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This Is Halloween Chords


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Okay, this is right from the book, so it should be pretty accurate.
From the 1993 film 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', by Tim Burton. If you haven't seen 
GO AND DO IT NOW!! Jack's amazing...

Well, this is the first song from the film,and it's pretty hardcore; flatted 5ths and 
accidentals all over the place - good luck! (This chord list scared me to write out, and I 
tend to scare easy...)

 Chords used
Cm 335543
Fm6/C- 688680
Em – 022000
Fm6 – x1x011
G7 – 320001
Bb – 113331
G – 320033
Gm – 355333
Bbm – 113321
C – x32010
Fm – xx3111
Abm – 466444
C#m – x46654
Bm – xx4432
Dm – xx0231
E7 – 020100
F# m – xx4222
D#m – xx1342
Fb – 022100
Eb  - x65343
Ebm –xx1342
Bb7 – x13131
D7 – xx0212
C#m – 022000
G#7/C# -x44544
B – 224442
G#7 – 464544
C#7 – x4342x
Am - x02210
D7 – xx0212
Cm6 – x3x243

Okay, enough on the chords, I'm hearing you scream. Well, maybe not, but you get the drift...
On with the song!

Cm                    Fm6/C
Em                    Fm6/C        G7
Cm                Fm6/C
Boys and girls of every age
Wouldn't you like to see something strange?
Come with us and you will see:
                 Cm      G
This our town of Hallowe'en!

This is Hallowe'en, this is Hallowe'en!
Bbm                       C       Fm
Pumpkins screaming in the dead of night!
This is Hallowe'en, this is Hallowe'en!
Em                      C#m
Trick or treat, til the neighbours gunna die of fright.

Bm       Gm          Bm   Gm     Bm
It's our town - Everybody scream
Dm              E7
In this town of Hallowe'en!

I am the one hiding under your bed
Teeth ground sharp, and eyes glowing red
I am the one hiding under your stairs
Fingers like snakes, and spiders in my hair!

This is Hallowe'en, This is Hallowe'en
Abm                     Fm
Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en Hallowe'en!

Abm     Fb    Abm     Fb
In this town, we call home,
Abm                  Eb       Abm
everyone hail to the pumpkin song!
Fm      Db    Fm
In this town, don't we love it now?
Abm                         Bb      Ebm
Everybody's waiting for the next surprise,

'Round that corner, man,

Hiding in the trash can,
Abm                        Bb7
Something's waiting now to pounce,
and how you'll scream!

This is Hallowe'en,

Red and black and slimy green
Aren't you scared?
Well... that's just fine!

Say it once, say it twice,
Take a chance, Roll the dice
Dm                        Bm
Ride with the moon in the dead of night
F#m        Dm      F#m       Dm     F#m
Every body scream, everybody scream,
Cm             D7         Em
In our town of Hallowe'en!

I am the clown with the tear away face
Here in a flash, and gone without a trace
I am the who, when you call 'who's there?'
I am the wind running through your hair

I am the shadow on the moon at night,
Bm                         Abm
filling your dreams to the brim with fright!

Fm                  Dm
This is Hallowe'en, this is Hallowe'en!
Bm                      Gm
Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en!

C#m                  G#7/C# (goes with the -y-)
Tender lumplings everywhere,
Life's no fun, without a good scare
That's our job but we're not mean,
               C#m     G#7
In our town of Hallowe'en

G#m     E     G#m
In this town, don't we love it now?
Bm                         C#7     F#m
Everyone's waiting for the next surprise
Am       F/A        Am
Skeleton Jack might catch you in the back
    Cm                             D7       Gm      Bbm
and scream like a banshee make you jump out of your skin!

This is Hallowe'en, won't you please
make way for a very special guy?
Our man Jack is king of the pumpkin patch
F#m                  Ebm
Everyone hail to the pumpkin king
This is Hallowe'en, This is Hallowe'en
Bbm                     Gm
Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en Hallowe'en!

Gm      Eb    Gm      Eb
In this town, we call home
m                    D7      Gm
Everyone hail to the pumpkin song.

(it divides into parts so i'm taking the tune, but you only need to fill in the gaps, by 
to the track,or just going la, or Hallowe'en, at the right moment... :P)

la la la la la
la la la la la
la la la la la
Cm6         D7
la la la la la

Wheeeeeeeee! (It says that in the book...)


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cheapvodka wrote on October 27 2011, 06:39 pm

wow this is perfect !!! sounds amazing very accurate THANK YOU :o)

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mauralanbarn wrote on October 4 2013, 11:43 pm

Fb is equivalent to an E (Just a heads up ;) )

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sir.duncan wrote on October 16 2014, 11:32 am, edited at 11:33 am

This is awesome!!!
The movie has always been my favorite

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