When The Ship Comes In Acoustic Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

G9 chord D9 chord C chord Em7 chord C9 chord
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How To Play

Capo: 3rd fret

INTRO
G9  D9  C
G9  Em7 C9
G9  D9  C
G9  Em7 C9
 
VERSE
G9                      D9          C          G9
  Oh the time will come up when the winds will stop
        Em7         C9          G9
And the breeze will cease to be a-breathin
                          D9              C         G9
Like the stillness in the wind before the hurricane begins,
                  C9         G9
The hour that the ship comes in
        D9       C             G9
And the sea will split and the ships will hit
        D9           C                 G9
And the sands on the shoreline will be shaking
        D9        C             G9
And the tide will sound and the waves will pound
        Em7     C9      D9  C  G9
And the morning will be a-breaking
 
VERSE
G9                   D9            C               G9
  Oh the fishes will laugh as they swim out of the path
        Em7      C9             G9
And the seagulls they will be a-smilin'
                     D9        C       G9
And the rocks on the sand will proudly stand
                  C9         G9
The hour that the ship comes in
        D9             C           G9
And the words that are used for to get the ship confused
       D9          C            G9
Will not be understood as they're spoken
       D9            C             G9
Oh the chains of the sea will have busted in the night
       Em7           C9            D9  C   G9
And be buried on the bottom of the oooooocean
 
BREAK
G9     C9  G9
Em7  C9  G9
D9  C  G9
C9 (D) G9
 
VERSE
G9            D9          C         G9
  A song will lift as the main sail shifts
        Em7       C9         G9
And the boat drifts unto the shoreline
                  D9           C           G9
And the sun will respect every face on the deck
                  C9         G9
The hour that the ship comes in
        D9         C          G9
And the sands will roll out a carpet of gold
       D9          C        G9
For your wearied toes to be a-touchin'
        D9          C        G9
And the ship's wise men will remind you once again
         Em7         C9      D9  C    G9
That the whole wide world is waaaaatchin'
 
BRIDGE
G9
D9  C  G9
C9  G9
D9  C  G9
Em7  C9 (D9) G9
D9  C  G9
C9  G9
 
Verse: (no chords)
G9                 D9               C                 G9
  Oh the foes will rise with the sleep still in their eyes 
            Em7             C9                   G9
And they'll jerk from their beds and think they're dreaming
             D9                  C
But they'll pinch themselves and squeal 
            G9
And they'll know that it's for real, 
                  C9         G9
The hour that the ship comes in
            D9          C                   G9
And they'll raise their hands, Saying we'll meet all you demands
          D9             C                  G9
But we'll shout from the bow, Your days are numbered
         D9        C                G9
And like Pharoah's tribe they'll be drownded in the tide 
         Em7     C9         D9   C    G9
And like Goliath they'll be cooooonquered
 
END
G9
D9  C  G9
C9  G9
D9  C  G9
Em7  C9  G9...

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