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Decemberists - Bandit Queen chords

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THE BANDIT QUEEN

Capo on 5th fret. This is how Colin plays it live. There are little walk ups and downs 
here and there between G/F#/E. Not hard to figure out.

         G              G7
As the Sun is sinking low,

         C                    Cm
And the evening's tucked in tow,

          G          Em      D            (D7)
On the horizon, my true love I see-e-e-e-eee.

             G              G7
She ain't fancy, she ain't fine

           C                   Cm
While her fingers number only nine

            G           Em            C     D
She's the belle of the ball of the insurgency.

[CHORUS]

         G                               Em
She's my Bandit Queen, laying beneath the moon

       C                              D
In a bandit cave, a blanket laid for two

            G                                   Em
If I could find a way to your hideaway by the sea

  C              D7            G
O Bandit Queen, steal away to me.

Em
Somewhere on a mountain, by a starry water fountain

        G                     G/F#
In an alcove hid by some trees

Em
Amidst a pile of treasure, reclining at her leisure,

   C                         D
My ladylove sniffs at the breeze.

C
And sitting up, she adjusts her turban

    G
And takes another swig from a bottle of bourbon

    A7                                                D (off)
And listening to the whistling of the train in station

(no chord)
Odds are it will never reach its destination.

           G                                    Em
'Cause the Bandit Queen, astride her steed will ride
    C                   D                                     G
Oh, let me be the one to lay within your theivin' arms tonight.

[Instrumental]


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