DIFFERENT GERMANY

Ian Anderson/Peter Vettese

Transcribed by Jim McWeeney and Mark Entwistle

( with much needed help from Peter Dawson )

 

INTRO:

Dm  C  Bb  Bb  C  A  Dm x2

C5 D5 D5

 

       Dm          C           Bb C  Bb

The lights are down in Germany

And Germany is closed to me

C                     A            Dm

Different somehow this time

C5  D5  D5

 

The airport’s still, cold corridors

Ring empty beats through hollow feet

That I find to be mine

 

CHORUS:

F      C     Dm Bb C         Gm7  Dm            Bb C Bb C Dm C

Different Ger-ma-ny  history repeats somehow

D5  Gm   Am Bb C     Gm7    Bb            Dm

Different Ger-ma-ny afraid to know you now

 

And past my  eyes with leathered gaze

Stare clean-cut boys all dressed as men

In sharpened uniform

 

Who turned the clock (moved on or back )

And what what dark chill is gathering still

Before the storm?

 

CHORUS:

F      C     Dm Bb C       Gm7   Dm            Bb C Bb C Dm C

Different Ger-ma-ny history repeats somehow

D5   Gm  Am Bb C   Gm7      Bb            no chord

Different Ger-ma-ny afraid to know you now

 

INSTRUMENTAL

Part A:

C  E  F  Am  Bb  Dm

Part B:

Dm Dm    Dm Am    Dm Bb    Gm7 C

 

Walkdown:

            Dm            C                          Dm  Bb

Notes- A Bb A  F  D  F  E  C x4  

 

Gm           F          Eb         F          Eb

Out in the street a tableau double-glazed

With laughing girls whose fastened smiles

                  F     D       Gm

Are clearly not meant for me

Repeat CHORUS and FIRST VERSE