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Candles Chords

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intermediate
3rd fret
    ____________________
   / Rufus Wainwright  /  Here's a wonderful clip of Rufus talking about
  / Candles           /  the song: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqjqjDihHTI
 / Out of the Game   /
/___________________/

  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &      Such a line indicates one bar of 4/4. The placing of the
 +=---=---=---=---+    first letter in a chord name indicates when it is played.


CHORDS:
  (capo on 3rd fret)
        F     F7   Gm7    C7    Bb    Am  C7sus4
  :-----2-----2-----0-----0-----3-----2-----0-----:
  :-----3-----1-----3-----2-----3-----2-----3-----:
  :-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----2-----0-----:
  :-----0-----0-----2-----2-----0-----4-----2-----:
  :-----0-----0-----2-----0-----2-----4-----0-----:
  :-----------------0-----------3-----2-----------:
      ( D     D7   Em7    A7    G    F#m  A7sus4 )


********************************************************************************


Intro:
 F
+=---=---=---=---+ 4x



Verse:
"I tried to do all that I can
 But the churches have run out of candles
 I tried to give you all I own
 But the bankers have run out of loaners"

 F                %                F7               %
+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+

                                  (3/4)
 Gm7              %                C7  Bb  C7   F
+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+



Chorus:
"It's always just that little bit more
 That doesn't get you what you're looking for
 I tried to block the cabin door
 But the churches have run out of candles"

(3/4)
 Am           Gm7              C7sus4           C7
+=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+

(3/4)                         (3/4)
 F            Bb               F   Bb  C7   F
+=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+



Verse
"I tried to lend a helping hand
 But the rooms have all run out of pamphlets
 I tried to cook it up and turn
 The kitchen has run out of canned bits"


Chorus
"It's always just that little bit more
 That doesn't get you what you're looking for
 I tried beggin' on the cabin floor
 But the churches have run out of candles"


Chorus (instrumental)


Verse
"Turn one day in the cathedral
 I finally lit you a candle
 And all along the vaulted halls
 The virgins did smile from their mantles"


Chorus
"It's always just that little bit more
 That doesn't get you what you're looking for
 But gets you where you need to go
 But the churches have run out of candles"


Chorus:
Similar to previous; except the last 2 bars are extended to this:

 F                Bb               C7               F
+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+=---=---=---=---+



Verse (instrumental)


Chorus:
Similar to previous; again extend the last 2 bars.
The sack pipes take over from the last F.



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