Dexys Midnight Runners - Burn It Down Chords & Tabs

 

Burn It Down Chords & Tabs

Dexys Midnight Runners Chords & Tabs

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Burn It Down Chords

   
heliocentric@breathe.com
3rd December 2000, 3.03pm
Shaun Hand, 16, Birmingham.

BURN IT DOWN
(Rowland)

From 'Searching For The Young Soul Rebels', (Parlophone, 1980)

Tune guitar down 1/2 tone
(you could put a capo at the first fret or play in standard but
 the strings sound slightly looser to me)

E > Eb
A > Ab
D > Db
G > Gb
B > Bb
E > Eb

Chords used:

Eb:  022100    F:   244322
Db:  xx0232    F7:  242322
Cm:  x46654    Bbm: x2443x
Bb:  x2444x
Ab:  x02220

Eb

Eb        Db                 Cm     Bb     Cm     Bb
I'll only ask you once more
Eb       Db               Cm     Bb     Cm     Bb
You only want to believe

Eb          Ab              Bb              F
This man is looking for someone to hold his hand.
Eb                     Ab             Bb        F
He doesn't quite fully understand the meaning.

                  Eb
Never heard about Oscar Wilde,
                   Ab
Never talked about Brendan Behan,
                  Bb
Never think about Sean O'Casey,
                        F7
Don't care about George Bernard Shaw
                   Eb
Don't care about Samuel Beckett,
                   Ab
Won't talk about Eugene O'Neil,
Bb               F7
Edna O'Brien and Lawrence Stern.

Huh!
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/dexys_midnight_runners/burn_it_down_crd.html ]
Bbm                 F
Shut it - you don't understand it,
Bbm                      F
Shut it - that's not the way I planned it,
Bbm                 F                      Bb
Shut it - shut your mouth til you know the truth

Eb

Eb        Db                Cm       Bb       Cm       Bb
I'll only ask you once more
Eb            Db          Cm       Bb       Cm       Bb
It must be so hard to see

Eb          Ab          Bb                  F
This man is waiting for someone to hold him down
Eb                  Ab             Bb       F
He don't quite ever understand the meaning

Bbm                 F
Shut it - you don't understand it,
Bbm                      F
Shut it - that's not the way I planned it,
Bbm                         F                      Bb
Shut it - shut your fucking mouth til you know the truth

Bb (horns only)

Cm Ab Eb Cm Ab Bb F
(instrumental)

                  Eb
Won't think about Oscar Wilde,
                 Ab
Don't know about Brendan Behan,
                  Bb
Can't think about Sean O'Casey,
                         F7
Woooaaaaaaaaaaaah George Bernard Shaw,
                   Eb
Can't talk about Samuel Beckett,
                     Ab
Doesn't talk about Eugene O'Neil,
                  Bb
Won't think about Edna O'Brien
                  F7
Can't think about Lawrence Stern.

Eb           Ab             Bb                   F7
Oscar Wilde, Brendan Behan, Sean O'Casey, George Bernard Shaw,
  Eb              Ab           Bb               F7
Samuel Beckett, Eugene O'Neil, Edna O'Brien and Lawrence Stern.

(repeat and fade)
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