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From The Fatima Mansions’ 1989 Against Nature album. Written by Cathal Coughlan. Capo on 1st fret.

 
INTRO:

A++Asus4++D

VERSE 1:

AmNo one comes from Bmhere and D6so I’m not aEmfraid
AmEveryone’s the Bmsame as Emme
AmWe don’t talk the Bmsame so D6we don’t talk at Emall
And our Cmaj7hosts just look C /Don with Gglee

 
CHORUS 1:

I’m the DBishop of ABabel +Gnow
So it’s Dlow, yes it’s Alow you must Gbow
Though my Aflock may sneer and G6mock
I’m the ABishop of Babel Dnow

 
VERSE 2:

You’ll Amsee me in the Bmstreet in D6golden hat and Emcape
And Amblessing all the Bmwaifs and Emstrays
AmIn the hail and Bmshine, D6smiling, reEmsigned
And aCmaj7bandoned to C /Dfoolish Gways

 
CHORUS 2:

For I’m the DBishop of ABabel Gnow
As Deven stray Adogs will alGlow
The poor folks Aflock around and reG6mark
“Look, the ABishop of Babel’s Ddown!”

 
INSTRUMENTAL BREAK:

Am++Bm++D6++Em
Am++Bm++Em
Am++Bm++D6++Em
Cmaj7++C /D++G

CHORUS 3:

Oh, I’m the DBishop of ABabel +Gnow
And my Daudience don’t Acount in this Gtown
If relic and Aflock here set to G6rot
I’m the ABishop of Babel Dnow
GSad old ABishop of Babel Dnow