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Ben Folds Five

Missing the War

 

 

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Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 19:08:31 EST

From: Prtzl Lgc

Subject: CRD:b/ben_folds_five/missing_the_war.crd

 

Missing the War by Ben Folds Five

from Whatever and Ever Amen

written by Ben Folds

transcribed by Zach Moats (Prtzl Lgc@aol.com)

 

this song has a lot of funny chords in it and i tried my hardest to figure

them out. if you can hear them better than i can, please contact me and

inform me of the correct chords. please e-mail me and tell me what you

think.

 

Missing the War

 

Intro: /A Amin(add 9) / E F# / A Amin (add 9)/ E /

 

Verse 1:

 

E Emaj7

All is quiet.

 

F#9 (voicings : G#-A#-E)

His tired eyes

 

Bsus4 B Bmin B Bmin Bsus2 Bmin

See figures jotted down. And clothes all strewn around the

 

A (E in bass) Amin9(E in bass) C+ (F# in bass) Cmin+5 (F# in bass)

Bedroom floor.

 

Verse 2: Repeat chords

 

Now nothing’s adding up.

And nothing’s making sense.

She’s sleeping like a baby.

She doesn’t know he wasn’t meant for this.

 

Chorus:

 

Amaj7 Amin (C in bass)

I’m missing the war. (ba ba ba ba)

Amin (C in bass) Emaj7

I’m missing the war. (ba ba ba ba)

Emaj7

All night.

C# F#

Missing the war. (ba ba ba ba)

F#

Missing the war

Repeat intro:

 

Verse 3: Repeat verse chords

 

He drove home again.

Pissed and beaten.

It’s really no big deal

It happens all the time

It’s no big deal.

 

Chorus.

 

End chorus with:

 

F# G G(D in bass) G E F#min G#min

‘Till beads of sunlight hit me in the morning.

 

C# B E D A Amin9 E F# A Amin9

So much time so little to say

 

Verse 3:

Time may fly.

And dreams may die.

The shaking voice that tells him go

still thinks he might

he knows he wont.

 

Chorus

 

Repeat Intro 4X’s and end with

 

G G (D in bass) G E F#min G#min

 

 

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