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Victoria  Kinks

Chords* used: G D Dsus2 Dsus4 C Em Bm Bmsus2 O
EADGBe
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*Here i have only listed the simplest chord positions,
guitar 2 would probably be more likely to use bar chords.

INTRO:
Guitar 1 (rhythm guitar) (acoustic steel 6 string)

Rhythm Fig. 1
|G O G O | G O G | repeat 4 times
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +:|
|v v ^ v v ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r |

Guitar 2 (lead guitar) (clean electric 6 string, set on the neck pick-up)
-Comes in on the 3rd beat of the second bar-
|                |       E-0-2-3   | G               |       E-0-2-3   |  

|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
| | | ^ v ^ v v ^ | v ^ r r |

|G | Melody |
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|^ v ^ v v ^ | v ^ r r |

Guitar 1 (rhythm)

Rhythm Fig 2.
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |same rhythm for verse.
|v ^ v r v ^ v r |

|D|G|C|G|D|G|


Guitar 2 (lead)
Melody -Comes in on 3rd beat of 6th bar-
(two guitars arranged for one)
e-------'-------'-----3-'-------'-------'-------'
B-----3-'-------'-3-5---'-3-5-3-'-----3-'-------' Once for Intro.
G-2-4---'-4-2-0-'-----0-'-------'-2-4---'-4-2-0-' Twice for Verse.
D-----0-'-------'-0-2---'-0-2-0-'-----0-'-------'
A-0-2---'-2-0---'-------'-------'-0-2---'-2-0---'
E-------'-----3-'-------'-------'-------'-----3-'



VERSE:
Guitar 1 - Rhythm Fig. 2
Guitar 2 - plays melody in tandem with words

Long ag[D]o,  life was clea[G]n,
Sex was ba[C]d, and obscen[G]e,
And the ric[D]h, were so mea[G]n,
Stately home[D]s, for the Lord[G]s,
Croquet lawn[C]s, village green[G]s,
Victori[D]a, was my Quee[G]n.

CHORUS:
Guitar 1 (rhythm)

Rhythm Fig. 3
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +|
|v v v v v v v v|

Guitar 2 (lead)

Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5

             [D]    [Dsus2]      [D]                [Bm]   [Bmsus2]       [Bm]    [D]     [Dsus4]      [D]                   
e---------' '-2-----0-2-' '---------' '-----------' '-2-----2h3p2-------'
B---------' '---3-------' '---------' '-3-----2-3-' '---3---------3-----'
G---------' '-----2-----' '---------' '---4-------' '-----2---------2---'
D-------0-' '-----------' '---------' '-----4-----' '-0-----0---------0-'
A---0-2---' '-----------' '-----0-2-' '-----------' '-------------------'
E-3-------' '-----------' '-0-3-----' '-----------' '-------------------'


Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5
Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G
Lyrics} Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria

POST CHORUS:

Guitar 1 (rhythm)

Rhythm Fig. 1
|G O G O | G O G |
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|v v ^ v v ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r |

Guitar 2 (lead)

Rhythm Fig. 4
|G | Vocals |
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + | 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|r ^ r v ^ ^ | v ^ v ^ r r r r |


VERSE:
Guitar 1 (rhythm) - Rhythm Fig. 2

Guitar 2 (lead) - strum chords to Rhythm Fig. 5

Rhythm Fig. 5

|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
|v ^ v ^ r r r r |

I was bor[D]n, lucky m[G]e,
In a lan[C]d, that i lov[G]e,
Though I am poo[D]r, I am fre[G]e,
When I gro[D]w, I shall figh[G]t,
For this lan[C]d, I shall di[G]e,
Let her su[D]n, never se[G]t.

DOUBLE CHORUS:
Guitar 1 (rhythm)

Rhythm Fig. 3
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +|
|v v v v v v v v|

Guitar 2 (lead)

Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5

             [D]    [Dsus2]      [D]                [Bm]   [Bmsus2]       [Bm]    [D]     [Dsus4]      [D]                   
e---------' '-2-----0-2-' '---------' '-----------' '-2-----2h3p2-------'
B---------' '---3-------' '---------' '-3-----2-3-' '---3---------3-----'
G---------' '-----2-----' '---------' '---4-------' '-----2---------2---'
D-------0-' '-----------' '---------' '-----4-----' '-0-----0---------0-'
A---0-2---' '-----------' '-----0-2-' '-----------' '-------------------'
E-3-------' '-----------' '-0-3-----' '-----------' '-------------------'


Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5
Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G x 2
Lyrics} Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria

POST CHORUS 2:
Guitar 1 (rhythm): strum G chord with Rhythm Fig. 6.

