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Guitar Tablature for Waterfront
Waterfront - David Sylvian This song is not in concert pitch. One assumes some messing about with the tape speeds has occured. Chords Cm -x35543 D# -x68886 A# -688766 Gm -355333 F -133211 Gm7 -3x333x Gm7-5add11 -3x331x Fsus2 -133011 Dm -x57765 Fm -122111 A#m -688666 G# -466544 F# -244322 F7sus4 -131311 F7 -131211 C# -x46664 B -x24442 @ Waterfront Cm D# A# Gm F D# Cm D# A# Gm On the banks of a sunset beach F D# Messages scratched in sand Cm D# A# Gm Beneath a roaming home of stars F D# Young boys try their hand Cm D# A# Gm A spanish harbouring of sorts F D# In Catalonian bars Cm D# A# Gm They were pulled from a sinking ship F D# And saved for last Gm7 Gm7-5add11 Gm7 F Fsus2 F Gm7 On the waterfront the rain F Gm7 Gm7-5add11 Gm7 Is pouring in my heart F Fsus2 F Gm7 Here the memories come in waves F D# Raking in the lost and found of years Dm And though I'd like to laugh Fm D# At all the things that led me on A#m G# F# F7sus4 F7 Somehow the stigma still remains Watch the train steam full ahead As it takes the bend Empty carriages lose their tracks And tumble to their end So the world shrinks drop by drop As the wine goes to your head Swollen angels point and laugh "This time your god is dead" On the waterfront the rain Is pouring in my heart Here the memories come in waves Raking in the lost and found of years And though I'd like to laugh At all the things that led me on Somehow the stigma still remains D# C# B Is our love strong enough?
Transcribed 15/01/99 by Mike Garoghan
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