Seven Seas of Rhye

Words and Music by Freddie Mercury

Transcribed by Shane McDonald : (shanemcd@shanemcdonald.org)


Notes : See * : The Piano section is quite fast for the intro but is simply D -> G -> D 
and a similar variation on the chord of G
Intro : D*   G*   D*   Em    Em/D    A
D           G/D           D        G/D 
Fear me you lord and lady preachers 
D                                   G
I descend upon your earth from the skies 
D   
I command your very souls you unbelievers 
Em7             A7
Bring before me what is mine 
D*      D* 
The seven seas of Rhye
        D           G/D             D          G/D
Can you hear me you peers and privy councillors 
D                        A       G
I stand before you naked to the eyes 
D 
I will destroy any man who dares abuse my trust 
Em7                 A7
I swear that you'll be mine 
D*
At the seven seas of Rhye 
D   C    G7
Sister I live and lie for you 
D   C  G7
Mister do and I'll die 
D         Em
You are mine I possess you 
F#m            G   D/F#  Em7
Belong to you forever       ah
INSTRUMENTAL: D  D  Bb  Bb  Bb  Eb7  Bb  Eb7  D
G 
Storm the master marathon I'll fly through 
C
By flash and thunder fire I'll survive 
Em/B      Am
I'll survive I'll survive 
Em/B    C 
Then I'll defy the laws of nature 
A7/C#          D
And come out alive 
D                 G/D            D       G/D
Begone with you you shod and shady senators 
D                                   A    G
Give out the good leave out the bad evil cries 
D
I challenge the mighty titan and his troubadours 
Em7        F#m7  G7
And with a smile 
D
I'll take you to the seven seas of Rhye 
Instrumental to Fade Out: D*  G*  D*  G*
Song Fades with people singing I do like to be beside the seaside 
C
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside 
Oh I do like to be beside the sea  (Yeah!) 
Oh I do like to stroll along the prom prom prom 
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