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                   BAD GIRL (Live on De La Semaine)
                                By
                          Devendra Banhart
               
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_7PVJZuqgY


Someone already posted up the chords for this song.
But either way, Throughout the song, the only chords
used are:
 
1) F# minor   2) then a "A" chord   3) and then an "E" chord.
e|-2----------------------------------------0--------|
B|-2--------------------5-------------------0--------|
G|-2--------------------6-------------------1--------|
D|-4--------------------7-------------------2--------|
A|-4--------------------7-------------------2--------|
E|-2----------------------------------------0--------|


And right before the chorus theres a little riff.
 e|-------|
 B|-------|
 G|-------|
 D|-----2-|
 A|-2-4---|
 E|-------|


While Devendra is singing and playing the chords, Noah Georgeson
is playing the part with the SLIDE.

(Intro/verse)
"I've been a bad girl...I ain't playin' fair..."
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-13/11--11/13 13/14---14/9----9/4----4/6--6/8-8/9--9/11-11/13---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-14/16/13--|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

"No I don't wanna let you go. But its about time I do."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-11/9/6--11/9/6---7/9---9/11--11/13---14/16/13----|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

"I can't blame you anymore. And I still love you..."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-11/9/6--11/9/6---7/9---9/11--11/13---14/16/13----|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

And right before the chorus there's a little riff.
 e|-------|
 B|-------|
 G|-------|
 D|-----2-|
 A|-2-4---|
 E|-------|

(Chorus)
"Wah, wah, wah, wah..."
e|-9/16---14--12--9--9/16---14--12--9--9/12--7/9/7/5/4---5/7/9/11/12/14-----|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--14/16---14--12--9--9/12-----|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

(Verse)
"I know it ain't easy, being left on your own.
Why did you leave me, well I don't really know..."
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-13/11--11/13 13/14---14/9----9/4----4/6--6/8-8/9--9/11-11/13---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-14/16/13--|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

"And why wait another day, when a day won't change a thing..."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-11/9/6--11/9/6---7/9---9/11--11/13---14/16/13----|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

"Please don't ever let me say, that again..."
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-11/9/6--11/9/6---7/9---9/11--11/13---14/16/13----|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

(Chorus)
"Wah, wah, wah, wah..."
e|-9/16---14--12--9--9/16---14--12--9--9/12--7/9/7/5/4---5/7/9/11/12/14-----|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--14/16---14--12--9--9/12-----|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

(Slide Solo After 2nd chorus?)
My guitar only has 22 frets, but you have to slide a little
bit past the last fret. You should be able to hear when to stop.
I'd say if it were a 24 fret guitar, you'd stop at 24.

e|-12/24---21---19-19/21/19/17/16--16/19-19/16--16/12--12/14------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

            
            
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The Blue Sun 113 Jul 30, 2009 03:19 AM

seems to be right on..

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T.T 328 Aug 01, 2009 01:03 PM

Thanks man, I just watched the live video,
and learned how to play it.

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nelly_bbc 10 Oct 11, 2017 03:35 PM

Thank you so much for the effort you put into this

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