
       G     A      D
In the image of his eye?


[Interlude]
G  D  G  D  G   D


[Verse 3]
          G               D
Is it the sculptor or the sculpture
Em               D
Standing  in the gallery?
Em                  D
Touched by fleeting strangers
      Em               D
Who desire to feel the strength of hands
     G          A
That realised a form of life


[Verse 4]
          G               D
Is it the sculptor or the sculpture
Em              D
Standing in the gallery?
   Em            D
Or is it but the tenderness
     Em                   D
With which his hands were guided
      Em          D
To discard the unessentials
      G        A       D
And reveal the perfect truth?


[Interlude]
G  D  G  D  G   D


[Verse 5]
           G           D
Is it the actor or the drama
Em             D
Playing to the gallery?
Em             D
Heard in every corner
       Em         D
Of the theatre of cruelty
     G                A
That masks the humour in his speech


[Verse 6]
          G            D
Is it the actor or the drama
Em             D
Playing to the gallery?
   Em            D
Or is it but the character
   Em         D             Em
Of any single member of the audience
     D
That forms the plot
   G         A     D
Of each and every play?


[Instrumental]
G  D  Em  D  Em  D  Em  D  G  A
G  D  Em  D  Em  D  Em  D  Em  D  G  A


[Verse 7]
          G             D
Is it the singer or his likeness
Em             D
Hanging in the gallery?
Em                      D
Tongue black, still and swollen
         Em                 D
His eyes staring from their sockets
      G                A
He is silent now, will sing no more


[Verse 8]
          G             D
Is it the singer or his likeness
Em             D
Hanging in the gallery?
   Em            D
Or is it but his conscience
    Em          D
Insecurity, and loneliness
     Em        D
When destiny becomes at last
    G     D  A     D
The cause of his demise?

            
            
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