Breaking the Law

Judas Priest


BREAKING THE LAW Written by Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and K.K.Downing. Performed by JUDAS PRIEST. Taken from the album BRITISH STEEL.
Transcribed by Oskar "The Seventh Son" Wigren. E-mail me at wigren@skelleftea.mail.telia.com
Riff 1: E---------------------------|-----------------------------| B---------------------------|-----------------------------| G---------------------------|-----------------------------| D---------------------------|-----------------------------| A-0--2--3--0-2--3--0-2--3---|---------0-------0----3--2--| E----------------------------|--1--3-----1-3-----3-------|
Verse 1: There I was completely wasting, out of work and down E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G--2--------------------|--5-----------2-------| D--2--------------------|--5-----5-----2-------| A--0--------------------|--3-----5-----0-------| E-----------------------|--------3-------------|
all inside it's so frustrating as I drift from town to town E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G--2--------------------|--5-----------2-------| D--2--------------------|--5-----5-----2-------| A--0--------------------|--3-----5-----0-------| E-----------------------|--------3-------------|
feel as though nobody cares if I live or die E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G-----------------------|--5-------------------| D--3--------------------|--5-------------------| A--3--------------------|--3-------------------| E--1--------------------|----------------------|
so I might as well begin to put some action in my life E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G-----------------------|----------------------| D--3--------------------|--2-------------------| A--3--------------------|--2-------------------| E--1--------------------|--0-------------------|
Chorus: Breaking the law Breaking the law E-------------------|-----------------------| B-------------------|-----------------------| G-------------------|-----------------------| D-------------------|-----------------------| A--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| E-------------------|-----------------------|
Breaking the law Breaking the law E-------------------|--------------------| B--10---------------|----------------10--| G---9---------------|-----------------9--| D-------------------|--------------------| A------0-0-0-0-0-0--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----| E-------------------|--------------------|
Breaking the law Breaking the law E-------------------|-------------------| B--10---------------|-------------------| G---9---------------|-------------------| D-------------------|-------------------| A------0-0-0-0-0-0--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--| E-------------------|-------------------|
Breaking the law Breaking the law E-------------------|--------------------| B--10---------------|----------------10--| G---9---------------|-----------------9--| D-------------------|--------------------| A------0-0-0-0-0-0--|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----| E-------------------|--------------------|
Verse 2: So much for the golden future, I can't even start E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G--2--------------------|--5-----------2-------| D--2--------------------|--5-----5-----2-------| A--0--------------------|--3-----5-----0-------| E-----------------------|--------3-------------|
I've had every promise broken, there's anger in my heart E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------|
G--2--------------------|--5-----7-----9-------| D--2--------------------|--5-----7-----9-------| A--0--------------------|--3-----5-----7-------| E-----------------------|----------------------|
You don't know what's it like, you don't have a clue E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G-----------------------|--5-------------------| D--3--------------------|--5-------------------| A--3--------------------|--3-------------------| E--1--------------------|----------------------|
If you did you'd find youself doing the same thing too E-----------------------|----------------------| B-----------------------|----------------------| G-----------------------|----------------------| D--3--------------------|--2-------------------| A--3--------------------|--2-------------------| E--1--------------------|--0-------------------|
Riff 2: E-------------------------| B-------------------------| G-------------------------| D--4---------4------------| A--2---------2---0--0--0--| E-------------------------|
Riff 3: You don't know what it's... E----------------|---------------| B----------------|---------------| G---7------------|--10-----5-----| D---7------------|--10-----5-----| A---5------------|--8------3-----| E----------------|---------------|
....like E----------------|----------------| B----------------|----------------| G---7------------|--10-----12-----| D---7------------|--10-----12-----| A---5------------|--8------10-----| E----------------|----------------|
Riff 4: E------------------------------|-------------------------------| B------------------------------|-------------------------------| G------------------------------|-------------------------------| D--7--9--10--7-9--10--7-9--10--|---------7--------7-----10--9--| A------------------------------|--8--10-----8-10-----10--------| E------------------------------|-------------------------------|
Song-structure: Riff 1 (2 times) Verse 1 Chorus Verse 2 Chorus Riff 2 (4 times) Riff 3 (2 times) Riff 4 (8 times)
Lyrics:
There I was completely wasting, out of work and down all inside it's so frustrating as I drift from town to town feel as though nobody cares if I live or die so I might as well begin to put some action in my life
Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law
So much for the golden future, I can't even start I've had every promise broken, there's anger in my heart You don't know what it's like, you don't have a clue If you did you'd find youself doing the same thing too
Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law
You don't know what it's like
Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law Breaking the law, breaking the law
OSKAR WIGREN 1996-12-29













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