Real to me    (video)

 

    Am - C - G - Dm (2x)

 

   Am                C                    G            Dm

1.    Showbiz dinners and a free champagne,

Am            C                                 G    Dm

    men in suits who think they know it all.

Am                C                             G         Dm

    No one knows me, but they know my name,

       F                       E

    that's not real to me.

 

  Am           C                 G     Dm

2.     Hotel lobby to the aeroplane,

Am              C                         G      Dm        Am

    another country but they start to look the same.

                        C                     G         Dm

    Watch the world behind a windowpane,

       F                       E

    that's not real to me.

 

Am             G          F         C

    When I see my babies run,

E - Am                        G                    F             C 

            when all the madness has been and gone,

E - Am                  G                F         C

            I raise my family and live in peace,

          G                            F                C

now that's what’s real to me, real to me.

 

   Am            C                   G         Dm

3.      Dying flowers in a dressing room,

Am                    C                         G            Dm              Am

    a dangerous time to let your head make up its own mind,

                   C                            G    Dm

    got me thinking about the spirits flown,

        F                      E

    that's not real to me.

 

Am             G          F         C

    When I see my babies run,

E - Am                        G                    F             C 

            when all the madness has been and gone,

E - Am                  G                F         C

            I raise my family and live in peace,

          G                           F

now that's what’s real to me.

 

      C                                             Em

+  Picnics in the garden and the children, they can play,

           Am                                            F

    the first day of the summer and I’m lazy all the day

              C                                                Em

    And we'll invite the family 'round and drink some English tea,

           Am                                                F         G   Am

    then I raise up my fingers and watch football on TV.

 

+  Am - G - F - C     - E - Am - G - F - C     - E - Am - G - F - C

 

               G                         F

+  Now that's what real to me !

 

Am             G          F         C

    When I see my babies run,

E - Am                        G                    F             C 

            when all the madness has been and gone,

E - Am                  G                F         C

            I raise my family and live in peace,

          G                           F

now that's what’s real to me,

    G                           F               C

that's what’s real to me, real to me !

 

    C                           F

+      Wake up, you might be dreaming,

C                          F                             C

   Wake up, you might be dreaming now.

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Brian McFadden)