Genesis In The Cage chords
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In The Cage From the album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" by Genesis Transcribed by August McAllister Running Time: 8:15 Standard tuning - Key of E flat minor (Ebm) Chord - Fingering Chord Name Scale position Bm - x24432 B minor bVI A - x02220 A major bV G - 320033 G major III Ebm - x68876 E flat minor Root Bbm - 688666 B flat minor V B - x24442 B major bVI C# - x46664 C sharp major bVII Eb - x68886 E flat major Root Ab - 466544 A flat major IV C#m - x46654 C sharp minor bVII F# - 244322 F sharp major bIII Eb(no5)- x6x87x Eb major no 5th Root F7 - 131241 F dominant 7th II Fm7 - 131141 F minor 7th II Ebm7 - x68676 Eb minor 7th Root Bb - 688766 B flat major V Abm7 - 464474 Ab minor 7th IV E - x79997 E major bII Amaj7 - 5x665x A major 7th bV Abm(9) - 468444 Ab minor add 9th IV C#m6 - x48654 C# minor add 6th bVII C#6 - x48664 C# major add 6th bVII Ddim(7)- x56767 D diminished 7th VII F - 133211 F major II Ddim - x56764 D diminished VII Fm7(no5) 1x31x1 Fm7 no 5th II Abm - 466444 A flat minor IV Ebsus4 - x799a7 Eb suspend 4th Root NOTE: The note after the chord name marks that the bass note is different from the root note of the chord. For example, "Abm/Eb" means this is still recognized as an Abm chord, but the bass plays an Eb. -------- INTRO Bm Bm A I got sunshine in my stomach G Bm Like I just rocked my baby to sleep. Bm/F# A/E I got sunshine in my stomach G/D A/C# G/D A/C# But I can't keep me from creeping sleep, G/D A/C# Bm Sleep, deep in the deep. Bm/F# - Hold -------- VERSE INTRO Ebm Bbm/F B C# -------- VERSE Ebm Bbm - 2x Ebm Rockface moves to press my skin Bbm White liquid turn sour within Ebm Turn fast - turn sour Bbm Turn sweat - turn sour. Ebm Must tell myself that I'm not here. Bbm I'm drowning in a liquid fear. Ebm Bottled in a strong compression, Bbm My distortion shows obsession -------- BRIDGE Ebm Bbm In the cave Ebm Bbm Get me out of this cave! -------- CHORUS Eb Ab If I keep my self-control, Eb Ab I'll be safe in my soul. Eb Ab And the childhood belief Eb Ab Brings a moment's relief, C#m But my cynic soon returns Ab And the lifeboat burns. C#m A F# My spirit just never learns. -------- VERSE Ebm Stalactites, stalagmites Bbm Shut me in, lock me tight. Ebm Lips are dry, throat is dry. Bbm Feel like burning, stomach churning, Ebm I'm dressed up in a white costume Bbm Padding out leftover room. Ebm Bbm Body stretching, feel the wretching -------- BRIDGE Ebm Bbm In the cage Ebm Bbm Get me out of the cage! -------- CHORUS Eb Ab In the glare of a light, Eb Ab I see a strange kind of sight; Eb Ab Of cages joined to form a star Eb Ab Each person can't go very far; C#m All tied to their things Ab They're netted by their strings, C#m A F# Free to flutter in memories of their wasted wings. -------- SOLO (Bear with me here. I'll try to space the chords depending on timing, but ultimately you'll have to listen to the song to figure it out.) Eb(no5) - 4x Eb F7/Eb Fm7/Eb Ebm7 F7/Eb Ebm7 F7/Eb Bb/F Eb Ab/Eb Eb Ab/Eb Bb/F Ebm7 Abm7/Eb - 7x Ebm7 Abm7/Eb E Amaj7/E Abm(9)/Eb Dbm6/E Abm(9)/Eb Db6/F B/F# F# Ebm/F# Ab Db/Ab Bbm/F Ab/Eb Bbm/C# Ddim(7) Ebm - 2x Ddim(7) Eb Hold Eb note -------- VAMP Ab Eb Bb Ab C# Ebm F Ddim Outside the cage I see my Brother John, Eb He turns his head so slowly round. Bb I cry out Help! before he can be gone, Eb Bb And he looks at me without a sound. Ddim And I shout out 'John please help me!' Eb Bb But he does not even want to try to speak. Eb Bb I'm helpless in my violent rage Ab Eb Fm7(no5) Eb And a silent tear of blood dribbles down his cheek, Abm Bb Ebsus4 And I watch him turn away and leave the cage. Bb My little runaway. Eb Ab/Eb Eb Ab Bb Ebm7 Abm7/Eb - fade into verse. (HOLD Eb note.) Raindrops keep falling on my head, they keep falling on my... -------- VERSE Ebm Bbm Ebm In a trap, feel a strap Bbm Holding still. Pinned for kill. Ebm Chances narrow that I'll make it, Bbm In the cushioned straight-jacket. Ebm Just like 22nd Street, Bbm They got me by my neck and feet. Ebm Pressures building, can't take more. Ebm My headaches charge, earaches roar. -------- BRIDGE Ebm Bbm In this pain, Ebm Bbm Get me out of this pain! -------- CHORUS Eb Ab If I could change to liquid, Eb Ab I could fill the cracks up in the rocks. Eb Ab I know that I am solid Eb Ab And I am my own bad luck. C#m Ab Outside John disappears, my cage dissolves, C#m A F# without any reason my body revolves. -------- ENDING Ebm Bbm Keep on turning, Ebm Bbm Keep on turning, Ebm Bbm Turning around, Ebm Bbm spinning around. Ebm Bbm - repeatedly. End on Ebm.