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Dumb Ways To Die chords

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                                  Dumb Ways to Die
                   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJNR2EpS0jw
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Tabbed by: rvaen
E-mail: aseroff17@gmail.com
Credit: to the guy who did all the hard work but got the music all wrong.


NOTE: I've been corrected in the comments and they are good so I will summarize them here. 
The main correction is a minor voicing change - the e-string plays a G during both chords of the verse riff...
the first and third times. 

For verse 2, the C is played as I have written it below (e-string open), but the Fmaj7 is instead a F9 
(substituting the E for a G on the e-string once more). 
The difference is very minor - The F9 and Fmaj7 are functionally identical, the C is still a C, 
but the result is a slightly more cheerful-sounding accompaniment to the brutal ways to die, 
and as such helps sell that irony.

The other correction is the nomenclature for a tritone passing chord - I wrote F#5 to indicate 
the function of a vii/V. the comments say Gmaj7no3/F# (F#-G-D) which just means the composer 
only wanted the bass to pass in that beat instead of the vii/V. 

Both corrections have been reflected in the music below.
/NOTE



Tuning: Standard

(Intro and verses)
         C             F9                            
e-------------3-----------3-----| (2nd verse, Fmaj7 instead)
B------------1-----------1------|
G-----------0-----------2-------| (Repeat this until the end of each verse) 
D----------2--------2h3---------|
A------0h3----------------------|
E-------------------------------|

Set fire to your hair
Poke a stick at a grizzly bear
Eat medicine that’s out of date
Use your private parts as piranha bait

CHORUS
C    C/B     Am    Em
Dumb ways to die
   F         F#/G5      G     F                (F#/G5: 2-x-0-0-3-x)
So many dumb ways to die
C    C/B     Am    Em
Dumb ways to die 
   F         G        C
So many dumb ways to die
END OF CHORUS

Get your toast out with a fork 
Do your own electrical work
Teach yourself how to fly
Eat a two week old unrefrigerated pie

CHORUS

Invite a psycho killer inside
Scratch a drug dealer’s brand new ride
Take your helmet off in out of space
Use a clothes dryer as a hiding place

CHORUS

Keep a rattle snake as a pet
Sell both your kidneys on the internet
Eat a tube of superglue 
(pause)
'I wonder what this red button will
do'

CHORUS

F        G      C            Em      F      G
Dress up like a moose during hunting season
   F        G        C        Em      F
Disturbed a nest of wasps for no good reason
G                      Am            
Stand on the edge of a train station platform
G                                Am 
Drive around the boom gates at a railroad crossing
G                                 Am  
Run across the tracks between the platforms 
F                           G
They may not rhyme but they quite possibly 

ENDING CHORUS
C    C/B     Am    Em
Dumbest ways to die
C    C/B     Am    Em
Dumbest ways to die
C    C/B     Am    Em
Dumb ways to die 
   F         
So many dumb
   F         G        C
So many dumb ways to die

            
            
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musiclovr5567 74 Dec 09, 2012 07:36 PM

This is spot on. Good job!

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katie _b_kool 31 Dec 12, 2012 10:25 PM

Wow thanks, ive been looking for better/right chords for ages. Thanks a lot :D

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rvaen 198 Dec 15, 2012 12:18 PM

Thanks for the kind words!

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