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Chord The Spirit Carries On - Dream Theater

 D                       
 Where did we come from
 D/F#
 Why are we here? 
 G                      D     D/C#
 Where do we go when we die?
 Bm                Bm/A
 What lies beyond, And what lay before?
    E/G#                  A
 Is anything certain in life?

            D                   
 They say, "Life is too short"
      D/F#
 "The here and the now"
      G                     D    D/C#
 And "You're only given one shot"
     B5                  
 But could there be more
      Bm/A
 Have I lived before
    E/G#          
 Or could this be 
               Asus4   A
 all that we've got?
 
 Reff :
 G          A      
 If I die tomorrow,
             D       D/C#      Bm
 I'd be all right because I believe
                  G    
 That after we're gone
     Em             D
 The spirit carries on
 
 Instrumental :
 D  A/D  G  Em
 D  A/D  G  Asus4  A
 
   D                        D/F#
 I used to be frightened of dying
   G                           D  D/C#
 I used to think death was the end
     Bm              
 But that was before
          Bm/A
 I'm not scared anymore
   E/G#                       A
 I know that my soul will transcend

   D                      D/F#
 I may never find all the answers
   G                    D   D/C#
 I may never understand why
   Bm                  
 I may never prove what
    Bm/A
 I know to be true
       E                         A
 But I know that I still have to try
 
 Reff :
 G            A    
 If I die tomorrow
             D       D/C#      Bm
 I'd be all right because I believe
                  G    
 That after we're gone,
     Em     A       D  C/D 
 The spirit carries on

 Em                
 Move on, be brave
 D#                     
 Don't weep at my grave
   D                    E
 because I am no longer here
     G                
 But please never let
      Em                Bm
 your memory of me disappear
 
 Guitar solo :
 Bm  Bb  D  E  E/G#
 G  A  Bm  Bb  D  E
 G  A  D  D/C#  Bm  Bm/A  G  A
 
 Piano run/single notes :
 B  C#  D  C#  D  E  D  E  F#  E  F#  A 
 (Then repeat an octave higher)
 G  Em  C  Asus4  A
 
 D                      D
 Safe in the light that surrounds me
 G                        D   D/C#
 Free of the fear and the pain
     Bm               
 The question in mind
      Bm/A
 Has helped me to find
     E/G#                A
 The meaning in my life again

    D               D/C#
 Victoria's real, I finally feel
    G                         D
 At peace with the girl in my dreams
     Bm                
 And now that I'm here
      Bm/A
 it's perfectly clear
   E/G#                       Asus4  A
 I found out what all of this means
 
 Reff :
 G          A      
 If I die tomorrow,
             D       D/C#      Bm
 I'd be all right because I believe
                  G    
 That after we're gone
     Em             D
 The spirit carries on

 Outro : 
 D  A/D  G  Em        
 D  A/D  G  Asus4  A  
 D  A/D  G  Em         
 D  A/D  G  Asus4  A   
 
 Then
 D  A/D  G  Em
 D  A/D  G  G  Dsus4/A  D
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