Moonlight Shadow – Mike Oldfield ft. Maggie Reilly

Moonlight Shadow è una canzone scritta dal musicista britannico Mike Oldfield, pubblicata come singolo nel maggio 1983 ed inclusa nell’album Crises dello stesso anno. La parte vocale del brano è eseguita dalla cantante scozzese Maggie Reilly, collaboratrice di Oldfield sin dal 1980.

INTRO = MI SI DO#m-LA-SI

VERSE 1
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DO#m LA
The last that ever she saw him
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow
DO#m LA
He passed on worried and warning
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow.

MI SI
Lost in a river last Saturday night
DO#m LA SI
Far away on the other side.
MI SI
He was caught in the middle of a desperate fight
DO#m LA SI
And she couldn’t find how to push through

VERSE 2
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DO#m LA
The trees that whisper in the evening
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow
DO#m LA
Sing a song of sorrow and grieving
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow

MI SI
All she saw was a silhouette of a gun
DO#m LA SI
Far away on the other side.
MI SI
He was shot six times by a man on the run
DO#m LA SI
And she couldn’t find how to push through

CHORUS
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SI
I stay I pray
MI LA SI
I see you in heaven far away

SI
I stay I pray
MI LA SI
I see you in heaven far away

VERSE 3
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DO#m LA
Four am in the morning
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow
DO#m LA
I watched your vision forming
SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow

MI SI
Star was light in a silvery night
DO#m LA SI
Far away on the other side
MI SI
Will you come to talk to me this night
DO#m LA SI
But she couldn’t find how to push through

CHORUS
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SI
I stay I pray
MI LA SI
I see you in heaven far away

SI
I stay I pray
MI LA SI
I see you in heaven far away

SOLO
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DO#m LA SI MI-SI / DO#m LA SI MI-SI
MI SI DO#m-LA SI / MI SI DO#m-LA SI
DO#m LA SI MI-SI / DO#m LA SI MI-SI

FINALE
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MI SI DO#m LA SI
Caught in the middle of a hundred and five
MI SI
The night was heavy but the air was alive
DO#m LA SI
She couldn’t find how to push through

DO#m LA SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow
DO#m LA SI MI SI
Carried away by a moonlight shadow
MI SI DO#m LA SI
Far away on the other side.

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