Matthew Good - If I Was A Tidal Wave chords

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This is interpreted from Matt's performance in Nanaimo in 2006.
If you don't quite understand the minor changes I'd suggest looking it up just so
you can hear and see how to do it. I didn't include number of repetitions in
intros and whatnot, this is just a guide.
In the Demo there are alot more hammer ons in the bottom 3 strings (specifically
b) so play around with it until your satisfied.
Tuning: Half Step down
Capo on the third fret

Chords:
C (x32010)
Cmaj9 (020010)
Am (x02210)
G (320013)Cadd11 (x33010)
Gmaj (320033) Gsus2 (300233) *Every time Am is played in the verses/intro/outro hammer on the b string*
Intro: C Cmaj7 Am G**C lead in* close to the end of each G remove top two fingers and play a string on the
3rd fret then open, one strum each, just as a lead in back to C. 0*3*0033 00*0*033 the stars are around the notes focused on. Verse:
C Cmaj7 Am GThe Saudis are ever our friends and our allies
C Cmaj7 Am GThe President smokes cigars with their Princes on his lanai
C Cmaj7 AmAnd across the street a mother sleeps with her baby's ghost
G C Cmaj7 Am G*Wrapped in pink and spotlights
C Cmaj7 Am GIf I was a tidal wave well you know that Id
C Cmaj7 Am GRise up and crash your castle gate and leave you high and dry
C Cmaj7 Am GDisappear you down this trail of busted years to ride the rails
C Cmaj7 Am G and goodbyes
Chorus:
Am C GWell my name is propaganda
Am C GAnd my mamas pain is propaganda
C G AmIf I was a tidal wave
C G Cadd11Id let the Union fall
C G AmYa if I was a tidal wave
C G Cadd11*(hammer b)C*(hammer
b) Gmaj Gsus2Id be first against the wall
Cadd11* C* Gmaj Gsus2 (incorporate C lead in) C Cmaj7 Am G* 2nd Verse: same as first Back in 1980 Mayor Young he sent the key To the city of Detroit to praise the best of enemies Who shook hands with devil, now he runs the DOD And spends lives If I was a tidal wave well you know that Id Rise up and crash your castle gate and leave you high and dry Disappear you down this trail of busted years to ride the rails and goodbyes Chorus:
C G AmIf I was a tidal wave
C G Cadd11From coast to coast Id scream
C G AmIf I was a tidal wave
C G Cadd11*(hammer b)C*(hammer
b) Gmaj Gsus2Id wash this whole place clean
Cadd11* C* Gmaj Gsus2 (in demo this is the "ooooh" part) outro: C Cmaj7 Am G* Well hope that helps feel free to email me with questions corrections or comments. -Kat
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