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A Pirates Life chords

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(Verse 1)
C                                                       Fmaj7
 The night breaks into little parts and I’m not used to stealin hearts
       C       C/B      Am D9 Am D9 Am 
 its a pirates life for me
 You floated over on the tide,
 I kissed you on the starboard side
          C       C/B     Am D9 Am D9 Am (hammer on & off D string)
 it’s the perfect side to be
 Dm                       G                   E/B
 Most of the time I spend lying around on the deck
                       G#/AB                  C#/DB
 My friend said it’s a gamble I said what the heck
            C                  Am D9 Am D9
 look at me now I’m all out at sea
 Am             Fmaj7    C Cadd9 C Cadd9 C Cadd9 (hammer D string again)
 it’s a pirates life for me

 (Verse 2)
 You cursed the sea becomming rough
               Fmaj7                C        C/B       Am D9 Am D9 Am
 you said if I believed in love I’d take you home from it
 but I’m committed to these crimes
                 Fmaj7              C      C/B   Am D9 Am D9 Am
 I’ve given up a thousand times but I will never quit
 Dm                       G                 E/B
 You told me I gave you a lifetime worth of grief
               G#/AB             C#/DB
 I must be the commonest kind of theif,
           C                           Am D9 Am D9
 if I only stole from you that which I need
 Am            Fmaj7  C Cadd9 C Cadd9 C Cadd9
 its a pirates life I lead
 C  C/B  Am  D9  Am  D9  Am Fmaj7 C x2
 Woah hoo-oo-oo-oo

 (Verse 3)
 C                                            Fmaj7             C
 Now I’ll admit it was remiss to sail you the precipis and then lead you
 C/B   Am   D9 Am D9 Am
 there alone
 C                                               Fmaj7                 C
 but had I ever told you so you never would have agreed to go and then I’d  
    C/B    Am  D9 Am D9 Am  
 be on my own

 Dm                    G                  E/B
 the greatest romances end with a minumus fuss
                 G#/AB                     C#/DB
 you live by the sword and you’re hit by a bus
                 C                      Am   D9 Am D9
 you live by the river and drown in the sea
 Am            Fmaj7    C
 its a pirates life for me

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SeriousSarcasmm 10 Apr 08, 2013 07:04 AM

Sounds good. What particular chord shapes you use would be helpful to know?

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alwillbyrne 21 May 27, 2013 02:32 AM

Check out this video on YouTube and watch the shapes he uses. Hope this helps.


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raymondbasnicki 10 May 11, 2017 11:07 PM

Bridge is Dm G D#M7 GM7

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