Come Home Cardinal Pell chords

Tim Minchin


Intro: D Bm9 Gmaj7 D A G It's a lovely day in Ballarat Em Gsus2 D I'm kicking back thinking of you G I hear that you've been poorly Em Gsus2 D I am sorry that you're feeling blue Bm I know what it's like when you feel a little shitty G A You just wanna curl up and have an itty-bitty doona day Bm But a lot of people here really miss ya, Georgie G A They really think you oughta a just get on a plane (just get on a plane) We all just want you to… D Bm9 Gmaj7 Come home, Cardinal Pell, I know you're not feeling well D A And being crook ain't much fun, even so, we think you should come D Bm9 Gmaj7 Home, Cardinal Pell, come down from your citadel D A Gmaj7 It's just the right thing to do, they have a right to know what you knew Gmaj7 D Couldn't you see what was under your nose, Georgie A Back in '73 when you were living with Gerry? Bm9 D Is it true that you knew but you chose to ignore, A Or did you actively try to keep it buried? G D/B A And years later when survivors, despite their shame and their fear, G D/A A Stood up to tell their stories, you spent year after year G A Working hard to protect the church's assets? Em7 A I mean with all due respect dude, I think you're scum, and I reckon you should… D Bm9 Gmaj7 Come home, Cardinal Pell, we know you're not feeling well D A Perhaps you just need some sun, it's lovely here you should come D Bm9 Gmaj7 Home, you pompous buffoon, and I suggest do it soon D A I hear the tolling of a bell, and it has a Pellian knell Bm9 A D I wanna be transparent here, George, I'm not the greatest fan of your religion Bm9 A D And I personally believe that those who cover up abuse should go to prison G F#m But your ethical hypocrisy, your intellectual vacuity G A And your arrogance don't bother me as much G A As the fact that you have turned out to be such a goddamn coward Em You're a coward Georgie F#m Come and face the music Georgie G You owe it to the victims Georgie A Come and face the music, the music, Hallelujah, Hallelujah (notes only) (d e f# g a g g f# e d) If the Lord God omnipotent reigneth A He would take one look at you and say D Bm9 Gmaj7 Go home, Cardinal Pell, I've got a nice spot in hell D A With your name on it and so, I suggest you toughen up and go D Bm7 Gmaj7 Home, Cardinal Pell, I'm sure they'll make you feel well D A Come at the pub in Ballarat, they just want a beer and a chat D Bm7 Gmaj7 (Come home Cardinal Pell) I know you're scared Georgie-Poo D A (Come home) They have a right to know what you do Em Your time is running out to atone, Georgie F#m I think the Lord is calling you home, Georgia G Perhaps he could forgive even you (he may forgive even you) A If you just let them know what you knew D Bm9 Gmaj7 Oh, Cardinal Pell, my lawyer just rang me to tell me D A This song could get me in legal trouble D Bm9 Gmaj7 Oh well, Cardinal Pell, if you don't feel compelled D A To come home by a sense of moral duty Gsus2 A D Perhaps you will come home and frickin' sue me