Tracy Chapman - Fast Car chords version 2

Chords
Transpose
I found the Cadd9 chord a much nicer sound and seems to be a better fit than the 
chords used in the previous versions on here. I also continued the chord patterns 
throughout the entire song for us newbies, not just once for the first verse and 
first chorus, etc.

IN THE CHORUS, YOU CAN CHANGE IT UP A BIT IF YOU'D LIKE (C [in place of Cmaj7], G 
[in place of Cadd9], and D [in place of Dadd4]). THE CHOICE IS YOURS.

Capo II
Standard Tuning

Chords used:

Cmaj7 Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 C G De---0---|---3---|---3---|---2---|---0---|---3---|---2--- B---0---|---3---|---3---|---3---|---1---|---3---|---3--- G---0---|---0---|---0---|---0---|---0---|---0---|---2--- D---2---|---2---|---2---|---0---|---2---|---0---|---0--- A---3---|---3---|---2---|---x---|---3---|---2---|---x--- E---x---|---x---|---0---|---x---|---x---|---3---|---x---
Intro
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X4------------------------------
Verse 1
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4I want a ticket to anywhere
Cmaj7 Cadd9Maybe we make a deal
Em7 Dadd4Maybe together we can get somewhere
Cmaj7 Cadd9Any place is better
Em7 Dadd4Starting from zero got nothing to lose
Cmaj7 Cadd9Maybe we'll make something
Em7 Dadd4 Me, myself, I got nothing to prove
---------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Verse 2
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4I got a plan to get us out of here
Cmaj7 Cadd9Been working at the convenience store
Em7 Dadd4Managed to save just a little bit of money
Cmaj7 Cadd9Won't have to drive too far
Em7 Dadd4Just 'cross the border and into the city
Cmaj7 Cadd9 You and I can both get jobs
Em7 Dadd4And finally see what it means to be living
------------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Verse 3
Cmaj7 Cadd9You see my old man's got a problem
Em7 Dadd4He lives with the bottle, that's the way it is
Cmaj7 Cadd9He says his body's too old for working
Em7 Dadd4His body's too young to look like his
Cmaj7 Cadd9My mama went off and left him
Em7 Dadd4She wanted more from life than he could give
Cmaj7 Cadd9I said, "Somebody's got to take care of him"
Em7 Dadd4So I quit school and that's what I did
--------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2---------------------------------------
Verse 4
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4But is it fast enough so we can fly away?
Cmaj7 Cadd9We gotta make a decision
Em7 Dadd4Leave tonight or live and die this way
--------------------------------------- Bridge
Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4, Cmaj7, Cadd9---------------------------------------
Chorus
Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 I remember when we were driving, driving in your car
Cadd9The speed so fast I felt like i was drunk
Em7 City lights lay out before us
Dadd4 And your arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 And I__________ had a feeling that I belonged
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 Dadd4And I__________ had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone.
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Verse 5
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4And we go cruising to entertain ourselves
Cmaj7 Cadd9You still ain't got a job
Em7 Dadd4And I work in a market as a checkout girl
Cmaj7 Cadd9I know things will get better
Em7 Dadd4You'll find work and I'll get promoted
Cmaj7 Cadd9We'll move out of the shelter
Em7 Dadd4Buy a bigger house and live in the suburbs
------------------------------------------- Bridge
Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4, Cmaj7, Cadd9--------------------------------------
Chorus
Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 I remember when we were driving, driving in your car
Cadd9The speed so fast I felt like i was drunk
Em7 City lights lay out before us
Dadd4 And your arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 And I__________ had a feeling that I belonged
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 Dadd4And I__________ had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone.
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Verse 6
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4And I got a job that pays all our bills
Cmaj7 Cadd9You stay out drinking late at the bar
Em7 Dadd4See more your friends than you do your kids
Cmaj7 Cadd9I'd always hoped for better
Em7 Dadd4Thought maybe together you and me would find it
Cmaj7 Cadd9I got no plans I ain't going nowhere
Em7 Dadd4So take your fast car and keep on driving
------------------------------------------ Bridge
Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4, Cmaj7, Cadd9--------------------------------------
Chorus
Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 I remember when we were driving, driving in your car
Cadd9The speed so fast I felt like i was drunk
Em7 City lights lay out before us
Dadd4 And your arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 And I__________ had a feeling that I belonged
Cadd9 Em7 Dadd4 Cmaj7 Dadd4And I__________ had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Verse 7
Cmaj7 Cadd9You got a fast car
Em7 Dadd4But is it fast enough so you can fly away?
Cmaj7 Cadd9You gotta make a decision
Em7 Dadd4Leave tonight or live and die this way
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Fill
(Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4) X2-----------------------------
Bridge Cmaj7, Cadd9, Em7, Dadd4, Cmaj7, Cadd9 (let it ring out)
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