Barenaked Ladies – Ballad Of Gordon chords

Chords
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Really not that many chords for this song out there. Figured I'd share these. Hope you enjoy!

Standard Tuning

Capo on the 2nd fret

[Verse 1]
G Bm CThere was darkness, there was light
D GThere was day and there was night
Bm C DThere was wrong and there was right
[Chorus]
(D) GAnd then there was me
Bm C DYou didn't even know me but you treated me like dirt
GAnd then there was me
Bm C DYou didn't even know me but you called me a jerk
G Bm C DAnd then there was meeeeeee
[Verse 2] I'm from a planet near a star You wouldn't know, it's very far They're calling me the man from Mars [Chorus] But I think they're insulting me They tried to take my special suit (Insulting me) They say my head looks like fruit (What is fruit?) (Insulting me) Put your hands up or I'll shoot! [Bridge]
EmI don't have hands
D CAcross the galaxy, I flew
G Bm EmHeard a peaceful message sent by you
D CNow I find you're judged by color and size
D I can't believe what you called my...
[Verse 3] I'm the guy who sailed the sky, but I think I'd like to live here Like to share your mountains, share your trees and share your rivers I've never seen so many beings of so many colours I'd like one day for you to say that I could call you brothers [Chorus] (And then there was we) I'd like to learn about your pizza and your weather (And then there was we) Then we could learn about how beings live together (And then there was we) [Coda]
AmSo if you're thinking about being a spaceman
C GIt won't matter if you're black or white
Bm C D GOr purple or green or blue or red
Bm C D GOr yellow with polka dots on your head
Bm C D GOr made of snow, or made of wheat
Bm C D GOr looking like something that's kind of a treat
Bm C
I like your hat... [It fades out here, but you can just play the Bm, C, D, G progression a couple times until the end.]
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