Lily of the Valley
Words and Music by Freddie Mercury
Lily of the Valley Piano Chords Transcribed by Shane McDonald
Notes : Lily of the Valley piece seems to continue from the previous song on the CD – Flick of the Wrist. The last line “Baby You’ve been had….” , ends with a chord of Am, and the style of playing this chord, starts this song.
Am^ means the chord of Am played on the higher octave
Intro : Am Am^ Dm Dm add G Am Am^ Dm Dm add G Am Am^ Am^ G Em Am Am G
mp C G7/B Am (add g bass) G C I am forever searching high and low Am Am^ Dm Dm add G Dm (uses same riff as intro) But why does every body tell me no? Dm7 F G C Dm7 G Neptune of the seas, an answer for me please C Dm7 G Am Am^ Dm Dm add G Am Am^ Dm Dm add G The lily of the valley doesn't know Dm A7/C# C#dim Dm I lie in wait with open eyes Dm C7 F I carry on through stormy skies F C/E C C7 C I follow every course, my kingdom for a horse F C/E Dm C G But each time I grow old C Dm7 G C Dm7 G Serpent of the Nile, relieve me for a while C F G Am7 G C cast me from your spell and let me go f ff f C G7/B Am Dm G C Messenger from seven seas has flown Am Dm To tell the king of Rhye he's lost his throne Dm Dm7 F G C Dm7 G Wars will never cease, is there time enough for peace? C Dm7 G Am Am^ Dm Dm add G Am Am^ Dm Dm add G The lily of the valley doesn't know Ending : Am Am^ Am^ G C Note : The chord of C#dim is made up of the notes C# E and G f and ff symbols above notes indicate the loundess.