Peter Hammill - Imperial Zeppelin (chords)


Chord transcription by Mikayel Abazyan mikayelabazyan@yahoo.com


Playing tips

C(+g)   x 3 2 0 1 3
C(+f)   x 3 2 0 1 1


INTRO: b c b (These area single guitar notes (2nd b is one octave-higher). 
Refer to the original album if you want to recreate it.)


C  C(+g) C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f)  C(+g) C
  Pack  your  bags, we're     lea - ving

C C(+g)    C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f) C(+g) C
  earth, where  hate   is     see - thing,

C  C(+g)  C(+g)  C(+f) C C(+g) C        G   C  C  G
  no  - thing's worth belie - ving.

    C    C  G                  F
There's no time, make up your mind!

F F    F    F    C    F F F   C    F F F   C    F F F   C    
  Imperial Zeppelin....


Quick, the engines are turning,
cabin lights are burning,
now there's no returning.
We'll have love a mile above...
Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin!


 Asus4/a  A/a  Asus4/a   A/a   A       Asus4/a  A/a   Asus4/a   A/a   A
We,     the    un   -   der - signed, be   -    ing   of       sound mind,

 Asus4/a  A/a  Asus4/a   A/a   A       Asus4/a  A/a   Asus4/a   A/a   A
Here  -  by    do       decl   are:

  Asus4/d  A/d  Asus4/d  A/d  A        Asus4/d  A/d   Asus4/d   A/d   A
'We       henceforth   pledge our  -  selves    un - to       the    power

Asus4/a   A/a  Asus4/a   A/a   A       Asus4/d  A/d   Asus4/d   A/d   A
of      the    Up   -   per    Air.'


 E        D         C#     C
Doesn't that sound simply super,

 E        D      C#      C
Zeppelin visions of the future?

                   B/b                C/b           D/b            E/b
LEAD VOCAL:	Of course we           all know     very           well
BACK VOCAL:	Of course we all know very well, it won't work, of course we know

                   E/e                      D/d  
LEAD VOCAL:	it wouldn't                 work, 
BACK VOCAL:	    every dice deserves a throw,

                     C/c             B/b
LEAD VOCAL:	but what the         hell -
BACK VOCAL:	and when we get back home below

		B/b                                              B    A    G
LEAD VOCAL:	  we can say we had a go!
BACK VOCALS:	          we can say we had a go! 


C C(+g)  C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f)  C(+g) C
  O  -  ver - board we  are thro -  wing

C  C(+g) C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f)  C(+g) C
  seeds of    love  we  are   sow -  ing,

C  C(+g) C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f)  C(+g) C       G   C  C  G
  hope  to    God  they're   grow -  ing.

   C  C    G                F
Fly - ing high across the sky:

F F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C    F F F   C    
  Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin!


C  C(+g) C(+g) C(+f) C  C(+f) C(+g)  C    C
  We    will try    to do  -  o     some good,

  C   C(+g) C(+g)  C(+f) C  C(+f) C(+g)  C   C
(good)I    don't know  why we    real - ly should,

   C     C(+g)C(+g) C(+f) C   C(+f)  C(+g) C      G   C  C  G
(should) I only    wish that we   -  e    could!

 C    C G                    F
Down below they'll see and know (all about)

F F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C    F F F   C    
  Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin!


F F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C   F    F    F    C    F F F   C    
  Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin!


Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin, Imperial Zeppelin!




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