Castle On the Hill by RIDE An outstanding ballad from what was sadly the final offering of a really great band. Chords: Song is played with capo on 2nd Fret and all chords are shown here relative to shape and pitch. C: xx0232 C/G: x00230 F: 355433 Fm: 355333 G: x02220 G*: 577655 Verse 1 ( Capo 2nd Fret ) C C/G The Kings been in his bedroom for weeks C F In exile from the world, he never speaks Fm C The Queen is in the counting house, her fingers in the till G G* Something is happening to the castle on the hill Verse 2 C C/G The jesters telling jokes to everyone C F Sayin "now he's gone, well ain't it fun" Fm C There's whispers in the courtroom, is he crazy is he ill? G G* Nobody has an answer but they keep on asking still Chorus F C And a friend of mine, one of the few G F C Has locked himself away like Howard Hughes F C They're trying to replace him but they know they never will G F G F C And it ain't the same with out him, in the castle on the hill I cant remember the exact words for Verse 3 but the guitar part is the same, the break in the middle has a easy lead part but i can't be bothered to TAB that now so you'll have to listen to the CD and work it out ones self. Enjoy..