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Borderline
Words & Music by Chris de Burgh                   

Intro: Dm - Dm/C - Bb - Dm - C - Bb - F/C - C
       F 
I'm standing in the station,
         C
I am waiting for a train,
      Gm                
To take me to the border,
                      Dm    
And my loved one far away,
   Gdim                                               Dm
I watched a bunch of soldiers heading for the war,
              Gm                 C     C7           Dm9
I could hardly even bear to see them go;

Rolling through the countryside,
C
Tears are in my eyes,
           Gm
We're coming to the borderline,
       Dm
I'm ready with my lies,
      Gdim                                     Dm
And in the early morning rain, I see her there,
           Gm                       C7                      F - C - Dm - C - Bb - Dm - C - Bb - F/C - C
And I know I'll have to say goodbye again;

              F                      F/E    Dm              
And it's breaking my heart, I know what I must do,
   Gm                                 Gm/D     C   
I hear my country call me, but I want to be with you,
      F                 C/E    Dm
I'm taking my side,___ one of us will lose,
Gm             
Don't let go, I want to know,
        Eb                                        Dm - C
That you will wait for me until the day,
Bb                           Dm - C - Bb
There's no borderline,________ no borderline;

Walking past the border guards,
Reaching for her hand,
Showing no emotion,
I want to break into a run,
But these are only boys, and I will never know,
How men can see the wisdom in a war...

And it's breaking my heart, I know what I must do,
I hear my country call me, but I want to be with you,
I'm taking my side, one of us will lose,
Don't let go, I want to know,
That you will wait for me until the day,
There's no borderline, no borderline,
Bb                Dm - C - Bb                    Dm 
No borderline,________ no borderline...

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