Viva La Vida

Coldplay

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Capo 1st fret
D7sus4: xx0010
Emadd9: 022002

          C        D7sus4            G                    Em
I used to rule the world, seas would rise when I gave the word
                     C      D7sus4          G                 Em
Now in the morning I sleep alone, sweep the streets I used to own

          C        D7sus4         G                  Em
I used to roll the dice, feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
                C           D7sus4         G                       Em
Listened as the crowd would sing, "Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!"
             C        D7sus4        G                    Em
One minute I held the key, next the walls were closed on me
                         C       D7sus4     G                   Em
And I discovered that my castles stand upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand

  C              D7               G             Emadd9
I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing, Roman cavalry choirs are singing
C                D7                    G                 Emadd9
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield, my missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D7             G                     Emadd9
For some reason I can't explain, once you'd gone there was never
         C      D7                 Gmaj7            Em
Never an honest word, and that was when I ruled the world

| C | D7 | G | Emadd9 | (2 times)

                    C    D7sus4              G               Em
It was a wicked and wild wind, blew down the doors to let me in
                          C        D7sus4        G                     Em
Shattered windows and the sound of drums, people couldn't believe what I'd become
          C     D7sus4      G                Em
Revolutionaries wait for my head on a silver plate
                   C      D7sus4      G                         Em
Just a puppet on a lonely string, oh, who would ever want to be king?

  C              D7               G             Emadd9
I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing, Roman cavalry choirs are singing
C                D7                    G                 Emadd9
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield, my missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D7               G                              Emadd9
For some reason I can't explain, I know Saint Peter won't call my name
         C      D7                 Gmaj7            Em
Never an honest word, and that was when I ruled the world

Interlude: | C | Em | C | Em | C | Em | D7 | D7 |
           | C | D7 | G | Emadd9 | (2 times)

  C              D7               G             Emadd9
I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing, Roman cavalry choirs are singing
C                D7                    G                 Emadd9
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield, my missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D7               G                              Emadd9
For some reason I can't explain, I know Saint Peter won't call my name
         C      D7                 Gmaj7            Em
Never an honest word, but that was when I ruled the world