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This chart will look wacky unless you
rotate your phone

Sometimes

James

 

Capo 2

 

Chord Guide

      21  34

G:    320033

        12 34

Em7:   022033

        21 34

Cadd9: x32033

 

 

Strum: D d D DU UD DUDU

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Intro: / G - - - / - - - - / - - - - / Em7 - - - / Cadd9 - - - / x2

 

                 G (3)

There's a storm outside, and the gap between crack and thunder

                    Em7         Cadd9

Crack and thunder, is closing in,

        G (3)                                        Em7                               Cadd9

is closing in.  The rain floods gutters, and makes a great sound on the concrete

G (3)                                        

         On a flat roof, there's a boy leaning against the wall of rain

                  Em7           Cadd9

Aerial held high, calling "come on thunder,

  G (2)                                        

come on thunder"

 

Chorus:

        G     Em7                                  Cadd9                               G (2)

Sometimes, when I look deep in your eyes, I swear I can see your soul

        G     Em7                                  Cadd9                               G (2)

Sometimes, when I look deep in your eyes, I swear I can see your soul

 

           G                                     Em7                               Cadd9

It's a monsoon, and the rain lifts lids off cars, spinning buses like toys,

   G (3)                                                               

stripping them to chrome.  Across the bay, the

   Em7                                              Cadd9

waves are turning into something else, picking up fishing boats and

    G (3)

spewing them on the shore.  The boy is hit,

                             Em7       Cadd9

lit up against the sky, like a sign, like a neon

  G (3)                                                  Em7              Cadd9

sign.  And he crumples, drops into the gutter, heart strains,

            G (3)                                             Em7                        Cadd9

legs twitching.  The flood swells his clothes      and delivers him on,

     G (2)

delivers him on

 

Chorus

 

Instrumental:

/ G - - - / Em7 - - - / Cadd9 - - - /

/ G - - - / - - - - / - - - - / Em7 - - - / Cadd9 - - - / x2

/ G - - - / - - - - /

 

             G                                                   Em7                        Cadd9

There's four new colors in the rainbow, an old man's taking polaroids

G (3)                                                      Em7              Cadd9

          But all he captures is endless rain,       endless rain

G (3)                                                                    Em7             

endless rain.  He says listen, takes my head and puts my ear to his

             Cadd9                  G (2)

And I swear I can hear the sea

 

Chorus x4

 

End on G

 

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.