Battalions Of Strangers

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the# #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.# #-----------------------------------------------------------------------------# Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 09:08:14 +0100 From: Tilman Heckel Subject: Re: CRD: f/fischer_z/battalions_of_strangers Battalions Of Strangers (Fischer Z) Album: Red Skies Over Paradise {intro} Am F Em Am (repeat) {verse} Am The map has gone F Em Am It's burning in the afternoon Am F The smell's so strong Em Am F Em No chance to waft away Am F Em Am F Em Gold medallions for the proud men in khaki Am F Em Battalions of strangers Am F Em Battalions of strangers {chorus} Dm E No one wants to lead the way Dm E Be the first death of the day Dm E Leave his family behind Dm E It must all be in the minds of Am F Em Battalions of strangers ... Am F Em Battalions of strangers ... Am F Em Battalions of strangers ... Am F Em Battalions of strangers ... {verse} The sound of guns has given way to childrens cries The war has come home The black smoke and the hordes of flies Gold medallions for the citizens who stand and wait Battalions of strangers Battalions of strangers {chorus} No one wants to lead the way... {verse} The voice of calm from Moscow to the Pentagon Sound the alarm and try to back the better one Gold medallions for the men who must negotiate Battalions of strangers Battalions of strangers Battalions of strangers Battalions of strangers ... Out. -- Transcript by Tilman Heckel

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