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A Sort of Homecoming  U2


A Sort of Homecoming (From the album "The Unforgettable Fire")

NOTE: Much of this is taken from the book The Best of U2
Intro: G6 D2 G6 D2 G6 D2 G6 D2
And you know it's time to go
[G6] [D2]  
through the sleet and driving snow
[G6] [D2]  
across the fields of mourning to a
light's in [G6]the distance
[D2] [G6] [Dsus4] [D2]  
And you hunger for the time
[G6] [D2]  
time to heal, 'Desire', time
[G6] [D2]  
and your earth moves beneath
[G6] [D2]  
your own dream landscape
[G6] [D2]  
Oh, ho, ho on borderland we run________
[G] [G2] [G] [G2] [D2] [Dsus4] [D] [G2] 
I'll be there, I'll be there
[G] [G2] [G] [G2]  
tonight, a high road, a high road out of here
[D2] [Dsus4] [D] [G2] 
the city walls are all come down
the dust a smoke screen all around to see
faces ploughed like fields that once
gave no resistance
And we live by the side of the road
on the side of a hill as the valleys explode
dislocated, suffocated
the land grows weary of it's own
O come away, o come away, o come, o come away I say I hmm hmm
[G6] [D2] [G6] [D2] 
O come away, o come away, o come, o come away I say I
[G6] [D2] [G6] [D2] 
Oh, ho, ho on borderland we run, and still we run, we run and don't look back
[G] [G2] [G] [G2] [D2] [Dsus4] [D] [G] 
I'll be there, I'll be there tonight tonight tonight
[G] [G2] [G] [G2] [D2] [Dsus4] [D] [Dsus4] 
I'll be there tonight, I believe. I'll be there so high (land),
I'll be there tonight, tonight____________
[D] [D2] [G6] [D2] 
O come away, I sing I say, um ha, o come away oh say.
[G6] [D2] [G6] [D2] 
The wind will crack in wintertime
this bomb-blast lightning waltz
[D2] [G6]  
no spoken words, just a scream . . . yeah.... oh........ oh.....
[D2] [G6] [D2] [G6] [Dsus4] [D] [G] [G2] [G] [G2] 
tonight we'll build a bridge across the sea and land
[D2] [Dsus4] [D] [G2] 
see the sky burning rain
[G] [G2]  
she will die and live again tonight_______
[G] [G2] [D2] [Dsus4] [D] [G2] [G6] [D2] [G6] [Dsus4] [D] [G6] [D2] [G6] [Dsus4] [D] 
And you heart beats so slow
through the rain and fallen snow
across the fields of morning
to a light that's in the distance
Oh don't sorrow, no don't weep
for tonight, at last
I am coming home
I am coming home
CHORD FORMATIONS: (This might make a nice acoustic version with these)

G6 x x 0 0 3 0
D2 x x 0 2 3 0
D4/A x 0 0 0 3 x
G 3 x 0 0 0 x
G2 3 0 0 0 0 3
D4 x x 0 2 3 3
D x x 0 2 3 2
Gii x x 0 0 3 3 (G, type 2)
C7 x 3 2 3 1 x
But The Edge is probably playing the chorus this way
(esp. for intro of live version where it is arpeggio)
G x x x 7 8 7
G2 x x x 7 10 x
D2,D x x x 7 7 10
D4,Gii x x x 7 8 10

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C7 D D2 Dsus4 G G2 G6
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