Van der Graaf Generator - Brought to Book (chords)


Chord transcription by Mikayel Abazyan mikayelabazyan@yahoo.com


                    Gm7#
Named, the day and date,

                       C#
picked, the place and time to meet,

                 Gm7#+2       Gm7#
set, the words l uttered in stone.


                    Gm7#
To right the many wrongs

                 C#
that I've done along the way,

                   Gm7#+2   Gm7#
now the ball's in my own   court.


Gm#     Gm7#       C#    Gm#
Angels hide in the inglenook.

 Gm#     Gm7#           C#        Gm#
Saints alive, I'll be brought to book.


Gm#        Gm7#    C#      Gm#
One false move was all it took.

         Gm#     Gm7#             C#        Gm#
All the wicked thoughts will be brought to book.


          Gm#
I'm not proud of what I did before,
I acknowledge all my actions nonetheless.
Undiminished, the returning score,
I played my part in any sins I now confess..


                    Gm7#
All that's done is done

                     C#
and all that comes along the way

                 Gm7#+2     Gm7#
lands up in the lap of the gods.

Gm#         Gm7#  C#        Gm#
One false step,   one last look,

       Gm#      Gm7#          C#        Gm#
under time and tide I'll be brought to book.


   G
I never thought I'd get to see this through,

     G#
the cold documented case.

G
One by one the arguments fall through,

           G#
the past stares me in the face,

        G                           G#	G	G#
never thought I'd see it through.

 Am                                       C
Here it is, the self-obsession and surrender,

 Am
here it is, it's right in front of me,

 Am                                          C
here it is, the package gets returned to sender

 Am        C                           Am
here, with interest, it comes back to me.

G                                  		G#	G	G#	G	G#
  I never thought I'd see it through.


B	F# E		B	F# E


/ B                          Fm#          E
    Finally wearing history naked on my face

B   /                        Fm#      E
I'll disclose the truth of what I've done,

 B /                    Fm#    E
reveal the lines I've spun in passing.

        B
I will face up to the music

/      B                             Fm#      E 
  and with what breath's left in my lungs

/  B                             Fm#              /     	b a# a g#      g
   I'll settle up the score and bid farewell to everyone.


Riff in:

G
Time to square the circle,
time to dot the "i"s and cross the "t"s,
time to keep on working
to unspot the hand that did the deeds,

D
to wash out the wounding,
to effect a final remedy.
In the last accounting
all the sum of parts in threnody.


Riffs in:	G	D	G


I'm not proud of who I've been before.

Riff in D
I've no pride in what I've done before.

                                Gm#7
Time alone holds what's in store.


Gm#


     Gm#     Gm7#+2    Gm          Gm7#+2
I'm gathered in    by hook or by crook;

    Gm      Gm7#+2          C#        Gm#        Gm7#+2     Gm#
all in due course I'll be brought to book.




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