Xtc - Dear God tab

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From: schnitzi@east.isx.com (Mark J. Schnitzius)

By "Mark J. Schnitzius" 
and: EricBe@microsoft.com
with help from: Bill Gallagher 


"Dear God"
From 'Skylarking'

Fmaj7   A7sus4/D     D2
  8      0 or 0      0
 10      3    3      3
  9      0    0      2
 10      0    2      0
  8      -    0      -
  -      -    2      -

A verse consists of three of the Am riff:

Am Am Am Am----0--------0--------0--------0--|----1--------1--------1--------1--|----2--------2--------2--------2--|----2--------2--------2--------2--|-0--0--0-----0--0-----0--0-----0--|----------1--------3--------2-----| ^Thumb ^Pinky ^Thumb
Then two the C riff:
C C/Ab C/D C/F#-----0--------0-----0--------0--|-----1--------1-----1--------1--|-----0--------0-----0--------0--|-----2--------2--0--0--0-----0--|--3--3--3-----3-----------------|-----------4--------------2-----| ^Pinky ^Thumb
Then the falling D riff:
D D Bb E7-----2--------2--------1--------0--|-----3--------3--------3--------3--|-----2--------2--------3--------1--|--0--0--0-----0--0-----3--0--2--2--|-----------3--------1--1-----------|-----------------------------------|
with some changes as noted in the score below. Dear God ---- --- Dear God, hope you got the letter and... I pray you can make it better down here I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer But all the people that you made in your image See them starving on their feet 'Cause they don't get enough to eat >From God, I can't believe in you Dear God, sorry to disturb you but... I feel that I should be heard loud and clear We all need a big reduction in amount of tears And all the people that you made in your image See them fighting in the street 'Cause they can't make opinions meet About God, C D I can't believe in you Fmaj7 C G C Did you make disease, and the diamond blue? Fmaj7 D2 (or A7sus4/D) Did you make mankind after we made you? A/C# C C/E E7 Am riff And the devil, too? C D (2nd time thru) bypass Am thing and go to C riff Dear God, don't know if you've noticed but... Your name is on a lot of quotes in this book And us crazy humans wrote it you should take a look And all the people that you made in your image Still believing that junk is true Well I know it ain't, and so do you, dear God I can't believe in I don't believe in Am/F# I won't believe in heaven and hell Bb No saints, no sinners, no devil as well Dm No pearly gates, no thorny crown Bb You're always letting us humans down G The wars you bring, the babes you drown Bb Those lost at sea and never found Dm And it's the same the whole world 'round Bb The hurt I see helps to compound G That Father, Son and Holy Ghost Bb Is just somebody's unholy hoax Dm And if you're up there you'd perceive Bb That my heart's here upon my sleeve G A If there's one thing I don't believe in D2/ D Bb C F G E <- D2 form, use these bass notes 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 - - - - - - 1 3 - - -- - - - 1 3 0 It's youDear God
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