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Shadowboxer Chords

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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.#

From: Daskienazy 
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 07:50:32 EST
Subject: add : Shadowboxer by Fiona Apple

Ramy ISAAC did the work (she has no Email)
The add consists in two changes : 
The verse chords
The refrain chords
She didn't change anything else from Bigdog560's tab (chords, text, comments)
I couldn't reach him to submit him Ramy ISAAC's version (his Email is not
available anymore on aol)

Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 00:21:42 -0500
From: Bigdog560@aol.com
Subject: TAB: Shadowboxer  by Fiona Apple

The following are the chords for the song SHADOWBOXER by Fiona Apple:

Album: Tidal
Words by: Fiona Apple

Verse:  Dm - Dm7 - G7 (x2)
        Dm - Am - G7 (x1)
        Dm - Dm7 - G7 (x1)

*NOTE: For the G7 chord, I throw in a pinky on the 3rd fret every now again
so it'll sound like what she does on the piano.

Bridge:  Em - Dm - Am
". . to ever let. . " -- Em - Dm - F - Em - Dm

Refrain:  C - F - Em - G#7



Once my lover, now my friend
what a cruel thing to pretend
What a cunning way to condescend
Once my lover, now my friend
Oh you creep up like the clouds
And you set my soul at ease
Then you let your love abound
And you bring me to my knees


Oh it's evil, babe,  the way you let you grace enrapture me
When well you know, I'd be insane - to ever let that dirty game recapture me


You made me a Shadowboxer, baby
I wanna be ready for what you do
I been swinging all around me
Cause I don't know when you gonna make your move


Oh your grace is dangerous
And you fill your space so sweet
If I let you get too close
You'll set your spell on me
So darlin' i just wanna say
Just in case I don't come through
I was on to every play
I just wanted you


But oh it's so evil, my love, the way you make no reverence to my concern
So i'll be sure to stay wary of you, love, to save the pain of once my flame
and twice my burn


(like above)  // I believe the first or second time on the refrain she says
"So i'm your. "

I hope you enjoy this and get good use out of it.

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or suggestions  please feel
free to e-mail me at  Bigdog560@aol.com

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ABeautifulTulip 14 wrote on May 13 2011, 05:21 pm

Is Ab7 correct? and if so, what's the best way to play it? It doesn't sound quite right to me

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tomtwg 791 wrote on September 17 2012, 12:13 pm

Its nice with a C bass note on the Dm7. Good tab

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0olong 139 wrote on January 31 2013, 03:40 pm

Call me a picky bugger, but I really don't like it when chord listings don't give any clue to timings. I know I could listen to the recording to figure it out, but I really wanted to just sit down and play the song without too much faffing...

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