Lady Midnight

Leonard Cohen

 I came by myself to a very crowded place
 I was looking for someone who had lines in her face
 I found her there but she was past all concern
I asked her to hold me, said 'lady unfold me'
But she scorned me and she told me
I was dead, and I could never return

I argued all night, like so many have before
Saying, whatever you give me, seem to need so much more
Then she pointed at me, where I leaned on her door
She said 'don't try to use me, or slyly refuse me
Just win me or lose me, it is this that the darkness is for'

I cried 'Oh Lady Midnight, I fear you grow old
Stars eat your body and the night makes you cold'
'If we cry now' she said 'It will just be ignored'
So I walked thru the morning, sweet early morning
I could hear my Lady calling,
You've won me, you've won me, my lord
Yes you've won me, you've won me, my lord


The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song,
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy


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