High Hopes

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Awesome song by Pink Floyd! This is the version from the Live at Robert Wyatt’s Meltdown. Here’s the guitar chords of High Hopes.

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Intro (4x):

Verse A:

CM  
Beyond the horizon of the  
place we lived when  
we were young
CM  
In a world of ma
gnets and  
miracles
CM  
Our thoughts strayed c
onstantly and wi
 
boundary
CM  
The ringing of the di
vision bell had b
  
CM  
Along the l
ong road and  
G  
on down the causeway
CM  
Do they still m
eet there by the  
G  
cut
Verse B:

CM  
There was a r
agged band that fo
llowed in our footsteps
CM  
Running before ti
me took our dreams a
CM  
Leaving the my
riad small creatures tr
ying to tie us to the ground
CM  
To a life cons
umed by slow d
Chorus:

 
The grass was g
CM  
reener 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The light was bri
CM  
ghter 
 
 
FM  
 
 
With friends surr
CM  
ounded 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The night of won
CM  
der 
 
 
FM  
 
Verse A:

CM  
Looking beyond the embers of  
bridges glowing  
behind 
 
us
CM  
To a glimpse of how g
reen it was on the  
 
side
CM  
Steps taken fo
rwards but sl
eepwalking back again
CM  
Dragged by the  
force of some i
 
tide
  
CM  
At a higher a
ltitude with f
G  
lag 
 
unfuried
CM  
We reached the di
zzy heights of that dre
G  
amed of world
Solo:

EM  
 
F!(x4)  
C  
 
C/G  
CM  
 
Verse B:

CM  
Encumbered 
 
f
orever by  
desire and ambition
CM  
There’s a hunger  
 
unsat
CM  
Our weary e
yes still  
stray to the horizon
CM  
Though down this road we’ve b
een so many  
Chorus:

 
The grass was g
CM  
reener 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The light was bri
CM  
ghter 
 
 
FM  
 
 
With friends surr
CM  
ounded 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The night of won
CM  
der 
 
 
FM  
 
  
 
With friends sur
CM  
rounded 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The dawn mist g
CM  
lowing 
 
 
FM  
 
 
The water flowi
CM  
ng 
 
 
GM  
 
 
The endless rive
CM  
 
 
FM  
 
 
Forever and eve
CM  
 
 
GM  
 
CM  
 
FM  
 
Solo:

CM  
 
GM  
 
CM  
 
FM  
 
CM  
 
GM  
 
CM  
 
FM  
 
G  
 
CM  
%X/X.3/1.5/3.5/4.4/2.3/1[Cm]
%3/1.5/3.5/4.3/1.3/1.3/1[Gm]
%X/X.6/4.5/3.3/1.4/2.3/1[Eb]
%4/1.6/3.6/4.5/2.4/1.4/1[Ab]
Fm
Em
%3/1.5/3.5/4.4/2.3/1.3/1[G]
%6/1.8/3.8/4.7/2.6/1.6/1[Bb]
C
F
%3/3.3/4.2/2.0.1/1.X/X[C/G]

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