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Crystal Village - Capo 7

Pete Yorn

 

Chord Guide

         132

D:    xx0232

          13

Dsus2: xx0230

             1 34

Em7add9/A: x02033

        12 34

Em7:   022033

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       12

Em:   022000

        123

A:    x02220

       32 1

C:    x32010

       2    4

G/F#:  2x0003

         123

Asus4: x02230

 

 

Strum: D   D DU UD DUDU

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro: / D - - - / Dsus2 - - - / x4


           D                           Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
Take my hand, come with me,                  into this crystal scenery
        D        Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)
And wait 'til I retain the       ticket
              G                    D                  Em                          A
You will never have the time, I would love to change your mind
                 D                      C                  Em (2)
You were there, and it was good in the beginning
 
(+bass)
          D                Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
Over here, see the lights,            arranging twilight sages
          D             Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
Commence to reveal it to the       others
              G                    D                  Em                          A
You will never have the time, I would love to change your mind
                 D                      C                  Em (2)
You were there, and it was good in the beginning
                D                        C                  Em (2)
You were there, and it was good in the beginning

G   G/F#  Em (2)    C    G    D (hold 2)
oh,  oh,    oh          oo, ooo, ooo
 
           D                           Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
Take my hand, come with me,                  into this crystal village
        D        Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)
And see the lights so fried in brightness
                         G                    D                  Em                          A
"Cause you will never have the time, I would love to change your mind
                 D                      C                  Em (2)
You were there, and it was good in the beginning

               D                       Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
Take my hand, come with me,                 I see the lights so brightly
             D               Em7add9/A      Em7 (2)
And we fall as if we never really        mattered
                         G                    D                  Em                          A
"Cause you will never have the time, I would love to change your mind
                 D                      C                  Em (2)
You were there, and it was good in the beginning
                 D                      C                  Em (2)
We were there, and it was good in the beginning

G   G/F#  Em (2)    C    G    D (2)
oh,  oh,    oh          oo, ooo, ooo    

G   G/F#  Em (2)    C    G 
oh,  oh,    oh          oo, ooo,

 

D   Asus4   Em7 (2)       D          Asus4             Em7 (2)

ooo                                it was good in the beginning

D            Asus4              Em7 (2)

   it was good in the    beginning

 

(full band)

                        D                 Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Yeah, take my hand, it was good in the     beginning

                    D                 Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Oh, take my hand, it was good in the    beginning

                    D                 Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Oh, take my hand, it was good in the     beginning

                    D      Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Oh, take my hand, oh,                  oh 

                        D                 Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Yeah, take my hand, it was good in the      beginning

                    D                 Em7add9/A     Em7 (2)

Oh, take my hand, it was good in the    beginning

 

Intro: / D - - - / Dsus2 - - - / x2

 

End on D

 


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.