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Motherland chords

version 2
version 2

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  • I replaced the G to Bm in the first line of every verse.
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Song: Motherland 
Artist: Natalie Merchant
Capo: 1st fret
Tuning: standard

How to play: first hit lowest bass-string you should play on the chord, then the 
chord completely twice. Just listen to the track, it's really easy.
 

[Intro]

Em


[Verse 1]

Em                     G  C                            G
Where in hell can you go, far from the things that you know,
C                          G                               D
Far from this sprawl of concrete that keeps crawling it's way,
                         Em
'Bout a thousand miles a day.


[Verse 2]

Em                     G  C                            G
Take one last look behind, commit this to memory and mind,
C                          G                               D
Don't miss this wasteland, this terrible place, when you leave,
                         Em
Keep your heart off your sleeve.


[Chorus]

G                 D            C                   G
Motherland cradle me, close my eyes lullaby me to sleep,
         C                     G             D
Keep me safe, lie with me -- stay beside me don't go, don't you go


[Verse 3]

Em                     G  C                            G
My five and dime queen, tell me what have you seen,
C                          G                               D
The lust and the avarice the bottomless, the cavernous greed,
                         Em
Is that what you see?


[Chorus]

ATTENTION: replace the "don't you go" with the start of the bridge:


[Bridge]

C                           G            
It's your happiness -- I want most of all
C                  Am           D
And for that I'd do anything at all. Oh mercy me.
                 C                G
If you want the best of life and the most of love, 
C                    Am          D
If there is anything I can do at all.


[Instrumental Chorus]

G D C G C G D


[Verse 4]

Em                     G  C                            G
Now, Come on shotgun bride, what makes me envy your life,
C                          G                               D
The faceless the nameless the innocent the blameless and free,
                    Em
What's that like to be?
   
                                      D            Em
First chorus 2x; end final time with: Don’t go ... Don't go...

            
            
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rmorgado 10 Aug 28, 2010 12:40 PM

Great tab, but the capo's on the first fret, not the second. Thanks!

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ncm61 10 Mar 26, 2013 03:09 PM

The second chord in the verse is not G, it is Bm. Gotta have the B minor.

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rythom 10 Apr 30, 2013 07:28 PM

i like the second version w/ a low bass voice real slow

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