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Missing the War  Ben Folds Five

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
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
Missing the War
Intro: /A Amin(add 9) / E F# / A Amin (add 9)/ E /
Verse 1:
A[E]ll is q[Emaj7]uiet.
F#9 (voicings : G#-A#-E)
His tired eyes
Se[Bsus4]e figur[B]es[Bmin] jotted [B]down. And c[Bmin]lothes all s[Bsus2]trewn ar[Bmin]ound the
B[A]ed[(E]roo[in]m f[bass)]loor.[Amin9(E] [in] [bass)] [C+] [(F#] [in] [bass)] [Cmin+5] [(F#] [in] [bass)]
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.
I[Amaj7]m missing the war. (ba ba [Amin]ba ba[(C])[in] [bass)]
[Amin]I�m[(C] mi[in]ssi[bass)]ng the war. (ba ba b[Emaj7]a ba)
All n[Emaj7]ight.
Missing the [C#]war. (ba ba ba [F#]ba)
M[F#]issing 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.
End chorus with:
[F#]Till beads of sunlight[G] hit me [G(D]in t[in]he [bass)]morning[G].[E] [F#min] [G#min]
S[C#]o mu[B]ch ti[E]me so[D] little[A] to say[Amin9] [E] [F#] [A] [Amin9]
Verse 3:
Time may fly.
And dreams may die.
The shaking voice that tells him go
still thinks he might
he knows he wont.
Repeat Intro 4X�s and end with
[G] [G] [(D] [in] [bass)] [G] [E] [F#min] [G#min] 

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A Amaj7 Amin B Bmin Bsus2 Bsus4 C# C+ D E Emaj7 F# F#min G G#min
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