Sweet Matthew - Cortez The Killer Chords & Tabs


Cortez The Killer Chords & Tabs

Sweet Matthew Chords & Tabs

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Cortez The Killer Chords

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Chords by:  Courtney_Carney@BAYLOR.EDU

     {These lyrics were taken from the ZUMA lyric sheet. Words in brackets
      are words sung differently on GOODFRIEND}

INTRO:     Em     D     Am
[ Tab from: https://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/sweet_matthew/cortez_the_killer_crd.html ]
He came dancing across the water
With his galleons and guns
looking for the new world

And [the] palace in the sun.

               {chord progression follows the first verse}

On the shore lay Montezuma
With his coca leaves and pearls
In his halls he often wandered
With the secrets of the worlds.

And his subjects gathered 'round him
Like the leaves around a tree
In [his] clothes of many colours
For the angry gods to see.

And the women all were beautiful
And the men stood straight and strong
They offered life in sacrifice
So that others could go on.


[Now] hate was just a legend
And war was never known
...People worked together
And they lifted many stones.

They carried them to the flatlands
[But] they died along the way
[And] they built up with their bare hands
What we still can't [do] today

And I know she [is] living there
And she loves me to this day
I ... can't remember when
Or how I lost my way

He came dancing across the water
Cortez Cortez
What a killer.