The Galaxy Song
1983
gbMonty Python (Eric Idle)
A7AmCD7E7EbGG6G7GM7Gdim
11 chords used in this song
Intro: Spoken, loosely
GdimG
GdimWhenever life get you Gdown, Mrs. Brown
GdimG
And Gdimthings seem hard or Gtough
GdimGE7
And Gdimpeople are stupid, obGnoxious or E7daft
A7D7
And you A7feel that you've had quite eD7nough
Verse
GGM7G6GM7
Just reGmember that you're GM7standing on a G6planet that's eGM7volving
G6G7D7
And reG6volving at nine G7hundred miles an D7hour
That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned
GD7
A sun that is the source of all our Gpower D7
GGM7G6GM7
The Gsun and you and GM7me, and all the G6stars that we can GM7see
E7Am
Are E7moving at a million miles a Amday
CEbGE7
In an Couter spiral Ebarm, at forty Gthousand miles an E7hour
A7D7G
Of the A7galaxy we D7call the Milky GWay
GGM7G6GM7
Our Ggalaxy itGM7self contains a G6hundred billion GM7stars
G6G7D7
It's a G6hundred thousand G7light-years side-to-D7side
It bulges in the middle sixteen thousand light-years thick
GD7
But out by us it's just three thousand light-years Gwide D7
GGM7G6GM7
We're Gthirty thousand GM7light-years from G6galactic central GM7point
E7Am
We go E7round every two hundred million Amyears
CEbGE7
And our Cgalaxy is Ebonly one of Gmillions of E7billions
A7D7G
In this aA7mazing and exD7panding uniGverse
Instrumental
GGM7G6GM7
GGM7G6GM7
G6G7D7
G6G7D7
D7GD7
D7GD7
GGM7G6GM7
GGM7G6GM7
E7Am
E7Am
CEbG
CEbG
D7GD7
D7GD7
GGM7G6GM7
The Guniverse itGM7self keeps on exG6panding and exGM7panding
G6G7D7
In G6all of the dirG7ections it can D7whiz
As fast as it can go, at the speed of light you know
GD7
Twelve million miles a minute and that's the Gfastest speed there D7is
GGM7G6GM7
So reGmember, when you're GM7feeling very G6small and inseGM7cure
E7Am
How aE7mazingly unlikely is your Ambirth
GEbGE7
And Gpray that there's inEbtelligent life Gsomewhere up in E7space
A7D7G
Because there's A7bugger all D7down here on GEarth
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