Child of the universe       (video)  (midi)  

 

    Am - F - Am - F

 

              Am                 C                 Em        F

1. I'm a child of South Africa, I'm a child of Vietnam,

              Am                     C

    I'm a child of Northern Ireland,

                Em                  F                 G        ~

    I'm a small boy with blood on his hands.

                     Am             G                            Am             G

    Yes I'm a child of the universe, yes I'm a child of the universe.

                    D                    A              E

    You can see me on the TV every night,

                   D                    A                       E

    always there to join in someone else's fight.

                 A                                                      - D - A

    I didn't ask to be born and I don't ask to die,

                 /                           G                            D                     E

    I'm an endless dream, a gene machine that cannot reason why.

                     F#m           E                            F#m            E

    Yes I'm a child of the universe, yes I'm a child of the universe.

                     F                                    A

    You can see me on the TV every day,

                   F                                                          Am    - F - Am - F

    I'm the child next door three thousand miles away.

 

2. = repeat 1  +  - F - Am - F - Am

 

    (Barclay James Harvest)