Intro (Slightly muted): FA#m RE MI FA#m RE MI FA#m RE MI FA#m RE MI Gtr.1 e|------------------| -----------------| B|------------------| -----------------| G|-----------6------| --4-6-4----------| D|--6--7-9-6---9----|x 15 --------7-6------| A|------------------| -----------------| E|------------------| -----------------| Gtr.2 e|------------------| -----------------| B|------------------| -----------------| G|*-----------------| -----------------| D|*-------6---7-6---|x 15 --6-7-6----------| A|---7--9---9-------| --------9-7------| E|------------------| -----------------|
LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL Gtr.1 | LAm FA SOL e|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| B|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| G|------------------9-9-------|----------------------------9---------*| D|--10--9-10-9-10-9-----10----|-10--9-10-9-10--12-12-12-12---12-10-9-*| A|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| E|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| Gtr.2 | LAm FA SOL e|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| B|----------------------------|---------------------------------------| G|----------------------------|--------------------------------------*| D|--------------------10-10---|-------------------------------12-10--*| A|--12--10-12-10-12-10-----12-|-12--10-12-10-12--9-9-9-9-10-9---------| E|----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
MIm RE There goes the siren that warns of the air raid, MIm RE Then comes the sound of the guns sending flak MIm RE Out for the scramble we've got to get airborne, MIm RE Got to get up for the coming attack
LAm SOL Jump in the cockpit and start up the engines, LAm SOL Remove all the wheelblocks there's no time to waste LAm SOL Gathering speed as we head down the runway, LAm SOL Got to get airborne before it's too late
MIm DO DO/SI Running, scrambling, fire, MIm DO DO/SI Rolling, turning, diving, going in again MIm DO DO/SI Running, scrambling, fire, MIm DO DO/SI Rolling, turning, diving, MIm DO RE Run, live to MIm DO RE fly, fly to MIm DO RE live, do or MIm DO RE die, Won't you
SOLm MIb FA run, live to SOLm MIb FA fly, fly to SOLm MIb FA live, A---ces SOLm MIb FA high!
LAm LAm FA SOL LAm DO RE LAm FA SOL LAm DO RE SIm SOL LA SIm RE MI SIm SOL LA SIm RE MI LAm
MIm RE Move in to fire at the mainstream of bombers, MIm RE Let off a sharp burst and then turn away MIm RE Roll over, spin round to come in behind them, MIm RE Move to their blindsides and firing again
LAm SOL Bandits at 8 O'clock move in behind us, LAm SOL Ten ME-109's out of the sun LAm SOL Ascending and turning our spitfires to face them, LAm SOL Heading straight for them I press down my guns
MIm DO DO/SI Running, scrambling, fire, MIm DO DO/SI Rolling, turning, diving, going in again MIm DO DO/SI Running, scrambling, fire, MIm DO DO/SI Rolling, turning, diving, MIm DO RE Run, live to MIm DO RE fly, fly to MIm DO RE live, do or MIm DO RE die, Won't you
SOLm MIb FA run, live to SOLm MIb FA fly, fly to SOLm MIb FA live, A---ces SOLm MIb FA high!
LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL LAm FA SOL LAm

Scritta dal bassista Steve Harris, Aces High è una canzone degli Iron Maiden tratta dall'album Powerslave (1984), da lì estratta come secondo singolo. È uno dei pezzi più apprezzati dai fan del gruppo nonchè uno dei più coverizzati da altri artisti, e tratta della battaglia aerea del 1940 tra la Royal Air Force britannica e la tedesca Luftwaffe.

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