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Down To Earth Chords

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             DOWN TO EARTH - Peter Gabriel (from the WALL-E soundtrack)
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CAPO 1

(relative to Capo - 1 is 2nd fret, 2 is 3rd fret, etc)
     Bb     Gm     Eb    Cm    C7    F
e|---1-------3------3-----3-----0----1---------------------------------------|
B|---3-------3------4-----4-----3----1---------------------------------------|
G|---3-------3------3-----3-----0----2---------------------------------------|
D|---3-------5------5-----5-----2----3---------------------------------------|
A|--(1)-------------------5-----3---(3)--------------------------------------|
E|--(1)-----------------------------(1)--------------------------------------|


Timing: 3/4

Intro: 
Bb x4 
Bb/Gm/Eb/Cm 
Bb x4

Verse 1: 
Bb/C7 x4
Gm/Eb/Bb/Eb x2

Chorus:
F/C/F/C/Bb/C/F/C x2

Verse 2: 
Bb/C7 x4
Gm/Eb/Bb/Eb x2

Chorus:
F/C/F/C/Bb/C/F/C x2

Bridge (Timing changes to 4/4 or 2/2 or some other NOT-3 time signature)
Bb/C x4

Timing changes back to 3/4
Repeat Chorus until end
F/C/F/C/Bb/C/F/C x12 or 13 in the full song. Feel free to shorten.


Verse 1:
Did you think that your feet had been bound
By what gravity brings to the ground?
Did you feel you were tricked
By the future you picked?
Well, come on down

All those rules don’t apply
When you’re high in the sky
So, come on down
Come on down

Chorus:
We’re coming down to the ground
There’s no better place to go
We’ve got snow up on the mountains
We’ve got rivers down below

We’re coming down to the ground
We hear the birds sing in the trees
And the land will be looked after
We send the seeds out in the breeze

Verse 2:
Did you think you’d escaped from routine
By changing the script and the scene?
Despite all you made of it
You’re always afraid
Of the change

You’ve got a lot on your chest
Well, you can come as my guest
So come on down
Come on down

Chorus:
We’re coming down to the ground
There’s no better place to go
We’ve got snow up on the mountains
We’ve got rivers down below

We’re coming down to the ground
We hear the birds sing in the trees
And the land will be looked after
We send the seeds out in the breeze

Bridge:
Like the fish in the ocean
We felt at home in the sea
We learned to live off the good land
Learned to climb up a tree
Then we got up on two legs
But we wanted to fly
When we messed up our homeland
We set sail for the sky

Chorus:
We’re coming down to the ground
There’s no better place to go
We’ve got snow up on the mountains
We’ve got rivers down below

We’re coming down to the ground
We hear the birds sing in the trees
And the land will be looked after
We send the seeds out in the breeze

We’re coming down
Coming down to Earth
Like babies at birth
Coming down to Earth
We’re gonna find new priorities
These are extraordinary qualities

We’re coming down to the ground
There’s no better place to go
We’ve got snow up on the mountains
We’ve got rivers down below

We’re coming down to the ground
We hear the birds sing in the trees
And the land will be looked after
We send the seeds out in the breeze

We’re coming down to the ground
There’s no better place to go
We’ve got snow up on the mountains
We’ve got rivers down below

We’re coming down to the ground
We hear the birds sing in the trees
And the land will be looked after
We send the seeds out in the breeze

We’re gonna find new priorities
These are extraordinary qualities
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Sister Bob 561 wrote on February 3 2009, 08:37 pm

This just doesn't seem at all right to me.

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Varyag_Ace 221 wrote on February 14 2009, 06:16 pm

the capo is not needed, this guy learnt it with his guitar tuned 1/2 a step down, just play like it is, the notes he wrote down...

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guitarx105 209 wrote on February 22 2009, 07:03 pm

No, if you're trying to match the recording, you definitely need a capo with those chords.
I DID, however, mess up the tab for the C7 chord. It's 032320, not 032030. ^^;;

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