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"Now I Am An Arsonist" by Jonathan Coulton (feat. Suzanne Vega) chords for soprano ukulele
"Now I Am An Arsonist"
by Jonathan Coulton (feat. Suzanne Vega)
chords for soprano ukulele
Capo on 1st fret, or tune up a semitone to G# C# E# A#.
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Pattern 1 (C lydian)
A│––––––––––––––––│
E│0––2–––3––––––––│
C│–0–––0–––0–––0––│
G│––0–––0–––0–––0–│
Em 0202
F 2013
Dm 2210
Gsus2 0230
P1
I was just an acrobat, high above the street
P1 Em F
Pointing at the ground the empty sky beneath my feet
Dm Gsus2 Dm
The perfect fall, no one could tell at all
Gsus2 P1
That it was killing me
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Fm6 5545
C 0435
Ab 1343
Eb 3331
F 2010
Gno5 0x32
Fm6 C Ab Eb F
Far away, I hear the things they say about me
Fm6 C Ab Eb Gno5
Even though they know you had to go without me
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P1 ...
Now you are an architect, setting up the scene
Everyone is with you and you're all waiting for me
You check the net, but you haven't caught me yet
They're not quite done with me
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Pattern 2 (C lydian)
A│–––––––––––2––––│
E│0––2–––3–––––3––│
C│–0–––0–––0––––0–│
G│––0–––0–––0––––0│
P2 ...
Now I am an arsonist, seven miles high
Burning through the air I breathe, thunder in the sky
My engine sings, as it melts this pair of wings
That only I can see
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Fm6 ...
Touch the sun, my eyes wide open, unbelieving
Catch a breath, the only one who's left is leaving
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