A Touch of Paradise chords & lyrics

by John Farnham

  • A Touch of Paradise was written by Ross Wilson and Gulliver Smith. The single was released on Feb 2, 1987 from the album Whispering Jack which was recorded October 1985 - June 1986 and released on October 20, 1986.
  • Music: Key of A Major in 4/4 time at 75 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: A, A/F#, Bm, C, D, D/F#, E
  • Please note that you don't have to play the A/F# and D/F# chords. You can simply replace them with A and D respectively... all charts below.

A Touch of Paradise by John Farnham

Intro: 4/4
   || Bongos |  %  ||  A   |   D   |   A   |   D   |

 A                       D
1. Fla-min-gos walk and sway in peace
 A                            D
   See-ing this it makes my trou-bles cease
 A                                D
   The sun is hid-ing leav-ing a pink scar,
                    A
   That stretch-es right a-cross the sky,
                     D
   That's all we've seen so far

Bm               |  E      /        D   E  |
   And all I do is look in-to your eyes.

      A                            D
Chorus: For that spe-cial touch of pa-ra-dise,
      A                          D
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise,
    A/F#                        D      E
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise.

 A                           D
2. You hold my hand, that's when we kiss.
            A                                   D
   And it does-n't take long no, no, for me to get the gist
 A                               D
   Of this love that stretch-es out a-cross the land,
          A                         D
   Where rain-bows flash, as we're walk-ing in the sand.

Bm               |  E      /        D   E  |
   And all I do is look in-to your eyes.


      A                            D
Chorus: For that spe-cial touch of pa-ra-dise,
      A                          D
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise,
    A/F#                        D      E
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise.

      C                       D
Bridge: A touch of spring and au-tumn sweet
                   A
        Well the trees vi-brate when our eyes meet
      C                            D
        And I think of all the love that we have been mak-ing
      A                          D        E      |  D/F#  |  E  |
        You touch my hand and I walk off shak-ing


Intro:  |  A  |  D  |  A  |  D  |  A  |  D  |  A  |  D  |

     Bm               |  E      /        D   E  |
        And all I do is look in-to your eyes.

      A                            D
Chorus: For that spe-cial touch of pa-ra-dise, (Oh-oh darling)
      A                          D
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise,
      A                         D      E
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise.

      A                          D
Chorus: Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise,(Oh-oh oh)
      A                         D
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise,
      A                          D      E
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise.

      A                          D
Chorus: Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise,(Yeah-eh yeah)
      A                         D
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise, (Oh show me)
      A                          D      E
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise.

      A                          D
Chorus: Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise, (Yeah-eh yeah-eh)
      A                         D
        Just a special touch of pa-ra-dise, (Oh show me)
      A                          D      E
        Just a touch, a touch of pa-ra-dise.


Outro: |   A   |   D   |   A   |   D   |... (repeat to fade)

A Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
T: Thumb

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