Anthem For A Lost Cause chords with lyrics by Manic Street Preachers - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Manic Street Preachers – Anthem For A Lost Cause chords

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Wonderful wistful song from the Manics' 2013 Rewind album.

Lots of beautiful rolls on and off sus chords / minor chords, 
which I've hopefully illustrated below. 


Standard tuning
Capo 4


Chords
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Am      x02210
Am/F#   2x021x
G       320003
Gsus4   320010
Esus    022200
Em      022000
Dsus4   xx0233
D/A     x00232 
Bm      x24432
C9      x32030
C       x32010


Intro
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Am  Am/F#  G  Em
Am  Am/F#  Gsus4 G Gsus4 G


Verse 1
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Am Am/F#It's a cold and lonely message at the end of a song
G EmIt in-vaded hearts and minds but they couldn't get along
Am Am/F#It can ask you to remember it can ask you for a dance
G EmSo it seems that every song now is just one last chance
Gsus4 G Gsus4 G Chorus 1 ========
Gsus4 G Esus EmTake this it's your - s
Asus4 Am Dsus4 D/A Bm An anth -em for a lost cau -se now ashes bone and splinter
Em C9 C C9 C What was once a glittering prize the composition rites
Am Am/F# G Em Verse 2 =======
Am Am/F#Oh re-demption love and departure I think your work is done
G EmParis St. Petersburg don't need a tower of song
Am Am/F#Es-cape's not worth the capture so walk that lonesome road
G EmNo joy or earthly rapture nothing to take the load
Gsus4 G Gsus4 G Chorus 2 ========
Gsus4 G Esus EmTake this it's your - s
Asus4 Am Dsus4 D/A Bm An anth -em for a lost cau -se now ashes bone and splinter
Em C9 C C9 CWhat was once a glittering prize the composition rites
Chorus 3 ========
Gsus4 G Esus EmTake this it's your - s
Asus4 Am Dsus4 D/A Bm An anth -em for a lost cau -se now ashes bone and splinter
Em C9 C C9 C What was once a glittering prize the composition rites
INST ==== Am Am/F# G Em Am Am/F# Gsus4 G Gsus4 G
Gsus4 G Esus Em your - s
Asus4 Am Dsus4 D/A Bm cau -se
Em C9 C C9 C Chorus 4 / close ================
Gsus4 G Esus EmTake this it's your - s
Asus4 Am Dsus4 D/A Bm An anth -em for a lost cau -se now ashes bone and splinter
Em C9 C C9 C G What was once a glittering prize the composition rites
----------------------------------------- I hope I've done it justice! Kevin O'Brien Watford England November 2013 watfordkev@gmail.com
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