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Lighthouse chords

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(The song is not 4/4 but 3/4, by the way).


Intro:  D A Bm A
        Bm A D A

        D             A                  Bm     A
Verse:  Take what you need while there's time
            D            A          Bm        A
        The city will be earth in a short while
           Bm        D     Bm           A
        If I'm not mistaken it's been in flames
               Bm        A            D        A
        You and I will escape to the seaside

        There is a storm in the distance
        The wind breathing warning of its imminence
        There is a lighthouse five hundred yards down
        You and I will be safe there

        Bm         Em       F#          F#
passage:There is a girl who haunts that lighthouse
            Bm               Em
        She saved me, I was swimming
        F#         F#
        So young I almost drowned
        Em         Bm   F#         F#
        Under the water she sang a story
            Em        Bm
        Of losing her lover
       F#           F#      F#   F# (last F# 2 quarters' length instead of 3)
        She calls a warning

Solo:   (Verse chords)

         E --2----5-2-0-0-2----------2----5-2-0-0----------7-5-2-2-5--7-5-10--|
         B 3-----------------------3--------------3--2------------------------|
         G -------------------------------------------------------------------|
         D -------------------------------------------------------------------|
         A -------------------------------------------------------------------|
         E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

         E 9----10-9-7-9-7-5-10-|
         B ---------------------|
         G ---------------------|
         D ---------------------|
         A ---------------------|
         E ---------------------|

Verse:  Love, you are foolish, you're tired
        Your sleeplessness makes you a liar
        The city is burning, the ocean is turning
        Our only chance is the lighthouse

Passage:Her lover was a sailor, she went and she waited there
        The door locked from the outside
        Lover never
        arrived so she sings there, soft as a siren
        Luring the ships off their
        course, how alarming

        Bm      Em     F#            F#
        We went in, we climbed up and looked out
        Bm                      Em
        The door locked from the outside
        F#                F# [last chord is 2 quarters instead of 3]
        Three ghosts in a lighthouse

            
            
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thistlespark 10 Jun 10, 2008 09:47 AM

I think the order of the chords for the verse/intro is Bm,A,D,A and also the passage i found to be Dmin then A (x2) and then Bbmajor then Dmin (x2) not deff this is right but it fitted best for me when playing the piano (but the chords should be the same for guitar.)

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xXparamoreroxXx 46 Jul 26, 2008 05:32 PM

wow this is AMAZING! normally if you use a tab, it isnt very accurate, but this one was spot on! go you!

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Dizana 43 Oct 03, 2008 02:18 PM

No it wasn't spot on, it sounds too happy-ish. It's mood is sad, so D and A don't go at all.

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