Saturday, June 6, 2009

viva la vida chords

-- Coldplay -- Viva la vida -- CAPO 1   INTRO: C - D - G - Em    x2  (Em)      C        D I used to rule the world             G                    Em Seas would rise when I gave the word                       C       D Now in the morning I sleep alone            G                 Em Sweep the streets I used to own  C - D - G - Em    x2  (Em)      C         D I used to roll the dice            G                 Em Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes                C            D Listen as the crowd would sing:            G                 Em "Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!"   (Em)         C        D One minute I held the key           G                    Em Next the walls were closed on me                            C        D And I discovered that my castles stand       G                    Em Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand     C              D I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing  G             Em Roman Cavalry choirs are singing  C                D Be my mirror, my sword, and shield     G                 Em My missionaries in a foreign field  C                 D For some reason I can't explain  G                     Em              C      D Once you go there was never, never an honest word          Bm               Em  That was when I ruled the world   C - D - G - Em    x2  (Em)                  C     D It was the wicked and wild wind                G               Em Blew down the doors to let me in.                            C        D Shattered windows and the sound of drums         G                    Em People couldn't believe what I'd become  (Em)     C      D Revolutionaries wait          G               Em For my head on a silver plate                     C      D Just a puppet on a lonely string    G                         Em Oh who would ever want to be king?      C              D I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing  G             Em Roman Cavalry choirs are singing  C                D Be my mirror, my sword, and shield     G                 Em My missionaries in a foreign field  C                 D For some reason I can't explain    G                     Em               I know Saint Peter will call my name ,    C            D  never an honest word               Bm               Em  But that was when I ruled the world    C - Em x3 D x2   C - D - G - Em    x2 (Ohhhhh Ohhh Ohhh)    C              D I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing  G             Em Roman Cavalry choirs are singing  C                D Be my mirror, my sword, and shield     G                 Em My missionaries in a foreign field  C                 D For some reason I can't explain    G                     Em               I know Saint Peter will call my name ,    C            D  never an honest word               Bm                Em  But that was when I ruled the world    C - D - Bm - Em              and fading... Oooooh Oooooh Oooooh 	 	

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