Theme from the Flash Gordon Soundtrack
Words and music by Queen
Flash Chords Transcribed by Shane McDonald
Flash Chords Performance Note : After each “Flash”, hit the Lowest A bass note on the piano.
Intro (Bass & Piano) – Am with repeated A bass for 5 Bars with “Flash” on the 6th bar.
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D G/B Am Flash. Ah-Ahhh, Saviour of the universe.
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D G/B Am Flash. Ah-Ahhh, He'll save every one of us.
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D G/B Am Flash. Ah-Ahhh, He's a miracle.
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D A/C# D G/B Flash. Ah-Ahhh, King of the impossible.
C G/B Dm A/C# He's for every one of us. Stand for every one of us.
F C/E F D/F# G E/G# Am He'll save with a mighty hand every man every woman every child with a mighty Flash
Am ( continue with bass of A throughout - sci-fi synth effects used with drums ) [ Dialogue from Film "General Gala Flash Gordon Approaching... etc" ]
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D G/B Am Flash. Ah-Ahhh, (Guitar Riff using these chords above)
Am Am G/A G/A F/A D A/C# D A/C# D G/B C Flash. Ah-Ahhh, He'll save every one of us.
(Reduced Tempo, no repeated Bass notes - instead, a slow piano piece)
C G/B C G/B Dm A/C# Dm A/C# /A /G <-quick bass changes Just a man, with a man's courage. He knows nothing but a man, but he can never fail.
F C/E F D/F# G E/G# Am Em/G F (fade in) Am No one but the pure of heart may find the golden grail oh ooh ooh ooh.
Am x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x [Lowest A + A# + B notes ] x 2 Flash...!
[ Fade Out and after about 4 bars there are 2 sets of very low register piano notes played ] [ The x above marks one bass note of A in the fade out and the piano notes are listed ]