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chico Add Chords/Lyr Req: Les Miserables (In french) (3) CHORDS: Les Miserables Highlights 05 Oct 05


Here are highlights to LES MIS the musical. Some intros are missing chords. Im looking for these lyrics in the original french (not the novel, the original musical lyrics in french by schonerg/boubil). I'm sick of the english translation


* * *
At the end of the day:

Em                                        Am/E
At the end of the day you're another day older,
And thats all you can say for the life of the poor.
         G             D/F#             G                   D/F#
It's a struggle, it's a war, and there's nothing that anyones giving
         Em            B7             C                      Esus
One more day standing about what is it for? One day less to be living.

At the end of the day, you're another day colder,
And the shirt on your back doesn't keep out the chill.
And the righteous hurry past, they dont hear the little ones crying,
And the winter is coming on fast, ready to kill; one day nearer to dying.

E                                           A
At the end of the day, there's another day dawning,
E                                        A
And the sun in the morning is waiting to rise.
          E                  B            E                        B
Like the waves crashing the sand, like a storm that will break any second,
          F             C             F                     C
There's a hunger in the land, there's a reckoning still to be reckoned,
             G               D (Pause) B                   Em7
And there's gonna be hell to pay,         at the end of the day.

Em                                        Am/E
At the end of the day you get nothing for nothing,
Sitting flat on your bum doesnt buy any bread.
             G               D/F#          G                   D/F#
And there's children back at home, and the children have gotta be fed,
          Em               B7          C                         Esus
And your lucky to be in a job and in a bed; and we're counting our blessings

Have you seen how the foreman is fuming today?
With his terrible breath and his wandering hands
All becasue little Fantine won't give him his way
Take a look at his trousers, you see where he stands

At the end of the day, it's another day over,
With enough in your pocket to last for a week.
Pay the landlord, pay the shop, keep on grafting as long as your able.
Keep on grafting till you drop, or its back to the crusts on the table.
Well you've got 'ta pay your way, at the end of the day.

And what have we here little innocent sister
Come on Fantine let's have all the news
Dear Fantine you must send us more money
Your child needs a doctor there's no time to lose
(Fighting sounds)
What is this fighting all about? Will someone tear these two apart
This is a factory not a circus, now come on ladies settle down
I run a business of repute, I am the mayor of this town
I look to you to sort this out, be as patient as you can
Now someone say how this began

At the end of the day she's the one who began it
There's a kid that she's hiding in some little town
There's a man she has to pay, you can guess where she picks up the extra
You can bet she's earning her keep sleeping around
And the boss wouldn't like it

Yes it's true there's a child and that child is my daughter
And her father abandoned us leaving us flat
Now she lives with an inkeeper man and his wife
And I pay for the child what's the matter with that?

At the end of the day she'll be nothing but trouble
And there's trouble for all where there's trouble for one
While we're earning our daily bread
She's the one with her hands in the butter
You must send this slut away or we're all gonna end in the gutter
It's us who have to pay at the end of the day

I might have known the bitch could bite, I might have known the cat had claws
I might have guessed your little secret,
Ah yes the virtous Fantine, who keeps herself so pure and clean,
You'd be the cause I had no doubt of any trouble here about
You play a virgin in the light, but need no urgin' in the night
She's been laughing at you while she's having her men
She'll be nothing but trouble again and again
You must sack her today! (Sack the girl today!) Right my girl! On your way!

* * *

Do you hear the people sing

D                                          G/D          D
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men?
          Bm          E               A             7
It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again.
When the beating of your heart echoes the beating of the drums,
            Bm            Em          A7      D
There is a life about to start when tomorrow comes.

VERSE
C#       F#m                               C#m
Will you join in our crusade? Who will be strong and stand with me?
   Bm                              F#m               
Beyond the barricade, is there a world you long to see?
       D                         Bm7                      E (7)
Then join in the fight that will give you the right to be free.

         A                               D/A          A
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men?
          F#m       B               E   
It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again.
          A             A/C#             D               A/C#
When the beating of your heart echoes the beating of the drums,
            F#m          Bm          E7      A
There is a life about to start when tomorrow comes.

Will you give all you can give, so that our banner may advance?
Some will fall and some will live,
will you stand up and take your chance?
The blood of the martyrs will water the meadows oD France.

* * *

I dreamed a dream

There was a time when men were kind, when their voices were soft
And their words inviting.
There was a time when love was blind, and the world was a song
And the song was exciting.

There was a time, then it all went wrong. . . (D D/C# Bm D/F# G G/A)

D            D/C#               Bm (D/A G)                   G/F#                Em7 (A D)
I dreamed a dream in time gone by,            when hopes were high and life worth living,
               D/C#             Bm7 (D/A G)   G/F#                   Em7   (A D)
I dreamed that love would never die, I dreamed that God would be forgiving.
            D/C#          Bm (D/A G)             G/F#               Em7   (A6 D)
Then I was young and unafraid,          and dreams were made and used and wasted.
             D/C#       Bm7 (D/A G)          G/F#            Em7    (A C)
There was no ransom to be paid,       no song unsung, no wine untasted.

