Pompeii    (video)

 

    C                             G

    Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !

   Em                            D

    Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !  (2x)

 

   C              G                  Em                D

1. I was left to my own devices, oh oh oh,

       C              G                   Em              D

    many days fell away with nothing to show.

                    C                            G                                 Em      - D

    And the walls kept tumbling down in the city that we loved,

                 C                          G                                           Em    - D

    great clouds roll over the hills bringing darkness from above.

 

  - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  C

But if you close your eyes,

             G                      Em                         D

does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ?

                                   C

And if you close your eyes,

            G                      Em                           D

does it almost feel like you've been here before?

          C                          G              D

How am I gonna be an optimist about this ?

          C                          G              D

How am I gonna be an optimist about this ?

 

      C                       G                   Em          D

2. We were caught up and lost in all of our vices,

    C                   G               Em          D

    in your pose as the dust settles around us.

                    C                            G                                 Em      - D

    And the walls kept tumbling down in the city that we loved,

                 C                          G                                           Em    - D

    great clouds roll over the hills bringing darkness from above.

 

+  CHORUS

 

    C                             G

+  Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !

   Em                            D

    Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !

 

     C                              G         Em                 D

+  Oh, where do we begin, the rubble of our sins ?

            C                            G         Em                 D

    Oh, oh, where do we begin, the rubble of our sins ?

                    C                            G                                 Em      - D

    And the walls kept tumbling down in the city that we loved,

                 C                          G                                           Em    - D

    great clouds roll over the hills bringing darkness from above.

 

  - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  C

But if you close your eyes,

             G                      Em                         D

does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ?

                                   C

And if you close your eyes,

            G                      Em                           D

does it almost feel like you've been here before?

          C                          G              D

How am I gonna be an optimist about this ?

          C                          G              D

How am I gonna be an optimist about this ?

 

                                 C

+  If you close your eyes,

                 G                     Em                           D

    does it almost feel like nothing changed at all ?

 

    C                             G

+  Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !

   Em                            D

    Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh ! Eh, eh, oh, eh, oh !  (2x)

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Bastille)