Morrissey - Alma Matters Chords & Tabs

 

Alma Matters Chords & Tabs

Morrissey Chords & Tabs

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Alma Matters Tab

   
ALMA MATERS by MORRISSEY, from the album ‘MALADJUSTSED’ 1997


Tabbed by Builderboy@comcast.net
Thanks to Abraha'n Garza palare@rocketmail.com for the basis of the work.


INTRO (same progression as chorus)
  A                   C#m                 D                     
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-2---20---2---20---|-5--------5--------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-222----2-222----2-|-666-64---666-64---|-777-76-3-777-76---|-777-76---777-76---|
|-2--------2--------|-6-----6--6------6-|-7------7-7------7-|-7------7-7------7-|
|-0--------0--------|-4--------4--------|-5--------5--------|-5--------5--------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

  F#m                 E                   D
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-2---2----2---2----|-0---0----0---0----|-------------------|-------------------|
|-2-----42-2-----42-|-1-----21-1-----21-|-777-76---777-76---|-777-76---777-76---|
|-444------444------|-222------222------|-7------7-7------7-|-7------7-7------7-|
|-4--------4--------|-2--------2--------|-5--------5--------|-5--------5--------|
|-2--------2--------|-0--------0--------|-------------------|-------------------|

   D                                       A                    (fill)
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------9-----8-----7|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-10p9---9p8---8p7--|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--6----------------|-----9-----8-----7-|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|-------------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--5----------------|-------------------|
(1) So, the choices               I have made
(2) So, the life                  I have made

   Bm                                    F#m 
|--7----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|----------------2--|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|---------2---2-----|
|--9----------------|-------------------|--4----------------|-------4---4--4----|
|--9----------------|-------------------|--4----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
  may seem strange                       to you
  may seem wrong                         to you

   D                                       A                  A      G#      G
|--5----------------|-------------------|--5----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--5----------------|-----9-----8-----7-|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--6----------------|10p9---9p8---8p7---|
|--7----------------|-------------------|--7----------------|----9-----8-----7--|
|--5----------------|-------------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|--5----------------|-------------------|
  But,                     who asked you anyway
  But,                   I’ve never been surer
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/morrissey/alma_matters_tab.html ]
   Bm                 F#m                 E 
|--7----------------|--2----------------|-4-----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--2----------------|-5-----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--2----------------|-4-----------------|-------------------|
|--9----------------|--4----------------|-6-----------------|-------------------|
|--9----------------|--4----------------|-7-----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--2----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
 It’s my life         to wreck        my own way                    You see, to 
 It’s my life         to ruin         my own way                    You see, to

   A                   C#m                 D                     
|--5----------------|--4----------------|--5----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|--5----------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|--6----------------|--6----------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--6----------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--4----------------|--5----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
  someone,      some-where            oh, yeah                   Alma Matters in
  someone,      some-where            oh, yeah                   Alma Matters in

  F#m                  E                  D          
|--2----------------|--4----------------|-5-----------------|-------------------|
|--2----------------|--5----------------|-7-------------5-7-|-------------------|
|--2----------------|--4----------------|-7-------7-7-7-----|---------7-7-7-6---|
|--4----------------|--6----------------|-7-----------------|-----------------7-|
|--4----------------|--7----------------|-5-----------------|-------------------|
|--2----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
  Mind,     Body and Soul, in part and in whole (repeat)
  Mind,     Body and Soul, in part and in whole (repeat) (to Bridge1)
  Mind,     Body and Soul, in part and in whole (repeat) (to Bridge2)

Bridge1
   G                  Bm                  F#m
|--3----------------|--2----------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
|--3----------------|--3----------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
|--4----------------|--4----------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|--4----------------|--4----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|--2----------------|--4----------------|-------------------|
|--3----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|-------------------|

   G                  Bm                  F#m                  E
|--3----------------|--2----------------|--2----------------|--4----------------|
|--3----------------|--3----------------|--2----------------|--5----------------|
|--4----------------|--4----------------|--2----------------|--4----------------|
|--5----------------|--4----------------|--4----------------|--6----------------|
|--5----------------|--2----------------|--4----------------|--7----------------|
|--3----------------|-------------------|--2----------------|-------------------|
                                                                      (to Chorus)
Bridge 2
   F                   Am                  Em
|--5----------------|--5----------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|--6----------------|--5----------------|--8----------------|-------------------|
|--5----------------|--5----------------|--9----------------|-------------------|
|--7----------------|--7----------------|--9----------------|-------------------|
|--8----------------|--7----------------|--7----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|--5----------------|-------------------|-------------------|

   F                   Am                  Em                  D
|--5----------------|--5----------------|--7----------------|--5----------------|
|--6----------------|--5----------------|--8----------------|--7----------------|
|--5----------------|--5----------------|--9----------------|--7----------------|
|--7----------------|--7----------------|--9----------------|--7----------------|
|--8----------------|--7----------------|--7----------------|--5----------------|
|-------------------|--5----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
                                                               (to Chorus & fade)
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