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Candidate Chords

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 This is the demo version of the Candidate song, released on the 1990 sound and vision edition of the 
Diamond Dogs album, as bonus track, track #6 of the B side. Wonderful song with wonderful lyrics by the 
wonderful Bowie!

 CANDIDATE (DEMO) - David Bowie
 Album: Diamond Dogs (1974)


[Intro]

(Bm  E  A) 3x

[Verse]

F#m                                  E
 Inside every teenage girl there's a fountain
F#m                                          E
 Inside every young pair of paints there's a mountain
Bm            E             A                    F#m
 Inside every mother's eyes   is Tommy Tinkrem's bed
Bm            E         A                  F#m
 Inside every candidate   waits a grateful dead

[Chorus]

             Bm            F#             G
 I make it a thing, when I on my own to relief myself
             Bm              F#                  G
 I make it a thing, when I gazelle on stage to believe in myself
             Bm                  F#                    E
 I make it a thing, to glance in window panes and look pleased with myself
            G          E       Bm
 Yeah, and pretend I'm walking home

 [Intro] 2x

[Verse]

F#m                             E
 I took it so bad, I sat in the correction room
F#m                   E
 Took me a fag, and a kick in the moon
        Bm                   E                    A                F#m
 Well, I ain't gonna suck no radar wing because inside this tin is tin
Bm              E              A                    F#m         E
 Would you like techno plate   'cause I'm your candidate, oh yeah

[Chorus]

                  Bm           F#                         G
 It's a matter of life and the way you walk, you've got a Brylcream queen
                 Bm          F#                              G
 It' a matter of fact in the things you talk, that keeps his passport clean
             Bm          F#                     E
 A matter of fact that a cock ain't a cock on a twelve inch screen
            G        E       Bm
 So I'll pretend I'm walking home 

[Outro]

[Intro] 4x

 [Verse]

F#m                                        E
 You don't have to scream a lot to keep an age in tune
F#m                             E
 You don't have to scream a lot to predict monsoons
Bm                   E                     A                   F#m
 You don't have to paint my contact black   now I've hustled a pair of jeans
Bm             E                   A                    F#m    E
 Do I have to give your money back   when I'm the Fuhrerling

[Chorus]

                 Bm              F#                     G
 I'll make you a deal I'll say I came from Earth and my tongue is taped
                 Bm           F#                    G
 I'll make you a deal you can get your kicks on the candidate
                 Bm            F#                    E
 I'll make you a deal for your future's sake I'm the candidate
           G         E       Bm
 Let's pretend we're walking home

 [Intro]...... repeat until fade


 [Chords]

    Bm   E   A  F#m   F#   G  
e|--2----0---0---2----2----3--|
B|--3----0---2---2----2----3--|
G|--4----1---2---2----3----0--|
D|--4----2---2---4----4----0--|
A|--2----2---0---4----4----2--|
E|-------0-------2----2----3--|
 

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