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Artist: Genesis
Song: More fool me
Album: Selling England by the pound
Tabbed by: DJ

The song sounds to be played on a couple of 12 strings, which
are not quite in tune with each other, I assume deliberately
to give a slight chorus effect.
They're not in concert pitch either, but mid-way between pitchs,
in open E tuning. 
This is my version in standard tuning, the chord voicings will
not sound exactly the same as the record but are pretty close.

For the live 'Genesis Archive 1967-75' version they perform
it a semi-tone up from the original album version. So that's
capo at 4th, and tune sharp by approx. +25.

If you want to play along with the original studio recording,
use a chromatic tuner, tune all strings up by approx. +30

CAPO: 3rd fret (Sounds in approx. key of Bb)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
C      = x32010     Am       = x02210     Em7   = 022030
Cadd9  = x32030     Asus2    = x02200     Em    = 022000
F6     = xx3231     D7       = xx0212     Fmaj7 = xx3210
F      = xx3211     D7sus4   = xx0213     G6    = 355400
F6 *   = xx0211     D5       = xx0235     Dm7   = xx0211
C6     = x32210     D4       = xx0233     C     = x32010
C/G    = 332010     D        = xx0232     Cmaj7 = 332000
B7sus4 = x22202     G        = 320033     Bm7   = x24232
B7     = x21202     Dsus2/F# = xx4230     Am7   = x02213
                                          Em6   = 022020


  C Cadd9  C   F6     F  F6 *    C      C6  C/G
| /___/    /___/  /___/   /  |   Oo---, oh - oh!

C   Cadd9  C   F6     F    F6 *   B7sus4 B7      Am7
La - la,   la, la---, la - la!     La,   la!  |  /  /  /  /  |

  Am7 Am  Asus2 Am    Am7    D7 D7sus4 D5  D4      D
|  /___/   /___/   /   /  |   /___/    /___/   /___/   /  |

[Verse 1]
 G        Dsus2/F#                     Em7
Here am I,        who while away the mornings since you've gone,
Am              Em        D7sus4                      D7
Too long have I lay alone,  not knowing which way to turn!

[Verse 2]
      G           Dsus2/F#            Em7
And there you are,         quite sure you were right, ummm,
Am               Em            D7sus4                   D7
    Knowing full well, that I'd be the first one to go down!

[Verse 3]
    Fmaj7                     Cmaj7
And you'd be the one who was laughing,
     Dm7                                  C
Ex - cept when things weren't going your way,
And then the lady would say...
              Bm7     Em7        Am                Am7  D
...That she'd had e - nough ...wandering around on her own!

[Verse 4]
     G             Dsus2/F#
The day you left,
Well, I think you knew you'd not be back, ummm,
Am                            Em
     Well, at least it would seem that way,
            B7sus4            B7
Because you never said good - bye,
     Em7                     Em6
But, when it comes 'round to you and me,
    Cmaj7                       G
I'm sure it will work out al - right!

[Verse 5]
    Fmaj7                     Cmaj7
And you'd be the one who was laughing,
     Dm7                         C
And giving me something I don't need,
And, you know, I'd always hold you,
     Bm7      Em7   B7sus4          B7
And keep you warm  ...oh, more fool me!

[Verse 6]
         Em7                    Em6           Cmaj7
Ah, but when it comes 'round to you and me, I ask myself,
      Em7                   Em6
Do I really believe in your love?
              Cmaj7                        G
Umm, yes, I'm sure it will work out al - right!

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raftop 101 Dec 25, 2015 10:59 AM

Are you sure about that G7 in the chorus? sounds kinda off. other than that, sounds great!

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kg6170 10 Aug 09, 2016 07:10 PM

I printed out your version of this song a couple years ago and it was spot on... This version is not. Why'd you change it?

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