my death David Bowie
Someone requested My Death a while ago. Here it is with a few mistakes (98% accurate) My Death by Jacques Brel, Performed by David Bowie from Ziggy Stardust the Motion Picture My Death Em Em7 Em6 Emb6 6 5 4 3 2 1 6 5 4 3 2 6 5 4 3 2 1 6 5 4 3 2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x - - x x - - - - x x - - - - x x - x - - x x - - - - - - - - - - - - - x - - - - - - - - - - - - - Em Em7 Em6 Emb6 Em Em7 Em6 My death waits like Emb6 Em Em7 an old drouin (?) Em6 Emb6 So confident Em I'll go his way Em7 Em6 Whistle to him Emb6 D Dsus4 D and the passing time G A My death waits like G C a Bible truth F Am Am\G at the funeral of my youth F oh we drank for that G and the passing time G#m F# My death waits like G#m a witched night F# G#m as surely as our love is bright F# B let's not think about the passing time Em D C But whatever lies behind the door B there is nothing much to do Em D C C\B Angel or Devil I don't care Am Am\G B For in front of that door there is you Bb C# Gm Gm My death waits like a beggar blind who sees the world through a ? mind F throw him a dime for the passing time Bb C# Bb My death waits there between your thighs G# Cm Your cold fingers will close my eyes G# Let's think of that Bb 0 And the passing time Bm A My death waits Bm to allow my friend A a few good times Bm before it ends A so let's drink to that F# and the passing time G F Eb but whatever lies behind the door D G there is nothing much to do F Eb Angel or Devil I don't care for in front of that door D there is you Gm My death waits there among the leaves in magicians mysterious sleeves rabbits and dogs F and the passing time Bb C# My death waits there Bb among the flowers G# C#m where the blackest shadow cowers(?) G# Bb Let's pick lilacs for the passing time Bm A My death waits there Bm in a double bed A sails of oblivion Bm at my head A so pull up your seats against F# the passing time Gm F Eb But whatever lies behind the door D Gm there is nothing much to do F Angel or Devil Eb I don't care for in front of that door....... there is
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Logical Lyric Corrections.
"My Death waits like a beggar blind
Who sees the world thru' an unlit mind"
"My Death waits there in a double bed
Sails of oblivion at my head
So pull up the sheets against the passing time"