Island of lost souls    (video)

 

    C - Am - C - Am (4x)

 

           C   Am  - F                G                   C         Am

1. In Babylon,         on the boulevard of broken dreams,

F                G                C         Am  - F            G           C     - G

    my will power at the lowest ebb,       oh, what can I do.

             C        Am  - F                 G                      C          Am

    Oh, buccaneer,        can you help me put my truck in gear,

F                G                    C           Am  - F                   G           C     - G

    can you take me far away from here,      save my soul from sin.

 

              C               Am                F          G

    You wanna get away, you’ve had it, man,

       C                                                 Dm            G

    nothing’s going right, so come on, sit on the sands

               C        - F             G          C     - G

    of the island,        island of lost souls.

           C           Am           F          G

    No luxuries, no, no, amenities too dull,

              C                            Dm           G

    your senses, oh oh, only primitive, hey, hey,

      C                      - F        G        C

    really get away,      is what he said.

 

        Dm              F      - C

+  Where did he go ?         I’m tired of waiting here for him.

         Dm             F      - C

    Where can he be ?         He’s not with me.

        Dm              F      - C

    Where did he go ?         What wilI I do alone ?

     Dm              F    - G                         G7

    Why did he run,        run away from me ?

 

            C         Am  - F                     G

2. The sky is blue,        the sea is warm and clear   

             C         Am  - F                    G               C Am

    and golden sands     are calling out to you, inviting,

F                 G                       C     - G

    make a new man out of you.

                    C               Am  - F                       G             C            Am

    You can come for a while,     come with a friend, forget about work,

                 F         G                 C              Am    - F    G                    C

    start all over again, let the real you through,       here’s what we do.

 

+  C - F - C    - C - F - F - F - C  

 

+  F - F - C       - C - F - C        - C - F - F - C

 

        Dm              F      - C

+  Where did he go ?         I’m tired of waiting here for him.

         Dm             F      - C

    Where can he be ?         He’s not with me.

        Dm              F      - C

    Where did he go ?         What wilI I do alone ?

     Dm              F    - G                         G7

    Why did he run,        run away from me ?

 

+  C - Am - F - G (3x)   - C - G

 

             C        Am  - F                 G                      C          Am

+  Oh, buccaneer,        can you help me put my truck in gear,

F                G                    C           Am  - F                   G           C     - G

    can you take me far away from here,      save my soul from sin.

           C           Am           F          G

    No luxuries, no, no, amenities too dull,

              C                            Dm           G

    your senses, oh oh, only primitive, hey, hey,

      C                      - F  G            C               - G

    really get away,       island of lost souls !

 

+  C - Am - F - G - C - Dm - G ...

 

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Blondie)