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#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
"King"
performed by Belly
written by Tanya Donelly
from the album KING

questions can go to : Dennis Kim < perth@nando.net >
special thanks to Edmond Hum

Standard Tuning
Key of D

INTRO:
e 5--3-----7--5------------------------|
B ------5--------7--5------------------|
G ---------------------2--4--6--7--9---|
D -------------------------------------|
A -------------------------------------|
E -------------------------------------|

D F#m D F#m D F#m G

D           F#m D   F#m           D   F#m              G
  little bird, i won't prey on you i won't prey on you this time
D         F#m   D       F#m          D        F#m        G (fill 1) A
  i'm your faith i'm your faithhealer i'm your faithless companion
                                       G
  i'm the seed that made your perfect body
                A         D (fill 2) Bm D Bm D Bm A
  when you sleep, i am awake
D           Bm     D       Bm     D       Bm
  there is a light under the ocean under the ocean
          A
  there's things shining everywhere
D           Bm          D        Bm            D        Bm
  there is a lightkeeper under the blanket here under the blanket
          A                      G
  there's things shining down here
          A                       G              A
  now i see you lay your perfect body down by me

  now we're down

SOLO:
  Bm         A         Bm               A                     Bm
e ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D ----12v~~~-11b12r11---------9------------------------------------------12v~~~-|
A 12-------------------12--9-----12v~~~-9--10--9------9h10p9------9--12---------|
E ------------------------------------------------12----------12----------------|

    A
e ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D --11b12r11--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A ------------12--9--10~~~------------------------------------------------------|
E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


D           F#m D   F#m           D   F#m              G
  little bird, i won't prey on you i won't prey on you this time
D         F#m   D       F#m          D        F#m        G (fill 1) A
  i'm your faith i'm your faithhealer i'm your faithless companion
                                   G
  i'm the seed that made your body perfect
                A         D (fill 2) Bm D Bm
  when you sleep, i am awake
D           Bm     D       Bm     D       Bm
  there is a light under the ocean under the ocean
          A
  there's things shining everywhere
D           Bm          D        Bm            D        Bm
  there is a lightkeeper under the blanket here under the blanket
          A
  there's things shining everywhere
G                                A                  G
  you light the ocean from behind i'll show you mine (i'll show you)
  D             Bm          D               Bm
  baby, i can't fake it i'd like to see you naked
     D                Bm          D               Bm
  i'd like to see you take it i'd like to see you naked
D Bm    D Bm    D Bm    D Bm    D F#m A D...
  naked...naked...naked...naked...

FILL 1:
-------------------------------------------------9--10---------------------|
-----------------------------------------10--12----------------------------|
------------------------------9--11--12------------------------------------|
-------------------9--11--12-----------------------------------------------|
--------9--10--12----------------------------------------------------------|
10--12---------------------------------------------------------------------|

FILL 2:
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
11b12r11-------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------12--11b12r11------9h11p9-----------------------------------------|
------------------------12----------10--12v~~~-----------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


That's it!  enjoy.

*Hi Lisa and Thomas!*

            
            
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mcg9 10 Mar 20, 2016 12:15 PM

i think the intro is A# G D A# A F# D A A# C D E and I think fill 1 uses octaves. He uses octaves in nearly every song it seems!

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