Englishman In New York

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Sting

Version
studio
published by
rafah
Tone
A-
A+
Slide
A -> La
Video
Chords
	 
[Intro]
[Verse]
Em A Bm
I don't drink coffee I take tea my dear
Em A Bm
I like my toast done on one side
Em A Bm
And you can hear it in my accent when I talk
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
Em A Bm
See me walking down Fifth Avenue
Em A Bm
A walking cane here at my side
Em A Bm
I take it everywhere I walk
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
[Chorus]
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
[Verse]
Em A Bm
If, "Manners maketh man" as someone said
Em A Bm
Then he's the hero of the day
Em A Bm
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
Em A Bm
Be yourself no matter what they say
[Chorus]
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
[Bridge]
D A
Modesty, propriety can lead to notoriety
Bm F#
You could end up as the only one
G A
Gentleness, sobriety are rare in this society
F#/A# Bm
At night a candle's brighter than the sun
[Instrumental]
Em A Bm x4
[Verse]
Em A Bm
Takes more than combat gear to make a man
Em A Bm
Takes more than a license for a gun
Em A Bm
Confront your enemies, avoid them when you can
Em A Bm
A gentleman will walk but never run
Em A Bm
If, "Manners maketh man" as someone said
Em A Bm
Then he's the hero of the day
Em A Bm
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
Em A Bm
Be yourself no matter what they say
[Chorus]
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
Em A Bm
I'm an alien I'm a legal alien
Em A Bm
I'm an Englishman in New York
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