Words & Music:

Elton John


G    Bm          C Csus4  C                     G

Hey Nikita is it cold---- in your little corner of the world?

G               D               D7                            G

You could roll around the globe & never find a warmer soul to know.

G                    C                              G

Oh, I saw you by the wall; ten of your tin soldiers in a row.


With eyes that looked like ice on fire,

D7                        G

The human heart a captive in the sow.



G7                  C                    G

Oh, Nikita you will never know anything about my home.

G                                    D

I'll never know how good it feels to hold you.

D7                 G

Nikita, I need you so.

G7                C                       G

Oh, Nikita is the other side of any given line in time;


Counting ten tin soldiers in a row.

    D7                G

Oh, no, Nikita you'll never know.


Bm  Bm7  C  Am7  D


G      Bm            C                                G

Do you ever dream of me?  Do you ever see the letters that I write?

G                D

When you look up through the wire,

  D7                     G

Nikita, do you count the stars at night?

G                    C                              G

And if there comes a time, guns and gates no longer hold you in,

G                     D

And if you're free to make a choice,

D7                             G

Just look towards the West and find a friend.


CHORUS:  [repeat & out]


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