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From The Fatima Mansions’ 192 Valhalla Avenue album. Written by Cathal Coughlan. No capo.

 
INTRO:

C

VERSE 1:

GGreen bed of Fbottles, +Copen to the sky
GBare head of Fdrunk man, the Cbeads of sweat go Dm7dry
FHe says he’s E7sorry,+ Amtender a+Am7s a +Fmaj7lamb
She says, C“Go”, meaning, Gm“Stay”, meaning, F“You have to Dm7pay”

 
CHORUS 1:

Behind the Cmoon, in the dead Gmzone
In the Fdarkness where G7lovers all are Cblind+Dm7++Cmaj7

 
VERSE 2:

GSources of Flight in this Cland of the dead
GElectric+ Fshocks and Cblows to the Dm7head
FThe silence E7broken by Amhis+ Am7voice aFmaj7lone
Saying, C“Yes”, meaning, Gm“No”, as he Ftears down their Dm7home

 
CHORUS 2:

Behind the Cmoon, in the dead Gmzone
I’ll still be Fcalling,+ G7calling out for Cyou

 
CHORUS 3:

Behind the Cmoon, when all hope has Gmgone
Well, what Felse would G7you have me Cdo?Dm7++Cmaj7

 
OUTRO/FADE:

Dm7++EmGree+Dm7n+ G7bed of +Dm7bottles
G7Gree+Dm7n +G7bed of +Cbottles and bottles and
G7Gree+Dm7n+G7++Dm7++G7++Dm7++C
Oh, G7broken+Dm7, +G7broken,+ Dm7oh
It’s G7gone+Dm7,+ Cyeah
G7Green +Dm7green +G7green+ Dm7bed of bottles
G7Green +Dm7green+C

G7++Dm7
G7++Dm7
G7++Dm7++C