To France

Mike Oldfield

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 BmA
Gtr1                                           
 E -------|-------14-19--17--------|-------14-14=h15p14-----------|
 B ----14-|-15-17---------------14-|-15-17--------------17--------|
 G -16----|------------------16----|------------------------14-16-|
 D -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|

| | |
| | |
Gtr2 | | |
 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -------|----14-15---------------|----14-15-12=h14p12-----------|
 G ----14-|-16-------16---------14-|-16-----------------14--------|
 D -16----|--------------16--16----|------------------------14-16-|
 A -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|


 F#mBmABm
Gtr1                                   

 E ----------19--21--------|------------------------|
 B -14-15-17------------14-|-15-17-14---------------|
 G ------------------16----|----------16------------|
 D ------------------------|------------------------|
 A ------------------------|------------------------|
 E ------------------------|------------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |
 E ------------------------|------------------------|
 B -------14---------------|----14------------------|
 G -14-16---------------14-|-16----14---------------|
 D ----------14--16--16----|----------16------------|
 A ------------------------|------------------------|
 E ------------------------|------------------------|


1ST VERSE:

1 Taking on water,  Sailing a restless sea, From a memo-ry,  A   fan-ta-

2-sy,The wind carries Far from the Don't you know you're
into white water, islands,
 BmAF#mBmADE
E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o|
G -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D ---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---2---2-|---2---2---------|---4---6---7---9--|
A -2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---0---|-0---0-----4---4-|-2---4---5---7---o|
E -----------------|-----------------|---------2---2---|------------------|


CHORUS:

1. Ne - ver going to get to France, Mary
2. Ne - ver going to get to France, Could a
 F#mED
 E --------------------|------------------|
 B --------------------|------------------|
 G --------------------|------------------|
 D ---11---9----9---11-|---7---7---7---7--|
 A -9----7---11---9----|-5---5---5---5----|
 E --------------------|------------------|


Queen of chance, will they find you?
new romance ever bind you?
 EF#m
 E -----------------|---------------------|
 B -----------------|---------------------|
 G -----------------|---------------------|
 D ---9---9---9---9-|---11---11---11---11-|
 A -7---7---7---7---|-9----9----9----9----|
 E -----------------|---------------------|


Transition to 2nd verse: (mandolin transcribed for guitar)

 BmA
Gtr1                                           
 E -------|-------14-19--17--------|-------14-14=h15p14-----------|
 B ----14-|-15-17---------------14-|-15-17--------------17--------|
 G -16----|------------------16----|------------------------14-16-|
 D -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|

| | |
| | |
Gtr2 | | |

 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -------|----------7-------------|------------------------------|
 G -------|-7------------9---------|-7--------7---9-9-------------|
 D -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -------|------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|------------------------|------------------------------|


 F#mBmADE
Gtr1                                           
 E ----------19--21--------|------------------------|
 B -14-15-17------------14-|-15-17-14---------------|
 G ------------------16----|----------16------------|
 D ------------------------|------------------------|
 A ------------------------|------------------------|
 E ------------------------|------------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |
 E ------------------------|------------------------|
 B --------------7---------|-------------7----------|
 G -9--------9-------------|-7-----9----------------|
 D ------------------------|------------------------|
 A ------------------------|------------------------|
 E ------------------------|------------------------|


2ND VERSE:

1.Walking on foreign ground,
like a shadow, Roaming in far off terri-tor-y
2.Over your shoulder stories unfold, searching for
You're sanctuary, You know you're

 BmAF#mBmADE
E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o|
G -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D ---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---2---2-|---2---2---------|---4---6---7---9--|
A -2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---0---|-0---0-----4---4-|-2---4---5---7---o|
E -----------------|-----------------|---------2---2---|------------------|


Play CHORUS

BRIDGE:

I see a pic - ture, By the lamp's fli - cker,
 DADE
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 G -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 D ---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|
 A -5---5---5---5---|-5---5---4---4---|-4---4---4---4---|-5---5---7---7---|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


Is - n't it strange how dreams fade and shim - mer?
 DADE
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 G -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 D ---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---9---9-|
 A -5---5---5---5---|-5---5---4---4---|-4---4---4---4---|-5---5---7---7---|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


Play CHORUS

BREAK: (electric guitar)

Figure 2 -

 BmDA
Gtr1                                                           
 E -------|-------14-(14)/19--17--------|-------14-14=h15p14-----------|
 B ----14-|-15-17--------------------14-|-15-17--------------17--------|
 G -16----|-----------------------16----|------------------------14-16-|
 D -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|

| | |
| | |
Gtr2 | | |
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -------|----14-15-(15)/19--17--------|----14-15-15--------14--------|
 G ----14-|-16-----------------------14-|-16------------------------13-|
 D -16----|-----------------------16----|------------------------14----|
 A -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


