Artist Queen
Album A Night at the Opera
Genre(s)
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Intro:
Bb                      C7      Bb   C7
Is this the real life?  Is this just fantasy?  
  F7        Cm7    F7          Bb        Cm7   Bb
Caught in a land - slide, no escape from re - ality.
Gm                   Bb7                 Eb
Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see.
Cm                    F7
 I'm just a poor boy,   I need no sympathy, because I'm 


B    Bb    A    Bb  B      Bb    A      Bb
easy come, easy go, little high, little low.
Eb         Bb         Db             F         F           Bb
Anyway the wind blows doesn't really matter to me, to_____ me.


Verse:
Bb             Gm                  Cm
Mama_____ just killed a man, put a gun against his head,
                            F
pulled my trigger, now he's dead.  


Bb                 Gm              Cm7
Mama,____ life had just begun, but now I've gone and 
B         Eb           F         Fm        
thrown it all      a - way.  


Eb    Bb         Cm         Fm
Mama, ooh__________  didn't mean to make you cry.  
   Bb                             Eb               Bb           Cm
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow, car - ry on, car - ry on

      Abm            Eb          Ab   Eb   Eb    Fm7   Bb  
as if nothing really matters.____ 


Verse -same as before-:
Too late,_____ my time has come, sends shivers down my spine,
body's aching all the time.
Goodbye, everybody, I've got to go, gotta leave you all
behind and face the truth.
Mama, ooh_____  I don't want to die,


  Bb                                      Eb  
I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all.

Solo: Bb  Cm   Fm   Bb7   Eb   Gm   Cm   Fm   Db   Db   Bbm

Verse -faster-:
A  D A     A         A           D       A    A 
   I see a lit - tle sil - hou - et - to of a man.  


A           D      A           D      A        A      A     D     A
Scar - a - mouche, Scar - a - mouche, will you do the Fan - dan - go?


Db              Ab        C          E           A
Thunderbolt and lightning very, very fright'ning me.


-no chords-
Gallileo, Gallileo, Gallileo, Figaro, Magnifico.

B   Bb     A    Bb      B    Bb      A     Bb
I'm just a poor boy and no - bod - y loves me.  

Ab   Eb     Eb   Eb  Ab     Eb   Eb        Eb
He's just a poor boy from a poor fam - i - ly.

Ab            Eb             F                 Bb
Spare him his life from this mon - stros - i - ty.


Interlude: Ab  Eb  Gb  Fm7    


B    Bb    A    Bb  B        Bb     A    Bb    Eb
Easy come, easy go, will you let me go?  Bis - mil - lah!

    Bb                    Eb
No, we will not let you go.  Bismillah!

Bb                    Eb             Bb
We will not let you go.  Bismillah!  We will not let you go.


Will not let you go.  Will not let you go.

Gb7
Ahhhhhhhhh_

Bm  A   D   Db  Gb  Bb  Eb
No, no, no, no, no, no, no.

Eb               Bb        Eb        Ab        D          Gm       Bb 
Mama mia, let me go.  Be - el - ze - bub has a devil put aside for me,


for me,______ for me.______

Interlude: Eb  F7

Bb7       Eb            Bb           Eb         Bb          Db
   So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye.______

Bb7       Eb            Bb          Eb          Ab
   So you think you can love me and leave me to die.______

Fm         Bb        Fm                       Bb   
Oh,______  bAby,______  can't do this to me,  bAby.______

Fm7            Bb   Fm7            Bb          Eb           Bb7 
Just gotta get out, just gotta get right outta here.______  

Interlude: Eb  Bb  Cm  G  Cm  G7  Cm  Bb7  Eb  D  Gm  Ab  Eb

 Cm            Gm       Cm         Gm
Nothing really matters, anyone can see.

 Cm            Abm       Bb                       Eb         Ab
Nothing really matters, nothing really matters to me.______

Eb  Eb  Bb  Bbm  C7  C7  C7  F  

Bb    F       Ab   Gm7
Any - way the wind blows.

Outro: F    
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117 Comments

  1. Am I doing something wrong?

    I’m confused, like it gets a little hard in the second part but overall it an not that bad? I mean everyone in the comments it saying that its super hard.

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