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Not Even Close ukulele

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Tabbed by tom@tomnichols.com 1990, revised April 2013
comments and improvements welcome

Crowded House & Tim Finn unplugged MTV version
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojozsqR8lPQ

Chords
C          332010
Cadd9      330010
C6add9     330210
Em         022000
Esus4      022200
Emadd9     022202
Am         002210
Fmaj7      133210
[for all Fmaj7s consider alternating with Fsus2(maj7) according to taste]
Fsus2(maj7)133010
G          320033

Main riff (play all down-stumming with palm-muting)
C  Cadd9 C6add9 Cadd9  Em  Esus4    Em
C  Cadd9 C6add9 Cadd9  Em  Esus4    Em
C  Cadd9 C6add9 Cadd9  Em  Emadd9   Em

G  4 bars

Verse 1
C                     Em         Esus4   Em
I've been walking the   straight line
Fmaj7                G
   been livin' in my best friend's pocket
C                       Em  Esus4   Em
  I've been lookin at   my   life
G
All the time All the time
C            Em   Esus4   Em
  How can I do my work
Fmaj7           G
 Always looking over my shoulder

Chorus
Am                G
When everything     falls apart
C                     Fmaj7
When you make a false start and you
G                     Fmaj7
Can't turn the pages        and you
Can't find the        door    when you're
G          Fmaj7           C                Fmaj7    G
No body's baby  Not even  close to pulling through

Main riff

Man  man

Verse 2
We filled up every hour
Hunger for the touch of money
Building crooked towers
On the floor plan, floor plan
When I came running to you
I was following the life in a dead star

Chorus

Bridge
Fmaj7   G   C

G
We need a rope on this dark despair, from this dulling pain
MUTE   hitG  hitG     Fmaj7
       Can't turn the pages
G
We need a rope from this endless night, from this distant shore
MUTE   hitG  hitG     Fmaj7
       Can't find the door
D
We need a rope that will put me through these impossible times

Oh... yeah

Verse 3
I've been walking the straight line
'been looking at my life
all the time

Chorus (variation)
Am                G
When everything     falls apart
C                     Fmaj7
When you meet a false heart, and you
G                     Fmaj7
Can't turn the pages        and you
Can't find the        door    when you're
G          Fmaj7           C                Fmaj7    G
No body's baby  Not even  close to pulling through

Outro
G  Fmaj7  C
            man...
            G     Fmaj7    Am
When you    can't find the door
            G     Fma7     C   
When you're no -  body's   baby
         Am       G        Fmaj7 
Not even close to pulling  through
Fmaj7          G        C

Main Riff ( ad lib vocals )

            
            
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dav1d02 20 Jul 03, 2016 03:18 AM

Nice work on the chords etc, but with the millions of lyrics sites available, there's no excuse for botching the words:

Here, try this for starters:

http://www.lyricsmania.com/not_even_close_lyrics_tim_finn.html

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