Babylon Lyrics

Babylon

David Gray

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Babylon Lyrics

Friday night I’m going nowhere, all the lights are changing green to red
Turning over TV stations, situations running through my head
Well looking back through time, you know it’s clear that I’ve been blind, I’ve been a fool
To ever open up my heart to all that jealousy, that bitterness, that ridicule

Saturday I’m running wild and all the lights are changing red to green
Moving through the crowd I’m pushing chemicals all rushing through my bloodstream
Only wish that you were here, you know I’m seeing it so clear, I’ve been afraid
To tell you how I really feel, admit to some of those bad mistakes I’ve made

If you want it, come and get it, crying out loud
The love that I was, giving you was, never in doubt
Let go your heart, let go your head and feel it now
Babylon, Babylon

Sunday all the lights of London, shining sky is fading red to blue
I’m kicking through the Autumn leaves and wondering where it is you might be going to
Turning back for home, you know I’m feeling so alone, I can’t believe
Climbing on the stair, I turn around to see you smiling there, in front of me

If you want it, come and get it, crying out loud
The love that I was, giving you was, never in doubt
||: Let go your heart, let go your head and feel it now :|| x4
Babylon, Babylon, Babylon


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Babylon – Guitar Lesson

This song has a great maj7 chord lick as the main riff, just like another song in the intermediate course, ‘Fast Car’.

‘Babylon’ is played using a capo on fret 1, so what you hear is in Eb, but you think in D.

The chorus has a repetitive progression that is only varied at the end of each line. Progression tricks like this are very common in songs that become hits.

Go to video lessons: Babylon chords.


David Gray – Biography

david-gray-thumbDavid Gray is an English singer-songwriter. After many years of struggling with unsuccessful releases on different labels, David ended up recorded the album ‘White Ladder’ in his bedroom.

Since the release of ‘White Ladder’ and the success that followed it, David Gray has toured the world and released several more albums.

To find out more, go to David Gray biography.


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