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Long Away

Words and music by Brian May

Performed by Queen on the album ‘A Day at the Races’

Piano Chords Transcribed by Shane McDonald

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Intro : The Long Away intro is mainly Played on guitar buy chorded equivalents are shown below...

Also Referred to as Riff 1
A  Asus4  A  Asus2   A    A  Asus4  A  Asus2  A  
    A    Asus4       A  E      D                 A    E 
You might believe in heaven, I would not care to say
A    Asus4    A  E              D               A     
For every star in heaven, there's a sad soul here today
D                 A/C#   Bm   Bm7
Wake up in the morning with a good face
E                     A   Asus4 A
stare at the moon all day
D                  A/C#  Bm   Bm7
Lonely as a whisper on a star chase
E                E7sus4
does anyone care anyway?
A       Asus4      A  E
For all the prayers in heaven
D                   F      A   Asus4   A   E   D   E7sus4  A ( * Riff 1...)
so much of life's this way
A*
Did we leave our way behind us?
A*
Such a long, long way behind us?
D                       D/C#  DaddB
Who knows when, now who knows where?
A
Where the light of day might find us?
D7               A
Look for the day.
Instrumental : 
A   Asus4    A   E   A   D   E   A
A   Asus4   A   E   A   D   E   A
D   A/C#   Bm   Bm7  E   A 
D   A/C#   Bm   Bm7  E7sus4
     A       Asus4     A       E              D                  A    E 
Take heart, my friend, we love you, though it seems like you're alone
A    Asus4    A    E          D              A     
A million lights above you, smile down upon your home
D                       A/C# Bm  Bm7
Hurry put your troubles in a suitcase
E                      A   Asus4 A 
Come let the new child play
D                  A/C#  Bm   Bm7
Lonely as a whisper on a star chase
E                E7sus4
I'm leaving here, I'm gone away
A       Asus4    A  E
For all the stars in heaven
D                 F                    A( * Riff 1...)
I would not live, I could not live, this way
A*
Did we leave our way behind us?
A*
Such a long, long time behind us?
D                    D/C#  DaddB
Leave it for some hopeless lane
A
Such a long, long way
A
Such a long, long way
A7
Such a long, long way
A   D            F                      A
I'm looking for, still looking for that day
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