       B/D#            Em   B             7             E      (E/G# A)
But the tigers come at night, with their voices soft as thunder,
         A/C#          Dm (A)                              D   (Em/D D G/D A D)
As they tear your hope apart,   as they turn your dreams to shame

            D/C#         Bm (D/A G)          G/F#             Em7 (A D)
He slept a summer by my side,         he filled my days with endless wonder,
            D/C#             Bm7 (D/A G)         A6               D   (A/C# Am6/C B)
He took my childhood in his stride,         but he was gone when autumn came.

E            E/D#             C#m7(E/B A)                A/G#             F#m7   (B E)
And still I dream he'll come to me,         that we would live the years together!
               E/D#             C#m7(E/B A)                  A/G#            F#m7    (B E E/D# C#m7)
But there are dreams that cannot be,          and there are storms we cannot weather.

          E/B               A(A/G# F#m7)            A/B      B       E
I had a dream my life would be,          so different from this hell I'm living
             E/D#             C#m7 (E/B A)                B                  
So different now from what it seemed,       now life has killed the dream,
    E (E/D# C#m7 E/G# A B9 E)
I dreamed.

* * *

Master of the House

Am9
Welcome, M'sieur sit yourself down
                      E7
And meet the best innkeeper in town
      
As for the rest, all of 'em crooks
                            Am9
Rooking their guests and cooking the books.
Dm                Am9
Seldom do you see honest men like me
   B7                           E F#m E7
A gent of good intent who's content to be

A
Master of the house doling out the charm
                               7    E7
Ready with a handshake and an open palm
A
Tells a saucy tale makes a little stir
                        B7
Customers appreciate a bon-viveur

E
Glad to do a friend a favor doesn't cost me to be nice
                                                         A
but nothing gets you nothing everything has got a little price!

Master of the house, keeper of the zoo
                           7    E7
Ready to relieve 'em of a sou or two
Watering the wine making up the weight
                                        B7
Pickin' up their knick-knacks when they can't see straight
   E7                        C#               F#m
Everybody loves a landlord everybody's bosom friend
   D                  E7                               A
I do whatever pleases Jesus! Won't I bleed 'em in the end!

A
Master of the house quick to catch yer eye
                           7       E7
Never wants a passerby to pass him by
A
Servant to the poor butler to the great
                               B7
Comforter, philosopher, and lifelong mate!
   E                         C#            F#m
Everybody's boon companion everybody's chaperone
      D                   E7                            A
But lock up your valises Jesus! Won't I skin you to the bone!

Am9   
Enter M'sieur lay down your load
                        E7
Unlace your boots and rest from the road

This weighs a ton travel's a curse
                         Am9
But here we strive to lighten your purse
Dm                      Am9
Here the goose is cooked here the fat is fried
    B7                           E F#m E7
And nothing's overlooked till I'm satisfied...

A
Food beyond compare food beyond belief
Mix it in a mincer and pretend it's beef
Kidney of a horse liver of a cat
                              B7
Filling up the sausages with this and that
E
Residents are more than welcome bridal suite is occupied
                                     7             A
Reasonable charges plus some little extras on the side!

Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice
Two percent for looking in the mirror twice
here a little slice there a little cut
                                     B7
three percent for sleeping with the window shut
E                              C#                         F#m
When it comes to fixing prices there are a lot of tricks he knows
D               
How it all increases all those bits and pieces
E7                        A
Jesus! It's amazing how it grows!


A
Master of the house quick to catch yer eye
                               7 E7
Never wants a passerby to pass him by
A
Servant to the poor butler to the great
                               B7
Comforter, philosopher, and lifelong mate!
   E                         C#                   F#m
Everybody's boon companion gives 'em everything he's got
D                     E7                         A
Dirty bunch of geezers! Jesus! What a sorry little lot!

Mme. THERNARDIER:
   Em   
I used to dream that I would meet a prince
    Am6                   B
But God Almighty, have you seen what's happened since?
   E
'Master of the house?' Isn't worth me spit!
'Comforter, philosopher'- and lifelong s#$%!
Cunning little brain regular Voltaire
                                     F#7
Thinks he's quite a lover but there's not much there
B                            G#                   C#m
What a cruel trick of nature landed me with such a louse
A                           B                            E
God knows how I've lasted living with this bastard in the house!

