Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Saint Of Circumstance Chords

by Dead
1,998 views 3 this week
1 commentread comment
1 2 3 4 5
please rate
Autoscroll
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Hey! There's an official Ultimate Guitar app which is ideal
for learning songs when you're away from computer. Get the app
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: ken@codon.nih.gov (Ken Weeks)
Subject: Re: REQ: St. of Circumstance by the Dead

I have these chords in an old file donated by a kind anonymous net.friend -
can't take the credit or the blame. Haven't tried playing it myself.
Proceed at your own risk! (-;

BOBBEEEEEEEE! BRING BACK SAILOR/SAINT!!!!! (-*

***********************

Saint of Circumstance  [Weir/Barlow]

        [Intro: A G D E ]

        (E)          A       C#m       G             Bm E
        This must be heaven, tonight I cross the line.
                        A        C#m             G       Bm E
        You must be the angel, I thought I might never find.
                           A      G                         F#m  Bm
        Was it you I heard singing, Oh while I was chasin' dreams.
                      F#m Bm                          F#m   Bm
        Driven by the wind, like the dust that blows around,
                                 A G D       E          A G D
        And the rain fallin' down,     but I never know.
        E         A             C#m              G       Bm   E
        Got to be heaven, cause here's where the rainbow ends.
                          A                     C#m      G         Bm   E
        If this ain't the real thing, then it's close enough to pretend.
                  A         G                            F#m Bm
        When that wind blows, when the night's about to fall.
                                  F#m Bm                         F#m  Bm
        You can hear the silence call,   it's a certain sort of sound,
                                   F (climb)
        Like the rain fallin' down.

        E                       D  A     B E                     D  A    B
        Holes in what's left of my reason, holes in the knees of my blues.
       E                   D   A        B              B
        Odds against me been increasin', but I'll pull through.
          E                 D A        B
        I never could read no road map,
              E                           D     A  B
        And I don't know what the weather might do.
                  E                    D       A        B
        Hear that witch wind whine and see the dog star shine,
                D                          Bb               A
        I got a feeling there's no time to lose, no time to lose.

        AaddG F#m E  Bb  A AddG F#m E    | A G D E |4x

        I never know. I don't never know, know, know.

        E              A           C#m      G             Bm  E
        Well it's been heaven, but even the rainbows will end.
               A                         C#m     G
        Now my sails are fillin' and the wind is willin'.
                   Bm            E
        And I'm as good as gone again.
                  A      G                        F#m   Bm
        I'm still walkin', so I'm sure that I can dance.
                              F#m   Bm                  F#m    Bm
        Just a Saint of Circumstance, just a tiger in a trance.
                                 Bb (climb)                 A G D E
        And the rain fallin' down, (rain fallin' down now).

        Well, I never know now. Just don't know. Just don't know.
        Listen, sure don't know what I going for, (just don't never know).
        But I'm gonna go for it for sure. (maybe goin' on a dream).
        F (climb)                                        A AddG F#m E A
        Maybe goin' on a feelin', maybe goin' on a feelin'


@->-- @->-- @->-- @->-- @->--   *   --<-@ --<-@ --<-@ --<-@ --<-@
Ken Weeks    Damage Control,Instrumentation and Computing Section
ken@codon.nih.gov                     BNP/NINDS/NIH/HHS/USA/EARTH

"Listening for the secret, searching for the sound..."
comments
We did not receive enough feedback on this tab! Please rate:
print report bad tab
1 2 3 4 5
1 comment total.
0 reply
VeMan1542 wrote on July 24 2014, 04:48 am

This is how we've been playing it

Intro Chord is a type of poly chord: Cmaj/Bb5. and played on guitar as shown below

X | | G | E (open strings)
| Bb | | C |
| | | | | |
| | F | | |

Intro Chord
|| Cmaj/Bb5 | ./. :||x3

Intro Vamp
||: A G | D E :||x4

Verse 1,2 (1/2 time feel)
|| A | A7/C# | Bm | BbM7 |
| A | A7/C# | Bm Bb13 | E7 BbM7 |
| A | A7/G ||: F#m | G :||x3

(verse 1 end - to Intro VAMP, then Verse 2)
||: A G | D E :||x4
(verse 2 end - to Intro CHORD)
|| Cmaj/Bb5 | ./. :||x2

Bridge (normal time)
||:E D | A B :||x3
|| B | B ||
||:E D | A B :||x2
|| E D | A B | D ||

(normal time)
||:Cmaj/Bb5 | ./. :||x2
{1/2 time}
| A A/G | F#m G :|| x2 (both lines, inc. repeats)

Intro Vamp (normal time)
||: A G | D E :||x4

Verse 3
|| A | A7/C# | Bm | BbM7 |
| A | A7/C# | Bm Bb13 | E7 BbM7 |
| A | A7/G ||: F#m | G :||x3

Verse 3 end - to Intro CHORD, hold chord and build into Outro Vamp)
|| Cmaj/Bb5 | ./. :||x...?

Outro Vamp (play into final vocal 'Sure don't know...')
||: A G | D E :||x...?
out with 'maybe goin on a feeling'
Intro Chord
|| Cmaj/Bb5 | ./. :| x2 (or 3 or whatever)

|| A | A7/G | F#m | G |||

I want to post or [tab]
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!