Calexico – Puerto chords

Title: Puerto
Band: Calexico
Album: Algiers (2012)

Capo 5th Fret

Intro: Am-E 

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Verse 1
Am ELupita's 'gonna weave a path to the land up north
Am E'Gonna find her way through the thick of it all
Am ELooking at the lights dancing in the sky
Am EHoping for a fallen star
Spanish part
Am EMe consuelo viendo estrellas bailando en el puerto
Dm Am EBrought them gold from the country to help cure their illness
Dm Am EBut they landed with only one purpose for conquest
Dm Am E E7 Though there's still this wave of unsettling hunger that never disappears
Am-E-Am-E (like Intro) Verse 2
Am E Rigo working one, two, three different jobs
Am EAnd when he comes back home he welds into the night
Am EBuilds an air balloon for his pickup truck
Am E'Gonna fly up and over the wall
Am Am/F#If everything stays exactly the same
Am/F E Then nothing can move and nothing can change
Spanish part
Am EMe siento ese pájaro que danza sobre el puerto
Dm Am ECarried ships from the sea up over the mountains
Dm Am E The warriors fell to their knees by the invisible virus
Dm Am E E7And still you can feel this wave of unsettling anger that never disappears
Am-E-Am-E (like Intro) Verse 3
Am EShe's talking on the phone in the heart of town
Am ETo her Bachata Mama in the heart of the world
Am ESaying "please come back to Santo Domingo
Am EWhy you gotta be so far away"
Am Am/F#If everything stays exactly the same
Am/F E Then no one can move and no one can change
Spanish part
Am EAmo ver la Luna vacilando en el puerto
Dm Am ENo one fortelling the depth and type of destruction
Dm Am ENor the sadness trapped on the tongue of Malinche
Dm Am EQuetzalcoatl feathers strewn out over the altar
Dm Am E Blood running down the pyramid steps in the morning
Dm Am ECodices lost to a language that's been broken
Dm Am E E7There's this growing sense of impending anger that never disappears
Am-E-Am-E (like Intro) Spanish part
Am E Am ENinguna entrada , queda en el puerto
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