Missing the War Ben Folds Five
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 19:08:31 EST
From: Prtzl Lgc
Missing the War by Ben Folds Five
from Whatever and Ever Amen
written by Ben Folds
transcribed by Zach Moats (Prtzl Lgc@aol.com)
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 /
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 ba[Amin] ba)[(C] [in] [bass)]
[Amin]I?m m[(C]iss[in]ing[bass)] the war. (ba ba ba [Emaj7]ba)
Missing the [C#]war. (ba ba ba [F#]ba)
M[F#]issing the war
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 h[G]it me in[G(D] the[in] mo[bass)]rning.[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]
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]