The Emperor`s new clothes chords

Elton John

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MELODY: A G E C G D C A F C CHORDS: C Dm F C G G G MELODY: A G E C G Bb(chord) C A F C CHORDS: C Bb Bb F F F F C C E We bet on our lives and we bet on the horses F In that upstairs apartment C On Orlando and 4th G Am C G And the rent was due and the rent man was knocking F Like a Chinese proverb C G C G C G G F We were al- ways searching C C E Nightlife's a no-win but nobody noticed F How we killed off the bottles C Looking good on the surface G Am C G The dog days barked and the house cat got old F We were Bonnie and Clyde C G G C F C C In the emperor's new clothes Am And the tears never came G B They just stayed in our eyes F C F C C C G B We refused to admit that we wore this disguise Am Every inch of us growing Gm Like Pinocchio's nose A A Dm C E Dm F C G C F C C As we walked around in the em-per-or's new clothes MELODY: A G E C G D C A F C CHORDS: C Dm F C G G G MELODY: A G E C G Bb(chord) C A F C CHORDS: C Bb Bb F F F F C C E We flew by our wits and by the seat of our pants F In the state of illusion C In the nation of chance G Am C G And the repo was hauling the wreck we'd been driving F As the dashboard Madonna C G G Smiled back at us kindly C C E We cheated the system never batting an eyelid F Seeing only the good C Through the holes in our shoes G Am C G And our halos were rusty but we wore them proudly F We were two little gods C G G C F C C In the emperor's new clothes (CHORUS) MELODY: A G E C G D C A F C CHORDS: C Dm F C G G G MELODY: A G E C G Bb(chord) C A F C CHORDS: C Bb Bb F F F F (INSTRUMENTAL VERSE) (CHORUS) MELODY: A G E C G D C A F C CHORDS: C Dm F C G G G MELODY: A G E C G Bb(chord) C A F C CHORDS: C Bb Bb F F F F F C E Dm7 C F C C Dm C C C C