Violet Hill    (video)    (intro)

 

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1. Was a long and dark December, from the rooftops I remember

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    there was snow, white snow.

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    Clearly I remember from the windows they were watching,

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    while we froze down below.

 

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    When the future’s architectured,

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    by a carnival of idiots on show, you’d better lie low.

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    If you love me, won’t you let me know.

 

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2. Was a long and dark December when the banks became cathedrals,

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    and the fog became God.

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    Priests clutched onto bibles hollowed out to fit their rifles,

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    and the cross was held aloft.

 

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    Bury me in honor,

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    when I’m dead and hit the ground, a love back home unfolds.

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    If you love me, won’t you let me know.

 

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    I don’t want to be a soldier,

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    with the captain of some sinking ship with snow far below.

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    If you love me, why’d you let me go ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    I took my love down to Violet Hill,

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    there we sat in snow,

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    all that time she was silenced still.

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    If you love me, won’t you let me know.

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    If you love me, won’t you let me know.

 

(capo 4th)    (Coldplay)