FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Shapes

    The Long Winters

     

    Intro:  Intro Riff x2

              (w/verse riff):  / G - - - / A - - - / D - - - / A - - - /

     

    G   A                         D

       Rice won’t grow at home
                   A                         G

    And the Moon doesn’t favor girls

      A                     D
    Giant fork and spoon

           A                             G
    Is a sign that the game is on

    A                   D                              A
        You know Karate now?  From a show?

               G              A             D
    When two of the raiders come

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                      / G - - - / - - A - / G - - - / - - - - / (w/Riff 2)
    I’m counting on you to throw

     

    w/verse riff: / D - - - / A - - - /

     

    G               A                          D
         Men now don’t fight with swords

          A
    But I would be good

          G       A                    D
    I’d cut you not just with words

     A                              G
    Cut you not just with words

          A                          D
    So you melt chocolate hearts

           A                         G
    Well I can forstall the Sun

                A                     D
    When two of the raiders come

     

     

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                      / G - - - / - - A - / G - - - / - - - - / (w/Riff 2)
    I’m counting on you to throw

     

    Instrumental:  / D - - - / A - - - / G - - - / A - - - / (x4)

                          / End of solo (no chord) - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

    w/verse riff: / G - - - / A - - - / D - - - / A - - - /

     

    G              A                    D           A
       Angels (Russian) where I fear to tread

    G            A      D      A
        Secrets, secrets, damn your secrets

    G        A                          D
        So you melt chocolate hearts

           A                        G
    Well I can forstall the Sun

                A                    D
    When two of the raiders come

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A                            G (x2)                D
    I’m counting on you to throw more than shapes

           A               / G - - - / - - A - /
    I’m counting on you to throw

     

    / G - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

    D (hold)     A (hold)
         Just so you know

     

          G (hold)
    It’s all I’m waiting for

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Intro:

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |----------8-------------|---------10-------------|

    |------/7--7-------------|-7/9------9-----9--9--9-|

    |------/9----------------|-9/11-----------11-11-11|

    |------------------------|------12----------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |----------3--------3--3-|-3--0-----2-------------|

    |-9\-------2--------2--2-|-2--0-----2-------------|

    |11\----4-----------4--4-|-4--0-----2-------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |----------8-------------|---------10-------------|

    |-7--7--7--7-------------|-7/9------9-----------9-|

    |-7--9--9----------------|-9/11-----------11------|

    |------------------------|------12-----------12---|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |----------3--------3--3-|-3--0-----2-------------|

    |----2-----2--------2--2-|-2--0-----2-------------|

    |-------4-----------4--4-|-4--0-----2-------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    Solo:

    |------------------------|----------7-----9--7----|

    |------------------------|10----------------------|

    |-------6--------9--6----|----9-------------------|

    |----------7-------------|------------------------|

    |/9----------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|\

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   \

                                                         x2

    |-------9-----7--9--7----|----9--0----------------| /

    |10----------------------|-7----------10----------|/

    |------------------------|----------9-------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|----------6-------------|

    |-------2--------3-------|-4----------------------|

    |-4-p0-----5-p0-----6-p0-|----7-p0----------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    Verse Riff:

      G                        A

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------3--------3-------|------------------------|

    |-4-p0-----4-p0-----4-/6-|-------6--------6-----0-|

    |------------------------|-7-p0-----7-p0-----7----|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

      D                        A

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------2--------2-----2-|------------------------|

    |-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|-------2--------2-----0-|

    |------------------------|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    Chorus Riff:

      D                        A

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------2--------2-----2-|------------------------|

    |-4-p0-----4-p0-----4----|-------2--------2-------|

    |------------------------|-4-p0-----4-p0-----4--2-|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

      G                       

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------2--------2-------|-2--------2--------2----|

    |-3-p0-----3-p0-----3-p0-|----3-p0-----3-p0-----3-|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

    Last 4 Measures of Chorus:

      G                                       A

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------3--------3-------|-3--------3-------------|

    |-4-p0-----4-p0-----4-p0-|----4-p0-----4-/6-------|

    |------------------------|-------------------7----|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +

     

      G                                       A

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |-------7-p0--------7-p0-|-------7-p0-------------|

    |-7-p0--------7-p0-------|-7-p0--------7--4--0----|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

    |------------------------|------------------------|

      1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +


    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.