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Baltimores Fireflies Chords

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[Intro] (x2)
Em D Bm  C

[Verse 1]
Em                          D
What are the words that I'm supposed to say?
Bm                             C
Your white skin, swirling fireflies.
Em                          D
Darkness has surrounded Baltimore bay.
Bm                           C
Why don't you open your blue eyes?
Em                               D
Are they things that water can't wash away?
G                              C
How can your absence leave no trace?
Em                        D
As I let you sink in Baltimore bay.
G                         C
I drown myself deep in disgrace.

[Instrumental] (x2)
Em D G C

[Verse 2]
Em                            D
What is the price, am I supposed to pay?
G                            C
For all the things I try to hide?
Em                          D
What is my fate, am I supposed to pray?
G                                C
That trouble's gone with the sunlight?

[Instrumental] (x2)
Em D G C

[Verse 3]
F#m                             E
A warm sun rises and ignites the bay.
A                             D
I come back home and start to cry
F#m                         E
I'll never come back to Baltimore bay.
A                      D
Try to forget the fireflies.
F#m                             E
What are the words that I'm supposed to say?
A                          D
If someone knew about this lie?
F#m                       E
If your body rises to the surface?
A                          D
Through the silence of fireflies

(2x) F#m E A D
(4x) Abm F# Bb E
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Ben-G-Man 21 Apr 13, 2012 09:57 AM

Nice, it's the correct progression but everything's half a step out, you can still play along with the song this way if you put a Capo on the 1st fret though =)

Oh and the A in the outro should go up two half-steps (like the rest of the chords) to a B, not an A# ;)

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GuitarWalker57 167 Nov 06, 2012 06:27 AM

The Bb should indeed be a "B" but as for the capo Ben-G-Man, I think you're wrong. When I play along to this it sounds fine: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh5TsDBBDig

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