A
Master of the house!
Master and a half!
Comforter, philosopher
                7   E7
Ah, don't make me laugh!
A
Servant to the poor. Butler to the great.
                           B7
Hypocrite and toady and inebriate!
E
Everybody bless the landlord!
C#                   F#m
Everybody bless his spouse!
D                   E7
Everybody raise a glass
D                      E7
Raise it up the master's arse.
D                   E7                      A (A D A D A E A)
Everybody raise a glass to the master of the house!


* * *

On my own

And now I'm all alone again, nowhere to turn, no one to go to.
Without a home, without a friend, without a face to say hello to
But now the night is near, and I can make-believe he's here

Sometimes I walk alone at night, when everybody else is sleeping
I think of her and then I'm happy, with the company I'm keeping
The city goes to bed and I can live inside my head
(D Em D G Em7)
      D       Em7             D         D/C#
On my own, pretending she's beside me,
    Bm       E               A       Amaj7
All alone, I walk with her til morning,
   G          F#7            Bm
Without her, I feel her arms around me,
    Em                            7                A
And when I lose my way I close my eyes and she has found me.

In the rain, the pavement shines like silver,
All the lights are misty in the river,
In the darkness, the trees are full of starlight,
And all I see is her and me forever and forever.

      Bb       G#7|Ebm/Bb Bb Bb/A
And I know it's only in my mind,
         Gm          Gm7          Eb
That I'm talking to myself and not to her,
      Em                         B   7
And although I know that she is blind,
         C             7
Still I say there's a way for us.

F             Gm                F       F/E
I love her, but when the night is over,
       Dm       G             C       CMaj7
She is gone, the river's just a river,
Bb            A7             Dm
Without her the world around me changes,
    Gm                                                    C
The trees are bare and everywhere the streets are full of strangers.

I love her, but every day I'm learning,
All my life I've only been pretending,
Without me his world will go on turning,
A world that's full of happiness that I have never known.

F          F7          Bb
I love her, I love her, I love her,
    F#7       F
But only on my own.

* * *

Stars

(E F#m9 E F#m9)
E (G#m/D#)          C#m    E/B             A    (F#m7)
There,    out in the darkness, a fugitive running;   
             B7                  E (G#m/D#)
Fallen from grace, fallen from grace
          C#m (E/B)             A (F#m7)
God be my witness, I never shall yield
               B                                 C#m
Till we come face to face, till we come face to face

                         F#m (B)                           (G#m)
He knows his way in the dark,   but mine is the way of the Lord
                         F#m                (B7)                   E (7)
And those who follow the path of the righteous, shall have their reward
             Am               D7         G         B
And if they fall, as Lucifer fell; The flame The sword!

Stars in your multitudes, scarce to be counted
Filling the darkness, with order and light
You are the sentinels, silent and sure
Keeping watch in the night; keeping watch in the night

You know your place in the sky, you hold your course and your aim
And each in your season, returns and returns, and is always the same
And if you fall as Lucifer fell, you fall, in flame!
                E                B6/D#          Bm/D       A/C#
And so it must been and so it is written on the doorway to paradise
                Am/C                E/B       F#/A#    B   (G Bm/F# Em G/D)
That those who falter and those who fall, must pay the price

             C      (Am)            D    7             G (Bm/F# D/F#)
Lord, let me find him,   that I may see him, safe behind bars
       Em       (G/D C)         (Am7)
I will never rest       till then,
         D                         G (Bm/F# D/F# Em7 D G)            
This I swear, this I swear by the stars

* * *

Who am I

He thinks that man is me, he knew him at a glance.
The stranger he has found, this man could be my chance.
Why should I save his hide, why should I right this wrong
When I have come so far, and struggled for so long.

If I speak, I am condemned, if I stay silent I am damned.
I am the master of hundreds of workers, they all look to me
Can I abandon them, how would they live, if I am not free
If I speak, I am condemend, if I stay silent I am damned...

(Bb Bb/A Gm7 Gm7/F Eb Eb/D Cm Cm/F)

    Bb (Bb/A)                            Gm   (Gm/F)            

            Eb   (Eb/D)
Who am I    can I condemn this man to slavery,    pretend I do

not see his agony
    Cm7                              F7         
This innocent who bears my face, who goes to judgement in my

place,

Who am I, can I conceal myself forever more pretend I'm not the

man I was before
And must my name until I die, be no more than an alibi,

Must I lie, how can I ever face my fellow men, how can I ever

face myself again
My soul belongs to God I know, I made that bargain long ago

   D/F#               D7                         Gm       Gm/F

   Em7b5 (Em7b5:012030)
He gave me hope when hope was gone, he gave me strength to

journey on
      Bb/F ()         F               Bb   (Ab6 Gb Bb/F)
Who am I?      Who am I? I'm Jean Valjean!
    D             D7/F#                         Gm       Gm/F   

    C/E
And so Javert you see it's true, that man bears no more guilt

than you
      Bb/F F               Bb
Who am I? Two-four-six-oh-one!


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