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Keep Passing the Open Windows

Words and music by Freddie Mercury
Performed by Queen on the 1984 album ‘The Works’

Keep Passing the Open Windows chords transcribed by Shane McDonald

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Intro:
F            G             C  C/Bb  C/A  C/G,
This is the only life for me
F           G             C  G/B  Am   C/G
Surround myself around my own fantasy
Bb
You just gotta be strong and believe in yourself
Gm7                                        C 
Forget all the sadness 'cause love is all you need
Gm7                    C  Dm  F   C  Dm  F Em F Em C   Bb   Gm
love is all you need
C  Dm  F   C  Dm  F  Em F Em C  Bb G   C G   D G  [N.C Guitar Fills]    G
Verse:
C
Do you know what is life to be alone in this world
Bb   
When you're down and out and you're luck in your failure
Wake up screaming in the middle of the night
C 
You think it's all been a waste of time - it's been a bad year
Gm7        Gm7/D    Gm7/Bb  C                        C  Dm  Em  Dm  C  Bb
You start believing every - thing's gonna be alright
Gm7               Gm7/D          Gm7/Bb         C    C  Dm  Em  C  Dm 
Next minute you're down and you're flat on your back
F                  G       Dm               G
A brand new day's beginning, get that sunny feeling
And you're on your way
Chorus :
C    Dm F      C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C   Gm
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen win-dows
C    Dm F       C    Dm  F  Em    F  Em C   Bb  G    C  G  D  G   [N.C.]  G
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen  win-dows
Verse:
C
Do you know what is life when you down have a friend
Bb   
Without no job and no money to spend you're a stranger
F                         
All you think about is suicide, one of these days you gonna lose the fight
C 
You better keep out of danger
Gm7        Gm7/D    Gm7/Bb  C                        C  Dm  Em  Dm  C  Bb
That same old feeling just keeps burning deep inside
Gm7             Gm7/D          Gm7/Bb       C    C  Dm  Em  C  Dm 
You keep telling yourself it's gonna be the end 
F              G       Dm                 G
Oh get yourself together, things are looking better everyday
Chorus :
C    Dm F      C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C   Gm
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen win-dows
C    Dm F       C    Dm  F  Em    F  Em C   Bb  G    C  G  D  G 
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen  win-dows
F            G             C  C/Bb  C/A  C/G,
This is the only life for me
F           G             C  G/B  Am   C/G
Surround myself around my own fantasy
Bb
You just gotta be strong and believe in yourself
Gm7                                        C    Dm F       C    Dm   F   Em  F  Em C   Gm
Forget all the sadness 'cause love is all you need
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen win-dows
C    Dm F      C    Dm  F  Em    F  Em C   Bb   G    C  G  D  G   [N.C.]  G
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen  win-dows
Guitar Solo :
F  G  C  C/Bb  C/A  C/G  F  G  C  G/B  Am  
Bb   Gm7    C  Dm  F      C  Dm  F  Em  F  Em  C     F  Em  F  Em  C    F  Em  F  Em  C   Gm  Gm
C  Dm  F    C  Dm  F  Em  F  Em  C     F  Em  F  Em  C      F  Em  F  Em  C   
C  G/B  Am
Bb
You just gotta be strong and believe in yourself
Gm                                         C 
Forget all the sadness cause love is all you need (yeah)
Gm7                    C Gm7
Love is all you need,  baby
Love is all you need...
C   Dm F       C    Dm  F  Em    F  Em C   Gm7 Gm
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen  windows
C   Dm F       C    Dm  F  Em    F  Em C   Gm7 Gm
Just believe - just keep passing the o-pen  windows
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows 
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows 
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows 
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows 
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows    (fade starts)
C    Dm   F  Em   F  Em C  Gm7
just keep passing the open windows    (Fade to End)...
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