The man who sold the world    (video)

 

    B7 - Em - G

 

   Em                                    B7                                       Em

1.     We passed upon the stair, we spoke of was and when,

                                  B7                                 G

    although I wasn’t there, he said I was his friend,

                                              D                               B7

    which came as some surprise, I spoke into his eyes,

                                   Em                                 D

    I thought you died alone a long, long time ago.

 

       D          G      C                    G

Oh no, not me, I never lost control,

            D         G                    C                           B7

you’re face to face with the man who sold the world.      +  B7 - Em - G

 

    Em                                           B7                                          Em

2.     I laughed as he shook his head and made my way back home,

                                           B7                                       G

    I searched for form and land, for years and years I roamed.

                                  D                                 B7

    I gazed a gazely stare at all the millions here,

                                     Em                                 D

    we must have died alone a long, long time ago.

 

       D          G          C                    G

Oh no, not me, we never lost control,

            D         G                    C                           G

you’re face to face with the man who sold the world. (3x)

 

             D            G           C                    G

Who knows, not me, we never lost control,

            D         G                    C                          B7

you’re face to face with the man who sold the world.

 

+  B7 - Em - G - Em (3x) ....

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Lulu)