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Down River Chords

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The Temper Trap
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Down River

Chords used:

G:        (320033)
G2:       (x20030)
Em7:      (022033)
Cadd9:    (032033)

Intro: G, Em7, G, Em7 
(You can mute the chords and just play 
the top two strings for a better sound.)

G     Em7      
G                 Em7
We have seen some things
G            Em7
Some awfully nice
G               Cadd9
Some dreadfully bad

G           Em7
But we will sing
G                       Em7
Wash the blood, off our knees
G               Em7
Cause our love breaks
G              Cadd9     
Through rough seas, our ship will sail it

G              Em7
I, don't, understand
G2               Cadd9
How this world will work
G                         Em7
Cause time will tell us nothing
G2                    Cadd9
I'll take a chance on something

G, G, Em7, Em7 (muted)

Down river, down river
Down river, down…

G, G, Em7, Em7 (muted)

Go, don't stop, go, don't stop
Go, don't stop, go, don't stop
Now go..

(same pattern for the rest of the song)

We have seen some things
But bells in your hallways
Don't move you in the right place

So we will sing
Cast our hopes out to sea
Though our hears break
Through violent winds, our ship will sail it

 - That's about it played in its most simplest form.
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verve0 wrote on June 4 2010, 06:17 pm

i have no idea what song you are listening to.

the verse is;


Some dreadfully bad..Bm-A

Some awefully nice...Em-G

working on the rest

im working the rest

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mewert wrote on July 29 2010, 05:08 am

yes. this version that is have posted is not anywhere near the key of the song. It has been transcribed so it can be sung at a much lower and comfortable key for people who dont have quite the voice of the temper traps singer. if sung in a lower key it sounds really good. but dont play along with the real song, once again IT IS NOT IN THE ORIGINAL KEY!

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