Michael Franks - Woman In The Waves chords

      
Woman In The Waves
Michael Franks
Blue Pacific
Transcribed by: Steven P.


Am7	5x555x
D9	x54555
Esus	022200
E7	020100
Fsus	133311
F7 131211F#sus 244422
F#7 242322 B x24442 E 022100 A x02220 G#m 466444 F# 244322 Intro (Adlib first 4 measures) Am7 D9 Am7 D9 Am7 D9 Am7 D9 Verse 1
Am7 D9When I was a boy of twenty-two
Am7 D9I stood before a statue
Was it you?
Am7 D9They shake the fruit when they dance
Am7 D9You should try some when you have the chance
Am7 D9Her face had no power to deceive
Am7 D9She wore her beauty shamelessly
Like Eve
Am7 D9Guavas can be bittersweet
Am7 D9But the mango’s always good to eat
Bridge
Esus E7 Esus E7Love has complicated my past
Fsus F7 Fsus F7God knows I left no stone un - turned
F#sus F#7 F#sus F#7Now I realize that at last
B EI’ve found her a - gain
Chorus
B A E BShe under - stands how the blue water behaves
A E (how the blue water behaves)
B A E BMother-of-Pearl is the woman in the waves
A E (she’s the woman in the waves)
B A E BMy eyes have traveled her beauty for always
A E (traveled her beauty always)
B A E BGold of the Sun is the woman in the waves
A E (she’s the woman in the waves)
Am7 D9 Am7 D9 Verse 2
Am7 D9I know that my life has led me here
Am7 D9To where the dolphin jumps
At the sky’s clear
Am7 D9Here we live with - out locked doors
Am7 D9Share and share alike – what’s mine is yours
Am7 D9 I see invitation in your smile
Am7 D9To celebrate our passions
Without guile
Am7 D9In the noa noa night
Am7 D9Nave Nave’s a fa - miliar sight
Bridge
Esus E7 Esus E7Love has complicated my past
Fsus F7 Fsus F7God knows I left no stone un - turned
F#sus F#7 F#sus F#7Now I realize that at last
B EI’ve found her a - gain
Chorus
B A E BShe under - stands how the blue water behaves
A E (how the blue water behaves)
B A E BMother-of-pearl is the woman in the waves
A E (she’s the woman in the waves)
B A E BMy eyes have traveled her beauty for always
A E (traveled her beauty always)
B A E BGold of the Sun is the woman in the waves
A E (she’s the woman in the waves)
Bridge
G#m F# EI am a - ware of her fragrance
G#m F# EEven when she disa – ppears
Outro Chorus
B A E BShe under - stands how the blue water behaves
A E (how the blue water behaves)
B A E BMother-of-Pearl is the woman in the waves
A E (she’s the woman in the waves)
B A E BMy eyes have traveled her beauty for always
A E (traveled her beauty always)
B A E BGold of the Sun is the woman in the waves
A E (Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh in the waves)
Repeat Outro Chorus to fade This is my interpretation of the song and is what I hear. Since U-G doesn't always include the correct chord voicings, I have included all of them in this transcription. Please feel free to experiment with your own chord voicings.
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