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The Future

Leonard Cohen

 Am
 Dm
Give me back my broken night, my mirrored room, my secret life

 G6E7Am
it's lonely here, there's no one left to torture

 Dm
Give me absolute control over every living soul

 G6Am
And lie beside me baby, that's an order!

 Dm
Give me crack an anal sex, take the only tree that's left

 G6E7Am
and stuff it up the hole in your culture

 Dm
Give me back the Berlin Wall, give me Stalin and St. Paul

 G6E7Am
I've seen the future, brother:  it is murder.

 Cborus:

 DmC
        Things are gonna slide (slide) in all directions

 DmC
        Won't be nothing (won't be) nothing you can't measure anymore.

 DmF
        The blizzard, the blizzard  of the world has crossed the threshold

 FmC
        and it has overturned the order of the soul

 G
        When they said (they said) REPENT (repent) REPENT (repent)

 Am
        I wonder what they meant

 G
        When they said (they said) REPENT (repent) REPENT (repent)

 Am
        I wonder what they meant

 G
        When they said (they said) REPENT (repent) REPENT (repent)

 Am
        I wonder what they meant

[second verse:  (same chords as first]
You don't know me from the wind, you never will, you never did
I'm the little jew who wrote the bible
I've seen nations rise and fall, I've heard their stories, heard them all
but love's the only engibe of survival
Your servant here he has been told to say it clear to say it cold:
It's over, it ain't going any further
And now the wheels of heaven stop, you feel the devil's riding crop
Get ready for the future: it is murder.

 repeat cborus

 tbird verse:

There'll be the breaking of the ancient western code

 Dm
Your private life will suddenly explode

 Am
There'll be phantoms, there'll be fires on the road

 F7E
and the white man dancing    

 Am
You'll see your woman hanging upside down

 Dm
her features covered by her fallen gown

 Am
and all the lousy little poets coming around

 F7E
trying to sound like Charlie Manson    

 Am
and the white man dancing

 Dm
Give me back the Berlin Wall, give me Stalin and St. Paul

 G6E7Am
 Give me Christ or give me Hiroshima

 Dm
Destroy another fetus now, we don't like children anyhow

 G6E7Am
I've seen the future, baby:  it is murder.

 repeat cborus

 GAm
When they said (they said) REPENT (repent) REPENT (repent)   

 end on Am

Chords:

 EADGBE
Am:  X02210
C: X32010
Dm: XX0231
E7: 030100
F: 133211
Fm: 133111
F7: 131211
G: 320003
G6: 320000


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