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Accidental Babies
Accidental Babies
by Damien Rice

This song is, of course, originally performed on the piano. This is not so much an
at a note-by-note transcription into guitar tablature, as it is a suggestion on how to make
song work with just you and your guitar. As such, the tab is a bit schematic. Play 
with the chords, that sounds really good!

Intro:

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Verse 1:

Well I

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1.Well I held you like a lover,        happy hands and your elbow in the
2.And we ignored our others,        happy plans with a delicate look
3.Our bodies moved and hardened,    hurting parts of your garden

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1.appropriate place
2.upon your face
3.with no room for a   pardon in a place where no-one knows what we have done

Pre-Chorus:

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do you

Chorus:

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come,
                                              together ever with

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him...  is he dark enough

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enough to see your

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light... do you brush your teeth before you kiss

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do you miss my smell

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is he bold enough to take you on,       do you feel like you belong

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and does he drive you wild

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or just mildly free...            what about me

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Verse 2:

Well you

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1.held me like a lover,         sweaty hands and my foot in the
2.we use cushions to cover,     happy glands in the mild eschew of
3.minds pressed and guarded,    while our flesh disregarded

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1.appropriate place
2.our disgrace
3.the lack of space    for the light-hearted in the boom that makes our drum

Pre-Bridge:

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Bridge (con gusto):

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well I know I make you cry

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I know sometimes you wanna die

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but do you really feel alive without me

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if so: be free

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if not: leave him for me,          before one of us has

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accidental babies

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do you

Chorus 2:

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come,                                    together ever with

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him...                      is he dark enough

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enough to see your

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light...                   do you brush your teeth before you kiss

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do you miss my smell

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is he bold enough to take you on,         do you feel like you belong

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and does he drive you wild

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or just mildly free...         what about me

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what about

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me

Transcribed by zaphod81
 
 
Damien Rice - Accidental Babies :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Accidental Babies tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Accidental Babies:

Damien Rice (born December 7, 1973) is an Irish folk singer. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, to George and Maureen Rice and was raised in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. [1]

He has released five albums: O, B-Sides, 9, Live At Fingerprints Warts & All, and Live from the Union Chapel.

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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