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"This Is Your Land"
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album _Street Fighting Years_
(Simple Minds, 1989)

written by Simple Minds

Lou Reed: cameo vocal
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        This is your land, it's the way it was planned
        sky to the sea, something to see
        Old ancient town to the old people ground
        I wanna know, something to go

        This is your land, laid out in your hand
        this is your land
        Wherever I go
        way down here I know

        This is your land

        Oh, churches and steeples, big city people
        I wanna know something to hold
        Walk down the track to the old railroad track
        I wanna leave something to see

        This is your land, laid out in your hand
        this is your land
        Wherever I go
        way down here I know

        This is your land

Lou:    MONEY CAN'T BUY ME
        MONEY CAN'T BUY ME
        I'VE GOT TIME
        TIME IS ON MY SIDE

        You don't know what you've got till the whole thing's gone
        the days are dark and the road is long
Lou:    AND WHEN YOU WALK AWAY, THE HOPE IS GONE
        TELL ME WHAT IS RIGHT, WHAT IS WRONG

        Is this the way it was planned

        And this is your land, take it in your hand
        this is your land
        Wherever I go
        way down here I know

        Ah, this is your land, take it in your hand
        this is your land
        Wherever I go
        way down here I know

        This is your land



intro   gong
guitar  {G/Em}{A/Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}

        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (This is your land, it's the way ...)
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (Old ancient town to the old ...)

        {D/A}{Bm/G}{A}{Bm/G}   (This is your land, laid out in ...)
        {D/A}{Bm/G}{E}{E}      (-ever I go, way down here I ...)

        {Bm}{Bm}{E}{E}         (- land)
        {E}{E}{Bm}{Bm}         (Oh -)

        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (- churches and steeples ...)
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (Walk down the track to the old ...)

        {D/A}{Bm/G}{A}{Bm/G}   (This is your land, laid out in ...)
        {D/A}{Bm/G}{E}{E}      (-ever I go, way down here I ...)

        {Bm}{Bm}               (- land)

synth.  {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}

Lou     {E}{E}{E}{E}           (MONEY CAN'T BUY ME, MONEY CAN'T ...)
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}       (- TIME, TIME IS ON MY SIDE)

        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (You don't know what you've got ...)
Lou     {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (AND WHEN YOU WALK AWAY, THE ...)
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{G9}{G9}   (Is this the way it was planned ...)

        {D/A}{Bm/G}{A}{Bm/G}   (- this is your land, take it in ...)
        {D/A}{Bm/G}{E}         (-ever I go, way down here I ...)
        {D/A}{Bm/G}{A}{Bm/G}   (- this is your land, take it in ...)
        {D/A}{Bm/G}{E}{E}      (-ever I go, way down here I ...)

coda    {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}       (- land)
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}

        {G/Em}{A/Bm}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}

        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {G/Em}{A/Bm}{Bm}{Bm}

        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm}{Bm}
        {Bm}{Bm}{Bm...




* G9 chord

1e ---5---
2B ---3---
3G ---4---
4D ---5---
5A -------
6E -------



* coda: rhythm guitar

    {Bm}
1e --x-x-2--x-2--x--2-2-2-2--2-2--2---
2B --x-x-3--x-3--x--3-3-3-3--3-2--2---
3G --x-x-4--x-4--x--4-4-4-4--4-4--4---   ....
4D --x-x-4--x-4--x--4-4-4-4--4-4--4---
5A --x-x-2--x-2--x--2-2-2-2--2-2--2---
6E -----------------------------------




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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