Waterdeep - 18 Bullet Holes Chords & Tabs


18 Bullet Holes Chords & Tabs

Waterdeep Chords & Tabs

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18 Bullet Holes Tab

18 Bullet Holes
from Sink or Swim and Live at the New Earth

Chords Used
   E  E7 A  C# B

I love this song's intro, it goes like so...

A--2-----2--0--0--0-2-{ring out}-]

(Verse 1)
E                       E7
18 bullet holes in the body of a priest.
      C#                                 B
They say he was eating a hotdog when the ammunition was released.
                 A                                  B
They said he was always fat and lazy, but he was an awefully nice guy.
              A                            B
Just one more death to show you, you never know when you're gonna die.
                        C#          B
You might be facing the beast.
      E                                        E7
Well sometimes God I feel like I'm living in a bone grinding mill.
          C#                          B
And every time I hear the sound I can barely stand still.
It's a thing I can't quite make out sometimes,
but it keeps on getting louder.
One more body from the valley of the dry bones,
                                                C#        B
getting ground up into powder against Your Holy will.
[ Tab from: https://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/w/waterdeep/18_bullet_holes_tab.html ]
    E   B     A        E      C#      B         A
But Oh God it hurts so bad to love anybody down here.

    E         B        A           C#            B         A
Why don't you come and help me out 'cause I can't even see clear.

(Verse 2) same chord pattern as the first verse.

The funny thing about a way a girl get's destroyed,
about the way that deal goes down.
Is that everybody pretty much seen it coming from the wrong side of town.
Yeah, she isn't always blinded.  She isn't far astray.
She just might not be thinking.  She might be having a bad day.
When you choose you choose.  And when you drown, you drown.


{for this next verse you can play the intro or strum the same verse chord pattern as before}

(Verse 3)

Last night I dreamed that You swallowed me into Yourself
and I was floating on the sea inside.
And when I landed on the shore I saw all these people
who I thought had died.
I hadn't seen some of them for ages, they had left without a single word.
And when I said something to them, not a single one of them heard.
They were all staring right through everything,
like it wasn't even there.
Some were full of anger, and some were full of fear.
And then I recognized that something very beautiful was happening
right here.
We were all caught outside standing alone in a very heavy rain.
And when a raindrop landed on my tongue I didn't need you to explain.
These were Your tears.

(Chorus) x2 (second time the lyrics are...
E   B     A         E      C#     B         A
Oh God it hurts so bad to love anybody down here.
    E          B          A        E
But Oh, that's right, You know so well...
           C#            B          A
One thorny crown, three nails and a spear.
           C#            B          A
One thorny crown, three nails and a spear.

{play the verse pattern one time over and then repeat the A / B change pattern to fade 
There are additional lyrics on the Live at the New Earth album for the outro, but I'm not 
to post them here.  So pick up that album, it's worth it... Thanx and enjoy}