Alice Childress Chords & Lyrics by Ben Folds Five

Alice Childress

guitar chords lyrics

Ben Folds Five

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Ben Folds Five-Alice Childress
Solo piano version on the iTunes Original album
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Intro:
Bmaj7 B7 | Esusmaj9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x4)

Abm Gb/Bb
Some summers in the evening
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)

after six or so
Abm Gb/Bb
I walk on down the hill
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
and maybe buy a beer
E Gb
I think about my friends
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
sometimes I wish they lived out here
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)
but they wouldn't dig this town
E B/D# | Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
no they wouldn't dig this town

CHORUS
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
anymore
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G# |
anymore, no not anymore no

Intro again:
Bmaj7 B7 | Esus9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x2)


Abm Gb/Bb
Alice the world is full of ugly things that
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
you can't change
Abm Gb/Bb
pretend it's not that way
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
that's my idea of faith
E F#
you can blow it off and say there's
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
good in nearly everyone
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)
just give them all a chance
E B/D# | Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
give them all a chance

CHORUS
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
anymore
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G#
anymore, no not anymore

Bridge: I'll try to write down the notes of the solo.
Keep in mind I'm not writing repeated notes twice or more.
It's the same D/E chord throughout just keep comping it through out.

1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |1 2 3 4 |
Chords: D/E
Notes: F#--E--B--A G# A B G# F#--E--B--A G# A B F#

C/G | Gmaj7
No it didn't work out
C/D
no it didn't work out
Gmaj7
the way we thought it would
C/D
no it didn't work out
Gmaj7
an arranged marriage
E/F#
is not so good

Interlude: Same chords as the verse
Abm Gb/Bb
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
Abm Gb/Bb
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)

Abm Gb/Bb
Thank God it's you
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
you know your timing is impeccable
Abm Gb/Bb
I'm not fooling you
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
I don't know what to do
E F#(Gb)
some dude just knocked me cold
B Gb/Db B/D# E | E (Held over from last bar) (add some maj 7 and 9 for color)
and left me on the sidewalk
Dbm7 Gb | B (change between a B and E/B off and on)
took everything I had
E B/D#| Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
everything I had

CHORUS
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Gb/Ab Ab/Bb
anymore
E B/D#
Try not to think about it
Abm Gb/Bb B B/D#
Alice Childress
E B/D#
(No lyrics)
Gb/Ab | E/G# |
anymore, no not anymore no
Gb/Ab | E/G# |
anymore, no not anymore
Gb/Ab | E/G# |
anymore, no not anymore

Outro: Same as intro
Bmaj7 B7 | Esusmaj9(omit 5) Emaj9 (x2)

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