Lbm - Should Be Slowing Down Chords & Tabs


Should Be Slowing Down Chords & Tabs

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Should Be Slowing Down Chords

Should be Slowing Down
Written by LBM
From the album 'Songs from the north of the heart'

This is one of many great songs written by LBM.
This song has a very David Gray feel to it, its a lyrical
masterpiece in my opinion, Compared to some songs we are
subjected to nowadays.(it also rings very true!)

Chords Relative to a capo on the 3rd (third) fret.

Em 	 0 0 2 2 0 0
E7	 0 0 2 0 1 0
G6	 3 2 0 0 0 X
C	 X 3 2 0 1 0
Am	 X 0 2 2 1 0
Am7	 X 0 2 0 1 0
E	 0 2 2 1 0 0
Dm	 X X 0 2 3 1
Fmj7     X 3 3 2 1 0

Am* Is a normal A minor chord with the second string played open
alternately with the Am chord
C* Is a normal C with the fourth string played open
alternately with the C chord

Verse 1

Em	         E7		          G6	        C
Money to blow, dice to throw in a gamblers paradise

Am	          Am7		  E	     E7	        E      E7
Livin?s the same, its a crooked game, till the day we?re wise

Em	               E7		G6		C
A ride on the train, love on the brain, its a patience exercise

Am	          Am7		     E	     E7	     E      E7
Riding your luck, before your stuck, we?re all due a slice

Em	            E7		    G6		         C
Takin? the grief, turnin? the leaf, its the average mans way
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Am	         Am7		    E	     E7	        E         E7
Payin? his fees, down on his knees, but theres never time to pray

E		       Fmj7
But we never take time to slow things down

Dm	            G		 Am*
we?re all in such a rush these days

E		    Fmj7
Seems we wanna a city before we build a town

Dm		    G     	  E7
Won?t be long before its on the ground

Am*		       C*
Should be slowing down

(Repeat 3 times)

Verse 2

Time on your own, bored to the bone, its not the place for one
Desire and lust, a partners a must, but all the best have gone
Take to the road, lighten the load, with your memories driftin? by
Stop for a break, it?s for your own sake, but you've never time to cry


Bridge Part 1 (as verse)

Gear number five, makes you feel alive, but when you gonna realise
That gear number two maybe best for you, in someone else?s eyes

Bridge Part 2 (Played as verse but slowed down to 2 bars per one
chord in the verse)

Because it's all speed and greed theres no time to wait
Heading full on to an unknown fate
Tying knots too soon, bride or groom, should wait until their older.
Too many the same, such a shame, their leaning without a shoulder.

Chorus then repeated twice in full, finishes quietly with:

Am*                       C*
Na na nah, na na nah nah, na na nah nah nah nah nah

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