The Crossing

Intro:     D    Dsus2      D    Dsus2      G    G6   G    G6   X4

D                     Bm7              D        Bm7
Maps on the back of your hands point to the cross
D                     Bm7             D   Bm7
Scratches on walls in a room draw out your loss
     D                     Bm7                  D         Bm7
Your islands are conquered and you are returned to the throne
D                     Bm7                  D          Bm7
Martyrs take penance and fill up the mattress with stone

D
Pull straws with holy men  Stain all the atlas pink

And let us find a beach          Where we can cross our hearts

G                                                         D
Stand in the wind as the carousels spin, wear out your welcome again
G                                                      D
Stand on the silence of mountains and wear out your welcome again

D                       A             G
Mornings hit hard with an uncontrollable light
D                     A              G
Piercing the senses that click deep in the night
D                     A               G
Crouched in a pillow of straw, feet on the floor
D                    A                     G
Creeping a path to the mat that holds back the door

D
Pull straws with holy men  Stain all the atlas pink

And let us find a beach          Where we can cross our hearts

 

D                          Bm7                   D    Bm7
Build up great railways that run through hours of the moon
D                 Bm7           D         Bm7
Hold up a city with cast iron museum walls
D                          Bm7                D        Bm7
Explain your machines to the boys, feed them with tools
D                         Bm7             D      Bm7
Bring out the skill in your skin, polish your hair

D
Pull straws with holy men  Stain all the atlas pink

And let us find a beach          Where we can cross our hearts

G                                                         D
Stand in the wind as the carousels spin, wear out your welcome again
G                                                      D
Stand on the silence of mountains and wear out your welcome again