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Alan Menken – Poor Unfortunate Souls chords
ARTIST: Howard Ashman and Alan Menken TITLE: Poor Unfortunate Souls From the movie, The Little Mermaid Notes: Sounds better played in power chords URSULA The only way to get what you want is to become a human yourself. ARIEL Can you do that?-----------|-----------|-----------|---6-6---6-|-4---------|-------4---|(Repeat)URSULA My dear, sweet child. That's what I do. It's what I live for. To help unfortunate merfolk like yourself. Poor souls with no one else to turn to.G#I admit that in the past I've been a nasty- F# -They weren't kidding when they called me, well, a witchBut you'll find that nowadays I've mended all my waysE - - F# - - G# - -Repented, seen the light, and made a switch- True? Yes. And I fortunately know a little magic- F# -It's a talent that I always have possessedAnd dear lady, please don't laugh I use it on behalfE - - F# - - G# -Of the miserable, the lonely, and depressed (pathetic)EPoor unfortunate soulsD# - C# -In pain, in needA - - G# - - This one longing to be thinner C# - - G# - - That one wants to get the girlA# -And do I help them?D# -Yes, indeedEThose poor unfortunate soulsD# - C# -So sad, so trueA - - G# - -They come flocking to my cauldronC# - - G# - - Crying, "Spells, Ursula, please!"A# -And I help them!C# -Yes I doA -Now it's happened once or twiceC# -Someone couldn't pay the priceD# - E -And I'm afraid I had to rake 'em 'cross the coalsA -Yes I've had the odd complaintE - - F# - - G# -But on the whole I've been a saintE - - F# - - C#To those poor unfortunate soulsHave we got a deal?-----------|-----------|-----------|---6-6---6-|-4---------|-------4---|ARIEL If I become human, I'll never be with my father or sisters again. URSULA But you'll have your man, heh heh. Life's full of tough choices, isn't it? Heh heh. Oh, and there is one more thing. We haven't discussed the subject of payment. ARIEL But I don't have- URSULA I'm not asking much, just a token really, a trifle! What I want from you is - your voice. ARIEL But without my voice, how can I- URSULA You'll have your looks, your pretty face. And don't underestimate the importance of body language, ha!-----------|-----------|-----------|---7-7---7-|-5---------|-------5---|AThe men up there don't like a lot of blabber- G -They think a girl who gossips is a bore!Yet on land it's much prefered for ladies not to say a wordF - - G - - A -And after all dear, what is idle babble for?Come on, they're not all that impressed with conversation - G - True gentlemen avoid it when they can But they dote and swoon and fawn On a lady who's withdrawn F - - G - - A - It's she who holds her tongue who get's a manFCome on you poor unfortunate soulE - D -Go ahead! Make your choice!A# - - A - - D - - A - - I'm a very busy woman and I haven't got all dayB -It won't cost muchE - - A - - Just your voice!FYou poor unfortunate soulE - D -It's sad but trueA# - - A - - If you want to cross the bridge, my sweet D - - A - - You've got the pay the toll A# - - A - - Take a gulp and take a breath D - - A - - And go ahead and sign the scroll A# - - A - - Flotsam, Jetsam, now I've got her, boys D - - E - - F - The boss is on a roll D - F -- A -- D This poor unfortunate soul D F# - - G# - - Beluga sevruga A - - B - - C# Come winds of the Caspian Sea F# - - G# - - Larengix glaucitis A - - B - - Et max laryngitisC# - - FLa voce to meNow, sing! ARIEL Aah...E-1-3-4-----3-4-6--|E-1-3-4-3-4-3-4-6--|Keep singing!E-4-6-7-----6-7-9--|E-4-6-7-6-7-6-7-9--|E-7-9-10-----------|