Rock'n Roll Suicide

by David Bowie, from the "Ziggy Stardust"-album


              C                          E7

Time takes a cigarette  puts it in your mouth

                  F                    G                 Am

You pull on your finger, then another finger, then your cigarette

G                      F           G                   Am

  The wall to wall is calling  it lingers, then you forget

G    F                     

Oh  you're a rock'n roll suicide

C  G                    C                     E7

     You're too old to lose it  too young to choose it

         F              G                 Am

And the clock waits so patiently on your song

G                  F                 G                       Am

  You walk past a cafe but you don't eat when you lived too long

G        F

Oh no no no you're a rock'n roll suicide

C  G                                            E7

     Chev brakes are snarling  as you stumble across the road

        F             G                  Am

But the day breaks instead so you hurry home

G                F              G

  Don't let the sun blast your shadow

               E7                    Am

don't let the milk floats ride your mind                 EADGBE

    F         D9          G7                       (D9 = xx4210)

So natural religiously unkind


Oh no love you're not alone


You're watching yourself but you're too unfair

              C                                    A

you got your head all tangled but if I could only make you care

   C#m                  G#m

Oh no love you're not alone

           B                  D#m

no matter what or who you've been

          Bbm                   C#

no matter when or where you've seen

         B                       D#m

all the knives to lacerate your brain

             Bbm                           C#                  

I've had my share  I'll help you with the pain  you're not alone

Bb              C# 

                 Just turn on me  you're

Bb                  C#

not alone          let's turn on me and be

you're not alone   gimme your hands

you're wonderful   gimme your hands

you're wonderful   gimme your hands


  Bb   Fm   Cm   F#   C#





Cm  x35543

C#  x46664

C#m x46654

D9  xx4210

D#m x68876

E7  020100 or 022130

G   320003

Am  x02210

F#  244322

A   x02220

F   133211

G7  320001

Bb  x13331

B   x24442

Bbm x13321

Fm  133111

G#m 466444