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Mercy Street Chords

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ArtistArtist: Peter Gabriel
Song: Mercy Street

Tabbed by: DJ
5th Mar 2013

Tuning: Standard
CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in key of C#m)

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   Bm    B7sus4  Bsus2  Bm     Bm/F#
||: /  /   /  / | /  /   /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / :||(Twice)

   Bm       Bm/A  Bm              Bm      Bm/A  Bm
||: /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / :||(Twice)
    ^    ^   ^    ^  ^  ^        ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

  Bm                          (Bm7)
Looking down on empty streets, all she can see,
         Em/G                           Em7
Are the dreams all made solid, are the dreams made real,
Bm                   (Bm7)
All of the buildings, all of the cars,
     Em/G                    Em7
Were once just a dream in somebody's head,
      Bm                        (Bm7)
She pictures the broken glass, pictures the steam,
     Em/G                Em7             Bm
She pictures a soul with no leak at the seams!


 Bm
Take the boat out!  (Wait until darkness!)
 Bm                                          Bm/A   Bm
Let's take the boat out!  (Wait until dark - ness comes!)


  Bm                        (Bm7)
Nowhere in the corridors of pale green and grey,
  Em/G                          Em7
Nowhere in the suburbs, in the cold light of day,
 Bm                              (Bm7)
There in the midst of it, so a - live and alone,
  G                 A
Words support like bone!


   A        Bm    G    A      Bm            Bm/A  G
Dreaming of Mer - cy Street, wear your in - side out,
              D     G   G/B  A/C#           Bm               A
Dreaming of mercy...               in your daddy's arms a - gain,
            Bm    G  G/B     A      Bm              Bm/A  G
Dreaming of Mer - cy-----  Street, swear they moved that sign,
              D      G   G/B  A/C#           Bm
Dreaming of mercy...                in your daddy's arms! 


   Bm       Bm/A  Bm              Bm      Bm/A  Bm
||: /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / :||(Twice)
    ^    ^   ^    ^  ^  ^        ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

  Bm       Bm/A  G        G/A  Bm       Bm/A  G       G/A
|  /  /  /  / |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  | /  /  /  / |

   Bm       Bm/A  G        Em   Bm
|  /  /  /   /  | /  /  /   / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |

   Bm       Bm/A  Bm              Bm      Bm/A  Bm
||: /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / :||(Twice)
    ^    ^   ^    ^  ^  ^        ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

  Bm                             (Bm7)
Pulling out the papers from the drawers that slide smooth,
 Em/G                    Em7
Tugging at the darkness, word upon word,
         Bm                                  (Bm7)
Con - fessing all the secrets things, in the warm velvet box,
       Em/G                             Em7
To the priest, he's the doctor, he can handle the shocks,
   Bm                            (Bm7)
Dreaming of the tenderness, the tremble in the hips,
      G            A
Of kissing Mary's lips!


   A        Bm    G    A      Bm            Bm/A  G
Dreaming of Mer - cy Street, wear your in - side out,
              D     G   G/B  A/C#           Bm               A
Dreaming of mercy...               in your daddy's arms a - gain,
            Bm    G  G/B     A      Bm              Bm/A  G
Dreaming of Mer - cy-----  Street, swear they moved that sign,
              D      G   G/B  A/C#           Bm
Looking for mercy...                in your daddy's arms! 


   Bm       Bm/A  Bm              Bm      Bm/A  Bm
||: /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / :||(Twice)
    ^    ^   ^    ^  ^  ^        ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

  Bm       Bm/A  G        G/A  Bm       Bm/A  G       G/A
|  /  /  /  / |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  | /  /  /  / |

   Bm       Bm/A  G        Em   Bm
|  /  /  /   /  | /  /  /   / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |

   Bm       Bm/A  Bm              Bm      Bm/A  Bm
||: /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  | /__/  /  /  / :||(Twice)
    ^    ^   ^    ^  ^  ^        ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

  Bm  (B7sus4)               Bm    Bm/A Bm         (B7sus4)            Bm
Mercy...mercy...looking for mercy!            Oo-----oo,  looking for mercy,
  Bm   A                 Bm    A             Bsus2    A                Bm
Mercy-----, looking for mercy,    looking for mercy,      looking for mercy,
A           Bm       G               Bm
   Oh - oh, mercy,      looking for mercy! 

   Bm      Bm/A    Bm               Bm       Bm/A  Bm
|  /  /  /   /  |  /__/  /  /  /  | /  /  /   /  | /__/  /  /  /  |
   ^     ^   ^     ^  ^  ^          ^     ^   ^    ^  ^  ^

 Bm                      (Bm7)
Anne, with her father, is out in the boat,
Em/G               Em7                            Bm
Riding the water, riding the waves... on the sea!


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Bm     =  x24432     Bm/A  = x04432    G    = 320033
B7sus4 =  x24252     Bm7   = x24232    A    = x02220
Bsus2  =  x24422     Em/G  = 322000    G/B  = x20033
Bm/F#  =  224432     Em7   = 022030    A/C# = x4222x (barre 2nd fret)
                                       G/A  = x00033
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