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Stereophonics - 1000 Trees tab

1000 Trees
Chords used:
G           320033         
Am7         002013
G/B         020033
C           032011
Am          002110
F           133211
C*          032010
D           000232
   
Intro:
G   Am7   G/B   C  
G   Am7   G/B   C  

Verse 1:
G                    Am7                G/B         C  
Standing at the bus stop with my shopping in my hands. 

G                                     Am7
And I'm overhearing elder ladies

G/B             		C
As the rumours start to fly
G
You can hear them in the schoolyard. 
Am7
In the scrapyard. 
G/B
In the chip shop. 
C
In the phone box. 
G
In the pool hall. 
Am7
At the shoe store.
G/B                      C
Every corner turned around

Verse2:
G
It started with a school girl,
Am7
Who was running,
G/B                           C
Running home to her Mam and Dad
G      
Told them she was playing, 
Am7
In the change room 
G/B                     C
Of the local football side.
G
They said tell us again, 
Am7
She told them again, 
G/B
Tell us the truth, 
C
We find it hard To believe. 
G
Cause he thought our Steve, 
Am7
Even trained me,
G/B
Taught Uncle John
C
Whose father of three.

Chrous:
Am                   F                 C
Only takes one tree, to make 1000 matches
Am                                 F  
Only takes one match, to burn 1000 trees
G   Am7  G/B   C
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees

Verse 3:
G
You see it in the classroom, 
Am7
In the swimming pool,
G/B                             C
Where the matchstick men are made, 
G
At the scout's hall, 
Am7
At the football, 
G/B                            C
Where the wise we trust are paid
G
They all honour his name. 
Am7
He did a lot for the game. 
G/B                                                   C
He got his name knocked up above the sports ground gates. 
G
But now they're ripping them down, 
Am7
Stamp on the ground
G/B                                            C
Picture gathers dust behind the bar in the lounge

Chrous:
Am                       F             C
Only takes one tree, to make 1000 matches
Am                                 F  
Only takes one match, to burn 1000 trees
G   Am7  G/B   C
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees

Bridge:
D           F         C
Wake up and smell the rain. 
D            F         C
Shake up, he's back to stay. 
D           F         C
He hasn't been on a holiday. 
D                              F
His growing seeds don't believe. 

While he's been away.
G   Am7   G/B   C  
G   Am7   G/B   C  
G   Am7   G/B   C  
G   Am7   G/B   C  


Verse 4:
G
In the schoolyard. 
Am7
Changing room. 
G/B
Playing field. 
C
Bathroom. 
G
Phone box.
Am7
Office blocks. 
G/B                     C
Corners turned around.
G
They keep doubting the flame, 
Am7
Tossing the blame. 
G/B                                              C
Got his name knocked up above the sports ground gates. 
G
And they're ripping them down, 
Am7
Stamping the ground
G/B                                        C
Picture gathers dust in the bar in the lounge

Chrous:
Am                   F                 C
Only takes one tree, to make 1000 matches
Am                                 F  
Only takes one match, to burn 1000 trees
G   Am7  G/B   C
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees
G   Am7   G/B   C  
1000 trees
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