 F#mBmADE
Gtr1                                     
 E ----------19/21-21-----17-|-19-21-17-------------|
 B -14-15-17-----------19----|----------19----------|
 G --------------------------|----------------------|
 D --------------------------|----------------------|
 A --------------------------|----------------------|
 E --------------------------|----------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |
 E --------------------------|----------------------|
 B -----------------------14-|-15-17-14-------------|
 G -14-13-14-----------16----|----------16----------|
 D ----------14----16--------|----------------------|
 A --------------------------|----------------------|
 E --------------------------|----------------------|


GUITAR SOLO: (acoustic guitar)

 BmDA
 E -2-0-|--------------------2h3-2p0-----|------------2=h3p2p0----0------|
 B -----|-3-0-2--0--0-2--3h5---------3p2-|-3-5p3p2p0-----------3-----2-3-|
 G -----|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 D -----|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 A -----|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 E -----|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|


 AF#mBmADE
Gtr1                                                        
 E ---5--------------------------------|----------0-----2--0-2-3-0-|
 B -5---5-3--2h3p2---------------------|----3--2-----3-------------|
 G ----------------4-2--4p2\1-1------2-|-4-------------------------|
 D -----------------------------4--4---|---------------------------|
 A ------------------------------------|---------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------|---------------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |

 E ------------------------------------|----2--0--3--2--5--3-------|
 B ----------------------------------2-|-3-------------------------|
 G --------------------------------4---|---------------------------|
 D ------------------------------------|---------------------------|
 A ------------------------------------|---------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------|---------------------------|


Repeat BRIDGE

Play CHORUS

Play FIGURE 1 2x with lyrics below
Never going to get to France
Never going to

Then: (electric guitar)

 BmDA
Gtr1                                                          
 E -------|-------14-(14)/19--17--------|-------14-14=h15p14-----------|
 B ----14-|-15-17--------------------14-|-15-17--------------17--------|
 G -16----|-----------------------16----|------------------------14-16-|
 D -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|

| | |
Gtr2 | | |
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 G -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 D -------|---------------4---2---------|--------------------2---------|
 A -------|-2---------------------------|-2--------5-------------------|
 E -------|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


 F#mBmADE
Gtr1                                                 
 E -----------19/21---21-----17-|-19-21-17---------------------|
 B -14-15-17--------------19----|----------19--------------14--|
 G -----------------------------|-----------------------16-----|
 D -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 G -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 D -----------------------------|-------------------2h4-2------|
 A -0---------------------------|-2------4-----5---------------|
 E ------------0-------2--------|------------------------------|


 BmDA
Gtr1                                                   
 E -------14-(14)/19--17--------|-------14-14=h15p14-----------|
 B -15-17--------------------14-|-15-17--------------17--------|
 G -----------------------16----|------------------------14-16-|
 D -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|

| |
| |

Gtr2 | |
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 G -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 D ---------------4---2---------|--------------------2---------|
 A -2---------------------------|-2--------5-------------------|
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|


 F#mBmADE
Gtr1                                                 
 E ----------19/21-21-----19-21-|-22-21-17/19------------------|
 B -14-15-17--------------------|------------------------------|
 G -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 D -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 A -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|

| |
| |
Gtr2 | |
 E -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 B -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 G -----------------------------|------------------------------|
 D -----------------------------|-------------------2h4-2------|
 A -0---------------------------|-2------4-----5---------------|
 E ------------0-------2--------|------------------------------|


(lyrics go with staff below)

- 1. Never going to
get to France 2. Never going to
- 3. Never going to

 BmDAF#mABmADE
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------|------------------|
 B ------7-5---5-----|----------3--5---|-5----------|-----------------o|
 G ----------7----6--|-4---------------|------4--2--|------------------|  3x
 D ------------------|-----------------|------------|----------2h4-2---|
 A -2----------------|-----------------|------------|-2--4--5---------o|
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------|------------------|


get to France Nev-er going to...
 BmDAF#mA
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------|------------------|
 B ------7-5---5-----|----------3--5---|-5----------|------------------|
 G ----------7----6--|-4---------------|------4--2--|------------------|
 D ------------------|-----------------|------------|---4---6---7---9--|
 A -2----------------|-----------------|------------|-2---4---5---7----|
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------|------------------|
 E ---0---|
 B ---0---|
 G ---0---|
 D ---x---|    (with tremolo)
 A ---2---|
 E ---x---|
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(This file is the transcriber's own work and represents
their interpretation of the song.)

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| This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation |
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