The land of make believe    (video)

 

                        G                Em             C               D                     G

(a capella : ) Stars in your eyes, little one, where do you go to dream ?

              Em                 C           Cm                    G

    To a place, we all know, the land of make believe.

 

+  G - Em - C - D       +  G - Em - C - D (2x)

 

        G Bm    C                        D

1. Shadows, tapping at your window,

        G Bm C                       D                           Bm - C

    ghostly voices whisper : will you come and pla......y ?

                            D                - C                          D

    Not for all the tea in China       or the corn in Carolina,

     Am                E                  E7

    never, never ever, they're running after you, babe.

 

   A             F#m         Bm                   E                     A

Run for the sun, little one, you're an outlaw once again,

             F#m                Bm               E                        A - F#m

time to change, Superman will be with us while he ca...........n,

          Dm                     A

in the land of make believe.

 

+  G - Em - C - D (2x)

 

      G      Bm    C                   D            G Bm

2. Something nasty in your garden's waiting,

     C                D                          Bm - C

    patiently, till it can have your hear........t .

                         D                      - C                                  D

   Try to go, but it won't let you,       don't you know, it's out to get you

     Am                       E                      E7

    running, keep on running, they're running after you, babe.

 

+  CHORUS

 

   D                       E          - D                       E

+    Your world is turning,       from night to day,

D                          E                A     F#

    your dream is burning far, far away.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(orig. moves down half a note to capo 2nd here)

 

C           Am               Dm          G                  C

Into the blue, you and I, to the circus in the sky,

              Am               Dm                   G                        C - Am

Captain Kid’s on the sand, with the treasure close at ha........nd,

          Fm                     C

in the land of make believe.

 

+  instrumental = CHORUS

 

   C              Am         Dm                   G                    C

Run for the sun, little one, you're an outlaw once again,

              Am                 Dm                G                       C - Am

time to change, Superman, he'll be with us while he ca........n,

           Fm                     C  

in the land of make believe.

 

+  repeat last CHORUS

 

(oreig. = capo 3rd)    (Bucks Fizz)