Om Shanti

Words and Music by Raccoon

as recorded on Nature’s Cathedrals


The chord progression to this song is: 

·        D, A

 

D

Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti (that means peace)

D

I say to the rising sun

D

Good mornin' and howdy

       A   D

Om shanti

 

D

This is the sound of the morning comin'

D                                               A

This is the sound of the break of day

A

Keep these two things in order

A                          D

Everything will be okay

 

D

Here comes the angels of the mornin'

D                                               A

To spread their peace across the land

A

I want to fly like the angels do

A                                      D

How can I stop the strikin' hand?

 

D

See what they’ve done to my friends

D                                          A

Look what they’ve done to my friends

A

Things would have been better

A                                 D

If I was here to lend a hand

 

D

Look what they’ve done to my land

D                                         A

See what they’ve done to my land

A

Things would have been better

A                                 D

If I was here to lend a hand

 

D

I’ve seen death and destruction

D                      A

Steal a town before

A

This one’s caught in the whirlpool

A                                        D

I’m not comin' back here anymore

 

D

Here comes the angels of the morning

D                               A

Riding on the midnight wind

A

I want to fly like the angels do

A                    D

Where do I begin?

 

D

Up in the sky a new light’s shining down

D                                     A

Looking for the righteous clan

A

All around we are flyin'

A                                             D

We’re headin' for our Promised Land

 

D

And I say to the sky

D

Good mornin' hey and howdy hee

      A    D

Om shanti

 

D

The sky says to me

D

Good mornin' and howdy

      A    D

Om shanti

 

D

I say to you

D

Good mornin' and howdy

      A    D

Om shanti