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Dear God chords

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Song: Dear God
Artist: XTC
Composer: Andy Partridge
Album: Skylarking

Tabbed by DJ ('DiddyD' on ultimateGuitar.com)
1st Jan 2017

N.B.
Please IGNORE ANY POP-UP CHORD BOXES the website
might automatically suggest and use the typed shapes
shown below:

Am     = x02210            Bb   = x13331    Dm       = xx0231
Fmaj7  = 132210            E7   = 022130    G7       = 320001
Am/G   = 302210            C/B  = x2xxxx    A7       = x02020
D9/F#  = 200210            C/A  = x0xxxx    Dsus2/Bb = x10230
C      = x32010            C/G  = 3xxxxx    Dsus2/C  = x30230
C/G#   = 432010 or 4x5550  Em7  = 022030    Dsus2/F  = 100230
D7sus2 = xx0210            Em6  = 022020    Dsus2/G  = 300230
D      = xx0232            C/E  = 032010    Dsus2/E  = 000230
D/C    = x30232            Cdim = xx1212 

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[Intro]
     Am   Fmaj7    Am/G  D9/F#
||:  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  :||[x2]


[Verse 1]
Am              Fmaj7
      Dear God, hope you got the letter, and...
Am/G            D9/F#                        C
   ...I pray ...you can make it better down  ...here,
C/G#          D7sus2           D9/F#                   C
      I don't mean a big re - duction in the price of beer,
C/G#              D7sus2                       D9/F#
      But all the people that you made in your image,
            D              D/C
See them starving on their feet,
             Bb                 E7
'Cause they don't get enough to eat,
     Am         Fmaj7  Am/G
From   ...God---------------,
  D9/F#             Am      Fmaj7  Am/G  D9/F#
I can't believe in   ...you--------------------!


[Verse 2]
Am              Fmaj7
      Dear God, sorry to disturb you, but...
Am/G            D9/F#                             C
      I feel ...that I should be heard loud and   ...clear,
C/G#         D7sus2           D9/F#               C
      We all need a big re - duction in amount of ...tears,
C/G#              D7sus2                       D9/F#
      And all the people that you made in your image,
            D             D/C
See them fighting in the street,
             Bb                  E7
'Cause they can't make opinions meet...
         Am        Fmaj7  Am/G
...About   ...God---------------,
  D9/F#            Am       Fmaj7  Am/G  D9/F#
I can't believe in  ...you--------------------!


[Bridge]
Fmaj7
      Did you make disease,
           C     C C/B C/A C/G     C     C C/B C/A C/G
And the diamond blue----------?  | /  /  /__/   /__/  | 
Fmaj7
      Did you make mankind, 
      Em7           Em6     C/E   Cdim     E7    Am
After we made you-------!   Mm---, mmm---, mm-------!
Fmaj7 Am/G  D9/F#         Am      Fmaj7  Am/G  D9/F#
            And the devil  ...too--------------------?


[Break]
   C    C/G#   D7sus2  D9/F#    C   C/G#    D7sus2 D9/F#
|  /  /  /  / |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  / |  /  /  /  / |

   D    D/C       Bb    E7
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 3]
Am              Fmaj7
      Dear God, don't know if you've noticed, but...
Am/G                  D9/F#                      C
   ...Your name ...is on a lot of quotes in this ...book,
C/G#         D7sus2       D9/F#                        C
      And us crazy humans wrote it, you should take a look,
C/G#             D7sus2                        D9/F#
      And all the people that you made in your image,
              D                 D/C
Still be - lieving that junk is true,
         Bb                     E7
Well, I know it ain't, ...so do you,
      Am        Fmaj7  Am/G
Dear   ...God---------------,
  D9/F#             Am   Fmaj7  Am/G
I can't believe in...
  D9/F#             Am   Fmaj7  Am/G
I don't believe in...


[Verse 4]
   Dm
I won't believe in heaven and hell,
    Bb
No saints, no sinners, no devil as well,
    Dm
No pearly gates, no thorny crown,
         Bb
You're always letting us humans down,
     G7
The wars you bring, the babes you drown,
       Bb
Those lost at sea and never found!


[Verse 5]
     Dm
And it's the same the whole world 'round,
     Bb
The hurt I see helps to compound,
     G7
That Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
    Bb
Is just somebody's unholy hoax,
     Dm
And, if you're up there, you'd perceive...
        Bb
...That my heart's here upon my sleeve,
     G7                                    A7
If there's one thing I don't believe in...


[Coda]
N.C.    Dsus2  Dsus2/Bb  Dsus2/C  Dsus2/F  Dsus2/G  Dsus2/E
 ...It's you-------------------------------------------,
      D
Dear God!
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