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Beneath The Waves Chords

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SkiaMaree 421
it's definitely not perfect but it works great on it's own or along to the song ...!!!!
i've put in tabs for the intro instead of chords because that's how i play it ... 

standard tuning

INTRO:

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|  X2
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------5-5---|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-6-6-6-6-6-6-------|


e|--19~-----------------------------------------14-17--|
B|-----19~-----17-19----17-19----15-17~---15-17--------|
G|----------16-------16-------16-------16--------------|  X2
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------| <--THIS IS ALSO FILL 1


VERSE:

B                      D           
Dearly beloved we are gathered here today,
      Am
To lament the loss of honesty,
         Em
To the art of saving face.
     B          D
Of vanity and opacity,
     Am                          Em
A generation lost beneath the waves.
Gm          D
Loose lips sink ships,
      Am               Em
And we're all going down.


CHORUS:

     Am                  E          
We're in the throes of vertigo,
D                  Gm
Higher is impossible.
      Am       
Sink like a stone,
    E
Let it all go,
D                   G
Higher is impossible.


*FILL 1*


VERSE 2:
     B                 
The oceans rise to break the bow,
     D        
And I find peace within the sound,
   A              Em
Of water rushing in.
    B         
So bid farewell to all you know,
D
Take your place way down below,
      A                  Em
We'll sleep beneath the waves.
Gm          D
Loose lips sink ships,
      Am               Em
And we're all going down.


REPEAT CHORUS



Gm          D
Loose lips sink ships,
      Am               Em
And we're all going down.



D              Am         Em
So slowly we drift down,
                       Gm
And all our Kings are dead now.



Repeat Em, Gm, D, Am until it fades out...


COMMENTS & CORRECTIONS ARE VERY WELCOMED.
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ZackGarvey94 128 wrote on May 10 2011, 03:22 pm

May i make a suggestion that in the intro, instead of moving to the A string and playing fret 5, stay on the E string and play at fret 12 :) i think this sounds better, but it is just a suggestion.

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tomwilliams87 13 wrote on May 12 2011, 07:50 am

I think the outro bit is: B, A#, G, Em, G
Also I saw a video where they say they always tune to drop B so if you want it to sound even better play the same chords but in Drop B tuning which is: (from lowest to highest)

Great job though :)

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tomwilliams87 13 wrote on May 12 2011, 07:53 am

Forgot to put the tuning for Drop B in, my bad:
B, F#, B, E, G#, C#

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