Solsbury Hill

Peter Gabriel

Intro: A E

 AEA
Climbing up on Solsbury Hill         
 F#mEF#m
I could see the city lights          
 F#mEF#m
Wind was blowing, time stood still           
 AEA
Eagle flew out of the night       
 AEA
He was something to observe        
 F#mEF#m
Came in close; I heard a voice            
 F#mEF#m
Standing, stretching every nerve           
 Dmaj7
I had to listen; had no choice
 EDmaj7Dmaj7
I did not believe the information 
 EDmaj7Bm9-7
Just had to trust imagination
 EDmaj7
My heart going boom boom boom
 Dmaj7DAEsus4EA
 Son, he said, grab your things I've come to take you home

To keep in silence I resigned
My friends would think I was a nut
Turning water into wine
Open doors would soon be shut
So I went from day to day
Though my life was in a rut
Till I thought of what I'd say
And which connection I should cut
I was feeling part of the scenery
I walked right out of the machinery
My heart going boom boom boom
Son, he said, grab your things I've come to take you home

When illusion spin her net
I'm never where I want to be
And liberty she pirouette
When I think that I am free
Watched by empty silhouettes
Who close their eyes but still can see
No one taught them etiquette
So I will show another me
Today I don't need a replacement
I'll show them what the smile on my face meant
My heart going boom boom boom
Hey, I said, you can keep my things they've come to take me home


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Tiler65 (report comment to admin):
It is Salisbury Hill
Anarquistador (report comment to admin):
Nope, not Salisbury Hill. Definitely Solsbury Hill, named after Little Solsbury Hill in Bath, UK. Not too far from Salisbury.
AcousticBass (report comment to admin):
Correct. Solsbury Hill in Somerset.

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Ukay23 (report comment to admin):
Original starts with 

B F# B
Climbing up on Solsbury H ill
Abm F# Abm
I could see the city lig hts
Abm F# Abm
Wind was blowing, time stood s till
B F# B