Our Shangri-la    (video)

 

    D - G - G - D

 

                 D                                  Em

1. It’s the end of a perfect day for surfer boys and girls,

            G                                                      D                     A

    the sun’s dropping down in the bay, and falling off the world.

                      D                                 Em                     G                D   - A

    There’s a diamond in the sky, our evening star, in our shangri-la.

 

                  D                            Em

2. Get that fire burning strong, right here and right now,

           G                                                     D              A

    it’s here and then it’s gone, there’s no secret anyhow.

                    D                                  Em                         G                D

    We may never love again to the music of guitars, in our shangri-la.

 

G                                           - F#m                 E

    Tonight your beauty burns           into my memory,

Em                                         - G

    the wheel of heaven turns        above us endlessly.

            D                                     Em

This is all the heaven we’ve got, right here where we are,

     G                D   - A

in our shangri-la.                          +  instrumental = verse 2

 

G                                           - F#m                 E

    Tonight your beauty burns           into my memory,

Em                                         - G

    the wheel of heaven turns        above us endlessly.

            D                                     Em

This is all the heaven we’ve got, right here where we are,

     G               D       G                D      G                D

in our shangri-la, in our shangri-la, in our shangri-la.

 

+  G - D - G - D (3x) …

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Mark Knopfler)