Rhythm Fig. 6

|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +|
|v v v r v v v r|


Guitar 2 (lead) : strum G chord with Rhythm Fig. 2.


BRIDGE:
(Brass Band Backing)

Guitar 1 (rhythm): strums chords with Rhythm Fig. 7

Rhythm Fig. 7

|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +|
|v v |

Guitar 2 (lead): Fingerpicks chords.

Fill 6

[D]  [Dsus4]      [D]                                                                           
e-2h3p2-----'
B-------3---'
G---------2-'
D-----------'
A-----------'
E-----------'


Guitar 1} Em D D C
Guitar 2} Em D Fill 6 x2
Lyrics } Land of hope and gloria, Land of my Victoria

Guitar 1} D G
Guitar 2} D G
Lyrics } Victoria, 'Toria.

2 and a half bars of rest, while bass does octave climb.

Guitar 2 comes in playing G chord with Rhythm Fig. 2 for two bars, then...

SOLO:
Guitar 1: Verse chords with Rhythm Fig. 2

Guitar 2:
e-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'
B-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'
G---7b-10h11p10-8-'-----10-8-'-10br-10h11p8--'----10-8-7-'-7b-7b-8-'
D-----------------'-7h9------'---------------'-7h9-------'-7b-7b---'
A-0---------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'
E-----------------'----------'---------------'-----------'---------'
e----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'
B----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'
G-7b-7b-7b-10b-10h11p8-'-8b-8b-8b-10br-10h11p8-'-7b-7b-7b-'-10b-10h11p8-'
D-7b-7b-7b-------------'-7b-7b-7b--------------'-7b-7b-7b-'-------------'
A----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'
E----------------------'-----------------------'----------'-------------'



CHORUS:

This Chrous is slightly different.
Hold the first 2 "victoria"'s for 2 bars instead of one,
and wallop the D after Fill 7 and then slide up into nothing,
and do the sme with the Bm and the D immediately after it.

Fill 7

E-15-15-15-15s12-12-12-12s|s10-10-10-10s7-7-7-7s|s5-'


Fill 8

E-12-12-12-12s10-10-10-10s|s7-7-7-7s5-5-5-5s|s2'


Guitar 1} G D Em Bm
Guitar 2} Fill 7 D Fill 8 Bm
Lyrics } Victo________ria, Victo________ria

Guitar 1} D G
Guitar 2} D G
Lyrics } Victoria, 'Toria.

POST CHORUS:

Fill 9
e--------'
B--------'
G--------'
D------5-'

A--3h5---'
E--------'



Guitar 2} G (upstrokes on the +'s, for 2 bars) Fill 9
G (rhythm fig. 2 for 2 bars)

VERSE:
Guitar 1: Rhythm Fig. 2
Guitar 2: Rhythm Fig. 8

Rhythm Fig. 8

|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +|
|v ^ v ^ v |


Canad[D]a, to Ind[G]ia,
Austral[C]ia, to Cornw[G]all,
Singapo[D]re, to Hong K[G]ong,
From the We[D]st, to the Ea[G]st,
From the ri[C]ch, to the po[G]or,
Victori[D]a, loved them a[G]ll.
CHORUS
Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4 Fill 5
Guitar 2} G D Em Bm D G
Lyrics } Victor____ia, Victor____ia, Victoria, Victoria

Guitar 1} Fill 1 Fill 2 Fill 3 Fill 4
Guitar 2} G D Em Bm
Lyrics } Victor____ia, Victor____ia,

CODA

Fill 10
  [D]     [Dsus4]      [D5]     [Dsus4]       [D]       [D7]     [D]    [Dsus4]       [D5]                                   
e-2-----3-----5-----3-----2-----2-----2----3-----5-----5-'
B---3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----1-----3----3-----3-----'
G-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2----2-----2-----2---'
D-0------------------------------------------------------'
A--------------------------------------------------------'
E--------------------------------------------------------'


Guitar 1} D G||
Guitar 2} Fill 10 G|| That's it. Fill 10 might be a bit wrong.
Lyrics } Victoria_________ || Play around with it and see what you can do.

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