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Stereophonics – A Thousand Trees chords
OK, none of the chords on here sound quite right to me so thought I'd put up what I think sounds right. This is partly based on this excellent cover - http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVub2iXOPiA - by BEN09kowski. G Am7 G/B C x 2G Am7 G/B CStanding at the bus stop with my shopping in my handsG Am7 G/B CAnd I'm overhearing elder ladies as the rumours start to flyG Am7You can hear them in the school yard, in the scrap yardG/B C In the chip shop, in the phone boxG Am7 G/B CIn the pool hall, at the shoe store, every corner turned aroundG Am7It started with a school girl who was runningG/B CRunning home to her Mam and DadG Am7 G/B CTold them she was playing, in the change room of the local football sideG Am7 G/BThey said tell us again, she told them again, tell us the truth, they foundCit hard to believeG Am7 G/B'Cause he taught our Steve, he even trained me, taught our John who's aCfather of threeAm7 Fmaj7 COnly takes one tree, to make 1000 matchesAm7 Only takes one match,Fmaj7 C G Am7 G/B Cto burn A thousaaaaand treesG Am7 G/B CA thousand treesGYou see it in the classroomAm7In the swimming poolG/B CWhere the match stick men are madeGAt the scout's hallAm7At the footballG/B CWhere the wise we trust are paidGThey all honour his nameAm7He did a lot for the gameG/B CGot his name knocked up above the sports ground gatesG Am7But they're ripping them down, stamping the groundG/B CPicture gathers dust behind the bar in the loungeAm7 Fmaj7 COnly takes one tree, to make a thousand matchesAm7 Fmaj7 C G Am7 G/B COnly takes one match, to burn a thousaaaand treesG Am7 G/B CA thousand treesD Fmaj7 C Wake up, and smell the rainD Fmaj7 C Shake up, he's back to stayD Fmaj7 C He hasn't been on a holidayD Fmaj7 Growing seeds don't believeC G Am7 G/B CWhy he's beeeeen awaaaaayG Am7 G/B C x 3G Am7 G/B CIn the school yard, changing room, playing field, bathroomG Am7 G/B CPhone box, office blocks, corners turn aroundG Am7They keep doubting the flame, tossing the blameG/B CGot his name knocked up above the sports ground gatesG Am7And they're ripping them down, stamping the groundG/B CPicture gathers dust in the bar in the loungeAm7 Fmaj7 COnly takes one tree, to make a thousand matchesAm7 Fmaj7 C G Am7 G/B COnly takes one match, to burn a thousaaaand treesG Am7 G/B CA thousand treesG Am7 G/B CA thousand treesG Am7 G/B CA thousaaaand treeeees