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Before The Earth Was Round chords

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Before The Earth Was Round
Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky
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Intro:

[C]


C                    E  
Before the Earth was round, 
Am               F      
Oh there was no end to things. 
C                    E
And no one tried to measure,
Am               F     G
What they knew. 

Am              E
Everything was war, 
                   F
But everyone knew love. 
G#                          Am  
And every contradiction was true. 
                        E
The Sun worked twice as hard, 
                          F
And the Moon was twice as far. 
G#                              C
And the sky was still honestly blue.

F        G#
                           C
The sky was still honestly blue. 

C             E
When the time came,
Am                  F
Everything spiralled in.
C        E         Am        F
Everyone forgot what they knew. 

Am            E
War became a job,
                  F
And love became a mystery.
     G#                           Am
And heart and head were rent into two. 
               E
Fear and doubt began,
                       F
And God threw up his hands,
         G#                      C
And the sky didn't know what to do. 
 F  G#                       C
The sky didn't know what to do. 


The song fades out playing about on the F, G#, C thing.

            
            
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dukeandy 63 May 20, 2012 07:12 AM

Ok but for the interlude and second verse, there's a key change. It's goes up three steps.

Use the "Transpose song" dropdown to get the correct chords for the 2nd verse.

Also suits the song much better as power chords

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jonnoley 71 Aug 31, 2012 06:57 AM

Oh, god, you're right, I'd never noticed. I guess I just worked out the first verse, then stuck it over the rest of the song. Which was... well, not smart of me. Thanks for pointing it out.

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araport 10 Sep 09, 2017 10:10 PM

Very good but I believe the intro chord is an Em

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