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The Cat Empire – The Wine Song chords
[So this is actually the first time I have ever posted a tab online, but that's only because I never bother even using this site because it is always wrong. However this song is rather tricky to work out, so when I learnt it, I came here to see if I was correct on a certain chord, and to my horror found someone had posted up this song to completely unaccurate chords. This offended me, so I decided to just do this and hopefully save as many as I can from learning the other version. If your playing this on piano you should be able to work out the melodic lines as Ollie plays them, and if you play guitar, good luck.] INTRO (3/4 time) | Dm | F+/C# | F/C | G/B | Bb | Dm/A | A7 | Dm |Dm F+/C# F/C G/BSongs and melodies change and changeBbAnd swayDm/A E7/G# A7But they still stay the sameDm F+/C# G/C G/BThe songs that we sung when the dark days comeBb Dm/A A7 DmAre the songs that we sung when we chased them awayDm F+/C# F/C G/BIf I ever found a pot of goldBb Dm/A E7/G# A7I'd buy bottles untold of the nectar of the vinesDm F+/C# F/C G/BI'm going to die with a twinkle in my eyeBb Dm/A A7Dm'cause I sung songs spun stories loved laughed and drank wineGm Dm A7 DmTomorrow is another dayGm Dm A7 DmThe cats are out to play, to playGm Dm A7 DmThat old rusty spaceship wants to sailGm Dm A7 DmInto the milky way againDm Abdim A7 | /A /B/C# |On a river of red red wine[For this section, its really just the four chords written, but I included the bass notes as at the start when it is slow, those are very pronounced. But its just the chords with that Jewish Hora feel by alternating between the 5ths]Dm Dm/A (repeat)Run...(let's have some)Gm Gm/D (repeat)Fun...(we'll)Dm Dm/A (repeat)Drink...(a toast to the)A7 A7/E (repeat)Sun...[Same chords as verse 1] In summer the bushfires rage and rage And rage On such beautiful days And we fight them with water that runs through the cracks Water we're desperately trying to save So I'll just live on wine and water my vines And sleep on the wind with the fires right behind And sing on the beaches and dance through the night Oh we'll cry 'pass the wine, pass the wine, pass the wine'Gm Dm A7 DmTomorrow is another dayGm Dm A7 DmThe cats are out to play, to playGm Dm A7 DmThat old rusty spaceship wants to sailGm Dm A7 DmInto the milky way againDm Abdim A7 | /A /B/C# |On a river of red red wine[Again, same chords as before] Run... (let's have some) Fun... (we'll) Drink... (a toast to the) Sun... [Instrumental solo. This part is the same chords as the "run run run" section. The tricky part is the melody line, which I wont include, but if anyone actually wants it just contact me]F C A7 DmOh what a beautiful day today!Gm F C FToday's a day to celebrateF C A7 DmGrab your bucket, grab your spadeGm F C FWe're heading down to Half Moon BayF C A7 DmI saw a plane go into a cloudGm F C FI'm drunk I'm happy I'm singing and loudF C A7 Gm A7 Bb [where the leading melody is C# D E D]Two o'clock in the arvo, but hey that's allowed... Gm F | C C/E | FA7 DmI'm having a good time and of that I am proud[Have fun playing. An amazing song. It needs to be here.]