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Our Love is a Different Kind of Thing - recorded 2006, mastered 2013 © SAMPLE

(Tony Chapman)
Tony Chapman ©

the title was suggested by a friend - I wrote the song - using a book of sayings - 

Our Love is a Different Kind of Thing,  

Words and Music by Tony Chapman ©1997 

 

A                  

dressed in silk and satin with the 

E (maybe A drone) 

co-operative backing of the 

D                                      A         E

Unlimited company we keep

            A                     

with a rabbit's foot and heather, with a 

E

hammer and a feather we 

D                      E                               A        (D,  A,)

walk together proudly down the street

                 C#m        F#m          D                      A

some say love goes out when poverty comes in 

       D                   E                            A  

but our love is a different kind of thing

 

 

they say its not worth trying but 

birth comes after dying so we 

step out like royalty on the town

 

with your home made turquoise skirt and my 

second hand white shirt, apple 

blossom like confetti flutters down

 

some say "lovers leap" and "suicide's a sin" so our 

love is a different kind of thing

 

    E7     A              E7              A             E7           A 

to celebrate our beauty we stand by Nelson's column 

                 D2                          E                          A

while the tourists take our photos for their friends

           E7         A       E7                 A             E7            A

we're famous for a moment the cameras click and whirr 

                  D2                                                 Esus4

behind us Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

 

at the end of every day 

sunset colours play 

kaleidoscopes in your golden hair

 

and we cuddle up so warm there's no 

television on we've got 

other kinds of things we like to share

 

some say "true loves song, the mute swan sings" 

but our love is a different kind of thing 

 

so we'll take our loving cup and fill it to the brim

because our love is a different kind of thing.