Squeeze - When The Hangover Strikes tab

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Song title:      When The Hangover Strikes
Original Album:  Sweets From A Stranger

Words and Music by Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook
Copyright © 1982 A&M Records
Published by A&M Records Ltd

Transcribed by Gavin Chart (contactus@gartfrets.net)  (www.gartfrets.net)


NOTES:
This has a slow, bluesy, jazzy feel. Nice jazz-sounding chords. Enjoy! 
These fills are played at different points in the VERSEs:

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Fill 1 Fill 2|------------------| |-------5\3-3-5--||------------------| |--3/5-----------||------------------| |-------5\3-3-5--||--7---9---10--12--| |--3/5-----------||--5---7---8---10--| |----------------||------------------| |----------------|
INTRO: Chords: Ab7 4345xx G7 3234xx [play: Ab7 G7] VERSE: Chords: C9 x3233x Bb7 x13131 Em x79987 F9 x8788x Cmaj7 x35453 Ab7 4345xx F 133211 Dm x57765 G7 3234xx C9 F9 When the hangover strikes and I open my post C9 F9 And the coffee is on and I'm burning my toast F Bb7 I let the battle commence Cmaj7 Dm I see a sun in the trees and a draught at the door Em Bb7 [Fill1] With my head in my lap there's a day to explore Ab7 G7 C9 F9 C9 [Fill2] But I'm left without sense VERSE: Chords: C9 x3233x Bb7 x13131 Em x79987 F9 x8788x Cmaj7 x35453 Ab7 4345xx F 133211 Dm x57765 G7 3234xx C9 F9 As the hangover strikes and I turn on the tap C9 F9 But the water's too loud and I'm caged by the fact F Bb7 That the battle's not lost Cmaj7 Dm Is it the hair of the dog or the baa of the lamb Em Bb7 [Fill1] In a sheepish attempt to be half of the man that I might be Ab7 G7 C9 F9 C9 [Fill2] Or was REFRAIN: Chords: F 133211 Dm x57765 Ebmaj7 x68786 Bb7 x13131 Em x79987 G7 3234xx Cmaj7 x35453 Fm x9 10 10 98 F Bb7 Cmaj7 Dm Em F#m Poor, poor, poor, poor shaken one Fm Bb7 Ebmaj7 Dm G7 Pour, pour, pour, pour me another one, another one VERSE: Chords: C9 x3233x Bb7 x13131 Em x79987 F9 x8788x Cmaj7 x35453 Ab7 4345xx F 133211 Dm x57765 G7 3234xx C9 F9 When the hangover strikes and the mirror reveals C9 F That it's midnight or bust and a drink does appeal F Bb7 Now the battle is won Cmaj7 Dm So the cure of the can pours its heart out to me Em Bb7 [Fill1] Though I'm feeling locked up and I can't find the key Ab7 G7 C9 F9 C9 [Fill2] Well, no damage was done [repeat REFRAIN] OUTRO: Notes: I've tried to show how you might play this lovely part but you should feel your way with this, yourself. Play slowly and gently.
Cmaj7 Dm Em Dm7|---------3---------------5------|---------7h10p7--8---5----------||---------5---------------6------|---------8-------6---6---6------||---------4---------------7------|---------9---------------5------||-5-------3-------7-------7------|-9-------9---------------7------||-3---------------5--------------|-7------------------------------||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
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Cmaj7 Dm Em|---------3-------5--------------|---------7-------7--------------||---------5-------6-------6------|---------8-------7--------------||---------4-------7-------7------|-9-------9-------8--------------||-5-------5-------7-------7------|-9---------------7--------------||-3---------------5--------------|-7---------------9--------------||--------------------------------|-----------------7--------------|
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[Fill 1] Ab7 G7 C9|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||--------------------------------|-------------------------3------||--------------------------------|-5-------4---------------3------||-7-------9-------10------12-----|-4-------3---------------2------||-5-------7-------8-------10-----|-3-------2---------------3------||--------------------------------|-4-------3----------------------|
| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| No damage was done
F9 C9 C#9 D9|--------------------------------|---------5----------------------||---------8---------------3------|-4-------5----------------------||---------8---------------3------|-4-------5----------------------||---------7---------------2------|-3-------4----------------------||---------8---------------3------|-4-------5----------------------||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
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